With a proven track record of 20+ million service miles, the Proterra electric bus is the best-performing vehicle of its kind on the road. Now, other industry-leading commercial vehicle manufacturers around the world are choosing to integrate Proterra powertrains into their own iconic vehicles.
These Proterra Powered vehicles include Daimler’s Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley school bus from Thomas Built Buses, the Van Hool CX45E high-floor coach bus, the MT50e electric delivery truck from Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, the Optimal Electric Vehicles (Optimal-EV) S1LF low-floor cutaway shuttle bus, Bustech’s all-electric ZDi transit bus, Komatsu’s middle-class hydraulic excavator, and ROUSH CleanTech’s electric commercial truck.
Electric School Buses
Daimler’s Thomas Built Buses division is taking safety and performance to the next level by incorporating Proterra electric powertrain technology into its iconic yellow school buses. Parents, teachers and district administrators can breathe easier knowing their children are riding zero-emission vehicles with reliable EV technology. Check out the Saf-T-Liner
registered C2 Jouley powered by Proterra electric vehicle technology.
Electric Coach Buses
Van Hool has teamed with Proterra to build their first all-electric over-the-road motorcoach. Soon passengers can commute in a high-class, comfortable coach that doesn’t emit air pollution. Learn more about the Van Hool CX45E, to be offered in North America exclusively by ABC Companies.
Electric Delivery Trucks
Proterra has partnered with Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) to develop the MT50e, a new all-electric delivery truck chassis for zero-emission last-mile delivery. Built on FCCC’s legendary MT platform, the MT50e offers fleet operators a familiar industry-leading vehicle platform with proven EV technology from Proterra.
Volta Trucks has partnered with Proterra to introduce the world’s first purpose-built, all-electric 16-ton commercial vehicle designed specifically for inner-city freight distribution. The Volta Zero’s low-floor design — made possible by the innovative packaging of battery-electric propulsion — allows for a wide, 220-degree field of vision for better visibility in urban environments. The Volta Zero electric delivery truck ensures reduced carbon emissions in city centers around the world.
Electric Shuttle Buses
Optimal-EV has partnered with Proterra to introduce the first all-electric low-floor cutaway shuttle bus to the North American market: the S1LF. The S1LF’s low-floor design — made possible by the innovative packaging of battery-electric propulsion — allows for ultra-low step-in height and quick deployment of an ADA-compliant accessibility ramp, without the need for kneeling suspension. The S1LF ensures easy access to proven electric transportation for all passengers.
Electric Transit Buses
Bustech is strengthening its reputation as Australia’s advanced bus manufacturer by partnering with Proterra Powered to incorporate its industry-leading EV technology into the 12.5-meter all-electric ZDi transit bus. Now, communities across the continent can take the next step in meeting their bold electrification goals. At the same time, they can enjoy clean and dependable transit built for optimal performance even on Australia’s hottest days aboard the Bustech ZDi .
Electric Construction Equipment
Komatsu has partnered with Proterra to introduce its first battery-electric middle-class hydraulic excavator. Combining Komatsu’s leadership in construction and mining equipment with Proterra’s EV expertise, the new Komatsu electric excavator finally takes the same battery technology proven on roads throughout North America to new places off-road.
Electric Commercial Vans
Lightning eMotors and Proterra are partnering to power the Lightning Electric Transit commercial van using Proterra’s industry-leading battery technology. The Lightning Electric Transit commercial van is a purpose-built Class 3 commercial electric vehicle available in such popular configurations as last-mile cargo vans, passenger vans, shuttle buses, ambulances, school buses, and even RVs.
Electric Commercial Trucks
ROUSH CleanTech is partnering with Proterra in collaboration with Penske Truck Leasing to implement fully electric commercial trucks built on the industry-leading Ford medium-duty F-650 chassis. With an estimated 125 miles of vehicle range on a single charge while supporting an available payload of nearly 8,500 lbs., this truck is a dependable and efficient solution for many applications. The all-electric ROUSH CleanTech Ford F-650 is a purpose-built Class 6 commercial electric vehicle that is available in several configurations, including utility trucks, shuttle buses, and box trucks.
The next-generation Taylor ZLC series electric container handler and ZH series electric forklift, powered by Proterra, will offer durability, dependability, and efficiency. Using the S2 – 15 allows for high energy capacity while maintaining a compact design to be efficiently used in industrial equipment. Taylor Machine Works has always provided customers with stable and forward-thinking technology which continues in the EV space by using Proterra’s EV expertise. The new Taylor Machine Works ZLC takes proven and efficient battery technology to ports off-road.