Founded in March, 2017, Lanzhou Guangtong New Energy Automobile Co.,Ltd ("Lanzhou Guangtong") was jointly invested by Zhuhai Guangtong Automobile Co., Ltd. which is the subsidiary of Yinlong New Energy Co., Ltd., as well as other companies like Lanzhou Tuoling Energy Management Co., Ltd, Beijing Zhongbangxinda Investment&Consulting Co., Ltd., Lanzhou National Equipment Manufacturing Group Co., Ltd, and Gansu Tuoling Industry&Trade Development Co., Ltd. The predecessor of Lanzhou Guangtong was Gansu Tuoling Bus Factory. And with all the above investments, Lanzhou Guangtong New Energy Automobile Co,.Ltd was established by increasing the capital and reorganizing Lanzhou Yutong Bus Co., Ltd. which was the one and only enterprise with the qualification for bus production in Gansu Province. Lanzhou Guangtong now mainly produces Pure Electric Buses, and its planned pure electric products cover Buses, Highway Buses, Airport Shuttles, Commercial Vehicles, Delivery Vehicles, Large-scale Power Batteries, and Energy Storage Products,etc. In addition, according to users’ need, Lanzhou Guangtong can choose to assemble the various configurations such as luxury interiors, aeronautical seats, air suspension and others for urban buses, intercity and tourism buses, group shuttles, special vehicles, etc.
Under the national policy of ”One Belt, One Road Initiative", Lanzhou Guangtong actively seizes the opportunity to develop the overseas new energy vehicle market. In 2019, Lanzhou Guangtong acquired and reorganized the Ikarbus Automobile Factory in Belgrade, Serbia. At the end of 2018, Lanzhou Guangtong obtained the qualification for exporting the whole vehicle which was approved by the China’s Ministry of Commerce. And as the first enterprise with the qualifications for exporting the whole vehicle and parts, Lanzhou Guangtong will enter the European market with new energy buses and logistics delivery vehicles as soon as possible. In May 2020, Lanzhou Guangtong established Xinjiang Yidian New Energy Technology Co., Ltd.(Xinjiang Yidian) in Kuitun, Xinjiang, which is mainly engaged in the production and sales of lithium titanate batteries. And it is remarkable that Xinjiang Yidian has a fully automatic production line for lithium titanate batteries. At the same time, Lanzhou Guangtong also established its Xinjiang Branch Company in Kuitun, Xinjiang, which mainly produces and sells pure electric buses in Xinjiang and surrounding areas.
Lanzhou Guangtong possesses a modern bus production line with world-class standards, such as parts workshops, welding workshops, painting workshops, chassis workshops, general assembly workshops and the inspection lines for the whole vehicle. Meanwhile, Lanzhou Guangtong is capable to produce 6,000 new energy buses, 3,000 bus chassis, and 5,000 modified vehicles and logistics vehicles annually. The welding production line of Lanzhou Guangtong adopts Carbon Dioxide shielded welding and high-frequency one-sided spot welding equipment to ensure the excellent welding strength. At the same time, the special welding fixture can also ensure the dimensional accuracy of the vehicles’ body. And the vehicles’ body panels adopt the aluminum panelling joint bonding process, which dramatically reduces the weight of the vehicles’ body. Through the modern painting technology and environmental protection equipment, both the quality of painting and the high standards of environmental protection and occupational hygiene can be ensured.
Lanzhou Guangtong is located in Lanzhou New Area which is an important transit point under ”One Belt, One Road Initiative", as well as the fifth national level new area. With the convenience of 10 railways including Lanzhou–Xinjiang Railway, Baotou-Lanzhou Railway, Lanzhou-Zhangye Intercity Railway, and Yinchuan-Lanzhou Railway, Lanzhou Guangtong is also very close to Zhongchuan International Airport. On top of that, there are 7 external expressways to be connected to the surrounding cities, and 3 planned fast channels to connect with the main urban areas of Lanzhou. Thus the transportation is so convenient. Lanzhou Guangtong is planned to cover a total area of 724,670.29 square meters, of which the total construction area of the first phase is 445,229.56 square meters. And the total construction area is 180,000 square meters. Lanzhou Guangtong possess a complete set of bus production plants, modification plants for delivery vehicles and other assembly workshops according to top world class standards. Moreover, Lanzhou Guangtong will invest in the construction of large-scale power batteries and energy storage production lines in the second phase.
Lanzhou Guangtong has been actively comply with the national development concept of "Green, Low-carbon, Recycling and Sustainable", as well as the vision and requirements of the "Belt and Road Initiative”. And what is more, Lanzhou Guangtong has not only kept abreast of the demand for new energy vehicles in domestic and abroad, but also has kept up with the new situation of the automobile industry’s development. Taking all the efforts, Lanzhou Guangtong will continue to increase the development of the new models and improve the quality to get beyond the customers’ expectations. Furthermore, with its foothold in Lanzhou, gradually expanding its presence to the northwest area in China and overseas, Lanzhou Guangtong is going to make full use of the abundant renewable energy in the northwest to build the whole industry chain layout of pure green energy that covers new energy vehicles, power batteries, and energy storage power station in Lanzhou New Area.