Zhongtong Bus Holding Co., Ltd (中通客车) is a bus manufacturer based in Qingdao, China, principally engaged in the manufacture and distribution of coaches. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the company produced approximately 7,520 coaches and 7,439 coaches. The company distributes its products within the domestic market and to overseas markets. As of December 31, 2008, the Company had four major subsidiaries, mainly engaged in the production and sale of air conditioners for automobiles and ships and other refrigeration equipment, the development and sale of lightweight coaches and special accessories, as well as the production and sale of automobile components and accessories.
It was originally founded in 1958 as Liaocheng Vehicle Manufacturing and Repair Factory, and began building buses in 1971. In 1984, it was renamed Liaocheng Bus Factory, Shandong Province. After restructuring in 1994, it was renamed to Shandong Bus Co. Ltd.. It was renamed yet another time in 1998 to Zhongtong Bus Holding Co., Ltd..