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VOLGREN WHEELS INTO BIGGER BETTER PREMISES

Inside the Ingleburn facility Australia’s premier bus body manufacturer, Volgren, has their sights fixed on expanding their after-sales business, and have relocated their Sydney workshop to bigger and better premises. After six years based in Prestons, Volgren’s NSW After-Sales division shifted south along the Hume Highway to the suburb of Ingleburn. Now based [...]

By | April 22nd, 2016|Home Teaser, Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments

1500 BUSES – MALAGA MARKS ANOTHER MILESTONE

Managing Director of PTA, Mark Burgess (left), takes acceptance of a commemorative plaque from Volgren CEO, Peter Dale to celebrate the 1500th bus built at Volgren's Malaga facility The Malaga success story keeps going from strength to strength for Australia’s largest bus body builder, Volgren – and its long-term satisfied customer and partner, [...]

By | February 10th, 2016|Home Teaser, Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments

VOLGREN CONTINUES TO ARTICULATE A VISION

This month Volgren delivered a further two 18m articulated buses to Japan’s largest bus operator the Nishitetsu Railway Company. This delivery is another positive move with the operator announcing that they will purchase a further 13 units over the next three years. Earlier this month Nishitetsu placed a tentative order for a further three Volgren/Scania units, placing [...]

By | January 22nd, 2016|Home Teaser, Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments

Volgren showcasing Victorian manufacturing industry

Australia’s leading bus bodybuilder exhibited the popular and successful Optimus route bus at the 2015 Victorian Manufacturing Showcase on Tuesday 27th October. Organised by the Victorian Government and the Industry Capability Network (ICN), the showcase was held at Chisholm Institute in Dandenong to celebrate local manufacturing and encourage growth in the sector. Volgren were a [...]

By | November 6th, 2015|Home Teaser, Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments

VOLGREN GIVES AIRLINE TRAVELLERS TERMINAL SATISFACTION

The first and last legs of many Melbourne Airport passengers’ journeys have just become more pleasant and comfortable – thanks to Volgren. Those trips between the terminal and the long-term carpark at Tullamarine can now be enjoyed – quickly and efficiently – in one of 11 new Volgren-designed and built Optimus low floor route buses. [...]

By | October 5th, 2015|Home Teaser, Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments

VOLGREN AND VOLVO HELP GREEN THE VALLEY

The question of cleaner air has long been at the top of people’s minds in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley, particularly since the disastrous Hazelwood Coal Mine Fire of February 2014. That fire, sparked by embers from a nearby bushfire, turned into one of the largest, longest running and most complex fires in Victoria and saw thousands [...]

VOLGREN DANDENONG ROLLS OUT ITS 4000TH BUS

Volgren, Australia’s largest bus body builder, has celebrated the roll-out of the 4000th bus to be built at its Dandenong plant. The vehicle, one of the company’s popular and reliable Optimus Low-Floor Route Buses, was handed over to Volgren’s long-standing Northern Territory customer, Buslink NT, on Monday July 13 at a ceremony at the factory. [...]

VOLGREN AND PTA TEAM FOR A DELIVERY RECORD

Volgren, Australia’s largest bus body builder hits company’s record high delivering 137 buses to The Public Transport Authority of Western Australia this financial year – setting a new record for the number of vehicles the company has supplied to a single customer in a 12-month period. The 137 buses, built at Volgren’s Malaga Facility, include [...]

VOLGREN DOUBLE DECKER A HIT AT AUSTECH

Volgren’s newest double-decker bus was the star attraction and big story of the AusTech Expo at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre last week. The bus, being trialled by Public Transport Victoria in tandem with its new Regional Rail Link, garnered deep interest from the industry, the public and the media – not just for [...]

ROW UPON ROW OF VOLGREN MINE/CHARTER BUSES

Up in the Northern Territory, everything’s bigger than Texas and here’s impressive proof. Row upon row upon row of Volgren’s Mine/Charter buses wait at the Darwin depot for the 4500 workers they shuttle every day to and from one of the biggest and most significant oil and gas projects in the world. The Ichthys Liquid [...]

The Pride of Volgren – And Dandenong – On Show

Volgren took pride of place when its home base, Dandenong – one of Australia’s busiest manufacturing hubs – showed off its transport wares on Friday April 17. Australia’s leading bus builder took one of the 26-tonne articulated buses they are building for a Japanese city into the industrial suburb’s city square as part of the [...]

Volgren’s New Artics for Perth

VOLGREN AND VOLVO LAUNCH NEW ARTIC BUSES FOR PTA IN PERTH The first of 70 new Volgren-built articulated, low-floor buses are now serving the PTA’s busiest routes in Perth. Western Australian State Transport Minister, the Hon. Dean Nalder officially launched the first buses at Volgren’s Malaga facility on Wednesday March 4 2015. The 18-metre long [...]

By | March 6th, 2015|Home Teaser, Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments

Volgren Business Transformation

After much hard work and commitment from everybody in the company, the Volgren Transformation project is well on the way to implementation. Volgren introduced its plan for Business Transformation in late 2013, in line with a new business strategy and improvement targets necessary for us to continue growing and improving as Australia’s largest bus-building company. [...]

By | February 25th, 2015|Home Teaser, Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments