Yutong:Take a New Step into the Future
Summarize：Europe is not strange for Yutong, which boasts good product quality and excellent services. Yutong brought nine buses to the Busworld Kortrijk 2015 to show its strength as the largest bus maker in China, and also appeal to European customers with its adapted products.
www.chinabuses.org: Europe is not strange for Yutong, which boasts good product quality and excellent services. Yutong brought nine buses to the Busworld Kortrijk 2015 to show its strength as the largest bus maker in China, and also appeal to European customers with its adapted products.
Yutong Press Conference at Busworld Kortrijk 2015
Yutong Press Conference at Busworld Kortrijk 2015
Buses adapted to the European market
Among the nine products, five are world premieres. The four vehicles inside the exhibition hall are TC12 tourist coach, EC10 school bus, HTC12 coach and full electric bus E12. The five vehicles outside the exhibition hall areTC12 tourist coach, IC10 intercity bus, CC 9 coaches, EC9 school bus and IC12 intercity bus.
Yutong at Busworld Kortrijk 2015
Yutong E 12 at Busworld Kortrijk 2015
These products are fully in complying with the requirements of the European market, and the high-tech and ergonomic designs are also applied on the vehicles. The original bus types of some buses are Yutong’s best-selling models in the European market.
HTC12 has an ultra large 12m3 luggage compartment, and the key assemblies are supplied by the world’s renowned brands. The vehicle boasts ergonomic design, high-tech application and on-site or remote diagnostic system.
Yutong HTC 12 at Busworld Kortrijk 2015
Featuring modular design, the IC/TC12 series can be easily shifted between the tourism coach and intercity bus. Inheriting the styling of a Yutong product family, it boasts independent front suspension with 55°large steering angle, service door with short rotating arm, front towed spare tyre mechanism and high degree of parts commonality. It has 2-door and 3-door versions with optional integral kitchen and toilet. The seat number can be 57 + 1 + 1 (intercity bus) or 56 + 1 + 1 (tourism coach) which is the largest among the products with the same length.
Yutong TC 12 at Busworld Kortrijk 2015
The IC/EC10 series feature modular design. The modular combination of interiors and seats can meet the requirements of school buses and intercity buses. The turnable front wall, detachable headlamp and separable rear wall corner facilitate the repair and maintenance.
Yutong EC 10 at Busworld Kortrijk 2015
The full electric buses have become a hot issue in Europe. As the explorer and pioneer of China’s new energy buses, Yutong’s sales volume of new energy buses has been ranked first in China and stayed in a leading position in the world. The exhibited bus E12 is an excellent full electric bus featuring 295kwh battery capacity, 250km with AC and 320 km without AC driving range in normal usage conditions, 17 seconds from 050km/h to 50km/h and 85km/h max speed. The waterproof level of batteries reaches IP67 with an average power consumption less then 1kwh/km. The electromagnetic immunity reaches the highest ISO level, and the electricity consuming and charging are managed in intelligent way. At present, Yutong has confirmed to participate in the "BUS 2025" program of RATP and will provide a full electric bus for trial operation.
From steadiness to step into the future
Yutong’s theme on the exhibition is “Take a new step into the future”, which implies Yutong brand is seeking to conduct a new and greater development in Europe.
As the Chinese saying goes “Sharpen a sword for ten years”. On the basis of guaranteeing the product quality and overseas services, and through the long-term strategic arrangement and cooperation with powerful European partners, a number of Yutong buses have passed the WVTA certification which cover city buses, tourism coaches and so on. Up to now, Yutong buses have been exported to 17 European countries and surrounding countries of Europe, like France, UK, Russia, Slovakia, Norway, Iceland, Israel and so on, the sales volume is increasing year by year.
Effective spare parts supply and services win European customers’ recognition
In addition to products, the key point for Yutong to survive in the European market is to provide effective spare parts supply and services.
Pierre, Distributor of Yutong Buses in France, being Interviewed by CCTV at Busworld Kortrijk 2015
Before each batch of vehicles arrives in the target market, Yutong’s spare parts managers will check the spare parts reserve list one by one with the corresponding dealers and deliver the spare parts timely so as to ensure the sufficient inventory of the spare parts. As for the timely spare parts supply and services, Yutong has set up a well-established service network covering over 20 counties in Northern Europe, Western Europe, Central Europe, Southeastern Europe and the surrounding countries of Europe to guarantee the normal operation of Yutong buses and enhance customers’ satisfaction on services. As a British customer said, “Now what I consider first is Yutong brand.” Through this, we can see the customers’ recognition on Yutong.
Pierre being Interviewed at Busworld Kortrijk 2015
Through the exhibition, you can not only see the strength of Yutong, but also its determination to expand the European market.
Working with the European suppliers, Yutong will continue to provide customers with adapted quality products; and working with its European dealers and service providers, Yutong will improve its service network to provide better services to local customers and create greater value for customers. As an international brand, Yutong, will jointly develop and manufacture products together with these excellent partners so as to enhance the service value and achieve win-win outcome.
Nowadays, Yutong’s sales volume of large and medium-sized buses has been ranking first in the world for several years. It is not only a Chinese brand, but also a global brand, that boasts the technologies and capability of designing, manufacturing and delivering world’s advanced bus products. Working hand in hand with the world’s renowned partners, Yutong will create greater value for customers.
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