Proterra has launched the Proterra Powered automobile electrification options aimed toward industrial automobile producers, leveraging the corporate’s electrical automobile expertise to assist OEMs design heavy-duty electrical automobiles.
Along with offering automobile electrification hardware, Proterra works with companions step-by-step to make sure a profitable EV program. From preliminary design consulting, engineering providers and integration, to service assist, coaching, and charging infrastructure implementation, Proterra gives complete options for automobile electrification. The corporate has already helped produce electrical transit buses below the Proterra Catalyst identify and plans to make use of its applied sciences in different massive industrial automobile purposes.
Proterra has spent years creating battery methods, electrical drivetrain expertise and standardized, heavy-duty charging methods for industrial automobiles. The corporate is already partnering with OEMs like Daimler, Van Hool and Alexander Dennis to provide battery electrical automobiles based mostly on the corporate’s electrification applied sciences.
“Industrial city fleets are the perfect use case for EV expertise and we’re initially of an electrification revolution for heavy-duty automobiles resulting from declining battery prices, improved electrical powertrain expertise, lowered upkeep, and the immense public well being advantages EVs carry to our communities,” mentioned Ryan Popple, Proterra CEO. “As extra OEMs undertake EV expertise for his or her automobiles, Proterra is uniquely positioned to be the perfect electrification associate due to our years of expertise testing and evolving our battery system, drivetrains and charging methods by means of the deployment of our Proterra Catalyst transit automobiles, with automobiles on the street all throughout North America.”
Proterra’s battery methods had been designed for higher vary and have a versatile design to suit inside all kinds of automobiles. Saved in ruggedized industrial grade housing, the batteries modular designs allow customizable battery pack dimensions that may be configured to suit quite a lot of heavy-duty automobile platforms.
Proterra additionally gives excessive energy charging methods which are purpose-built for heavy-duty purposes and use standardized expertise for interoperability. Proterra charging methods make the most of the common J1772-CCS Kind 1 charging commonplace, and can be utilized for a variety of battery-electric powered automobiles.
Proterra additionally gives a turn-key method to delivering the entire power ecosystem for heavy-duty electrical fleets by means of Proterra Vitality fleet options, together with charging infrastructure design, construct, financing, operations, upkeep and power optimization utilizing the Proterra Apex related automobile intelligence system.