SINGAPORE, May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International
Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company")
announced today that 600 buses manufactured by Anhui Ankai Automobile Co., Ltd.
(“Ankai”) and propelled by Yuchai engines, were delivered to Saudi Arabia,
creating the largest single export order for Chinese buses so far in 2019.
Saudi Arabia’s largest passenger group, Hafil Transportation Company
(“Hafil”), took delivery of the 12-meter buses, all equipped with Yuchai YC6L
Hafil has approximately 12,000 buses, including nearly 8,000 buses
powered by Yuchai engines. Hafil has a specific fleet of buses to support the
nearly 3 million visitors for the important Hajj and Umrah religious
pilgrimages. In addition, Hafil’s other
buses are for school transportation, contract transportation, and conventional
short- and long-distance coach services.
Yuchai has established 186 overseas service stations to ensure
effective and timely after-sales service.
Additionally, there are two regional support centers which include
service training and spare parts depots. As of March 2019, Yuchai engine overseas installation exceeded 430,000 units.
Ming Hoh, President of China Yuchai, commented, "Yuchai engines
are highly preferred by Saudi customers as our engines have proven to be able
to cope with the extreme heat and the local wind and sand weather conditions. This order further strengthens our leading position
in this engine market.”