Bus

Proterra unveils zero emission bus in California

Posted on February 9, 2009

Proterra, a manufacturer of clean commercial transit solutions from city transit buses to class 4 through 8 trucks, kicked-off its first ever California Clean Bus Tour in San Jose, Calif., with the unveiling of its zero emission, fast-charge battery-electric transit bus.

 

The EcoRide BE35 is designed to help communities significantly reduce air and noise pollution while dramatically reducing vehicle operating costs.

 

After the initial launch, Proterra will make stops in selected California cities including Los Angeles, Sacramento and San Francisco. The company will meet with energy, environmental and municipal stakeholders as it introduces its clean transit solutions to help the state meet its emission reduction goals.

 

The EcoRide BE35 results in up to a 400 percent improvement in fuel economy, and up to $310,000 savings in total lifetime fuel expenses as compared to a conventional diesel bus, and more than $15 million in savings for a transit bus fleet of 50.

 

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

N.Y. MTA launches all-electric bus pilot program

MTA will test 10 new buses by Proterra and New Flyer with the hope of ordering an additional 60 all-electric buses.

MCI unveils redesigned buses at UMA

Check out MCI's latest advancements at UMA, Booth 479. 

All New Flyer facilities now capable of building battery-electric buses

The Anniston, Ala., facility now joins all other New Flyer locations with capability to manufacture the Xcelsior CHARGE™ battery-electric bus, including Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Crookston and St. Cloud, Minn.

CCW hosts facility tour for Calif. Transit Association attendees

Attendees were escorted by CCW key personnel in a 50-passenger tram through several production areas, which included welding, fabrication, engine repowering, and other work areas that spotlighted full bus rehabilitation, accident repairs, electrification processes, and aftersales service.

Grand River Transit expands BRT fleet with an order from New Flyer

The 39 buses have been delivered to GRT, with the remaining 9 BRT buses scheduled for delivery in 2018.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close