Top 10 Generator Manufacturers in 2023


Country: USA

Founded: 1919

Products: Diesel and natural gas engines, hybrid and electric power platforms and related technologies, including filtration, post-treatment, turbocharging, fuel system, control system, air intake treatment system, automatic transmission, power system, battery, electric power system, hydrogen production and fuel cell products.

About the company:

Cummins, founded in the United States in 1919, is a global well-known power solution provider, a global supplier of power generation systems and related parts and services, providing diesel and natural gas engines, hybrid power, electric power platforms and related technologies.

As a global pioneer in power technology, Cummins designs, produces and distributes diversified power solutions and provides service support.

Cummins has about 578800 employees around the world.

It is committed to giving play to its corporate responsibility through education, environment and equal opportunities to build a healthy community and drive the world’s prosperity and development.

Cummins provides customers with product and service support through thousands of dealers worldwide.

In 2020, the Company will achieve revenue of 19.8 billion US dollars and profit of about 1.8 billion US dollars.


Country: China


Products: Power system, automobile business, engineering machinery, intelligent logistics, agricultural equipment, marine transportation equipment.

About the company:

Weichai, founded in 1946, is an earlier manufacturer of diesel engines.

It is a large enterprise integrating power system, automobile business, engineering machinery, intelligent logistics, agricultural equipment, marine transportation equipment and other businesses.

Weichai has 90000 employees worldwide, and its revenue in 2019 exceeded 260 billion yuan.

Weichai is an international multinational group, with business segments such as power system automobile business, engineering machinery, intelligent logistics, agricultural equipment, marine transportation equipment, etc. in the world.

Its subsidiaries cover Europe, North America, Asia and other regions, and its products are exported to more than 110 countries and regions.

It owns 7 listed companies and 9 stocks at home and abroad, including Weichai Power (2338. HK; 000338. SZ), Weichai Heavy Machinery (000880. SZ), Yaxing Bus (600213. SH) and KGX. F.

Weichai attaches great importance to scientific and technological innovation.

It has the National Laboratory for Internal Combustion Engine Reliability, the National Research Center for Commercial Vehicle Powertrain Engineering Technology, the National Industrial Innovation Strategy Alliance for Commercial Vehicle and Engineering Machinery New Energy Power Systems, research bases such as “Academician Workstation” and “Postdoctoral Workstation”, and a national intelligent manufacturing demonstration base.

We have set up R&D centers in Weifang, Shanghai, Xi’an, Chongqing, Yangzhou and other places in China, and set up cutting-edge technology innovation centers in many places around the world. We have built a global collaborative R&D platform to ensure that the enterprise’s technology level is always in the forefront of the world.

Weichai sticks to the international development strategy and has created a coordinated industrial layout in the world.

In 2004, Weichai Power was listed in Hong Kong, becoming a listed company in China’s internal combustion engine industry in Hong Kong, and opening up the path of capital internationalization.

In 2005, Weichai Power merged with Hunan Torch Automobile Group, creating a heavy truck gold industry chain (Weichai Engine+Fast Transmission+Hande Axle+Shaanxi Automobile Heavy Truck). After that, it absorbed and merged Hunan Torch through share exchange, and returned to A-share from H-share, creating a “Weichai Model” in the capital market.

Since 2009, Weichai has made the following achievements:

1. Merger and acquisition of French Bodouan Engine Company with a history of 100 years;

2. Strategically reorganize the luxury yacht manufacturer Faraday of Italy;

3. Strategic cooperation with the industrial forklift and service provider Kaiao Group;

4. Merger and acquisition of Linde Hydraulic and realization of localization;

5. Support CAO Group to acquire Dematic, an automated logistics provider;

6. Strategic investment can replace the natural power system supplier PS Company of the United States, the solid oxide fuel cell supplier Siris Company of the United Kingdom and the hydrogen fuel cell supplier Ballard Company of Canada;

7. Strategically reorganize the German Otis Company and the Austrian VDS Company;

8. Achieved global coverage and balanced development of strategic business.

At the same time, Weichai has established production bases in India and other places through technology output, production capacity cooperation and other ways, realizing the landing of localized manufacturing.

