Neoplan (M.A.N. A.G.) versus Zonda Bus & Coach Group

Accusation: Zonda's A9 Bus is a copy of a Neoplan bus named Starliner.

Date: September 2006.
Court: Beijing No. 1 Intermediate People's Court, China.
Judgement: Zonda Industrial Group was ordered to pay 20 million yuan in compensation to Neoplan. Zonda was also ordered to stop making  & selling the A9 Bus and to pay 1.16 million yuan in legal costs.
Outcome: Zonda lost.