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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 »

Proterra battery technology to power El Dorado National’s next-gen electric transit buses

Commercial EV innovator Proterra (NASDAQ: PTRA) will provide its battery technology to El Dorado National (ENC), a subsidiary of the REV Group, to power ENC’s second-generation electric transit buses. Under a new, multi-year supply agreement, Proterra will supply its S-Series battery system to power ENC’s Axess Battery Electric Bus (EVO-BE), which will be produced in… Read more »

Miami-Dade to buy 42 Proterra electric transit buses and 75 chargers

Miami-Dade Transit has ordered 42 electric transit buses from commercial vehicle OEM Proterra (NASDAQ: PTRA). The agency will also install 75 Proterra chargers across three bus depots. The 42 Proterra ZX5+ 40-foot e-buses pack a total of 19 megawatt-hours of battery storage capacity, and the charging installation will crank out a total of 9 megawatts… Read more »

Proterra’s ProDrive to use Eaton’s 4-speed medium-duty transmission

Proterra plans to use an EV transmission made by power management company Eaton’s eMobility business. Eaton’s 4-speed medium-duty transmission will be installed in ProDrive—a Proterra drivetrain used in its ZX5 electric transit buses. The company says the transmission has “electric gearshift actuation that enables manufacturers to use smaller, more efficient motors.” “Our 4-speed transmission provides… Read more »