As the leading builder in new-energy bus field, Ankai is the only enterprise with "National Research Center for Integration Engineering Technology of Electric Bus Complete Vehicle System", covering 10-12m pure-electric city buses, 10m & 12m pure-electric tourist and commuting buses, 12m extended range electric city buses, 10-12m hybrid city buses and pure-electric special vehicles. Ankai ranks No.1 in quantity of announced products, market shares and running mileage, etc.
Besides, in heat dissipation, extended range technology, energy management and complete vehicle control system, Ankai succeeds in the application of 67 national patents, including 14 patents for invention.
It's said Ankai is working on the establishment of five labs, including new-energy vehicle powertrain system, power battery, electronic control system, complete vehicle R&D and performance, and spare parts performance.
In January 2010, Hefei Government purchased 30 Ankai pure-electric city buses, making the world's first pure-electric bus route. In September 2009, Ankai delivered 10 luxury pure-electric large buses and 6 pure-electric medium buses to Dalian Government for Summer Davos. In 2010, 85 Ankai pure-electric buses served Shanghai Expo.
Head of Ankai New-energy Automobile Institution Chen Shundong said Ankai is building the new new-energy automobile base, capable of manufacturing 6000 new-energy buses and special chassis and 12000 key powertrain.