SINGAPORE, Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of engines for on- and off-road applications in China through its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), announced today that the first batch of 18 school buses powered by Yuchai engine model YCS04160-60 have passed their emission tests and are now operating in the city of Shenzhen.
The YCS04 engine is compliant with National VI emission standards for use in light- to medium-duty buses and trucks. It has a displacement volume of 4.16 liters and a maximum power output of 180 horsepower with a maximum torque of 650 N-m. In 2018, GYMCL announced the launch of 14 new engine models compliant with China's National VI or Tier 4 emission standards including the YCS04 engine model. The National VI emission standards are expected to be fully implemented in mid-2020 in China.
The city of Shenzhen is one of the largest municipalities and a Tier One city in southern China with a population of approximately 13.0 million inhabitants. This order represents the pioneer batch of Yuchai's National VI emission technology introduced in Shenzhen.
Mr. Weng Ming Hoh, President of China Yuchai, commented, "This order is a major milestone in the development and recognition of our self-developed National VI emission technology."
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 variety of light-, medium- and heavy-duty engines for trucks, buses, passenger vehicles, construction equipment, marine and agriculture applications in China. GYMCL also produces diesel power generators. The engines produced by GYMCL range from diesel to natural gas and hybrid engines. Through its regional sales offices and authorized customer service centers, the Company distributes its 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 2017, GYMCL sold 367,097 engines and is recognized as a leading manufacturer and distributor of engines in China. For more information, please visit http://www.cyilimited.com.
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