DATONG, Shanxi – China National Heavy-Duty Truck Co. (CNHTC) signed an agreement with Datong Beiyu New Energy Vehicle Co., Ltd. for “fuel vehicle to gas vehicle conversion” cooperation on October 12, reported cvworld.cn.
According to Yu Youde, vice president of CNHTC, the company is the first enterprise in China that developed natural gas engines. Its natural gas engine jointly developed with the EControls of the U.S has been among the most advanced natural gas engines in China, said Yu.
Datong Beiyu, as a special-purpose vehicle manufacturer, has entered the top 10 of China’s special-purpose vehicle market after several years of development.
Yu said the cooperation of the two companies is of significant meaning for Shanxi Province, as it is abundant with resources and a large market volume of heavy-duty trucks. CNHTC will provide relevant technology and auto parts and Beiyu will be in charge of vehicle conversion. The two parties will also establish service centers respectively and ensure safe operation of the converted vehicles.