Australia’s largest bus body builder, Volgren, has delivered the first two of 36 electric buses set to roll off the Melbourne-based manufacturer’s production line over the next three years.
The roll-out of zero emission buses across New South Wales is set to be supported by the worlds’ first trial of ‘smart charging technology’ in Western Sydney.
Melbourne metropolitan area and parts of regional Victoria will be trialing zero-emission buses as part of the state government's three-year Zero Emissions Bus Trial program to test different technologies on buses.
Australia’s first 100 per cent electric bus depot is now open in Gold Coast, with the Queensland Government announcing that 30 new electric buses will hit the road in May.
The first Transperth electric bus is being prepared in Perth for a trial in Joondalup.
The first locally manufactured electric buses will roll out in Sydney later this year, as the NSW Government pushes ahead with its plan to electrify the bus fleet by