Why choose GBV?
Superior Buses and Coaches
With advanced materials and processes, we offer increased safety and reliability with our buses and coaches.
Greater Environmental Benefit
We use recyclable materials to build our vehicles and innovate to produce the most energy efficient buses and coaches.
News and updates from Global Bus Ventures
We are proud to announce that Global Bus Ventures (GBV) has been selected by Emirates Team New Zealand to be the system integrator for their hydrogen-powered chase boats. Our experience in hydrogen fuel cell technology in addition to in-house design and manufacture means GBV is uniquely well positioned to undertake tasks as a full system…Read More
At the recent Selwyn Awards, Global Bus Ventures NZ was honoured to be the category winner in the both the Business Resilience and Environment and Sustainability categories. The business resilience award recognises the outstanding contribution made to continuing economic wellbeing in Selwyn, the wider Canterbury region, within New Zealand and/or internationally. The Environment and Sustainability…Read More
New Zealand’s first hydrogen fuel cell bus was officially launched yesterday at Ports of Auckland by Minister of Transport Michael Wood and the Mayor of Auckland Phil Goff. Global Bus Ventures is proud to have designed and built the bus that provides operators with a long range, fast refueling, zero emissions option. We are committed…Read More
We are very excited to be testing not only New Zealand’s first hydrogen fuel cell bus, but the first ever fuel cell bus designed and manufactured in New Zealand. Hydrogen fuel cell buses use a fuel cell to convert hydrogen gas to electricity and the only emissions are pure water. This technology is ideally suited…Read More
Global Bus Ventures is proud to have completed the prototype vehicle in the new Canterbury livery. The teal livery and distinctive panel design is to be phased in over the next two years. Further information is available at https://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/122703591/the-big-teal-reveal-new-colour-branding-for-canterburys-bus-networkRead More
Global Bus Ventures is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract with Auckland Transport to supply a 3 axle Hydrogen Fuel Cell (HFC) vehicle, to be used as part of the Ports of Auckland hydrogen fuel production and refuelling plant trial. Interest in hydrogen is at an all-time high around the world, due…Read More
In December 2018 Global Bus Ventures displayed the first NZ built 2550 wide Five-star coach at the Auckland Branch Bus & Coach Association Christmas lunch. The added 50mm has substantially increased the aisle width and coupled with sloping floors to the rear which allows each passenger to look over the seat in front, this coach…Read More