Proterra will provide battery technology to power ENC second-generation electric transit buses. Under a new, multi-year supply agreement, Proterra will supply its S-Series battery system to power ENC’s Axess Battery Electric Bus (EVO-BE) that will be available to transit agencies in 32-foot, 35-foot, and 40-foot models. Delivery of the first Proterra Powered ENC Axess EVO-BEs is expected to begin in 2023.

The cooperation involves, on one side, the California-based zero emission (and powertrain technology) manufacturer, and on the other side ElDorado National (California) or ENC, a subsidiary of REV Group and an industry leader in heavy-duty transit, airport and university buses and emissions-free technology.

Proterra batteries for ENC Axes electric bus

Proterra’s battery systems have been proven through more than 30 million service miles driven by Proterra Transit vehicles, manufacturer says.

“Public transit is at the forefront of electrification. Along with our partners at ENC, we’re delighted to help power this critical transformation with our battery technology and help bring cleaner air to cities and towns across the United States through zero-emission transportation,” said Chris Bailey, President of Proterra Powered & Energy.

“ENC is excited to work with Proterra to provide the next-generation Axess EVO-BE with best-in-class battery technology as part of our ongoing focus on delivering zero-emission transportation solutions,” said Jason Moore, Vice President and General Manager, ENC.

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