Proterra, who made southern Maine’s electrical buses, has filed for chapter

BURLINGAME, Calif. — Electrical bus and truck maker Proterra says it’s in search of Chapter 11 chapter safety from a federal court docket in Delaware.

The Burlingame, California, firm is an enormous provider of buses to transit programs throughout the nation. A press release on Proterra’s web site stated that it intends to take care of regular operations and can file motions with the court docket to make use of current capital to maintain funding operations, together with paying workers, distributors and suppliers.

The corporate made the 4 electrical buses that Maine bought and deployed within the better Portland space in 2022. The electrical transit automobiles are a part of town’s “One Local weather Future” challenge, which seeks to cut back town’s carbon emissions by 80 % by 2050.