Doha, November 2nd 2020: King Long, for over 3 decades has been at the forefront of R&D, manufacturing, sales and services of large, medium sized bus and van with three manufacturing bases, including Large & Medium-Sized Bus Base, Van Manufacturing Base and City Bus Base. Domasco, an Al-Futtaim Automotive company and exclusive distributor of King Long in Qatar is making these cutting-edge vehicles available with easy payment plans of 0% interest for the first year, to businesses looking to add King Long vans or busses to their fleet.
In Qatar, King Long is available in a wide range like the Kingo Cargo van (3 seats), Kingo Passenger Van (14 seats), King Long Medium Luxury Coach Bus (33 seats), King Long Staff Coach Bus (49 seats), and King Long Luxury Coach Bus (45 Seats).
Focusing on the fusion of in-depth IT & industrialization, King Long works on developing smart technologies aiming at energy saving and higher safety standards. King Long Smart Cloud Service Platform is the combination of innovative technologies and vehicle technologies. The platform is developed on the basis of telematics, cloud computing, automobile electronic technologies, intelligent sensing, voice recognition, automatic control, bus operation expertise system and other advanced technologies and knowledge, which give the vehicle the ability to perceive, think and implement automatic control. King Long Smart Cloud Service Platform has three functions --- operational management, safety application and energy saving application.
Operational management: It has functions of real-time supervision such as GPS positioning, driving behavior management, maintenance and protection reminder, oil consumption management, battery current, battery voltage, battery temperature and insulation resistance, providing customized system solutions for different industries and users to meet the individualized demand of the market.
Safety application: Based on King Long Smart Cloud Service Platform, several active safety applications such as RSL (Road Speed Limiter), FCWS (Forward Collision Warning System), LDWS (Lane Departure Warning System), TVS (Top-view System), AHAS (Automatic Headlamp Activation System) and HSAS (Hill Start Assist System), makes the bus & coach enter into an era of active safety.
Energy saving application: Smart Go engine adaptive management system and ECO-Driving oil saving and driving reminding system, which can adjust the output power of the engine in a timely manner in accordance with the road status, ensures the vehicles always runs under suitable working conditions to achieve the purpose of oil saving and highly efficient operations.
“With the great advantages these advanced features present, we believe it is our responsibility to make King Long commercial vehicles available for a larger B2B customer base, through our newest 0% interest offer, giving them the opportunity to either expand or upgrade their fleets, and enhance their operational efficiencies” said Mr. Faisal Sharif, Managing Director, Domasco.
King Long is exclusively distributed by Domasco, an Al-Futtaim Automotive company, and is one of the leading players in the passenger and commercial vehicles segment in the country. Its other divisions include motorcycles, electronics, watches, power and marine products from globally renowned brands.
Doha Marketing Services Company W.L.L. (DOMASCO), an Al-Futtaim Automotive company, is a leading multi-brand company in Qatar with businesses in passenger and commercial vehicles, motorcycles, electronics, watches, marine and power products with a diversified portfolio representing some of the world's most visible and award-winning brands such as Honda, Volvo Cars, Volvo Trucks, GAC Motor, King Long, Linde, CMC, MasterGas, Carrier, Aftron, Raymond Weil, Titan, Police, Gant, Casio and many more. DOMASCO has more than 15 directly operated showrooms and shops as well as a presence in numerous dealer stores in Doha. A major retail and service company, DOMASCO is renowned for its exceptional after sales services for all the reputed brands it represents in Qatar. DOMASCO’s customer focus is enabled by an almost 500 strong team of associates with the ultimate goal of customer satisfaction. Established in 1965 in Qatar, the company evolved into its present form in 1995 as DOMASCO.
Customer delight is the aim of every DOMASCO team member, and this is the reason its brands have enjoyed steady growth in Qatar over the years. From the very first enquiry all the way to ownership, it aims to give a great customer service experience. That's why they were ranked 1st in Qatar for aftersales service in an independent study carried out by the Japanese Automobiles Manufacturers Association.
About King Long
Xiamen King Long United Automotive Industry Co., Ltd., incorporated in December 1988, focuses on R&D, manufacture, sales and services of large, medium sized buses and vans with three manufacturing bases, including Xiamen Large & Medium-Sized Bus Base, Xiamen Van Manufacturing Base and Shaoxing City Bus Base. King Long occupies total land area of 800,000 square meters, boasting 20,000 units of annual production capacity for large & medium sized buses and 30,000 units of annual production capacity for vans.
King Long enjoys very high brand awareness in China and abroad and has been shortlisted into the list of "Top 500 most valuable brands in China" by World Brand Laboratory for consecutively 14 years. In 2017, the brand value was RMB 30.645 billion, ranking amongst the top 10 automobile brands in China.