HIGER REPORTS ON CHINA’S GROWING LNG BUS POPULATION
Published on 30.10.2012
Chinese bus manufacturer Higer Bus Company Limited, based in Jiangsu, has contributed to public information about natural gas buses with the publication of green paper – Natural Gas Bus (NG) – in September. Higer reports LNG vehicles are developing fast in China, with the number expected to reach 200,000 by the end of the 12th Five-Year Period in 2015.
According to data from 50 bus manufacturers, Higer states that 18,837 NG buses were sold in 2011, increasing 29.82%. Sales proportion of NG buses in total buses increased from 6.54% to 7.78%. Meanwhile, 29 of 50 bus manufacturers set foot in the NG bus market.
In 2011 5,670 LNG buses were sold, accounting for 30.1% of total NG buses.