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September 9, 2014

Proterra receives 'Technology Pioneer' honor

The World Economic Forum's program recognizes companies from around the world involved in the design, development and deployment of new technologies poised to have a significant impact on business and society.


August 22, 2014

Seattle area transit agency chooses Proterra for EV program

Following a one-year trial period, King County Metro has option to purchase up to 200 more buses and additional fast-charge systems, depending on the outcome of the demonstration.


August 5, 2014

BYD builds world's biggest electric bus recharging station in China

The recharging station is located in Jiangsu province's capital city of Nanjing. The station, already in operation, includes 150 recharging devices.


July 22, 2014

Volvo, ABB team for electric bus project

The first joint project will be the implementation of Volvo Electric Hybrids and automatic e-bus chargers in the Luxembourg public transport system.


July 17, 2014

Proterra sells first 2nd-generation electric bus to Calif.

Foothill Transit became Proterra’s first customer and the first agency in the U.S. to operate EV buses in revenue service in 2010.


July 8, 2014

Swiss electric bus charges in 15 seconds

When the bus pulls up to a stop, a battery on the rooftop automatically jumps up to the overhead charger, hooks in, and charges. After the first bus was tested in Geneva, the city committed to replace an entire line with the technology.


June 19, 2014

Proterra raises $30M in funding, teases new vehicle

The second generation electric vehicle — a 40-foot transit bus — will be the lightest, most efficient and highest passenger capacity coach in its class.


June 12, 2014

Edmonton rolls out BYD test bus

The buses will run on various ETS routes across the city, travelling with regularly scheduled buses in service and for special events. Instead of paying a fare, passengers will be asked to complete a survey describing their experience riding an electric bus.


March 27, 2014

Long Beach Transit, BYD mutually terminate electric bus contract

The FTA had earlier notified LBT that BYD submitted an invalid DBE certification during the procurement process leading to the original April 29, 2013 agreement, and that the contract between LBT and BYD Motors Inc. was therefore not eligible for federal funding.


March 7, 2014

BYD, Wash. transit to pilot electric bus service

Spokane Transit is participating in a statewide evaluation of one of the manufacturer’s all-electric buses. The zero-emissions bus debuted on Friday and will run on several routes throughout March.


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