At the same time of rapid development, Weichai actively advocates energy conservation, emission reduction and green production, vigorously promotes the upgrading and progress of industry technology, develops mutually beneficial and win-win with the upstream and downstream of the industrial chain, and shares development achievements with all sectors of society.


Country: Japan


Products: Motorcycle, automobile, LifeCreation, etc.

About the company:

Honda Motor, founded in Japan in 1948, is a large motorcycle and automobile manufacturer.

It started with the production of bicycle power assisted engines, and its automobile safety system is famous in the world.

Its most famous car model is the Civic series developed in 1972, which is famous for its excellent super control and high cost performance.

In addition, Honda’s Accord, Lingpai, Fit, etc. are popular models in China.

Honda Technology Research Industry Co., Ltd. has more than 130 production bases in 29 countries and regions around the world.

Honda’s business projects in China

Automobile field: GAC Honda Automobile Co., Ltd., Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., Ltd., GAC Honda Automobile Research and Development Co., Ltd., Dongfeng Honda Engine Co., Ltd., Honda Automobile Parts Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Dongfeng Honda Automobile Parts Co., Ltd., Honda Production Technology (China) Co., Ltd., Honda Automobile Supplies (Guangdong) Co., Ltd.

Motorcycle field: Wuyang Honda Motor (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd., New Continental Honda Motor (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., Honda Motor Research and Development Co., Ltd

Life Creation: Honda Power (China) Co., Ltd


Country: Japan


Products: Motorcycles, scooters, diesel engines, general-purpose engines, generators, automobile engines, industrial robots, etc

About the company:

Yamaha Engine Co., Ltd., founded on July 1, 1955, is a professional manufacturer of motorcycles.

Since 1960, we have been producing a variety of products, such as motor boats, outboard engines and automobile engines.

Yamaha Engine Co., Ltd. is an enterprise that has been among the top 500 companies in the world for many times.

There are factories and operating institutions all over the world.

In 2006, it invested US $1 billion in Zizhu Science Park in Minhang District to establish “Yamaha Engine Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.”.

With the continuous success of Yamaha motorcycle products, Yamaha Engine Co., Ltd. entered the manufacturing business of motor boats and outboard engines in 1960.

Later, relying on the engine and FRP technology, we continued to expand our business areas and move towards the direction of business diversification.

Today’s Yamaha Engine Co., Ltd. is not only engaged in the motorcycle business, but also engaged in a number of businesses, including boat business, power product business, automobile engine business, intelligent chemical plant equipment business, aviation business and PAS business, which extends its business from land to sea, even to the sky.


Country: China


Products: Filter, lubricating oil, connecting rod

About the company:

Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Group Co., Ltd., founded in 1951 and headquartered in Yulin, Guangxi, is an investment and financing management company and a large state-owned enterprise group with capital operation and asset management as its core.

It has more than 30 wholly-owned, holding and shareholding subsidiaries.

Yuchai is a complete internal combustion engine manufacturing base with complete product types in China.

It has industrial base layout in Guangxi, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Anhui, Shandong, Hubei, Sichuan, Chongqing, Liaoning and other places.

Yuchai develops the engine industry chain and the new energy industry chain.

Guided by the engine and new energy key core parts supporting, it forms a comprehensive industrial cluster base integrating the internal combustion engine complete machine industry, the new energy complete vehicle industry, the supporting key parts industry, the terminal equipment manufacturing industry, and the commerce, finance and logistics industry.

It creates a hundred billion yuan industrial cluster led by Yuchai, and drives the high-quality development of the mechanical industry in the region.

Engine manufacturing and industrial chain: strengthen the main engine industry, actively extend upstream and downstream, form an integrated equipment manufacturing system of “parts, complete machine and terminal”, and build a gold industrial chain.

