Skip to main content

Proterra electric bus reach 1,100 miles in single charge

Proterra Inc's electric buses cover range of 1,100 miles in just single charge. Buses and electric trucks maker headquartered in Burlingame built the Catalyst E2 Max 40 feet long (12.19 meters) to travel 1,101.2 miles (1,772.21 km) at low speeds without recharging. A new record of new electric vehicles on Tuesday using technology at competitive prices.

Tinuku Proterra electric bus reach 1,100 miles in single charge

The Catalyst E2 Max Bus by Proterra Inc. is sold more expensive than regular diesel buses, but has cheaper operational costs. The 660kWh battery requires more power and wider cargo capacity, but Proterra says it is much lighter, even with full passengers.

Proterra collaborated with LG Chem Ltd. to develop batteries and sold 190 buses last year. They also developed a high speed charging system for buses, although using a high voltage system and it took at least an hour to fully charge.



"Driven by the best cost-per-mile savings, we believe businesses for heavy-duty electric buses are superior to all other applications, and the transit market will be the first to switch completely to battery-powered vehicles," said Proterra CEO Ryan Popple.

Other electric buses such as BYD and Daimler recently announced plans to supply short-haul electric trucks to UPS, while Cummins, Tesla and Wrightspeed are working on electric trucks. Toyota, Nikola and Bosch plan to hydrogen fuel cells over long distances.

Comments

Popular posts

Zoomcar raised $40 million led by Mahindra and Mahindra

Zoomcar raised a Series C funding of US$ 40 million led by Mahindra & Mahindra. On-demand car rental service headquartered in Bengaluru, Zoomcar Inc, confirmed to have raised new funding including the sale of shares to Mumbai's auto giant Mahindra & Mahindra, where Ford and other investors also took part in the round,

Zoomcar CEO and co-founder, Greg Moran, said the Series C round is still open and can be extended to other investors who will participate in a US$170 million valuation. Mahindra & Mahindra confirmed it has invested Rs176 crore (US$27.5 million) in this latest round which gets 16 percent stake in share.


The latest C Series funding is US$24 million led by Ford in 2016 and an undisclosed investment from China's Cyber Carrier added at the end of the year. Other supporters include Sequoia Capital, Nokia Growth Partners, FundersClub and a number of angels including former U.S. financial secretary Larry Summers and former CFO Infosys T.V. Mohandas Pai.

Zoomc…

Internet users in Indonesia are 143.26 million by 2017, APJII reports

The Indonesian Internet Service User Association (APJII) reports the number of internet users in Indonesia is 143.26 million by 2017. The latest APJII survey concluded that internet users in Indonesia are dominated by people aged 13-18 years and still have internet infrastructure gaps between urban areas and rural.

APJII released the survey results on the penetration and behavior of Indonesian internet users in 2017 where the increase in number compared to the previous year. APJII also enforces age and area categories to map the user penetration levels in the survey. To know the total population of Indonesia is 262 million people.


"Internet users are up 10 million compared to the previous year (2016) of 132.7 million people.The youngest is the highest," said APJII Secretary General Henri Kasyfi Soemartono.

Internet users are dominated by 13-18 year olds and penetration rate is 75.50 percent. The top category is Kalimantan Island which has penetration rate at 72.19 percent, t…

Sony announces blue-chip company for taxi and ride-hailing market

Sony Corp. announced it will be a blue-chip company that jockeyes Japan's taxi and ride-hailing market with a joint venture plan to develop an artificial intelligence-based hailing system. This partnership is conducted between domestic taxi companies and technology companies that see the potential of a profitable Japanese market.

Sony plans to build an AI-based platform with Daiwa Motor Transportation Co Ltd and five other domestic taxi companies. This month, SoftBank Group Corp. and China's Didi Chuxing announced it will hold a business in Japan this year for customized services in the country.


SoftBank is one of the investors in Didi and also the largest shareholder of Uber Technologies Inc. Didi and Daiichi Koutsu Sangyo Co. Ltd. plans to offer taxi services to visitors from mainland China and the company is also in talks with Uber.

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi on Tuesday told investors in Tokyo that Uber should change the way business is in Japan and need to build partnershi…

Know Various Types of Traditional Indonesian Batik Patterns

Tinuku ~ Various types of batik spread across the archipelago. Batik is art of painting using cloth has a pattern and a special way of making the write or paste on the fabric. By treatment with certain distinctive ways.

Batik is pictorial cloth made specifically by writing or applying wax to cloth and since October 2, 2009 batik has been designated as one of Indonesia's cultural heritage by UNESCO.

Everyone knows batik designs have supernatural powers and each motif worn only by specific users. Parang motif which symbolizes strength and power, should only be worn by rulers and knights. Batik of this type must be made with calmness and patience.


If you do wrong in the batik process, the magical power is lost. The process of making batik is full of philosophical meaning, batik is a meaningful symbols that shows how society thinks maker.

Perhaps you just know only one kind of batik design. But geography and area of Indonesia storing various types of batik motifs depending on region t…

Lawless Garage studio realized wishful VW Beetle Outshine Volksrod canvas pickup and rust body

Tinuku ~ Lawless Garage studio describe wishful thinking about VW Volksrod canvas custom into Photoshop sketch then realized in different artwork form for VW Beetle 1200 1974 that intentionally harvest rust on entire body.