Burleigh bus manufacturer company Bustech lands $176m deal to build buses for Malaysia

ELECTRIC buses designed and built at West Burleigh could soon be cruising the streets of the world.

Gold Coast bus manufacturer Bustech, part of Transit Australia Group, has steered its way into a $170 million contract to manufacture electric buses for the Malaysian government.

Bustech chief executive Michael McGee said the deal placed the West Burleigh company at the forefront of cutting-edge renewable energy design with the endgame to see locally-built electric buses exported to the rest of the world.

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