On June 14, 2018, the FIFA World Cup, held every four years, opened at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, capital of Russia. As a Chinese bus brand with the largest market holdings in Russia, HIGER carrying the passion and dream of fans from across the world presented a beautiful view during the World Cup. It appeared in the 11 host cities, including Moscow,Saint Petersburg,Kazan,Sochi, Rostov-on-Don and Volgograd.
As a renowned Chinese bus brand, HIGER entered the Russian market in 2005, has so far exported more than 4,400 fine buses to Russia, covering over 10 models including 9m-12m coaches and double-decker buses. They mainly serve urban public transport, tourist transport, rental and other fields. HIGER has established 38 service stations in Russian cities including Moscow, Kazan, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Rostov and Sochi, to ensure timely service response, thus being highly recognized by customers for its stable and reliable products, as well as efficient and considerate services.
In March 2006, HIGER made over 100 improvements to 10 models to meet the needs of the Russian market, successfully passed a Russian certification and got an order for over 200 units in the year. Meanwhile, HIGER sent service teams to Russia to provide long-term after-sales service training and follow-up service, thereby ensuring the normal operations of its coaches inRussia. This move earned HIGER a good reputation inRussia, and laid a solid foundation for HIGER to become the sales champion in Russia.
China National Exhibition 2007 in Moscow took place from March 26 to 29, 2007. During the exhibition, HIGER signed an agreement on exporting 1,000 buses to Russia, which was China's bus order from Russia. Wu Yi, then Vice Premier of the State Council of China and Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev, then First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia attended the signing ceremony. In the same year, HIGER got an order for 300 buses from Kazan.
In January 2013, HIGER double-decker buses flocked intoRussia. They operated around the Red Square in Moscow, causing a great sensation. They are serving tourists from around the world by its superior performance and brilliant appearance, and have boosted the overall image of Chinese bus brands.
In addition to products, HIGER has successfully exported technologies and brands to Russia. In June 2017, HIGER started CKD production at its Russian plant, which was another great move of Chinese bus brands in Russia. HIGER has so far exported nearly 400 sets of KD to Russia, to create a lot of jobs for locals and effectively improve Russia's coach manufacturing level.
HIGER has been trusted by customers and praised by passengers for its high brand popularity, outstanding product quality, numerous service outlets, adequate spare parts and timely service response. Because of these good qualities, HIGER has become the best-selling Chinese bus brand in Russia.
FIFA World Cup is drawing worldwide attention to Russia. On the field, players are fighting hard to win by sweat and wisdom; off the field, over 4,400 HIGER buses are cheering for the spirit of football across Russian, and boosting the development of Chinese independent brands!