March 25, 2013
Board of directors voted to award a $12.1 million contract to purchase 10 all-electric buses and charging equipment to BYD Motors Inc. a U.S. subsidiary of BYD Co. Ltd., a Chinese firm. The contract is funded mainly with a federal TIGGER grant.
February 14, 2011
With the joint venture and increased requests for 30-, 35- and 40-foot hybrid-electric buses, company expects the resulting employment opportunities to more than double its current workforce in both Charlotte, N.C., and Christchurch, New Zealand.
October 30, 2009
Production of Proterra's transit bus using lithium-titanate batteries supplied by Altairnano could create over 6,000 green jobs in 21 states. A fleet of 500 buses operating over 12 years could cut emissions of CO2 by 840,000 tons and reduce oil consumption by 82 million gallons, according to the company.
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