December 12, 2013
The 10 buses were options under an existing contract signed in September 2008 for up to 90, 40-foot heavy-duty CNG buses.
Findings point to mode's capacity to improve quality of life by reducing travel time, improving local air quality, curbing greenhouse gas emissions, and preventing road fatalities and crashes.
December 10, 2013
On a recent demonstration route, HyperCharger recorded an average of eight charges and 240 miles per day utilizing 100% on-route charging.
December 5, 2013
The new diesel-electric hybrid vehicles are replacing 1998 models, the oldest vehicles in the agency’s fleet. The buses will produce 90% fewer emissions than the buses they are replacing, and save $3 million in fuel costs over the next 12 years, according to SamTrans.
The new employees increase the company’s staff to 80, up from six in 2010.
December 3, 2013
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.
December 2, 2013
For three days in June, a group of industry peers reviewed OCTA’s health, safety and environmental compliance written programs and policies, toured all OCTA bases, conducted face-to-face interviews with all levels of staff and spoke to OCTA contractors.
November 27, 2013
The approval comes following the submittal of the project’s Environmental Assessment, required to understand the extension’s effect on its neighboring environment and to continue to receive federal funds.
November 20, 2013
The vehicles should be delivered in March 2015.
November 19, 2013
Dave Rich and Bill Fay come to Proterra with a wealth of automotive and transportation industry expertise and will play a critical role in the company’s growth plans.
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