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Nashville buys seven Proterra electric buses

Proterra has announced the sale of seven electric buses and a charging station to the Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (Nashville MTA).  The buses will be built at Proterra’s manufacturing facility in Greenville, South Carolina, and delivered this year. The funds for the new buses came from a federal Clean Fuels grant and matching funds from… Read more »

Foothill Transit orders 12 more Proterra electric buses

In 2011, Foothill Transit, a transportation authority in Southern California, became the first transit agency in the US to use on-route charging electric buses when it began a pilot program using buses from South Carolina firm Proterra. Based on strong performance and return on investment of those vehicles, the agency has now decided to purchase… Read more »

Long Beach Transit votes to buy BYD buses, Proterra protests

After several delays and much controversy, the Long Beach Transit Board voted on Monday to award a $12.1 million contract to purchase 10 electric buses to a US subsidiary of the Chinese firm BYD. The contract is funded mainly by the federal government’s Transit Investment for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction (TIGGER) program, one of… Read more »

VIDEO: Jay Leno’s latest toy – Proterra’s electric bus

Jay gets to play with all the coolest toys – he’s tested lots of EVs, from SUVs to roadsters to motorcycles. The latest episode of Jay Leno’s Garage features a hot rod for public transport buffs – the Proterra Ecoliner electric bus. Designed from the ground up as an EV, the new bus has been… Read more »

Electric Freight Consortium aims to advance freight electrification

The Electrification Coalition (EC) has established a new forum for collaboration among industry leaders in the freight transportation sector to accelerate freight electrification. The new Electric Freight Consortium (EFC) aims to bring together the full fright ecosystem—shippers, carriers, retailers and EV supply chain companies. It will “identify pilot project opportunities, plan implementation, diagnose challenges, develop… Read more »

The Mobility House and Endera partner to deliver fleet charging solutions

The Mobility House and Endera have partnered on a commercial fleet charging solution. Endera makes commercial EVs and charging stations, while The Mobility House’s charging and energy management system, ChargePilot, is designed to optimize charging to ensure vehicle readiness and reduce operating expenses. The system features wireless connectivity between vehicles and chargers, giving operators visibility… Read more »

Voltera launches turnkey infrastructure solution for automakers and fleets

A new company with a star team and plenty of backing from equity firms has joined the rapidly-growing fleet infrastructure space. Newly-launched Voltera provides EV charging facilities as a service—its turnkey solution includes site identification and acquisition, power procurement, facility design and construction, charging hardware deployment, operations and maintenance. Voltera’s customers include “organizations looking to… Read more »

BorgWarner acquires Rhombus Energy Solutions

Tier 1 automotive supplier BorgWarner has acquired Rhombus Energy Solutions. San Diego-based Rhombus provides EV charging and power conversion technology, including V2G applications. Rhombus supplies its patented technology to EV OEMs, including Proterra, as well as charging and grid service providers. The transaction has an enterprise value of up to $185 million. “The technology that… Read more »