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Jan 18, 2017, 08:00 ET Proterra Secures Largest Electric Bus Order in North America with King County Metro

Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today announced an additional order from King County Metro that will include...


Jan 17, 2017, 12:42 ET Park City To Debut Proterra® Electric Express Bus At Sundance Film Festival

Park City Transit and Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today announced that Park City Transit will operate a...


Jan 03, 2017, 08:00 ET Proterra Secures $140M In Series 5 Funding For New High-Growth Phase Of Capacity Expansion And Product Development

Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today announced that it has raised $140 million in a Series 5 round....


Dec 12, 2016, 06:00 ET Proterra Continues its March into New England as Pioneer Valley Transit Authority Acquires its First Battery-Electric Proterra Buses

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced its newest customer in the Northeast, Pioneer Valley Transit...


Nov 16, 2016, 08:00 ET The California Air Resources Board Awards Funding To San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District To Deploy 15 Proterra® Buses

Today, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) awarded funding to the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) to deploy 15...


Oct 12, 2016, 08:00 ET Proterra Names Honeywell and Tesla Manufacturing Veteran, Josh Ensign as Chief Operating Officer

Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation announced today that Josh Ensign has joined its management team as chief...


Sep 15, 2016, 14:22 ET Proterra to Display Electric Bus at National Drive Electric Week in Richmond

WHAT:            As part of National Drive Electric Week 2016 (NDEW), a nationwide...


Sep 12, 2016, 07:00 ET Proterra Catalyst® E2 Series Sets New Industry Precedent with a Nominal Range of up to 350 Miles

APTA 2016 -- Today at the American Public Transit Association (APTA) Annual Meeting, Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric...


Aug 26, 2016, 08:00 ET Battery-Electric Proterra Buses Usher Illinois Quad Cities Closer to Zero-Emission Future

Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today announced that the Illinois Quad Cities' MetroLINK transit...


Jul 27, 2016, 07:00 ET 8 FTA Low-No Grant Winners To Purchase 35 Proterra Electric Transit Buses

 Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today announced that eight new and existing customers have won Federal...


Jul 22, 2016, 14:00 ET Free EV Bus Rides for All, as SEPTA, Proterra, and PECO Democratize Transportation at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

 As the nation converges on Philadelphia for the historic 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC), the Southeastern Pennsylvania...


Jun 28, 2016, 08:00 ET Proterra Opens its Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Technology to Mass Transit Industry

 In a significant move intended to accelerate widespread EV technology adoption and infrastructure development, Proterra, the leading...


Feb 02, 2016, 08:00 ET First Student-led Transit Agency in the U.S. to Prioritize EV mass transit

 Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission, battery-electric buses, today announced that it will begin supplying buses to campus...


Oct 12, 2015, 06:00 ET Proterra Provides Relief in Wake of Historic South Carolina Floods

Proterra, a provider of zero emission battery-electric buses, today announced that it will make a donation to the American Red Cross-South Carolina...


Oct 05, 2015, 07:00 ET Proterra Expands its Catalyst™ EV Bus Platform to Include a Nimbler Bus

 Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery electric buses, today announced it has expanded its Catalyst platform to accommodate...


Oct 05, 2015, 07:00 ET Proterra Joins the San Francisco Bay Area's Highly Touted Transportation and Tech Hubs

Proterra, the leading provider of zero emission battery-electric buses, today announced the opening of its headquarters in Silicon Valley. The move...


Oct 02, 2015, 16:44 ET Proterra Selected in Major Electric Bus Contract by Washington State Department of Transportation

Proterra, the leading North American provider of zero-emission battery electric buses, announced it has been selected by the Washington State...


Sep 15, 2015, 08:00 ET Nashville Re-Ups with Proterra, Adding More Zero-Emission Buses to the Music City

 Today Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission, battery-electric buses, announced that Nashville's Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)...


Sep 03, 2015, 06:00 ET The Proterra® Catalyst™ Bus Shatters Electric Vehicle Range Perceptions by Traveling 258 Miles on a Single Charge at Michelin's Laurens Proving Grounds (LPG)

Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery electric buses, announced today that the company's 40-foot Catalyst XR bus drove 258 miles...


May 10, 2013, 15:06 ET Proterra Electric Bus Company Selects Garrett Mikita As New CEO

 Garrett E. Mikita has been selected by the Proterra Board of Directors as the new President and CEO of Proterra Inc., the leading...


Feb 28, 2013, 10:38 ET Leaders of Proterra and the San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) Formally Thank Members of the California Energy Commission, California EPA and CALSTART for Making Public Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Transportation Possible

In what industry leaders, environmentalists and public transportation advocates are heralding as a major victory for all Californians, Proterra...


Nov 21, 2012, 08:00 ET Proterra Closes $23M Series B Investment on Accelerating Sales Growth

 Proterra Inc, the leading provider of zero-emission commercial transit solutions and maker of the world's first battery-electric fast-charge...


Oct 01, 2012, 12:41 ET Proterra's EcoRide™ BE35 First Full-Size Battery-Electric Transit Bus Ever to Pass Stringent Federal Testing for Long-Term Performance, Viability

 Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, is proud to announce that its EcoRide™ BE35...