27 Sep '17, 12am

World record for driving on a single charge

Proterra , an innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, has announced it has set a world record for driving the longest distance ever traveled by an electric vehicle on a single charge at the Navistar Proving Grounds in New Carlisle, Indiana. Proterra 's 40-foot Catalyst E2 max traveled 1,101.2 miles this month with 660 kWh of energy storage capacity. For the last three consecutive years, Proterra has demonstrated improved range and battery performance. Last September, Proterra drove 603 miles with 440kWh of energy storage, and in 2015, Proterra drove 258 miles with 257kWh of energy storage on a single charge. This year's world record range marks exceptional performance improvements over prior years, and underscores Proterra 's commitment to innovation and accelerating the mass adoption of heavy-duty electric vehicles. "For our heavy-duty electric bus to break the p...

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