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  • odialt odialt Dec 16, 2011 10:55 PM Flag

    Proterra Newsletter

    http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Introducing--The-EcoRider----Proterra-s-First-Quarterly-Newsletter.html?soid=1108936408317&aid=-HGdo69_96s

    In This Issue
    Proterra on CBS Evening News
    Gore applauds Seneca, SC
    Star Metro Signs with Proterra
    $15M Line of Credit with SVB
    First Year of Revenue Service
    Proterra's EcoRide on Jay Leno
    LaHood Visits Proterra
    June: $30 Million Investment
    David Bennett: Our New CEO
    Update: Altoona Testing
    Tech Talk: Carbon Emissions EV vs. Fossil Fuels

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    • Good morning gazaro. I believe that Od is talking about the private board that is managed by Revo up in Canada. Hopefully there will be some one on here today that can provide you with the address.
      Good investing to you.

    • I have no idea why you are getting one stared.
      if you look at careers ...
      http://www.proterra.com/index.php/about/careers
      and page 1 and 2 ... you will notice the 12 month roll out for battery 2.
      I know I have speculated on this in the past ...
      But reading looks like Proterra is looking for an additional method for fast charging.
      I also am not happy with the new specifications of charging every hour for 10 minutes ... several competitors batteries might do that at least up to 80% charge. and still go 1 hours or say 30 miles... (I wonder how Foothill can do that in CA traffic?) But I did notice they are now running over 12 hours per day ... so that is good. but still would allow a slower trickle charge to full capacity at night.
      thanks
      tactless

      • 5 Replies to tactlessforever
      • "I have no idea why you are getting one stared."

        I'm thinking MindLoser and FreeScrewer want to express their bad feelings to any positive news that remind them of their ALTI investment losses.

        In the case of Mindy, he even wants to blame Revo and the Universe for his high risk taking investment results. LOL!

      • "I did notice they are now running over 12 hours per day"

        More precisely
        "15-hour service day, logging 160 miles per day. "

      • And now this one...

        "(I wonder how Foothill can do that in CA traffic?) "
        So you never read all the posts on this board!
        Shame on you to speculate. LOL!

      • Let's see about this one....

        "I also am not happy with the new specifications of charging every hour for 10 minutes ... several competitors batteries might do that at least up to 80% charge."

        Why is it that Umea or Opbrid will be trying ALTI cells instead of VLNC?
        Your statement above is just not true and I published an article from Davis university confirming this. Other chemistry could do 1C (1 hour) and maybe 2C which is 30 minutes for 80% charge but hardly better without impacting their expected cycle life.

      • Factless,

        This is the first post where you confirm that all you say is speculations. For this, I want to thank you!

        "Proterra... careers... "
        Sure. What you should say is that Proterra has been doing their own battery from ALTI modules since the beginning.
        Also Proterra do thei own BMS, and then a lot of engineering for the fast charging circuitry.
        How you conclude they may switch the cells or modules to a different vendor is just amazing.
        All this knowing the number one selling point that Proterra is pushing is fast charging which is one of the biggest strength of LTO cells is another amazing thought!

 
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