China Yuchai International Limited announced today that new-energy buses running on engines supplied by the company’s main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited (GYMCL), have been launched in Fushun City, Liaoning Province located in Northeast China.
As a national pilot city for new-energy buses, Fushun has made its first large purchase of new-energy buses from Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Company. Out of the 800 new buses ordered, 600 buses were installed with GYMCL’s gas-electric hybrid engines with the remaining 200 buses running on GYMCL’s liquefied natural gas engines.
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.
GYMCL launched 7 new gas engine models at the start of 2013, for both on-road and off-road applications. The company has been running a new Gas Engine Development Center since mid-2013 to develop and manufacture a full portfolio of gas engines. GYMCL sold approximately 20,000 gas engines in 2012 and 32,400 in 2013.
GYMCL’s main production base is in Yulin, Guangxi province, with another facility in Xiamen. Capacity is 600,000 units per year. In 2013, GYMCL sold 500,756 engines.