China electric bus market is expected to grow at a double-digit growth rate during the forecast period backed by the need to reduce vehicular emissions. Shenzhen is the first city in the world to have achieved 100% electrified public transport. Demand for electric bus is anticipated to further increase in the forthcoming years, as more than 30 cities in the country including Foshan, Guangzhou, Dongguan, among others are planning to switch to have entire bus fleet that runs on electricity. Furthermore, Ministry of Transport in China, offers tax benefits and subsidies for the development of low emission bus fleet, thereby further positively influencing the market.

China electric bus market is segmented based on seating type, battery type, application, bus length, region and company. Based on seating type, the market can be segmented into up to 30-seater, 31-40-seater and above 40. Up to 30-seater is anticipated to account for major share in the upcoming years due to the several pending orders and capacity of present fleet on road is below 30-seater.

The major players operating in the electric bus market are BYD Company Limited, Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., Ltd., Anhui Ankai Automobile Co., Ltd., King Long United Automotive Industry Co., Ltd, Volvo, Nanjing Jiayuan EV, Suzhou Eagle Electric Vehicle, Zhongtong Bus & Holding Co., Ltd., ANKAI, HIGER, among others. Major companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products in order to stay competitive in the market.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2014-2017

Base Year: 2018

Estimated Year: 2019

Forecast Period: 2020–2024

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast the market size of China electric bus market.
  • To classify and forecast China electric bus market based on seating capacity, battery type, application, bus length, company and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for China electric bus market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in China electric bus market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis for China electric bus market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in China electric bus market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of electric bus manufacturers across the country. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the players which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the manufacturers, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the country.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of China electric bus market by using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • Electric bus manufacturers and suppliers
  • Market research and consulting firms
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to electric bus

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, China electric bus market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, By Seating Capacity:
    • Up to 30-Seater
    • 31-40-Seater
    • Above 40
  • Market, By Battery Type:
    • Lead Acid
    • Lithium Ion
  • Market, By Application:
    • Intercity
    • Intracity
    • Airport Bus
  • Market, By Bus Length:
    • 6-8m
    • 9-12m
    • Above 12m
  • Market, By Region:
    • North China
    • North-east China
    • East China
    • South-central China
    • South-west China
    • North-west China 

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in China electric bus market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).
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1.     Product Overview

2.     Research Methodology

3.     Executive Summary

4.     China Electric Bus Market Outlook

4.1.   Market Size & Forecast

4.1.1. By Value & Volume

4.2.   Market Share & Forecast

4.2.1. By Seating Capacity (Up to 30 Seater; 31-40 Seater; Above 40)

4.2.2. By Battery Type (Lead Acid and Lithium Ion)

4.2.3. By Application (Intercity; Intracity; Airport Bus)

4.2.4. By Bus Length (6-8m; 9-12m; Above 12m)

4.2.5. By Region

4.2.6. By Company (2018)

4.3.   Market Attractiveness Index

4.4.   Pricing Analysis

5.     China Electric Bus Up to 30 Seater Market Outlook

5.1.   Market Size & Forecast

5.1.1. By Value & Volume          

5.2.   Market Share & Forecast

5.2.1. By Battery Type

5.2.2. By Application

5.2.3. By Bus Length

5.3.   Pricing Analysis

6.     China Electric Bus 31- 40 Seater Market Outlook

6.1.   Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1. By Value & Volume          

6.2.   Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1. By Battery Type

6.2.2. By Application

6.2.3. By Bus Length

6.3.   Pricing Analysis

7.     China Electric Bus Above 40 Seater Market Outlook

7.1.   Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1. By Value & Volume          

7.2.   Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1. By Battery Type

7.2.2. By Application

7.2.3. By Bus Length

7.3.   Pricing Analysis

8.     Product Benchmarking

9.     Market Dynamics

9.1.   Drivers

9.2.   Challenges

10.  Market Trends & Developments

11.  Policy & Regulatory Landscape

12.  China Economic Profile

13.  Competitive Landscape

13.1.              BYD Company Limited

13.2.              Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., Ltd.

13.3.              Anhui Ankai Automobile Co., Ltd.

13.4.              King Long United Automotive Industry Co., Ltd

13.5.              Volvo

13.6.              Nanjing Jiayuan EV

13.7.              Suzhou Eagle Electric Vehicle

13.8.              Zhongtong Bus & Holding Co., Ltd.

13.9.              ANKAI

13.10.            HIGER

14.  Strategic Recommendations

 (Note: The companies list can be customized based on the client requirements)

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