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Fuel Cell Partnership with Hiringa Energy


TR Group has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Hiringa Energy to offer heavy fuel cell electric trucks for the New Zealand Market.

The partnership builds on Hiringa’s technical expertise and relationships with international fuel cell manufacturers, integrators, and OEMs. Hiringa and TR Group will work together to ensure New Zealand-suitable solutions are available to meet heavy vehicle operators’ needs and introduce the technology to the country.

Hiringa Energy’s chief executive, Andrew Clennett says that TR Group’s “truck and leasing expertise is critical in ensuring we can offer decarbonisation pathways for all heavy fleet operators across our refuelling network. With Hiringa’s deep expertise in hydrogen mobility solutions and TR Group’s broad reach across New Zealand’s premiere heavy freight and transport companies, the partnership will be a catalyst in accelerating the decarbonisation of New Zealand’s heavy fleet.”

Our managing director, Andrew Carpenter says that customers are really interested in getting zero emission trucks on the road. “Our aim with this partnership is to help make it easier for clients to get to their goal and reduce some of the risks for them along the way.”

As we move forward and adapt to what the market needs, we hope that this partnership be  fruitful in giving our customer the technology that equips their business to be more sustainable, doing our part for the environment, as we keep striving to become world’s-best at what we do.

About the author

Shane O'Grady

Shane has been with TR Group since 2014 as our National Sales Manager. He is responsible for leading the lease sales team, focusing on growing our asset base and long term revenue. Moreover, he leads a team passionate for trucks and people, making sure to match great customers with the right vehicles, each and every time.


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