Buses: Going Where No Electric Vehicles Have Gone Before

A 40-foot bus, dubbed the "Catalyst E2 Max," has broken the world record for longest drive on a single charge, according to manufacturer Proterra.
September 21, 2017, 11am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Proterra just strapped two rooftop batteries on its 18-ton bus and drove the vehicle 1,101.2 miles on a single charge," reports Michael J. Cohen.

"The Sept. 4 feat at Indiana’s Navistar Proving Grounds reportedly clinched the long distance record for any electric vehicle (EV)," according to Cohen.

Proterra has already been making inroads into the public transportation market in the United States, making news in Seattle, St. Louis, and Stockton, among other cities.

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Published on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in Quartz
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