Proterra Announces Battery Supply Agreement with The Shyft Group

Proterra Inc. announced a multi-year strategic supply agreement with The Shyft Group to power its Blue Arc electric delivery van and EV chassis with Proterra’s industry-leading battery technology.

Proterra Powered battery systems are designed and manufactured in the USA and have industry-leading energy density to meet the demands of utility vehicle applications. The Proterra Powered H-Series battery system will provide the Blue Arc electric delivery van with an approximate range of 150-175 miles on a single charge with the ability to improve range through expanded battery options.

Proterra battery systems feature a customizable design to increase flexibility for utility vehicle builders. The H-Series compact battery system powering the Blue Arc electric delivery van and electric vehicle chassis was designed to fit between the truck frame rails. In addition to industry-leading energy density, Proterra battery systems are manufactured with safety mechanisms built right into the battery architecture and undergo rigorous testing to withstand the toughest conditions. .

Proterra battery systems have been proven over 25 million service miles of Proterra Transit vehicles and selected by world-class utility vehicle manufacturers to power zero-emission electric delivery vehicles and utility trucks. work, tractor-trailers, construction and mining equipment, schools and low-floor cutaway coaches and shuttles.

The Blue Arc delivery van is a 100% battery-electric Class 3 commercial delivery vehicle designed for last mile high frequency delivery fleets. With a high degree of configurability, the all-electric Blue Arc chassis is adaptable to last-mile delivery, work trucks, mass transit, recreational vehicles and other emerging electric vehicle markets. Production of the first Blue Arc delivery vans is expected to begin by mid-2023.

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