Chinese bus-maker Xiamen King Lengthy United Automotive Market Corporation said it delivered a whole of 200 superior-conclusion buses to Cyprus this 7 days, immediately after the enterprise stepped up its export generate previously this yr to offset slipping domestic demand from customers.

King Lengthy said the 200 buses are equipped with an automatic “self-sanitising” disinfectant spraying process to lower the chance of COVID19 coronavirus bacterial infections within the passenger compartment.

The enterprise said the buses, delivered from its headquarters in Xiamen this 7 days, are to be employed as public assistance motor vehicles in and close to Cyprus’ capital town Nicosia.

King Lengthy executive Zhao Yutong said “the buy and manufacture of the buses was tremendously influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic. The enterprise had to get over a extensive variety of difficulties, such as acquiring parts from Europe, in buy to ensure delivery”.

The enterprise has exported some 5,000 buses because resuming functions in China on 18th February, to markets such as Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Chile.