TrueGreen Industry News


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 at as… More
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 announced… More
FOTON Mobility Hydrogen FTH12 Bus Review Australian Bus & Coach ABC FOTON Mobility only recently started commissioning hydrogen buses in Australia. Its new FTH12 hydrogen city bus showcases the evolution that the new energy heavy vehicle distributor is undergoing. FOTON Mobility CEO Neil Wang certainly isn’t a newcomer to the bus and coach industry, with many knowing him from his involvement… More
Australian first: Foton Mobility Hydrogen City buses arrive for Transit Systems Australia Sydney Australia – 18 August 2022 – It is with great excitement Foton Mobility and Transit Systems announce an Australian first, the arrival of two hydrogen fuel cell buses – marking a new era in mass transport sustainability. The hydrogen buses are equipped with the fuel cell system jointly developed by SinoHytec and Toyota, after… More
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 of… More
Foton iBlue electric truck launched at Australasian Fleet Conference and Exhibition The Fan Teamon  In: Heavy Vehicles, New Truck Foton Mobility has shown the iBLUE Electric Truck for the first time in Australia at the Australasian Fleet Conference and Exhibition held in Sydney this week at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse. The iBLUE Electric truck is a game changer for the light duty truck market. The market has grown significantly… More
Adam Strong, back in prefab along with the “A team” Tina Perinotto  The FifthState Adam Strong has emerged in a new role as chief executive of Viridi Group, one of the “verticals” established by Kirk Tsihlis through his ambitious impact investment company TrueGreen. TrueGreen Positive Impact Group stunned some quarters of the market late last year by acquiring four properties in the Sydney CBD, near… More
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, after… More
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 freight… More
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 Brisbane… More