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Proterra & LG Announce Jointly Developed Battery Cell [Hot!]

September 19th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Proterra and LG Chem are blowing the lid off a new battery cell that the pair have co-developed. The announcement comes as Proterra brings its new battery manufacturing facility online, which is capable of cranking out over 500 MWh of high-voltage packs per year for its heavy-duty electric vehicles


Proterra Beginning “Industry’s First” Autonomous Bus Program — With Partners

May 3rd, 2017 | by James Ayre

The US-based electric bus pioneer Proterra has now begun what it has described as the industry's "first" self-driving bus program. Its partners include the University of Nevada–Reno and the company's Living Lab Coalition partners — amongst which are the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles, the Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI, the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC), the Nevada Governor’s Office for Economic Development, and the cities of Carson City, Sparks, and Reno


Proterra Announces Delivery Of 100th All-Electric Bus

April 15th, 2017 | by James Ayre

The American electric bus manufacturer (and pioneer) Proterra has announced that it has now delivered its 100th all-electric bus — passing the milestone with the delivery of a battery-electric bus to San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) in Stockton, California


3 Ways Donald Trump’s Climate Approach Is A US Economic Disaster

January 21st, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

To be fair, we don't yet know what Donald Trump's precise climate approach will be, but it seems all but guaranteed that he will slow and obstruct climate action and will do a great deal to increase pollution and CO2 emissions from out-of-date oil, coal, and gas industries. This is idiotic not just because it puts all of human society at great risk, but also because it's one of the worst economic moves a politician can make


Proterra Raises $140 Million In Series 5 Funding Round For Production Boost

January 5th, 2017 | by James Ayre

The heavy-duty electric bus firm Proterra recently secured $140 million in new funding through a recent Series 5 funding round. These new funds, which were raised in partnership with the financial industry giant JP Morgan, will reportedly be used for the "dramatic" acceleration of production capacity on both coasts of the US, as well as the continuing development of next-gen electric vehicle offerings



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