LiuGong Begins Exports Of Guangxi Cummins-Powered Loaders
LiuGong announced that it has begun exports of wheel loaders powered by the new Guangxi Cummins L9.3 engine to overseas markets, a move that LiuGong said starts “a new chapter in LiuGong and Cummins’ long-term relationship.”
ZL50CN, 855N, 856 and all other LiuGong Tier 2 wheel loaders are the first to be equipped with the L9.3 engine manufactured by Guangxi Cummins Engine Co. Ltd. The engine was designed for the wheel loader market and optimized for 5.0-tonne bucket capacity.
“These machines have been tested and running in the Chinese domestic market for more than a year,” said Yu Chuanfen, president of LiuGong Machinery. “The results have been excellence - the performance, productivity, reliability and the durability. LiuGong and Cummins have worked together to create a new standard of cooperation in the industry.”
Founded in Liuzhou in 2011, Guangxi Cummins is a joint venture of LiuGong Machinery and Cummins. The JV focuses on designing and producing engines designed and fully localized for construction equipment in developing and emerging markets. It officially started operations in 2013 and volume is planned to reach 50,000 units with the capability to expand in the future.