Posts Tagged proterra

Proterra Becomes First U.S. Electric Bus Maker To Join CharIN CCS

Proterra has become the first North American EV bus manufacturer to become a member of the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN e.V.), which is an international standardization organization to develop and establishing the Combined Charging System (CCS) – DC fast charging. CharIN is trying to leverage adoption of CCS Combo, which on the…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 15

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…

3 months 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….

4 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…

5 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…

5 months ago by Mark Kane 9