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Proterra is a company that manufactures and designs zero-emission, battery-electric buses. It helps to eliminate fossil fuel dependency and reduce costs. The Company offers a battery electric and zero-emissions bus EcoRide and an electric transit vehicle Catalyst. It also provides TerraFlex, an energy system, enabling customers to select amount and type of energy storage to meet specific route requirements; TerraVolt, an extended range battery; on-route and in-depot charging services, financing solutions, route simulation analysis, battery lifecycle management and standard warranty services.

TypePrivate
Founded2004
HQBurlingame, US
Websiteproterra.com
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)451(-1%)
Job Openings45
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Proterra

Jack Allen

Jack Allen

Chairman and CEO
Amy Ard

Amy Ard

Chief Financial Officer
Josh Ensign

Josh Ensign

Chief Operating Officer
Joann Covington

Joann Covington

Chief Legal Officer & Head of Government Relations
Rick Huibregtse

Rick Huibregtse

Senior Vice President of Engineering
John Walsh

John Walsh

Senior Vice President of Sales
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Proterra Office Locations

Proterra has offices in Burlingame, Greenville and Walnut
Burlingame, US (HQ)
1815 Rollins Rd
Greenville, US
1 Whitlee Ct
Walnut, US
383 Cheryl Ln
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Proterra Financials and Metrics

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Proterra Revenue

Market valuation

1.0b
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Proterra Cybersecurity Score

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75/100

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Proterra Online and Social Media Presence

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Proterra News and Updates

Eat Just partners with Proterra to launch a new subsidiary in Asia

Eat Just, the plant-based food startup, is launching a new Asian subsidiary through a partnership with Proterra Investment Partners Asia. The agreement includes building Eat Just’s first factory in Asia, which will be based in Singapore. As part of the deal, Proterra, which focuses on agri-tech, wil…

Proterra Raises $200 Million From Investors Led By Cowen Sustainable Advisors

Proterra vehicles produce zero tailpipe emissions and decrease dependency on fossil fuels. Each time a Proterra battery-electric bus replaces a diesel vehicle, greenhouse gas emissions are reduced by more than 200,000 pounds.

Proterra, which makes big honkin’ battery systems and electric buses, raises $200 million

Proterra, the battery system technology developer for heavy-duty electric vehicles, said it has raised $200 million in a new round of funding. The new cash comes from Cowen Sustainable Investment Advisors, which led the round, along with money from Soros Fund Management, Generation Investment Manage…

Electric Busmaker Proterra Unveils Battery Pack For Heavy-Duty Commercial Trucks

Proterra, which was started by several former Tesla employees, is also exploring an initial public offering and retained Deutsche Bank, Morgan StanleyMS and J.P. Morgan Chase to underwrite it, Reuters reported in July.

Bustech Selects Proterra Powered™ as Battery Technology Supplier for New Electric Transit Bus in Australia

BURLEIGH HEADS, Queensland and BURLINGAME, Calif., Aug. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bustech, Australia's award winning advanced bus manufacturer, and Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today announced a new collaboration to manufacture Bustech's all-electric...

City of Beverly and Highland Electric Transportation Select Electric School Bus from Thomas Built Buses Powered by Proterra EV Technology

Beverly, MA will be first community on the North Shore to have an electric school bus for clean, quiet pupil transportation.read more
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Proterra Blogs

SOUTH CAROLINA CELEBRATES THE DEPLOYMENT OF GREENLINK ELECTRIC BUSES WITH THE PROTERRA GREENVILLE TEAM

On Friday, April 5, Greenlink Transit in Greenville, South Carolina unveiled four brand new electric buses that will bring clean, quiet transportation and economic opportunity to the community. This event had special significance for both the community and Proterra, which has its largest vehicle man…

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY: PREPARING FOR THE NEXT WAVE OF INNOVATION IN PUBLIC TRANSIT

by Ryan Popple –  Originally published by Mass Transit. More than a decade ago, Proterra set out to build a bus for the future of public transit, a vehicle free from the constraints of legacy fossil-fuel bus design. Recognizing that the right bus for a post-fossil fuel world wouldn’t be a repurposed…

CELEBRATING THE CONVERGENCE OF HISTORY AND INNOVATION WITH THE RENO RTC LINCOLN LINE

On December 14, the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County in Reno, Nevada unveiled their 4th Street/Prater Way Bus RAPID Transit project, revealing new battery-electric buses and stations along a renovated roadway. The Lincoln Line connects Reno and Sparks with dedicated BRT lane…

UNDERSTANDING RANGE: CLARITY BEHIND THE CALCULATIONS

by Dustin Grace – As transit agencies add electric vehicles to their bus fleets, one of the most important factors considered during the buying process is range. Understanding vehicle range is essential in determining how much battery capacity is needed, which routes the electric buses will drive on…
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Proterra Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Proterra founded?

    Proterra was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Proterra key executives?

    Proterra's key executives are Jack Allen, Amy Ard and Josh Ensign.

  • How many employees does Proterra have?

    Proterra has 451 employees.

  • Who are Proterra competitors?

    Competitors of Proterra include Cummins, Nikola and Suzuki.

  • Where is Proterra headquarters?

    Proterra headquarters is located at 1815 Rollins Rd, Burlingame.

  • Where are Proterra offices?

    Proterra has offices in Burlingame, Greenville and Walnut.

  • How many offices does Proterra have?

    Proterra has 3 offices.