Proterra Catalyst E2

Burlingame, Calif.
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  • Delivers exceptional route flexibility and proven operational performance.
  • Highest efficiency vehicle in its class for longest range on a single charge.
  • Low operational costs due to minimal required maintenance.
  • Designed to safely and quietly endure nearly two decades of on-road service.
  • Thirty percent fewer parts than a traditional transit bus.

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Specifications

Battery Capacity 440kW
Brakes Front & rear air disk brakes
Chassis Carbon-fiber-reinforced composite body
Engine Permanent Magnet Traction Motor
Exterior Height 11 ft. 2 in.
Fuel Options Electric
Fuel Capacity 440kW
GVWR 39,050 lbs.
Headroom Front axle 90 in.; Rear axle 74 in.
Length 40 ft.
Passenger Capacity 77
Seating Capacity 40
Transmission 2-speed Gearbox
Wheelbase 296 in.

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Q&A with Proterra CEO Ryan Popple

Talks growth of the battery-electric bus industry, the electrification of small fleets, and if suppliers will be prepared for sales boost.

Proterra to electrify other OEMs' heavy-duty vehicle offerings

Company launched Proterra Powered™ vehicle electrification solutions, which leverages the technology and expertise.

From mobile apps to microtransit, MetroLINK charges ahead

The Rock Island County, Ill.-based transit agency continues to explore ways to better serve its communities.

Proterra taps new VP for its technical engineering team

Mike Boggess will be responsible for driving the company’s technology roadmap and program launch efforts and will lead cost and reliability improvement projects in these areas.

Proterra lands Virginia's statewide contract for electric buses

Transit agencies, universities, and institutions can now purchase the company's battery-electric buses and charging systems through the state’s pre-established contract.

Charlotte airport to add 5 Proterra buses, charging infrastructure

CLT is the first airport to leverage the Georgia State Contract to purchase Proterra electric buses.

Toronto Transit Commission launches first electric bus into service

The New Flyer bus is the first of many for the agency, who also plans on procuring buses from Proterra and BYD as it moves toward a 100% zero-emission fleet.

Ill.'s MetroLINK adds 5 Proterra battery-electric buses

The agency also employed an innovative solution to deploy the latest depot charging equipment while maximizing safety and space.

Proterra, Michelin develop low-rolling resistance tire for e-buses

The X InCity Energy Z tires help to reduce rolling resistance, increase load-carry capacity and leverage superior traction.

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