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2013-05-10 16:20:19

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Garrett E. Mikita has been selected by the Proterra Board of Directors as the new President and CEO of Proterra Inc., the leading provider of zero-emission commercial transit solutions and the maker of the world's first all-electric fast-charge transit bus. Mikita takes over from David Bennett. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130510/LA11918) "We thank David Bennett for his excellent service with Proterra and wish him...

2012-11-21 08:20:20

GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Proterra Inc, the leading provider of zero-emission commercial transit solutions and maker of the world's first battery-electric fast-charge transit bus, the EcoRide(TM), has closed a $23 million Series B financing round amid rising demand for its transit solutions. Proterra has tripled orders under contract for the company's flagship EcoRide(TM) from public transit agencies in the past twelve months alone and is planning for its current growth...

2011-06-13 12:00:00

GOLDEN, Colo., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Proterra Inc (www.proterra.com), a leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, today announced an investment of $30 million to accelerate the commercialization of its world-leading, fast-charge battery electric transit buses and automated bus charging system. The investment is being led by Silicon Valley venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), and also includes GM Ventures, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Vision Ridge...

2010-12-16 05:00:00

GOLDEN, Colo., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Proterra Inc., the leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, today announced the completion of its first bus assembled entirely at its Phase 1 manufacturing facility in Greenville, S.C. The Phase 1 facility at 25 Whitlee Court is manufacturing Proterra's EcoRide BE35(TM) buses and FastFill(TM) charging stations. Additionally, Proterra is working aggressively with local support to break ground on its larger state-of-the-art...

2010-11-10 04:00:00

GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Proterra Inc, a leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, today announced that five major urban transit agencies received more than $25 million in grants from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to purchase 20 fast charge battery electric transit buses and 4 EV charging stations. The only vehicles that can meet the specifications in the grants are Proterra's EcoRide BE35(TM) buses and FastFill(TM) Charging Stations. The...

2010-08-31 10:49:00

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Proterra, Inc., a leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, today announced the first major deployment of its EcoRide BE35(TM) zero-emission, fast-charge battery-electric transit buses by Foothill Transit, a premier public transport provider that operates bus services in Southern San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys, located in the eastern portion of Los Angeles County. On Sep. 3, Foothill Transit will launch the Proterra EcoRide...

2010-08-31 05:00:00

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Proterra, Inc., a leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, today announced the first major deployment of its EcoRide BE35 zero-emission, fast-charge battery-electric transit buses by Foothill Transit, a premier public transport provider that operates bus services in Southern San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys, located in the eastern portion of Los Angeles County. On Sep. 3, Foothill Transit will launch the Proterra EcoRide BE35...

2010-06-16 05:00:00

GOLDEN, Colo., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Proterra Inc. (www.proterra.com), a leading maker of clean commercial transit solutions including zero-emission city buses, today announced that Marc Gottschalk, co-chair of the Energy and Clean Technology practice at Silicon Valley powerhouse law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati (WSGR), has joined the company as Chief Business Development Officer and General Counsel. Proterra is a Colorado-based manufacturer of zero-emission, heavy-duty...

2010-06-09 05:00:00

GOLDEN, Colo., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Proterra Inc, a leading maker of clean commercial transit solutions including zero emission city buses, today announced $20 million in funding from cleantech investor, MK Energy and Infrastructure, LLC (MK E+I). The money will fund Proterra's efforts to provide cleaner and more economical public transportation options to transit agencies in the United States and internationally. MK E+I's investment in Proterra will accelerate its construction of...