ZHEJIANG, China, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (NASDAQ: SORL) ("SORL" or "the Company"), a global tier one supplier of brake and control systems to the commercial vehicle industry，today announced that its Electronic Servo Clutch System (ESCS) won China's New Energy Bus Auto Parts Technology Innovation Award for 2011 in recognition of SORL's novel technologies for new energy vehicles that contribute to greater efficiency and energy saving. SORL was honored with this prestigious industry award at a ceremony during the Sixth China International Bus Contest in Beijing China.
SORL's product is a new control system for the clutch, which offers two modes of operation for drivers. Drivers have the option of either using the traditional mode (clutch pedal) to separate and engage the clutch, or using an electronic control mode to separate and engage the clutch. This clutch control system can help reduce driver fatigue, provide more flexible operation, and it is both more reliable and fuel efficient.
"We are proud to win China's New Energy Bus Auto Parts Technology Innovation Award for 2011 as it recognizes SORL's ability to make breakthroughs in important new energy saving technologies. We will continue to devote our research and development program to innovate new technologies to contribute to vehicles' safety, comfort, operational flexibility and energy conservation," said Huaping Wang, SORL's Vice President and Chief Engineer. "We continue to enhance our R& D capabilities to create more value for our products' end users in the important truck, bus, and other vehicle markets."
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. ranked No. 1 for market share in the segment for commercial vehicles brake system, such as trucks and buses. 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 system and others. The Company has four authorized international sales centers in Australia, UAE, India, and the United States. SORL is working to establish a broader global sales network. For more information, please visit http://www.sorl.cn
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