Australia is on the verge of an exciting shift to zero emission transport with an increasing uptake and acceptance of this emerging technology. The transition to zero emission is now inevitable. More and more State transport authorities, public transport operators and corporates are finding themselves at the front line of this transition. Nexport stands ready to support this through the deployment of zero emission solutions for all modes of people and goods transportation.
Nexport’s technology agnostic value proposition is based on performance, patronage and availability needs of its clients. As an integrated solutions provider, Nexport’s value offering connects infrastructure, assets, and applications through the value chain of local manufacturing, operational excellence, technical expertise, application capabilities, and local after-sales support.
Nexport has already partnered with several international OEMs within the Australian market starting from the design and engineering phase all the way up to assembly, delivery, warranty, contract management, and after-sales.
Nexport can apply its wide knowledge of the market, sales channels, delivery models, application landscape, service models, and the supply chain to create the perfect zero emission sales model for any international OEM looking to enter the ANZ region. Further, by tapping into a consortium of partners in operations, finance, customer experience, depot electrification, charging infrastructure, and overall project management, Nexport can deliver a turnkey solution across any type of vehicle class.
Gaussin is a French engineering company that designs, assembles and sells innovative products and services in the transport and logistics field. Its know-how encompasses cargo and passenger transport, autonomous technologies allowing for self-driving solutions such as Automotive Guided Vehicles, and the integration of all types of batteries, electric and hydrogen fuel cells in particular.
Nexport has established a strategic partnership with Gaussin to distribute its range of electric and hydrogen vehicles in Australia and New Zealand. The joint venture will assemble the Gaussin range of sea and airport freight handling vehicles in Sydney.
Gaussin chose Nexport as its partner due to its strong manufacturing capability, local market knowledge, comprehensive after-sales approach as well as customer-centric, high-performance culture.
Through its partnership with Nexport, Gaussin recognised the opportunity to rapidly deploy its portfolio of zero emission vehicles in the ANZ region without the need to establish its own manufacturing, sales, distribution network, or infrastructure.
Alexander Dennis Limited is the largest bus and coach manufacturer in the United Kingdom. Nexport will assemble bodies from the Alexander Dennis Enviro family on BYD chassis for the local Australian market.
The supply agreement will bring a range of new locally assembled electric bus products, providing bus types that are currently unavailable to local bus operators in Australia.
The first of the range released will include a 9.7-metre electric city bus as well as 11.6-metre and 12.5-metre models.
It further demonstrates Nexport’s business objective to bring the world’s best zero-emission mobility technology to our shores and manufacturing the products locally, by Australians.
BYD offers a rang wide of battery-electric bus and coach models, battery systems, components & driveline technology. Nexport and BYD have a long history of working together to provide electric bus chassis to the Australian market. Nexport/BYD manufactured the first electric bus to meet Australian Design Rules in 2016 and is currently the market leading supplier of electric buses in NSW.
Foton Bus offers a wide range of buses and coaches ranging from conventional bus and coaches to pure electric buses, as well as hybrid electric buses for urban and intercity services. Through the Foton partnership, Nexport can uniquely offer hydrogen-based zero-emission bus solutions to the Australian market.
Tritium creates proprietary technology to build the world's most advanced and reliable DC fast chargers for electric vehicles (EVs). Both Tritium and Nexport Mobility are backed by Trevor St Baker’s St Baker Energy Innovation Fund. The partnership has put Nexport in a unique position of being able to offer an integrated charging solution along with any asset solution.
Quickstep is the largest independent aerospace-grade composite manufacturer in Australia. Nexport and Quickstep will leverage their respective capabilities to develop a program of works targeted towards light-weighting of Nexport’s zero emission portfolio including component assembly design, development and manufacturing (with tooling and processes).
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities. NSW and Nexport are creating a purpose-built lab for students and researchers to develop zero emission technologies for electric buses.
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