Proterra designs and manufactures zero-emission electric transit vehicles; provides complete charging and smart monitoring systems; and converts conventional-fuel vehicles to electric power. The energy fleet solutions deliver the complete energy ecosystem for heavy-duty electric fleets, including design, build, financing, operations, maintenance and energy optimization. With this comprehensive solution, customers can lower upfront cost, reduce risk, and simplify the transition to electric vehicles. Since 2004, Proterra technology has been proven through more than 11 million miles on the road in the electric transit buses.
The Proterra APEX connected vehicle intelligence system is a cloud-based data platform that allows fleet operators to monitor the performance of their vehicles and chargers and manage electricity demand with real-time updates and customizable reports and dashboards. This state-of-the-art technology helps fleet operators minimize energy consumption while keeping more battery-powered vehicles on the road.
In January 2021 Proterra agreed to go public through a merger with special purpose acquisition company ArcLight Clean Transition Corp.