TrueGreen Industry News


Chinese company BYD wants to build electric utes in Australia Date: 25/02/2021 Toby Hagon / / Technology This Chinese company might be the biggest car maker you’ve never heard of, and it has ambitious plans to build cars here.   Electric car maker BYD wants to build a ute in Australia.  Forget Holden and Ford utes: Australia could soon have a new homegrown pick-up… More
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 at… More
Rich Lister straps in for $700m electric vehicle hub Date: October 2020 Rich Lister and Sydney Roosters chairman Nick Politis has become an investor in a proposed $700 million electric vehicles manufacturing hub planned at Moss Vale, south-west of Sydney, which aims to be at the forefront of a revival of local manufacturing. Mr Politis, who is the largest shareholder in Australia's biggest car dealership group Eagers… More
First BYD Han electric sedan lands in Australia ahead of consumer launch Date: 29/01/2021 The first BYD electric sedan has arrived in Australia ahead of the launch of a new direct-to-consumer EV buying project to be launched in February. In a post on LinkedIn on Friday the Australian arm of the Chinese EV and battery maker BYD, which has the backing of US billionaire Warren Buffet, posted an image… More
Foton Mobility plans hydrogen bus manufacturing facility with TrueGreen Date: 15/01/2021 The Australian arm of Chinese bus group Foton Global has formed a strategic partnership with TrueGreen to import, and then make locally, hydrogen buses to target the transitioning public transport sector. The public transport sector in Australia will in coming years move towards zero-emissions alternatives to the fossil-fuelled buses that currently serve our… More
TrueGreen and NEXPORT lay out $700m plan Date: 19/10/2020 TrueGreen and Nexport lay out $700m plan to make electyric cars, buses and trucks in NSW Cleantech investment company TrueGreen and its electric bus subsidiary Nexport have announced a $700 million plan to create a new electric vehicle manufacturing industry in Australia,  based at a newly acquired site in NSW’s Southern Highlands. TrueGreen,… More
NSW site earmarked for electric bus manufacture Date: 08/10/2020 A move to using electric buses in the public transport network would have many benefits, a NSW parliamentary committee says.   The NSW Southern Highlands is the site of a planned new electric bus manufacturing facility as the state government transitions towards a zero emissions public transport fleet. Local company NEXPORT has purchased… More
Nexport will open electric bus facility in Moss Vale Date: 01/11/2020 Luke Todd, CEO of Nexport and TrueGreen. Picture supplied. Moss Vale is set to become the centre of the New South Wales electric vehicle industry. NEXPORT, the largest supplier of electric vehicles in Australia, is building a $700 million, 51-hectare manufacturing base in town. The NSW Government intend to convert their entire fleet… More
Are our taxi cabs about to switch from hybrid to electric? Article: Drive online by Susannah Guthrie Up to 90 per cent of taxi cabs in Australia's biggest cities are hybrid - after decades of LPG-powered Holdens and Fords - but now some operators are experimenting with pure electric power. There are at least five fully electric taxi cabs in use in NSW – BYD E6… More
NEXPORT to launch EV taxis Date: 22/06/2020 NSW the first to get EV taxis before importer moves to expand nationally SYDNEY will have a fleet of 115 electric taxis within the coming months as part of a plan to have up to 2000 of the clean-exhaust taxis on Australian roads by the end of next year. The importer says that… More