With Huayuan Co., Ltd., Yuchai Advanced Lubricants, Chengxin Company, Jinchuang Company and other subsidiaries as the main body, we will mainly develop filters, lubricants, connecting rods and other products, and promote the continuous extension of products to key components such as rear processing, electronic control common rail and electrical component systems and other high value-added emerging products, forming core component system advantages.

With Yuchai Co., Ltd., Power Company, CRRC Yuchai, Ship Power Company and other subsidiaries as the main body, we will make real and specialized use of refined vehicles, agricultural, engineering machinery, marine, power generation, locomotives and military engines, and accelerate the development of new energy power systems, accelerate the integration of power systems, make full use of intelligent production methods, and realize the transformation from manufacturing enterprises to service-oriented manufacturing enterprises.

Relying on Yuchai Special Automobile, Yuchai Dongte, Yuchai Heavy Industry and other subsidiaries, accelerate the development of high-tech, high value-added, environment-friendly special vehicles, environmental sanitation equipment, engineering machinery and equipment, and strengthen the terminal industry.

New energy vehicles and automobile service industry: with the help of Yuchai New Energy Vehicle Company, Yuchai Special Automobile Co., Ltd. and Yuchai Dongte, focus on new energy vehicles and fuel cell business, and build a new energy and environmental protection industry chain with pure electric commercial vehicles, urban logistics vehicles, and environmental sanitation vehicles as the starting point.

Actively research, develop and produce “three electricity” (electric drive, battery, electronic control) systems, and vigorously develop new energy power systems, electrical accessories, fuel cells and other core components of new energy vehicles.

The vehicle manufacturing platform is used to expand the variety and scale of new energy vehicles, including new energy police vehicles, escort vehicles, monitoring vehicles, fire engines, emergency rescue vehicles, van logistics vehicles, sanitation vehicles, etc.

Rely on Yuchai New Energy to vigorously invest in the construction and professional operation management of clean energy power generation projects, and lay out photovoltaic power stations, fast charging piles and power stations.

Guided by serving the new energy automobile industry chain, Yuchai Financial Leasing was established, financing channels and platforms were broadened, and Xiushi expanded financial leasing, auto commerce, auto after-sales services, etc.

Logistics industry chain: Rely on Yuchai Logistics Co., Ltd. to build logistics, warehousing, distribution and terminal businesses, develop supply chain finance and logistics industry parks, and build a logistics industry chain.

Yuchai has established a marketing management system that integrates product sales, application development, after-sales service and parts monopoly.

It has more than 3000 service stations and more than 5000 parts sales outlets all over the world to provide services for users.


Country: China


Products: diesel motor

About the company:

Shanghai New Power Automotive Technology Co., Ltd. (formerly known as Shanghai Diesel Engine Co., Ltd., Shanghai Diesel Engine Factory, Shanghai Wusong Machine Factory, etc.) was founded in 1947 and now belongs to SAIC Motor Corporation.

In 1993, it was restructured into a state-owned holding company that issued A and B shares in Shanghai Stock Exchange.

It is an advanced supplier of diesel engines in all series and in many fields in China, providing customers of commercial vehicles, engineering machinery, agricultural machinery, ships and generator sets at home and abroad with technologically advanced products.

In 2021, the company will realize a new pattern of integrated development of the two industrial sectors of “heavy truck+diesel engine” by implementing major asset restructuring.

The heavy truck business will take the wholly-owned SAIC Hongyan Automobile Co., Ltd. as the platform, actively layout smart heavy trucks and new energy heavy trucks, build a leading enterprise in the field of commercial vehicle heavy trucks, and create a leading position in smart heavy trucks and new energy heavy trucks through innovation in new energy, intelligent driving, intelligent networking and other technical fields;

The diesel engine business will continue the positioning of the domestic advanced full range, multi field independent supplier, continue to expand the product type spectrum, expand new market segments, further enhance the product’s differentiated competitive advantage in new energy and intelligent networking, and provide domestic and foreign commercial vehicles, engineering machinery, agricultural machinery, ships and generator sets with technologically advanced products.

