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Jul 21, 2015, 08:00 ET

Two California Central Valley Cities, Stockton and Porterville, Select Proterra Catalyst™ Zero-Emission Buses

 Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, today announced that the cities of Stockton and Porterville have each...

Jun 30, 2015, 12:05 ET

Proterra Raises $55M in Strategic Financing to Meet Customer Demand for ZEV Transit Solutions

Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, today announced the completion of Strategic Financing that will fund the...

Jun 10, 2015, 08:00 ET

The Proterra® Catalyst™ Zero-Emission Bus, Breaks Records at Altoona in Efficiency, Gradeability, Weight and Acceleration

Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, announced today that it has not only completed the structural testing...

Apr 20, 2015, 08:00 ET

Proterra Named 2015 New Energy Pioneer at 8th Annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit

 Bloomberg New Energy Finance has announced Proterra Inc., the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, as a 2015 New Energy...

Apr 08, 2015, 18:00 ET

Proterra Wins $3M California Energy Commission Grant to Expand Advanced Manufacturing of Zero-Emissions Transit Buses to West Coast

The California Energy Commission today awarded a $3 million grant to Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, at its...

Apr 08, 2015, 18:00 ET

As Demand for Electric Mass Transit in Southern California Grows, L.A. County's Foothill Transit Places Fourth Order with Proterra, Expanding its EV Bus Fleet to 30

 Today Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, announced that Foothill Transit, the primary public transit...

May 10, 2013, 15:06 ET
Garrett Mikita - President and CEO.  (PRNewsFoto/Proterra)

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
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...

Jun 13, 2011, 13:00 ET
Proterra Inc (www.proterra.com), a leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, today announced an investment of $30 million to accelerate the commercialization of its world-leading, fast-charge battery electric transit buses and automated bus charging system.  (PRNewsFoto/Proterra Inc)

Proterra Paves Way for Growth With $30M Investment From Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, GM Ventures, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Vision Ridge Partners and 88 Green Ventures

Proterra Inc (www.proterra.com), a leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, today announced an investment of $30 million to...

Dec 16, 2010, 06:00 ET

Proterra Completes First All-Electric Transit Bus Manufactured in Greenville, S.C., Implementing Scale Production Capabilities

Proterra Inc., the leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, today announced the completion of its first bus assembled entirely...

Nov 10, 2010, 05:00 ET

FTA Grants Accelerate Adoption of Zero Emission, Fast Charge, Battery Electric Transit Buses in Florida, Nevada, Washington and California - Proterra Big Winner

Proterra Inc, a leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, today announced that five major urban transit agencies received more...

Aug 31, 2010, 11:49 ET

Proterra Launches First Deployment of All-Electric, Zero-Emission Buses by Major Transit Agency

Proterra, Inc., a leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, today announced the first major deployment of its EcoRide...

Jun 16, 2010, 06:00 ET

Silicon Valley Cleantech Heavyweight Joins Proterra

Proterra Inc. (www.proterra.com), a leading maker of clean commercial transit solutions including zero-emission city buses, today announced that...

Jun 09, 2010, 06:00 ET

Heavy-Duty EV Manufacturer Proterra Gets $20 Million in Funding from MK Energy and Infrastructure

Proterra Inc, a leading maker of clean commercial transit solutions including zero emission city buses, today announced $20 million in funding from...