Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ:MENT) today announced that the leading provider of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, Proterra Inc., has standardized on the Mentor Graphics® VeSys® tools for its electrical systems design and manufacture of wire harnesses. Proterra will be using the VeSys tools to help design and manufacture heavy-duty, electric drive systems, energy storage systems, vehicle control systems, transit buses, and the world’s first all-electric, fast-charge transit bus.
Adam Fowlkes, engineering manager at Proterra, will be speaking about the challenges in the industry and also about Proterra electrical systems design and wire harness engineering processes on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at the Integrated Electrical Solutions Forum (IESF) in Dearborn, Michigan. For more information, visit www.mentor.com/IESF.About Proterra With manufacturing in Greenville, S.C., Proterra is a leader in the clean technology and clean energy space, designing and manufacturing heavy-duty electric drive systems, energy storage systems, vehicle control systems, transit buses and fast-charging stations. Proterra’s systems are scalable to commercial buses of all sizes. Its ground-up designs have led to the EcoRide™, the world’s first full-size, on-route charge battery-electric transit bus. In 2011, Proterra’s EcoRide™ became the first heavy-duty electric transit bus ever to complete challenging federally required durability and reliability testing at the Bus Research and Testing Center in Altoona, Pennsylvania, demonstrating best in class energy efficiency and noise levels. For more information on Proterra and its technology, please visit: www.proterra.com. About Mentor Graphics Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues in the last fiscal year of about $1,090 million. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777. World Wide Web site: http://www.mentor.com/. (Mentor Graphics and VeSys are registered trademarks of Mentor Graphics Corporation. All other company or product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.)