Linda Gregoriou on the future of precincts

Rose Mary Petrass  The FifthState Australia’s city centres have become virtual ghost towns during the past few years, presenting both opportunities and challenges as more people move to the city fringes and regional areas. For Linda Gregoriou, the art of creating a precinct is of paramount importance. It’s about incorporating the history, the geography...

Foton links with BOC in hydrogen bus push

Angela Macdonald-Smith  Senior resources writer China-backed Foton Mobility has teamed up with industrial gases company BOC as it looks to accelerate the roll-out of hydrogen buses in Australia and New Zealand with a focus on decarbonising city bus fleets. The first four Foton hydrogen buses in Australia are due to arrive here in March,...

Nexport teams up with the French to make EVs for ports and miners

Jenny Wiggins: AFR Infrastructure reporter TrueGreen Mobility subsidiary Nexport will pitch zero emissions vehicles to ports, airports and mining companies after investing $16 million to set up a joint venture with a French engineering group. The exclusive 20-year licensing agreement with France’s Gaussin Manugistique, which specialises in designing and building zero emissions vehicles for...

Nexport flags joint EV site with Tritium

Jenny Wiggins: AFR Infrastructure reporter Nexport Mobility is planning to team up with charging group Tritium to make electric vehicles in Brisbane, executive director Luke Todd said as he confirmed a $110 million funding injection from Hong Kong’s Tor Investment Management. “We’re very excited about the recent Olympics news because we believe a key part of...

Hydrogen buses to hit the roads soon

Date: February 4, 2021 FIN REVIEW – Jenny Wiggins: Infrastructure Reporter Hydrogen-powered buses will shipped to Australia in April and made in Australia from 2022 as manufacturers respond to state governments’ calls for zero emissions vehicles. “Our customers are saying we want to go from diesel to electric, and we want to start looking...

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