GoZero appointed Transport for NSW preferred bus supplier

AUSTRALASIAN BUS & COACH – ABC, Sean Mortell, MARCH 22, 2024 Under the GoZero Group, Nexport has been named as a preferred bus supplier under Panel 4 in NSW. Image: GoZero Group Australian zero-emissions commercial transport company GoZero has confirmed that its fully owned subsidiary Nexport has been appointed as a preferred supplier of buses […]

Rethinking the asset lifecycle for bus fleets 

BY FLEET HV NEWS TEAM MARCH 21, 2024 It’s been called a “once in a century” opportunity based on the history of the automotive industry, and the 100 years of fossil fuel powered transport. Consumers have been the early adopters; fleets of passenger vehicles are starting their transition to electric cars; and now the bus industry […]

Foton rolls out ‘Australian-first’ electric tipper truck

Australian Manufacturing, By Kat B. 17 August 2023 –––––– Electric truck maker Foton has launched an Australian first with the T5 EV Tipper, a fully electric, ready-to-go tipper,  with a zero-emission drivetrain that offers sustainability and robust performance. In a press release, Foton said the T5 EV Tipper distinguishes itself with an unrivalled 3,500kg braked towing capability for electric vehicles, establishing […]

North Sydney Bus Charters acquired by EV bus outfit

August 3, 2023, Sarah Thompson, Kanika Sood and Emma Rapaport – Financial Review –––––– After almost a year on the auction block, Sydney’s largest privately owned coach charter company has been sold to electric bus outfit TrueGreen. Street Talk can reveal the Michel Van Maanen-runTrueGreen will acquire North Sydney Bus Charters in a deal that values the group […]

SA Zero announces new Zero-Emissions Public Transport Bus Trials

Torrens Transit will operate the two hydrogen buses on trial August 1, 2023  •  Australian Bus & Coach  –––––    The SA government has taken a major step towards realising its zero-emissions transport ambitions with its latest hydrogen bus trial announcement In a major move for the state’s bus industry, the South Australian government has […]

Metro awards contracts for two Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Trials

July 3, 2023  •  https://www.metrotas.com.au/  –––––    Metro has appointed three firms to supply equipment for operational trials of two separate zero emission bus (ZEB) technologies in Tasmania. The contracts were awarded following an extensive request for expression of interest and a request-for-tender process run late last year. The successful suppliers are: In Hobart, three […]

Nexport leading the way in getting EV buses on the road

  June 30, 2023  •  This article is part of the Sustainability Leaders List, presented in conjunction with BCG  •  By Nina Hendy  ––––– Urban transport operator Transit Systems has celebrated three years of running Australia’s largest battery electric bus network and depot, with over two million customers in New South Wales stepping on boardattery […]

Woolworths chooses EV trucks

June 10, 2023  •  By Neil Dowling   •  News, Trucks  Foton, T5 EV, Woolworths  –––––    EV trucks help grocer slash emissions by 60% from 2030 and net zero by 2050 WOOLWORTHS will run its entire operations across Australia and New Zealand on renewable electricity in 2025 and by 2030, hopes to have an all-electric home-delivery truck fleet of more […]

EV bus builder Nexport embraces “consultative sales”, new designs to lighten heavy transport loads

Nexport CEO Michel van Maanen. Business News Australia, By Matt Ogg, 4 March 2023 –––––– Australia’s public transport system still has a miniscule percentage of electrically-powered buses compared to other developed nations, but an oddity of domestic size standards has inadvertently encouraged local innovation for assembly and design in an otherwise highly competitive global market […]