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Julian Soell appointed president of Proterra Transit business unit

Julian Soell has been appointed as president of Proterra Transit business unit effective May 2, 2022. As president of Proterra Transit, “Julian Soell will oversee Proterra’s growing business as the leading manufacturer of electric transit buses in North America. In his role, Julian will report...

Roger Nielsen joins Proterra’s board of directors

Proterra announced the appointment of Roger Nielsen to the company’s board of directors effective March 2, 2022. The company also announced that Jochen Goetz will be stepping down from the company’s board effective March 2, 2022 so that he may focus on his other professional responsibilities.  Roger...

Proterra gets its first order from Idaho (with battery leasing)

Proterra gets its first order from Idaho. In fact, the Valley Regional Transit (VRT) agreed to purchase eight Proterra Catalyst 35-foot E2 buses and eight 125 kW plug-in charging systems. As mentioned above, VRT is Proterra’s first customer in Idaho and the first transit agency in Idaho to bring ele...

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Proterra sets a US record for electric bus battery capacity

Proterra sets a new US record equipping the electric bus Catalyst E2 35-foot with no less than 440 kWh of battery capacity. The bus, Proterra claims, has successfully completed the safety, structural strength and distortion tests at the Altoona Bus Research and Testing Center with 440 kWh of onboard...

Proterra, John Walsh is the new Senior Vice President of Sales

Today Janary 14th 2019 Proterra announced that John Walsh has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Sales. With nearly three decades of experience in the mobility industry and particular expertise in the heavy-duty vehicle sector, Walsh, Proterra says, brings a track record of helping grow ...

Proterra at the Hawaii. A zero emission buses order from JTB

JTB Hawaii ordered three zero emission buses from Proterra for the subsidiary Travel Plaza Transportation (TPT), that thus becomes the first Proterra’s customer in the state. Hawaii is the first U.S. state to adopt a 100 percent renewable energy portfolio standard. Hawaii, an important goal Th...

18 Proterra electric buses for New York airports

18 Catalyst E2 electric buses have been purchased by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. They’ll be used for shuttle service at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA). The order represents one of the larges...

Proterra enters Canadian market starting from Toronto

Not just New Flyer and BYD electric buses, but also Proterra vehicles will be put into service in order to support the Toronto Transit Commission (Ttc) goal to convert the entire fleet of 1,926 buses to zero-emission by 2040. The order means the debut of Proterra in Canadian market. The ten buses or...
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