China Yuchai International Limited announced that a ‘K-Gold’ model C&C truck, equipped with an YC6K1340N LNG engine, has won ‘Fuel Efficient Heavy-Duty Truck of the Year 2014’.
The YC6K13N series of engines are produced by Y&C Engine Co., Ltd. (Y&C). Y&C is a joint venture of China Yuchai's main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited with Shenzhen City Jiusi Investment Management Co., Ltd. and Jirui United Heavy Industry Co., Ltd, a company jointly established by China International Marine Containers Group Ltd. and Chery Automobile Co., Ltd.
The YC6K1340N engine has the largest displacement and highest torque power among comparable natural gas engines in China. By using lean-burn technology, it reduces average energy consumption by approximately 25% compared with diesel engines of similar size and power. The model YC6K1340N is the only engine in China that utilises the JACOBS in-cylinder brake technology, and has LNG braking power up to 17 KW/litre.
Mr. Weng Ming Hoh, President of China Yuchai, commented: "We are pleased that our YC6K13N engine has, once again been recognised as the leader in fuel conservation, emissions control and high performance in its engine category. We continue to invest in research and development to improve our broad portfolio of engines to offer customers advanced solutions in performance, durability, fuel conservation and emissions control. We are committed to being a leader in engine technology in China."
Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward
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