Chinese automotive manufacturer King Long began as a manufacturer of light to medium-duty busses/coaches and passenger vans in 1998. Technically known as King Long United Automotive Industry Co. Ltd., the company is a joint venture between Xiamen Automotive Industry Corporation, Xiamen State-Owned Assets Investment Co. Ltd., and San Yang Industry Co. Ltd. (Taiwan).
As part of its expansion, King Long also has created great business tie-ups including German bus/coach/truck building and engine manufacturing experts like Man and ZF, American diesel engine building and automotive drivetrain manufacturing giants like Cummins and Dana, French company Telma, and Japanese heavy-duty truck specialists like Nissan and Hino.
Since 2007, King Long has been operating here in the Philippines, running under the wings of Focus Ventures Inc. (FVI). Poised to strengthen King Long’s reps in the local motoring industry, FVI has over 50 dealerships and service outlets nationwide. FVI’s HQ is located at #8 Sheridan Street Mandaluyong, and under its command are an army of King Long quality vehicles like the Univan, the Medi Van Ambulance-Ready vehicle, Max Van, and an array of King Long Busses.