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Proterra Inc. has announced plans to open a new EV battery system manufacturing plant in South Carolina to produce the company’s battery systems for Proterra Powered customers’ commercial electric vehicles, including delivery and work trucks, industrial equipment, buses, and more. Proterra has committed to a minimum investment of at least $76 million, with additional investments
Proterra Inc. has expanded its partnership with Lightning eMotors to power their Class 4 and Class 5 electric commercial vehicles with Proterra’s battery technology. Under a new multi-year supply agreement, Proterra contracted to supply battery systems totaling more than 900 megawatt-hours in battery storage capacity to Lightning eMotors to power up to 10,000 electric commercial
Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) is partnering with Proterra, a California-based manufacturer of high-performance systems for heavy-duty platforms, to develop an enhanced, production-ready version of its all-electric MT50e truck chassis for 2020. The company says the MT50e will feature an efficient and powerful battery system from Proterra. The Proterra system powering the MT50e will feature
Daimler Trucks & Buses is investing in electric bus and transport company Proterra Inc. In conjunction with the investment, Proterra and Daimler have entered into an agreement to explore the electrification of select Daimler heavy-duty vehicles. The first of these efforts will be to explore potential synergies with Daimler’s Thomas Built Buses division by bringing