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Proterra Opens New Electric Bus Factory In U.S. – Video

Proterra, joined by California Governor Jerry Brown, officially commemorated the opening of its new Los Angeles manufacturing facility to serve West Cost transit agencies. The new factory is the company’s second after the Greenville, South Carolina assembly plant, where Proterra already has produced and delivered more than 100 electric buses (out…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 23

BMW Invests In Proterra E-Bus Maker, As Does Al Gore

BMW i Ventures, a corporate venture capital team founded by BMW Group in 2011, has invested in Proterra – the US electric bus manufacturer, which currently holds 60% market share in the North American electric transit market.  BMW i Ventures also owns a sizable chunk of public charging network – ChargePoint….

2 months ago by Mark Kane 4

Proterra Adds New Cold Weather Packages For Electric Buses

Proterra, an innovative US electric bus manufacturer, seems to now be maturing – and with that, refining its product.   An example of this is the addition of a new “Proterra Diagnostic Tool” and “Proterra Cold Weather Package” option. After selling more than 400 vehicles (delivered and ordered), Proterra’s buses…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 9

Proterra Starts Autonomous Electric Bus Trials In US

Nevada, and not for the first time, brings sparks to the electric and autonomous driving development scene.  And one of the most recent projects to debut is an autonomously driven electric buses. Proterra has joined with the University of Nevada, Reno, and its Living Lab Coalition, in the industry’s first autonomous…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 9

Proterra Gets New COO (from Tesla), Announces Tripling Of Production

Proterra announced a strengthening of its management team by adding Josh Ensign as chief operating officer COO. Josh Ensign is Tesla Motors former Vice President of Manufacturing.  Josh was responsible for all manufacturing activities at Tesla’s Fremont, California production site (including Model S, dual-motor Model S and Model X production lines). Josh Ensign …

10 months ago by Mark Kane 11