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CRRC New Energy Bus Sales Grew 47.95% in 2017

2018-01-22    Author:    Source:www.chinabuses.org
Summarize:In 2017, the new energy bus market was the main battle field for all bus makers in China The detailed information of the Top Ten Players in 2017 and Top Ten Players in December 2017 is shown in Table 1 and Table 2

In 2017, the new energy bus market was the main battle field for all bus makers in China. The detailed information of the Top Ten Players in 2017 and Top Ten Players in December 2017 is shown in Table 1 and Table 2.
Table 1: The Top Ten New Energy Bus Players in 2017

Ranking Enterprises 2017 2016 Growth Percentage
1 Yutong 24,857 26,859 -7.45% 28.65%
2 BYD 12,777 13,278 -3.77% 14.73%
3 Zhongtong 8,167 14,105 -42.10% 9.41%
4 CRRC 6,328 4,277 47.95% 7.29%
5 Sunlong 4,702 1,397 236.58% 5.42%
6 BAIC Foton 4,139 6,754 -38.72% 4.77%
7 Golden Dragon 3,887 5,272 -26.27% 4.48%
8 Nanjing King Long 3,842 4,466 -13.97% 4.43%
9 Xiamen King Long 3,033 3,590 -15.52% 3.50%
10 Ankai 2,554 4,950 -48.40% 2.94%
  Total 8,6767 114,782 -24.41% 100.00%

Table 2: The Sales of The Top Ten New Energy Bus Players in December, 2017
Ranking Enterprises Dec. 2017 Dec. 2016 Growth Percentage
1 Yutong 9,044 7,942 13.88% 34.21%
2 BYD 1,327 1,974 -32.78% 5.02%
3 Zhongtong 1,946 2,864 -32.05% 7.36%
4 CRRC 186 888 -79.05% 0.70%
5 Sunlong 2,535 1,379 83.83% 9.59%
6 BAIC Foton 839 2,602 -67.76% 3.17%
7 Golden Dragon 1,735 2,391 -27.44% 6.56%
8 Nanjing King Long 1,582 700 126.00% 5.98%
9 Xiamen King Long 1,563 714 118.91% 5.91%
10 Ankai 1,004 1,374 -26.93% 3.80%
  Total 26,440 30,903 -14.44% 100.00%

From the two tables, it can be seen that CRRC’s sales volume of new energy buses in 2017 reached 6,328 units, ranking the fourth place in the industry, with an annual growth rate of 47.95%.

As early as 2001, CRRC started developing the core systems for new energy vehicles. In less than two decades, the company has already developed internationally competitive technologies for its electric buses. Its fifth generation T Power driving system for electric buses, has significantly improved the operation efficiency of new energy vehicles, pushing China’s new energy vehicle industry to a new historical height.

In the area of intelligent driving, CRRC is also taking the lead. On July 18, 2017, CRRC’s first 12-meter self-driving electric bus made its official debut. It later successfully performed a series of complicated driving tasks, such as accelerating, steering, changing lanes, surpassing other vehicles, and making a full stop. It can reach a maximum speed of 40 km/h.

So far, CRRC electric buses have already made a formidable presence in Hunan, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Shandong, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. In the meantime, it is rapidly gaining popularity in Northeast China, Xinjiang, Sichuan and Hainan. In the global market, CRRC electric buses have made their way to New Zealand, France, Malaysia and Belarus, fully demonstrating the formidable strengths of China’s new energy bus manufacturing technologies.(www.chinabuses.org)

Editor:ida

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