The biennial Busworld Europe has been held on October 20th in Kortrijk, Belgium as scheduled. The famous global bus companies gather to display the most cutting-edge technology and their star products. What is the difference between this year’s exposition and that of previous years? Higer, from Suzhou, China, has undoubtedly been a highlight.
This is the first time that Higer joins the Busworld Europe Kortrijk. Its booth design and launching site of typical Jiangnan characteristics show the gentle demeanor of Suzhou, the "Oriental Venice". At the product launch ceremony on the opening day, Higer showed 3 star products including E12 ultra capacitor city bus, which represents the cutting-edge technology of new energy buses, H9 multi-purpose medium coach and H12 coach.
Higer E12 in this exhibition is an excellent ultra capacitor bus, equipped with Siemens motor and the Aowei ultra capacitor which can provide charging solutions. Compared with the battery electric bus, the ultra capacitor bus can be charged in short time. The whole weight is lighter under the same situation. And its life circle is longer, which is twice of that of the battery electricity products. Moreover, it is safer with no risk of spontaneous combustion.
H9 multi-purpose medium coach adopts the European mainstream powertrain chassis assembly, which is convenient for maintenance, with smart headlights, cool interior lights, and luxury seats. The fully integrated body structure not only improves the passive safety of the whole vehicle, but also lightens its weight, and effectively reduces the fuel consumption. The G-BOS Intelligent Operation Monitoring System, developed independently by Higer, can effectively supervise the operation status of the vehicle and realize the whole life cycle management of the vehicle. In order to improve the active safety, the vehicle is also equipped with AEBS, EBS, ESC and etc.
H12 is a new model coach developed for the European market. The stylish and beautiful shape, the built-in luggage rack, and the luxury instrument panel are aesthetic and generous. Lightweight design can effectively reduce the operating costs. The bus is also equipped with G-BOS Intelligent Operation Monitoring System, and AEBS, EBS, etc.
Chairman of the Board Huang Chun from Kinglong Group introduced the history and future prospect of Higer Bus and expressed the prospect of providing the most professional service for the urban traffic construction and contributing to the green and comfortable travel environment for the global people.
Remarkably, during the press conference, overseas deputy general manager Jiang Haifeng introduced the advantage of ultra capacitor bus. Higer’s managing director Huang Shuping and Pandan board member Eran from Israel officially signed an order of 100 ultra capacitor buses, China’s ambassador to Belgium Qu Xing , counsellor Guo Jianjun，Chairman of the Board Huang Chun from Kinglong Group, CEO Xie Siyu and our customers witnessed the signing.
Higer has always attached importance to develop overseas markets. Since the beginning of its export business in 2004, Higer has accumulatively exported 35,000 buses to more than 100 markets and the total number of its overseas service stations has increased to 95. With an overseas marketing team of more than 200 people, Higer can quickly respond to the needs of customers around the world.
Higer began to land in Italy, Romania, Poland, Croatia, Bulgaria, Bosnia, Ireland and other markets in 2005, starting Higer brand’s Europe tour. Higer’s ultra capacitor bus has successfully entered into the market of Serbia, Austria and Bulgaria since 2014, where the operation results have been highly recognized by customers, strongly demonstrating the company's overseas competitiveness in new energy technology. The energy-saving, eco-friendly, safe, zero emissions new energy vehicles will bring a more convenient living environment to Europe.