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Oct 09, 2017, 05:00 ET Van Hool Selects Proterra for its First All-Electric Motor Coach in the North American Market

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that world-class bus and coach manufacturer, Van Hool NV,...


Oct 09, 2017, 05:00 ET Proterra Introduces the DuoPower™ Drivetrain for its Catalyst® Zero-Emission Buses at APTA

APTA 2017 -- Today at the American Public Transit Association (APTA) Annual Meeting, Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric...


Sep 26, 2017, 08:00 ET Proterra Congratulates the Winners of FTA Low-No Grant Funding for Battery-Electric Buses

Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today announced that 21 new and 8 existing customers have won Federal...


Sep 19, 2017, 08:00 ET Proterra and LG Chem Announce Co-development of New Battery Cell

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, and LG Chem, a global leader in lithium-ion batteries for automotive,...


Sep 19, 2017, 08:00 ET Proterra Catalyst® E2 Max Sets World Record and Drives 1,101.2 Miles on a Single Charge

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced it has set a world record for driving the longest distance...


Sep 12, 2017, 08:00 ET Proterra Secures Three-year Lease Program with New York MTA

Today Proterra®, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that New York MTA, which operates the largest bus fleet in...


Sep 06, 2017, 12:43 ET Proterra Expands its Southeastern Reach as Clemson Area Transit Acquires Its Second Fleet of Battery-Electric Proterra® Buses

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that Clemson Area Transit (CATbus) has purchased ten 40'...


Aug 18, 2017, 16:00 ET San Joaquin Regional Transit District Opens First 100 Percent Electric, Zero-Emissions Bus Rapid Transit Route in the U.S.

San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will convert its existing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Express Route 44 to 100 percent battery-electric,...


Aug 17, 2017, 20:37 ET Raleigh-Durham Airport Taps Proterra To Deliver North Carolina's First Electric Airport Passenger Bus Fleet

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that the Raleigh-Durham Airport (RDU) Authority has approved...


Jul 26, 2017, 15:00 ET California Governor Brown Commemorates New Proterra LA Manufacturing Facility

Today, joined by California Governor Jerry Brown, Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, officially commemorated...


Jun 23, 2017, 08:00 ET Park City Taps Proterra for Utah's First Zero-Emission, Battery-Electric Mass Transit Fleet

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that Park City Transit has deployed Utah's first...


Jun 13, 2017, 05:00 ET Proterra Closes $55 Million Series 6 with Generation Investment Management LLP and BMW i Ventures

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that it has closed a $55 million Series 6 round, on the...


Jun 06, 2017, 12:41 ET Global Charging Standardization Organization Welcomes Proterra as First North American EV Bus Manufacturer Member

Today, the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN e.V.), an international organization developing and establishing the Combined Charging System...


May 31, 2017, 15:44 ET Proterra Names JoAnn Covington, Silicon Valley Attorney, as Chief Legal Officer and Head of Government Relations

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that JoAnn Covington has joined the management team as chief...


May 31, 2017, 08:01 ET Former Chief Financial Officer of AMG, Amy Ard, Joins Proterra as CFO

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that Amy Ard has joined the management team as chief...


May 31, 2017, 08:00 ET Proterra Names JoAnn Covington, Silicon Valley Attorney, as Chief Legal Officer and Head of Government Relations

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that JoAnn Covington has joined the management team as chief...


May 08, 2017, 08:00 ET Proterra Launches New Diagnostic Tool and Cold Weather Package for Improved Operational Efficiency of Battery-Electric Buses

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced the addition of the Proterra Diagnostic Tool and the...


May 02, 2017, 08:00 ET Emphasizing Safe, Intelligent Transportation, Proterra Begins First Autonomous Bus Program in the United States

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced the company is initiating the industry's first autonomous...


Apr 13, 2017, 08:00 ET Proterra Continues North American Market Leadership with Milestone Deployment to San Joaquin RTD

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that it delivered its 100th battery-electric bus, destined...


Mar 30, 2017, 08:00 ET Former Two-Term Governor of Michigan, Jennifer Granholm, Joins Proterra's Board

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric bus transportation, announced that Jennifer Granholm, the first female former attorney...


Mar 14, 2017, 07:00 ET Proterra CEO Ryan Popple Named Silicon Valley Leadership Group Board Member

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) has named...


Feb 08, 2017, 14:55 ET Proterra Names Matt Horton Chief Commercial Officer, Following Rapid Sales Growth

Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that Matt Horton has been named the chief commercial...


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....