SORL Supplies New Brake System for New Shaanxi Heavy-Duty Vehicles
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Press release date: June 4, 2014
ZHEJIANG, China — SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (NASDAQ: SORL) ("SORL" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of automotive brake systems as well as other key safety-related auto parts in China, announced today that it is supplying its three-pedal braking system to the new model M3000 heavy-duty vehicles produced by the Shaanxi Automotive Group ("Shaanxi").
The new braking system required conjoined frame molds, a challenging procedure, using a highly-complex die-casting process. The brake master valve and the clutch master cylinder were required to meet national standards. Two versions of the braking system were designed. One system is electronically based and the other uses mechanical processes. All the sample products passed inspection and testing by Shaanxi. This success demonstrates the Company's ability to quickly design and manufacture high-quality, intricate new products.
Shaanxi was recently ranked as the 5(th) largest heavy-duty truck seller in China and was in 23(rd) place of the Top 500 Machine Manufacturers of China. Shaanxi commercial vehicles are world class and are found in over 80 countries in 5 continents.
Ms. Jinrui Yu, SORL's Chief Operating Officer, commented, "We are pleased to have met the vigorous quality and performance requirements that Shaanxi demanded for their new, key heavy-duty vehicles. We seek to further expand our market share by capturing additional vehicle models and OEM customers utilizing our ability to quickly design and deliver complicated new braking systems."
About SORL Auto Parts, Inc.
As a global tier one supplier of brake and control systems to the commercial vehicle industry, SORL Auto Parts, Inc. is the market leader for commercial vehicles brake systems, such as trucks and buses in China. The Company distributes products both within China and internationally under the SORL trademark. SORL is listed among the top 100 auto component suppliers in China, with a product range that includes 65 categories with over 2000 specifications in brake systems and others. The Company has four authorized international sales centers in UAE, India, the United States and Europe. SORL is working to establish a broader global sales network. For more information, please visit http://www.sorl.cn.
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