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Phoenix completes purchase of Proterra’s electric transit vehicle business

Proterra’s filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection took the EV industry by surprise, but the blow was softened by the company’s plan to sell off its business units: Proterra Powered (powertrain and battery technology); Proterra Transit (electric buses); and Proterra Energy (charging infrastructure). In November, the Volvo Group was selected as the winning bidder for Proterra Powered…. Read more »

Volvo to acquire Proterra’s battery business

Proterra’s filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection was a shock to the EV industry, but the blow was softened by the company’s assurance that it would either recapitalize its businesses or sell them off. Now the first step in that process appears to have taken place—the Volvo Group has been selected as the winning bidder… Read more »

ENC reveals Axess EVO-BE electric bus, with Proterra Powered components

ElDorado National (ENC), a subsidiary of REV Group, showed its new Axess EVO-BE electric bus at the recent Zero-emission Bus Conference (ZEB Con). The Axess EVO-BE is a low-floor bus designed for transit and shuttle applications. It’s available in 32-foot, 35-foot and 40-foot versions, and multiple configurations for passenger seating and wheelchair accommodations. It features… Read more »

EV manufacturer Proterra files for bankruptcy

Proterra, a manufacturer of electric buses and EV powertrain components, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company intends to continue operations, using existing capital, and plans to either recapitalize its businesses or sell them off. Proterra has three main business units: in 2022, most of its profits came from sales of electric buses;… Read more »

ABC and Proterra’s new charging hub can charge 40 electric motorcoaches

ABC Companies, a provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport equipment, together with commercial EV specialist Proterra, has announced the opening of a large electric motorcoach charging facility in Newark, California. The charging facility, which was jointly developed by ABC, Proterra and local utility Pacific Gas & Electric, is equipped to charge up to… Read more »

Delaware Transit slashes its fuel bills using Proterra’s new Valence software

Commercial vehicle OEM Proterra (NASDAQ: PTRA) has introduced a new integrated fleet and energy management software platform called Valence. Valence “provides a comprehensive suite of solutions to commercial electric vehicle fleet operators, including tools for data analytics and reporting, vehicle and charger diagnostics as well as charger optimization and energy management.” The first customer to… Read more »

Electric school buses from Thomas Built Buses and Proterra log one million miles of operation

Thomas Built Buses and Proterra (NASDAQ: PTRA) unveiled their Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school bus back in 2018 , and there are now more than 300 units on the road. Now the companies have announced that the Jouleys have driven more than one million miles for school districts across North America. This may be just… Read more »

Proterra begins producing EV batteries at new South Carolina factory

Proterra (NASDAQ: PTRA) is a commercial electric vehicle OEM, and it has two related businesses: Proterra Energy, which offers turnkey charging services to fleets; and Proterra Powered, which provides battery packs to other vehicle manufacturers. Now the company has produced the first Proterra Powered EV battery at its new Powered 1 battery manufacturing plant in… Read more »

Thomas Built Buses delivers 200th Proterra Powered electric school bus

Proterra builds and sells transit buses under its own brand, and also provides electric powertrains to other EV manufacturers through its Proterra Powered business unit. One very popular application is the electric school bus. Thomas Built Buses (TBB), a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America, recently delivered its 200th Proterra Powered Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley battery-electric… Read more »

Komatsu presents 20-ton-class Proterra Powered electric hydraulic excavator

Komatsu showed off a 20-ton-class electric hydraulic excavator at the recent bauma trade show in Munich. The machine is powered by a lithium-ion battery system from Proterra. Since January 2021, the two companies have been jointly developing electric medium-sized hydraulic excavators, and have been conducting proof of concept tests on research machines at customers’ construction… Read more »