Since 2006, Chinese production of buses is in stable condition, and even shows a tendency of growth. Over the past few years the market bus production in China began to develop and expand. For Russia, China – One of the most attractive partners in the supply of buses. Russia fleet of buses for quite a long time considered obsolete, and made domestic bus by about 10% more expensive than what is actually large exponent. Last year, production of buses in China produced about 400,000 buses. Not only on appearance but also in the domestic market in China is growing demand for bus services – during the Olympics in Beijing, Chinese cities have begun upgrade bus fleet. Foreign countries also began to show interest in the Chinese coaches.
In China, several major bus manufacturers – Haiger, "Chzhuntun", "First Automobile Corporation, and many others. Even the Russian passengers and drivers familiar to many names. For example, in 2006 in Russia was delivered 40 buses firm Chzhuntun "(in Novosibirsk). A tour of the Golden Ring are conducted on buses, "First automobile. The most attractive factor when buying a Chinese buses is price. The Chinese are also interested in entering the Russian market, so they quickly and flexibly able to adapt to conditions of the client.
The only problem with buying Chinese buses is the inability of buses to the Russian climate, so they have to install some additional modifications, such as heaters, heating systems and the like. And in the winter sometimes there are situations when the bus just will not start. In addition, Chinese and Russian have some anthropological differences, which is also quite problematic in the use of Chinese buses. This also applies to the width of aisles in the cabin, and the height of front doors, and the height of the thresholds – in general, go to the Chinese bus to the Russian people to say the least, uncomfortable.