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Yuchai K08 Engine Becomes First in China to Pass National VI-b Certification

SINGAPORE, Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (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, on October 1, its K08 model engine became the first diesel engine model to pass the National VI-b certification in China.

Considered the most stringent and advanced emission certification test in China, the entire certification process for Yuchai's K08 model by National Motor Vehicle Quality Supervision and Inspection Center (Tianjin) was conducted at Vehicle Emission Control Center ("VECC") under full video surveillance.  The inspection covered engine and after-treatment system preparation, engine test stand connection, engine emission certification test, On-board Diagnostic (OBD) test, NOx control certification test, to Portable Emission Measurement System (PEMS) certification. Yuchai's K08 model significantly outperformed the standard with its NOx emission 40% better than the National VI standard, CO and HC emission approaching zero, Particulate Matter (PM) emission 80% better and maximum Particulate Number (PN) 77% better than respective National VI standards.

Weng Ming Hoh, President of China Yuchai, commented, "First and foremost, we are thrilled with this achievement as our product's environmental protection milestone coincides with China's 'Blue Sky' strategy. We have already developed 14 National VI compliant diesel engines and natural gas engines models ranging from 100 to 650 horsepower. With this new certification, we have again taken the lead in emission controls in the Chinese automotive markets."

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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