Meet the all-electric RV startup steered by Tesla alumni
What started as a pet project to electrify food trucks in the San Francisco Bay area — an enterprise inspired by the cacophony of generators that greeted Ben Parker every day during his lunch break
Conductive Ventures secures third fund to support non-traditional founders
From the beginning, the firm was out to let founders know that they didn’t fit the typical "Sand Hill Road model" of venture capital firms.
Proterra to build commercial EV battery factory in South Carolina, its third in US
Proterra, an American commercial electric vehicle company that produces transit buses and electric charging systems, is opening up its third battery factory in Greer, South Carolina. The factory shoul
Volta Trucks raises €37 million to bring electric delivery trucks to the streets of London and Paris
Trucking tends to be associated with highways, but it’s not uncommon to find large delivery vehicles trundling down the tightly packed streets of the world’s most populated cities. According to EV
Giving EV batteries a second life for sustainability and profit
Instead of sending batteries straight to recycling — and leaving unrealized value on the table — startups and automakers are finding ways to reuse batteries in a small and growing market.
Recycling startup Redwood Materials is partnering with Proterra to supply EV battery materials sustainably
A growing number of companies have emerged over the last few years determined to reduce waste in the electric vehicle battery market. Chief among these is recycling firm Redwood Materials, which has q
With a reported deal in the wings for Joby Aviation, electric aircraft soars to $10B business
One year after nabbing $590 million from investors led by Toyota, and a few months after picking up Uber’s flying taxi business, Joby Aviation is reportedly in talks to go public in a SPAC deal
Battery companies are the latest SPAC target as EVs get a huge regulatory boost
Batteries are the latest landing pad for investors. In the past week alone, two companies have announced plans to become publicly traded companies by merging with special purpose acquisition companies
Obvious Ventures outlines the ‘world-positive’ impact of its startups and shares what’s next
Today, the early-stage, mission-focused, San Francisco-based venture firm Obvious Ventures released a very readable overview of how each of its portfolio companies is benefiting the world in its own w
Proterra, which makes big honkin’ battery systems and electric buses, raises $200 million
Proterra, the battery system technology developer for heavy-duty electric vehicles, said it has raised $200 million in a new round of funding. The new cash comes from Cowen Sustainable Investment Advi
Top mobility VCs discuss their current investment strategies
The mobility industry is rapidly shifting to readjust for an electric and autonomous future. Automotive companies are increasingly looking outside the manufacturing sector to fuel growth, and companie
Proterra, the Tesla of electric buses, closes in on $1 billion valuation
Proterra has authorized shares to raise $75 million, a new round of funding that would push the electric bus maker’s valuation past $1 billion, TechCrunch has learned. The company authorized the
Daimler pours millions into electric bus company Proterra
Proterra has raised $155 million in a funding round co-led by Daimler and Tao Capital Partner, a deal that could transform the school bus market in North America. Until now, Proterra has focused on
Crunch Report | Intel Buys 15% of Here Mapping Business
Mayfield Robotics, a startup owned by Bosch, shows off the Kuri robot, Intel buys 15% of Here mapping business and electric bus company Proterra raises $140 million. All this on Crunch Report.
This electric bus company just raised $140 million
According to Proterra, a Burlingame, Ca.-based company, its zero-emission electric buses can drive a stunning 350 miles one charge — and on city streets, no less. With that kind of claim, it
This electric bus can handle a day’s worth of transit on one charge
Tesla topping the 300 mile per charge rating with its new 100 kWh battery was a big deal, but a new zero emission bus debuted today by Proterra has actually managed 600 miles out of a full battery in
Are we experiencing transportation’s Instagram moment?
Electrification, sharing and autonomous drive are reshaping the future of transportation, with huge implications for the ecosystem and the world.
Proterra Raises $30 Million To Mass Produce Electric Buses
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