Natural Gas Engine Development in China

Press Release
Thursday, March 08, 2012
Gas Engine Prototype: Photo credit GYM Co.

Guanxi Yuchai Machinery Company developing natural gas-powered engines for multi-purose use

China Yuchai International Limited sayst its subsidiary Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited (GYMCL) is developing natural gas-powered engines. The new engines will complement GYMCL's line of diesel engines used in large buses, trucks, power generators and marine engines.

The gas-powered engines are being developed in response to government policies encouraging energy conservation and emissions reduction. China's 12th Five-Year Plan targets natural gas to make up 8.3% of the country's energy mix by 2015, which represents  three times the gas consumption of 2008.

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