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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.


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.


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.


April 29, 2014

Proterra bus sets record for most miles traveled

The battery-electric bus traveled more than 700 miles in 24 hours and recorded an average fuel economy of nearly 27 miles per gallon — nearly six times that of a diesel bus and seven times that of CNG, according to company officials.


March 31, 2014

Gov. touts Mass. agency's all-electric fleet

Also announces a new initiative, the Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles program, which will provide rebates of up to $2,500 for plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles.


February 27, 2014

Nashville MTA orders 7 Proterra all-electric buses

The buses will serve the free downtown Music City Circuit, which is designed to help residents and visitors reach sports and entertainment venues, downtown hotels, residences and offices more quickly and easily.


February 18, 2014

LaHood joins Proterra board

The former secretary of transportation led the Federal Transit Administration’s Clean Fuels Program, which helped fund the purchase of electric vehicle buses by several cities across the U.S.


January 22, 2014

Mass. agency adds 3 more Proterra buses

The purchase increases the Worcester Regional Transit Authority's electric fleet to six buses — 13% of its entire fleet.


January 8, 2014

Proterra secures another $34M in funding

Expects to close Series C funding before the end of the first quarter of 2014.


December 3, 2013

Ky.'s TARC orders 10 Proterra all-electric buses

The buses are slated to be built at Proterra’s manufacturing facility in Greenville, S.C. in early 2014, with delivery expected later in the year.


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