We can see from the above that sales in Jan.-August 2012 decrease over last year, by 69.7%, especially sales of 11m-12m decrease the most, up to 1362 units. It's obvious that sleeper buses will withdraw from the market.
2. Yutong Sleeper Buses Sales Growth Condition of Different Lengths
We can see from the above that Yutong, who is in monopoly position, sells 313 sleeper buses in Jan.-August, accounting for 51.3% of the whole market, increasing -71.9% year-on-year.
(1) In Jan.-August, Yutong sells 313 sleeper buses, accounting for 51.3% of 610 units of the whole market; last year sales of Yutong sleeper buses reached 1114 units, accounting for 55.3%, which means Yutong is dropping off in the market.
(2) Yutong sleeper buses are mainly 11m-12m ones and medium buses were eliminated. In Jan.-August, five over-12-meter buses were sold, decreasing by 88.1% year-on-year, while industrial average drops by 77.7%.