Maximizing Range & Democratizing Zero-Emission Electric Buses (Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing. USA 2016)

Mr Matt Horton, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
United States


IDTechEx Show! USA Presentation - Proterra*
USA 2016 Audio Presentation - Proterra*

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Presentation Summary

The EV industry has been battling perceptions of range anxiety for over a decade, but new battery technologies are rapidly outdating this concern. By design, Proterra has created a mass transit solution that will fundamentally change how the industry at-large perceives battery-electric buses and range will no longer be a question.

Speaker Biography (Matt Horton)

Matt Horton brings a broad range of experience to his role as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Proterra. Prior to joining Proterra, Horton served as CEO of Propel Fuels, Inc., a leading clean transportation company. Matt led Propel through a period of high growth, earning Propel a spot on the Inc 500 as one of America's fastest growing companies. Over the course of his career, Horton has been an operating executive, venture capitalist, and investment banker, working with dozens of startups and emerging growth companies in Silicon Valley.

Company Profile (Proterra, Inc.)

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Proterra is a leader in the design and manufacture of zero-emission heavy-duty vehicles, enabling bus fleet operators to significantly reduce operating costs while delivering clean, quiet transportation to local communities across North America. With more than 595 vehicles sold to 70 different municipal, university, airport, federal and commercial transit agencies in 32 U.S. states and Canadian provinces, Proterra is committed to providing state of the art, high performance vehicles to meet today's growing market demand. The company's configurable Catalyst platform is capable of serving the full daily mileage needs of nearly every transit route on a single charge. With unmatched durability and energy efficiency based on rigorous U.S. certification testing, Proterra products are proudly designed, engineered and manufactured in America, with offices in Silicon Valley, South Carolina, and Los Angeles
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