China Yuchai To Launch 12 New Engines for 2013

Fri Jan 4, 2013 6:01am EST

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SINGAPORE,  Jan. 4, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited
(NYSE: CYD)  ("China Yuchai" or the "Company") announced today that its main
operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"),
introduced 12 new engines to be launched in 2013 at a new product conference
held on  December 27, 2012  in Yulin,  Guangxi Province. Seven of the models are
National V-compliant natural gas engines and the other 5 models are National
IV-compliant diesel engines. These engines are GYMCL's new key products for 2013
as  China  is expected to implement the National IV emission standards
nationwide and introduce the National V gas engine emission regulations this
year.

Participating in the conference were Mr.  Min Xing, executive vice president and
Secretary-General of the China Internal Combustion Engine Industry Association,
Mr.  Ping Yan, Chairman of GYMCL, Mr.  Qiwei Wu, general manager of GYMCL, and
Mr.  Zhiqiang Lin, the chief engineer of GYMCL who presided over the conference.

The new models of natural gas engine which cover the 120-440 horsepower range
are YC4DN-50, YC4GN-50, YC6JN-50, YC6GN-50, YC6LN-50, YC6MKN- 50, and YC6KN-50.
All the gas models are compliant with  China's National V emission standards and
utilize advanced technologies, namely lean combustion and electronic closed-loop
control system. The 5 new models of National IV-compliant diesel engines include
the model YC4S as a new platform, and the YC4EG and YC6A-45 models, which have
been upgraded from their original platform, as well as truck specific models
like the YC6J-46 and YC6A-46.

Benny H. Goh, President of China Yuchai, commented, "We have been increasing our
research and development efforts these past several years to develop our own
independent technology to ensure that our engines remain industry leaders and
retain its core competitiveness. These new engine models combine high
performance with improved energy savings and lower engine emissions to provide
the leading solutions required by our customers in a rapidly changing
environment as well as meet increasing stringent national regulations on energy
conservation and emissions reduction."

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-sized 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 2011,
GYMCL sold 510,777 diesel engines and is recognised as a leading manufacturer
and distributor of diesel engines in  China. For more information, please visit 
http://www.cyilimited.com.

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