Electric Commercial Vans with Ultimate Versatility

Lightning eMotors has chosen Proterra to power the Lightning Electric Transit commercial van with its industry-leading battery technology. This purpose-built Class 3 commercial EV is available in such popular configurations as last-mile cargo vans, passenger vans, shuttle buses, ambulances, school buses, and even RVs. The Proterra Powered Lightning Electric commercial van offers an ideal solution for a range of commercial transportation applications such as microtransit, last-mile delivery, and much more. With its all electric powertrain, the Lightning Electric Transit provides premiere comfortability to passengers and unmatched efficiency for cargo delivery. The customizable chassis of the Lightning Electric Transit allows customers the ability to fulfill all their vehicle needs, whether it be various seating layouts or refrigerated cargo units.

100% Battery-Electric

Breathe easy, because the Proterra Powered Lightning Electric Transit has zero tailpipe emissions, helping to clear the air and create healthier communities around the world.

Proven Technology

The Lightning Electric Transit offers a familiar vehicle interface for operators, while combining proven EV technology from Proterra.

Lower Operating Costs

With its all-electric drivetrain, the Lightning Electric Transit has fewer moving parts, simplified maintenance, and better MPGe.

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The Proterra Battery

H Series Proterra Powered Battery


  • Active thermal management software for optimal charging and operation
  • Energy reserve dynamically adjusts over time for maximum performance
  • Sensors throughout pack deliver continuous monitoring and diagnostics


  • Strong and ruggedized materials designed to withstand the toughest conditions
  • Battery architecture features built-in safety mechanisms
  • Rigorous vehicle testing and validation programs for highest standards of safety


  • Compact design enables industry-leading energy density
  • Efficient energy storage enables record-breaking range capabilities
  • Consistent temperature control maximizes battery life in any climate
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