Press Release

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. [...]

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Media Release September 2012 – Volgren’s Ongoing Commitment to NSW

Volgren has increased its investment in New South Wales by strengthening its Services Business and bolstering its customer relations as part of the bus maker’s ongoing commitment to the state. This includes a wider offering in the services area, particularly using the Tomago spray paint facility, and the appointment of a new key account manager [...]

By | September 1st, 2012|Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments

2012 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Honour Roll

On Thursday 3rd May 2012 Ken Grenda was inducted into the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Honour Roll at a function held at Crown Palladium. The award was in recognition of Ken’s contribution to manufacturing through Volgren which he set up in 1977 and is now employing 600 people Australia wide. Ken’s determination and innovative [...]

By | May 3rd, 2012|Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments

Volgren Press Release

13 December 2011 Late yesterday Grenda entered into an agreement to sell a majority stake in Volgren Australia Pty Ltd to Marcopolo S.A. Marcopolo is a listed company on the Brazilian stock exchange; it was founded in 1949 and is still controlled by the original founding family. Marcopolo is one of the world’s largest bus [...]

By | December 13th, 2011|Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments

Volgren delivers 500th low-floor bus to CDC

Volgren will today officially deliver the 500th low-floor bus built for ComfortDelGro Cabcharge (CDC), NSW’s biggest private bus operator, at a ceremony at Volgren’s Tomago Plant in Newcastle. The 12.5-metre bus, which takes 44 seated passengers Volgren will today officially deliver the 500th low-floor bus built for ComfortDelGro Cabcharge (CDC), NSW’s biggest private bus operator, at [...]

By | November 15th, 2011|Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments

Media Release – 15/11/2011

Volgren will today officially deliver the 500th low-floor bus built for ComfortDelGro Cabcharge (CDC), NSW’s biggest private bus operator, at a ceremony at Volgren’s Tomago Plant in Newcastle. The 12.5-metre bus, which takes 44 seated passengers, was constructed at the Tomago plant. It will run on CDC’s bus network in the Hunter. ‘Without CDC, it [...]

By | November 15th, 2011|Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments

Media Release – 02/06/2011

Dandenong-based bus body-builder Volgren has won a major contract to supply 38 new buses to the Ventura Bus Group. The contract was unveiled by the Victorian Minister for Manufacturing, Richard Dalla-Riva, who visited the Dandenong plant today (Tuesday 7 June). Volgren’s General Manager of Sales and Marketing, Tony Kerr, said Volgren was delighted to win [...]

By | June 2nd, 2011|Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments

Volgren ‘delighted’ with new PTA contract

Volgren is delighted with its contract to build buses for Western Australia’s Public Transport Authority, the company’s Managing Director Peter Dale said in Perth today. The tender announcement was made today. ‘Volgren has been proud to partner with PTA for the past 11 years, producing 950 buses over that time, and it is wonderful that [...]

By | November 2nd, 2010|Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments

Grenda Announcement

chapter for the businesses. Grenda’s history in buses can be dated back to 1945 and was started by the late George Grenda. During nearly seven decades, GTM has experienced significant growth and today it is the leading bus operator in Victoria. Volgren commenced its operations in 1977 and has become the market leader in bus [...]

By | August 9th, 2010|Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments

Media Release – 15/03/2010

A bus-building facility that has created more than 250 jobs in the Newcastle area officially opened today. Volgren Australia, the country’s leading bus builder, unveiled its body-building factory at the Hunter Industrial Estate at Tomago, one year after construction began on the state-of-the-art facility. ‘Despite tough economic times, we are a proud Australian company that [...]

By | March 15th, 2010|Media Release, News, Press Release, Volgren|0 Comments