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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.


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.


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.


December 10, 2013

Eaton unveils fast charger for electric vehicle market

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

WAVE Tech. to deploy first commercial electric bus at U. of Utah

The system operates by wirelessly charging the battery from a charging pad located under the road surface.


September 16, 2013

New York City Transit testing all-electric BYD bus

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

BYD to supply Dutch all-electric buses

The 35 buses will enter service in July of 2014 and replace an ageing fleet of conventionally powered buses.


June 28, 2012

Proterra to deliver 4 electric buses to S.C.

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

Proterra signs contract with Fla.'s StarMetro

To deliver three new EcoRide zero-emission transit buses and a charging station to the Tallahassee, Fla.-based agency per an FTA grant.


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