Proterra and LG Chem have jointly developed a new battery cell with higher energy density for use in heavy duty vehicles like electric buses and trucks.
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Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters of California will introduce an innovative carbon fiber electric bus on April 20. The bus was commissioned by Thunder Sky Winston Batteries of China.
California utility companies plan to invest $1 billion to replace every diesel engine in the state with an electric motor. That includes medium and heavy duty trucks, port equipment, airport ground support vehicles, and forklifts.
BYD is now third in global electric and plug-in hybrid car sales, close behind Tesla in second place. Nissan-Renault is the overall sales leader by a wide margin. BYD may consider selling its cars in the US market in the near future.
Singapore will begin an experiment with self driving buses in a closed loop system in 2018. Toyota will begin selling hydrogen fuel cell powered buses next year. Japan wants hundreds in service for the 2020 Olympics.
The new Proterra Catalyst E2 electric bus is capable of driving more than 600 miles under controlled conditions. Proterra plans to double production to keep up with demand.
Ryan Popple, CEO of Proterra, the electric bus company, sat down with Important Media head Scott Cooney to talk about the future of transportation and how to run a successful company that focuses on sustainability.
Swiss electronics giant ABB has been testing a rapid recharging system using supercapacitors on buses in Geneva since 2103. The quick charge technology could revolutionize the electric car industry.
Toshiba has developed an electric bus using an innovative magnetic resonance wireless charging system that is easy to operate. It comes with an advanced SCiB battery that has especially long life over thousands of recharging cycles.
Proterra is a leader in electric bus technology. It is also a pioneer in super fast charging systems. Its CEO, Ryan Popple, says electric vehicles will be the norm in cities within 10 years.