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Proterra taps new VP for its technical engineering team

Posted on July 25, 2019

Proterra announced Mike Boggess as its new VP, controls, electrical, and thermal systems in its technical engineering team. Boggess has three decades of engineering experience in the transportation and vehicle industries. Most recently Boggess was the chief engineer for drivetrain, electrical, and chassis at Blue Bird Corporation and led the launch of their electrified school bus.

In his new role at Proterra, 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. Some of the technology programs directly under his supervision include vehicle range modeling, depot charging simulation, product telemetry, customer vehicle controls, electrical and thermal efficiency, and autonomy projects.

Boggess brings a wide breadth of experience to Proterra. Prior to Blue Bird Corporation, Boggess was the system engineering manager for powertrain and active chassis at Fiat Chrysler. He was also the systems engineering supervisor at Chrysler Group, where he developed the engine technology roadmap for Chrysler Group products. At Daimler Chrysler, Boggess was the team lead for charging and ignition systems. He also has experience as an engineer at General Motors Corporation. Boggess is the owner of six patents for various innovative features, including battery charging algorithms, electronic ignition hardware/software, and contactless position sensing.

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