Proterra battery technology to power ENC next-generation electric transit buses

Sept. 7, 2022
Proterra and ElDorado National (California) announce a multi-year supply agreement to power the next-generation of Axess® battery-electric buses with Proterra battery technology.

Proterra Inc and El Dorado National (California) or ENC®, a subsidiary of REV Group®, announced a new collaboration to power ENC’s second-generation electric transit buses with Proterra’s battery technology. 

Under a new, multi-year supply agreement, Proterra will supply its S-Series battery system to power ENC’s Axess® Battery Electric Bus (EVO-BE™) that will be available to transit agencies in 32-, 35- and 40-foot models. Delivery of the first Proterra Powered ENC Axess EVO-BEs is expected to begin in 2023. 

“Public transit is at the forefront of electrification. Along with our partners at ENC, we’re delighted to help power this critical transformation with our battery technology and help bring cleaner air to cities and towns across the United States through zero-emission transportation,” said Chris Bailey, president, Proterra Powered & Energy. 

“ENC is excited to work with Proterra to provide the next-generation Axess EVO-BE with best-in-class battery technology as part of our ongoing focus on delivering zero-emission transportation solutions,” added Jason Moore, vice president and general manager, ENC. 

Developed with safety as a guiding principle, Proterra Powered™ battery systems are designed and manufactured in the United States, have energy density to meet the demands of commercial vehicle applications and undergo testing to withstand tough operating conditions.