Proterra launches a ZX5 Max electric bus with more than 300 miles of range

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Burlingame, California-headquartered Proterra, which builds electrical commercialized vehicles, contiguous announced that it’s expanding the artillery retention onboard its purpose-built ZX5 Max electrical transit bus – and that means much range.

Proterra ZX5 Max

Starting successful 2023, the 40-foot Proterra ZX5 Max electrical transit autobus tin beryllium equipped with up to 738 kilowatt hours (kWh) of onboard energy. That’s up from its existent 675 kWh capacity.

Proterra transit buses present diagnostic the most vigor retention of immoderate 40-foot electrical autobus disposable successful the North American market. With 738 kWh of artillery vigor storage, the ZX5 Max volition person much than 300 miles of thrust scope connected a azygous charge, depending connected way conditions, configuration, and operation.

Additionally, the 35-foot and 40-foot ZX5+ electrical autobus models tin present beryllium equipped with up to 492 kWh of onboard vigor for routes with little demanding scope requirements. Both the 35-foot and 40-foot ZX5+ models presently connection 450 kWh of onboard energy.

John Walsh, Proterra’s main commercialized officer, said:

As nationalist transit accelerates towards zero-emission transportation, we’re excited to bring much vigor and innovation to our industry-leading ZX5 electrical transit autobus to assistance thrust this captious transformation.

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Photo: Proterra

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