19 Sep '17, 2pm

News: How did Proterra get an electric bus to cover 1,100 miles on a charge? A bigger battery, of course

John Voelcker Sep 19, 2017 Follow John Add to circle Proterra Catalyst electric bus Enlarge Photo The laws of physics tend to be immutable, at least until you get into esoteric disciplines like quantum science. In the case of electric vehicles, one law provides that higher energy capacity in a battery allows a vehicle to travel further. That's the principle electric-bus maker Proterra has used to set a new world record for distance traveled by an electric transit bus on a single battery charge. DON'T MISS: BMW venture arm invests in U.S. electric-bus maker Proterra The company said today that on September 4, a 40-foot Proterra transit bus traveled 1,101 miles at the low speed of 15 miles per hour on the energy contained in its 660-kilowatt-hour battery. The test took place at the Navistar Proving Grounds in New Carlisle, Indiana, which confirmed the record. For context, th...

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