BEST OF AUSTRALIAN DESIGN
SINCE THE LAUNCH of the first King Long bus in Australia in 2008, we have seen increasing numbers of King Long buses entering the market, creating a growing awareness of quality buses at excellent value. There are more than 400 King Long buses on Australian roads.
Within the global bus and coach industry, Australia has among the highest safety and quality standards, with some very unique operating conditions and regulatory requirements. King Long is committed to providing the right vehicles for the Australian market and as such, all models are designed by Australian Engineers with assistance from King Long’s extensive engineering resources. All vehicles are tested, with each model undergoing rollover testing, meeting ADR (carrying dangerous goods) regulations and selective FEA (finite element analysis) testing to validate the design lifecycle of 25 years.
King Long vehicles are specifically designed around specific market segments and those customer’s needs. King Long proudly provide vehicles that deliver years of reliable service, backed by their spare parts and superior aftermarket support. King long combines the best of Australian bus design, coupling with world class manufacturing input, they produce buses and coaches that are not only well specified but also highly cost competitive.
Design target specific performance outcomes:
• Regulatory compliance.
Within King Long’s design philosophy, they focus on key market requirements, design regulations and heavily lean towards using the latest materials, manufacturing methods and technologies available.
Design market requirements cover:
• 25-year design life • Robust frame design with computer simulation to optimise frame strength
• Style designed to meet modern trends
• Comfort for both driver and passengers
• Utilisation of space, axle configurations, etc. to maximise passenger carrying and luggage capacity
• Innovations in latest materials, methods, and technologies.
King Long vehicles are designed with their customer in mind. They are constantly striving to deliver the best balance of quality build, economical servicing and running costs. With a proven track record that is testament of the pride they take in the full process, from the drawing board to delivery and the ongoing support to the operators. King long have an extensive model range of buses and coaches, including the 6102AY 45-seater bus and a 39-seater model, that is built to do the job – now, tomorrow and for many years into the future.