June 16, 2014
The College of Aviation will use the vehicle to transport prospective students around the Battle Creek campus, in addition to occasional tours on the main campus
April 29, 2014
BYD’s new plant has added 60 new jobs for American workers, with the company expecting to increase the number of new jobs created to 100 by the end of the year, while adding 200 more by the end of next year.
February 27, 2014
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.
January 30, 2014
Company still paying $1,900 fine for paying workers in home currency instead of U.S. dollars.
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.
October 15, 2013
This round of funding included two new strategic electric industry investors, Edison Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Edison International and Constellation.
The first of four major objectives in the MOU was electrifying public transportation with zero-emissions vehicles.
July 17, 2013
The 35 buses will enter service in July of 2014 and replace an ageing fleet of conventionally powered buses.
July 1, 2013
Board of directors approved a contract with BYD Motors for the manufacture and delivery of up to 25 new all-electric buses as part of a $30 million clean air bus technology pilot project.
June 20, 2013
Federal and Metro capital funds will be used to purchase the buses, with the first prototype expected to arrive in 2014. Riders can expect to see new coaches hit the streets in 2015.
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