July 17, 2014
Foothill Transit became Proterra’s first customer and the first agency in the U.S. to operate EV buses in revenue service in 2010.
April 29, 2014
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.
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.
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.
November 14, 2013
The system operates by wirelessly charging the battery from a charging pad located under the road surface.
September 16, 2013
The test will determine if this type of bus can meet the twin challenges of operating in the stop-and-go traffic of Manhattan while maintaining high levels of passenger comfort and operational performance.
July 17, 2013
The 35 buses will enter service in July of 2014 and replace an ageing fleet of conventionally powered buses.
June 28, 2012
The contract follows Seneca’s initial announcement in November 2011 of its intention to use funds from a $4.1 million FTA TIGGER ( grant, along with local matching funds, to purchase Proterra buses.
October 4, 2011
To deliver three new EcoRide zero-emission transit buses and a charging station to the Tallahassee, Fla.-based agency per an FTA grant.
February 9, 2009
The EcoRide BE35 results in up to a 400 percent improvement in fuel economy, and more than $15 million in savings for a transit bus fleet of 50.
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