As a standardized joint-stock company, Zhongtong Bus & Holding Co., Ltd. has a long history of manufacturing large- and medium-sized buses for nearly 40 years and is one of the first listed companies in China’s bus industry. Today, the Company has total assets of RMB 1.8bn Yuan, a net asset value of RMB 600 million Yuan and total capital stock of 238.5 million shares. It now employs more than 3000 people, covering an area of 680,000 square meters. The Company mainly manufactures 1300 sets of equipment through its internationally advanced production line incorporating the complete bus manufacturing technology from Dutch BOVA Company, with an annual production capacity of more than 10,000 medium- and high-end luxury buses.
Zhongtong Bus is one of the demonstration companies of State 863 Program and CIMS project. It has set up the first national-level laboratory, a certified corporate Technology Center and a postdoctoral workstation in China’s bus industry, and is also one of the first companies that have passed the certification of both ISO9001 Quality System and 3C. As one of China’s National Whole Vehicle Export Bases, Zhongtong Bus has been successively awarded as one of China’s Top Brand Products, one of the Key High-tech Companies of State Torch Program, one of Top 500 Companies in China’s Machinery Industry, one of China’s Top 10 Bus Brands over the last 50 Years, a Recommended Brand by China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products (CCCME) in 2006 and 2007, and one of China’s Top 500 Companies IT Development. In addition, it also won the Management Excellence Award 2006.
With its high quality products and corporate strengths, Zhongtong Bus has been appointed to provide reception buses for a number of events that have global impact, such as the 53rd Miss World Final, the 3rd APEC SME Technical Seminar and Exhibition, the 19th World Congress of Poets (WCP), World’s Natural Ecology and Human Settlement Forum 2006 and Beijing 2008 Olympic Games (Paralympic Games). It has won more than 10 awards in Busworld Asia expo and national bus contests, including BAAV Best Bus Manufacturer Award of the Year, BAAV Best Model Design Award of the Year and Energy Saving Award of Large and High-end Road Bus in China’s Bus Energy-saving Contest, and become one of the most powerful and competitive bus manufacturing companies in China.
Zhongtong Bus is fully committed to innovation and development. It has introduced advanced bus manufacturing technologies from Europe and independently developed a range of bus products that lead China’s bus industry. The complete product mix consists of 8 series and more than 100 categories, covering road bus, urban bus and light bus, from 6-meter light bus to 18-meter high-end luxury bus. Especially for a series of products including Zhongtong Navigator and Lingyu, Zhongtong Futura, Zhongtong Kaisa, Zhongtong Kaiyue, Zhongtong Sunlight and Zhongtong Kaichi, they enjoy high market reputation and highly competitive advantages. Thus these products have been bestsellers at home or abroad and sold to more than 30 countries and regions overseas. In the past five years, the production and sales indicators of Zhongtong Bus have grown in excess of 25% annually. So the Company maintains a continuous, fast and healthy trend.
Zhongtong Bus aspires to develop into “an energetic and distinctive company; an indispensable, innovative and pioneering company; a company that can improve value for the society and customers at the industry’s front line”.