About Asia star

Yangzhou Yaxing Motor Coach Co., Ltd. (hereinafter: Asiastar) (stock code: 600213) is a significant part of Yangtze River Delta Strategy of Weichai Group.

Founded in 1949, Asiastar has been accompanying the development of China’s automobile industry for more than half a century since the birth of its first bus; in the meanwhile, it has created many “first” records: the first specialized bus JT663, the first sleeper bus JT6970, the first rear chassis bus JS6970H, the single model bus JS6820 with the highest sales, the new energy bus with the best performance of fuel conservation JS6126GHEV, the best intercity bus YBL6125H and the first luxury bus passes EPA2017 emission standard exported to the USA.

Asiastar brought in the advanced technologies of vehicle R&D, production manufacturing etc.by setting up joint venture with Mercedes-Benz, laying a solid foundation for the performance and quality management of Asiastar products.

In 2011, Weichai Group conducted the strategic restructuring of Asiastar, which established a golden power assembly system and set up the unique power assembly production chain in China. All these measures made an annual improvement of Asiastar core competitiveness and sales income.

Asiastar has two production bases: one is in Yangzhou and the other one is in Xiamen. Yangzhou base owns the first-class bus production lines and product R&D center, covering nearly 660 thousand square meters, and the base has been put into operation since 2013. Xiamen base is located in Xiamen Free Trade Zone, and its products like high-tech new energy bus and low-emission luxury bus are exported to developed countries such as Europe, America, and Australia.

Presently, Asiastar has its sub-brands including Asiastar, Wertstar and FTBCI etc. All the products are divided into different type such as long-distance bus, school bus, top-notch tourism bus, city bus, group bus, and environmentally friendly energy-saving bus like luxury recreational vehicle and special vehicle from 5 meters to 18 meters. The buses with different functions are sold well at home and additionally exported to the overseas markets, for instance: North America, Australia, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, Russia, Middle East and Africa, etc.

Complying with the core culture of “responsibility, communication and tolerance” of Weichai Group, Asiastar takes “providing first-class public traffic facilities to the world” as its mission and regard “providing customers with satisfactory passenger transport solutions” as its vision. In the meanwhile, taking the advantage of synergy development of Weichai Group, Asiastar is devoted itself to making contributions to the values for society, clients and staff for the sake of long-term and prosperous development of the company.

Capability

Asiastar has the professional coach research and development team for over 500 individuals and it is engaged in product design and development by making collaborations with North America R&D center, the automobile research institutes in Shanghai and Weichai, Weichai new energy company and Xiamen R&D center etc. The members of research and development team are specially-invited experts of the national program “thousands of elites” and the overseas talents from Eton and General Motors etc. are hired as directors or supervisors of the team. They make the improvement of efficiency for the product R&D and enhance the performance of buses by twenty-four seven product study, the most advanced technology and design concept.

Asiastar is equipped with comprehensive inspection & test devices and standard test road in 3.4 km which meets the requirements for all tests in any circumstance and trial runs of vehicles. What’s more, the company does various kinds of vehicle exams and collision tests in the national trial ground. It implements the verification for the reliability of products also makes the improvement of vehicle quality and provides acceptable buses by assorted static and dynamic tests.

Certificates & Honors

Asiastar has passed the Quality Certificates of ISO9001, National 3C, National TS16949 Certificates, and ISO14001 Environmental Management and Occupational Health Safety Management Certificates, etc. Additionally, it receives the honorary titles of “Jiangsu Renowned Trademark” and “Jiangsu Famous Brand Product” awarded by Jiangsu Government, which represents the recognitions from all walks of life and government. In the meanwhile, Asiastar has gained governmental authentication as New High-Tech Enterprise, and its bus R&D department has been recognized as Enterprise Technology Center and New Energy Engineering Technology Research Center as well. At present, Asiastar has acquired achievements of 5 invention patents, 20 new functional patents and 19 appearance patens. Furthermore, Asiastar actively participates in the formulation of industry standards and regulations.

On June 25th, 2014, Asiastar ranked 361st among the Most Valuable 500 Brands of China for the sake of its brand value of 4.915 billion RMB, and its brand value continuously increased to 5.594 billion RMB in 2016. Additionally, it won various awards and prizes in many different bus industry evaluation competitions.

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