Zhongtong Bus

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Zhongtong Bus Holding Co., Ltd.
Founded1958 (1958)
Area served
Key people
Qingfu Wang (President and CEO)
Number of employees
Approx. 3,000

Zhongtong Bus Holding Co., Ltd. (SZSE: 000957) (Chinese: 中通客车; pinyin: Zhōngtōng Kèchē) is a Chinese bus manufacturing company based in Liaocheng, Shandong Province.[1] The company is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, and is one of China's major bus makers.[2]


The company was founded in 1958 as Liaocheng Vehicle Manufacturing and Repair Factory, and began building buses in 1971. After a series of name changes adopted its current name, Zhongtong Bus, in 1998.[3]


Zhongtong Bus' products range from 6-meter light buses to 18-meter high-end luxury buses, including road, urban, light,[4] and Hybrid electric buses.[5]


The company states the combined floor-space of its facilities total around 300,000 square meters.[4] A subsidiary, Xinjiang Zhongtong Bus Co Ltd, is responsible for a production line that became operational in 2007.[3]

Major customers[edit]

Zhongtong Bus' major customers include the city of Jinan, Shandong Province.[6] It is also custom made for TransJakarta, a Bus Rapid Transit system in Jakarta, capital city of Indonesia.


  1. ^ China Stock Directory Michael Pennington et al., SinoMedia (Holdings) Co Ltd, pg. 635, ISBN 988-98254-2-2, ISBN 978-988-98254-2-3 Google Books Search
  2. ^ China's bus manufacturers raise sales forecasts Archived June 4, 2011, at the Wayback Machine PRC Ministry of Commerce press release, Wednesday,March 14, 2007 (2359 GMT)
  3. ^ a b Zhongtong History Archived November 25, 2009, at the Wayback Machine Zhongtong Official Site
  4. ^ a b Zhongtong Overview Archived January 29, 2010, at the Wayback Machine Zhongtong Official Site
  5. ^ Zhongtong Bus Holding Co., Ltd. Archived July 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine alibaba.com
  6. ^ Zhongtong Bus Wins 219 Million Yuan Contract for Buses bloomberg.com, April 1, 2009

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