Proterra is answering the international call for efficient, cost-effective and environmentally responsible heavy-duty vehicle solutions. Headquartered in Greenville, SC, Proterra is a leading designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty drive and energy storage systems, vehicle control systems and complete transit buses. Proterra's systems are scalable to all forms of commercial buses and Class 6-8 trucks. Proterra's initial product, a 35' battery-electric transit bus, has been designed from the ground up to enable a world's first ever solution for transit agencies to replace conventional diesel buses on a one-for-one basis with all-electric buses operating 24/7. This is accomplished by combining Proterra's light-weight composite body, highly efficient ProDrive(TM), advanced TerraVolt(TM) energy storage system and on-route rooftop FastCharging(TM) station to charge the bus in 5-10 minutes. The vehicle achieves between 18 and 29 miles per gallon diesel fuel equivalent fully loaded with 68 passengers - 500% better than a comparable diesel bus.
Company Growth (employees)
Greenville, US
Size (employees)
204 (est)
Proterra was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Greenville, US

Key People at Proterra

Ryan Popple

Ryan Popple

President & Chief Executive Officer
Dale Hill

Dale Hill

Matt Horton

Matt Horton

Vice President of Sales
Eric McCarthy

Eric McCarthy

Vice President of Government Relations, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

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Proterra has office in Greenville
Greenville, US

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We estimate that Proterra's latest funding round in January 2017 was $140 m. In total, Proterra has raised $322.2 m

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