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SOURCE China Yuchai International Limited
SINGAPORE, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company"), announced today that the Company's main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), has, at a product conference held in Nanning City, capital of Guangxi Province in China, unveiled 8 new engine models to further increase its leadership in the engine market in 2014.
To better meet the needs of the truck and bus markets in China, several new engine models were introduced, all meeting the National IV emission standards:
GYMCL also introduced its second-generation hybrid engine, model YCHPT II, to address the growing customer demand for advanced hybrid engines. The engine adopts plug-in systems to charge the vehicles' batteries, and it features an upgraded gearbox with an interchangeable 5-speed automatic and manual system. This hybrid engine meets the national energy vehicle policy conditions set out in the Chinese government's 12th Five-Year plan, qualifying it for energy subsidies.
For the construction equipment market, two new engines were developed and launched to meet the EPA Tier 3 emission standards. The new model, YC6G220L-T31 series, replaces the 5 metric ton loaders' current 10-litre standard displacement engine with a 7.8 litres engine. This engine features a turbocharged intercooling system and an electronically controlled fuel injection system to enable quick adjustments to the engine's power and torque. Additionally, the new diesel engine model YC4FA45-T30 series targets hydraulic excavators and it features a mechanical rotary pump, with a faster response and low fuel consumption. This model meets the EU S3A or EPA Intermittent Tier 4 emission standards, and it has been awarded the e-mark certificate allowing for marketing into the European Union.
To further improve its position in the marine and power-gen engine markets, GYMCL launched the YC6CL1035L-C20 engine for low-speed engine applications. This engine is lightweight, fuel efficient and it is very adaptive allowing for different configuration options.
Weng Ming Hoh, President of China Yuchai, commented, "As a proud leader in the Chinese engine market, we are once again raising the bar with our new models for 2014. We continue to add advanced technologies to enhance the operating performance of our suite of engines. Since 2013, we have launched 20 new engine models to our broad portfolio of diesel and natural gas engines to better meet the needs of our customers across diverse market segments. Our robust product portfolio and strong pipeline demonstrates our advanced technical capabilities, dedication to innovation and commitment to customer relationships in the Chinese commercial engine market."
About China Yuchai International
China Yuchai International Limited, through its subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), engages in the manufacture, assembly, and sale of a wide array of light-duty, medium-duty and heavy-duty diesel engines for construction equipment, trucks, buses and cars in China. GYMCL also produces diesel power generators, which are primarily used in the construction and mining industries. Through its regional sales offices and authorized customer service centers, the Company distributes its diesel engines directly to auto OEMs and retailers and provides maintenance and retrofitting services throughout China. Founded in 1951, GYMCL has established a reputable brand name, strong research and development team and significant market share in China with high-quality products and reliable after-sales support. In 2012, GYMCL sold 431,350 diesel engines and is recognized as a leading manufacturer and distributor of diesel engines in China. For more information, please visit http://www.cyilimited.com.
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