The company has a national certified enterprise technology center and postdoctoral workstation, a passenger car standard quality management system and advanced automated and digital production lines, and vigorously promotes the construction of intelligent factories.


Country: China


Products: Medium and small power diesel engine

About the company:

Changchai started in 1913. It is an early professional manufacturer of internal combustion engines in China.

It has an annual production capacity of 800,000 diesel engines, 550,000 tons of castings and 2,200,000 gasoline engines.

It is a modern enterprise specializing in research, development and production of medium and small power diesel engines.

Changchai Co., Ltd. is a national industrial enterprise with a history of more than 100 years.

It is one of the earliest professional manufacturers of internal combustion engines in China and a listed company. At present, it owns both A shares and B shares.

Up to now, Changchai has produced more than 30 million diesel engines and has exported them to 78 countries and regions.

Changchai mainly produces medium and small power diesel engines with a power range of 1.62-117.6 kilowatts.

There are more than 1000 varieties.

Its products are widely used in pickup trucks, light trucks, low-speed trucks, tractors, harvesters, gardening machinery, plant protection machinery, high-speed plug-in machines, generator sets, engineering machinery, cold chains, ships and other fields.

Changchai has an enterprise technology center, a postdoctoral research workstation, and a small and medium power internal combustion engine engineering technology research center in Jiangsu Province.

It has successfully launched non road national III, national V electronic controlled diesel engines and vehicle national V diesel engines in the industry using three advanced technology routes, namely, high pressure common rail, electrically controlled single pump, and electrically controlled VE pump, recognized by the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People’s Republic of China, forming a variety of models.

The application of new technology makes Changchai products more reliable and economical, and can fully meet the requirements of vehicle transportation, harvester, wheel trailer, loader, plant protection machinery and other supporting fields.

At the same time, in the field of non road machinery, Changchai has many multi cylinder engines that have passed the US EPA and EU EC emission certification, and obtained green permits to enter the European and American markets, which makes it competitive in the international market.

So far, Changchai has nearly 40 provincial and municipal high-tech products, and has obtained 145 patents authorized at home and abroad, including 14 invention patents.

Changchai has advanced internal combustion engine manufacturing equipment and technology in China.

It has successively introduced advanced casting, processing, assembly and internal combustion engine testing equipment from the United States, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, Austria and other countries.

The application of advanced modern and intelligent equipment not only improves the manufacturing level of Changchai equipment, but also effectively leads and promotes the technical development of agricultural machinery industry.

Changchai has built a sales and service network covering the whole country in China, with 5 sales business units, 27 sales and service centers, and 799 service stations.

It is a senior certification enterprise of the customs, with a perfect diesel engine sales and service network system, and can provide customers with high-quality, efficient, and timely services.


Country: China


Products: Military equipment and intelligent power

About the company:

Founded in 1996, Tellhow focuses on industrial development in the field of military equipment/smart energy.

It is a large-scale enterprise in the field of military equipment and an expert enterprise in the field of smart power.

Tellhow Technology Co., Ltd. was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in July 2002. It is a private listed company in Jiangxi Province with the stock code of 600590 (hereinafter referred to as “Tellhow Technology”).

After years of development and accumulation, it has established a relatively perfect governance structure, formed a complete internal control system, and has nearly 40 branches and subsidiaries in Nanchang, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Indonesia, as well as more than 10 high-tech industrial parks.

Since its establishment, the company has continuously improved and upgraded the industrial system, optimized the industrial structure, and concentrated resources to vigorously develop the two major industries of military equipment and intelligent power.

Tellhow military equipment business focuses on the development and service of communication command, ship combat auxiliary system, special power station and air conditioning, information warfare data platform and other series of products, and carries out the research and application of military science and technology information technology;

Tellhow Intelligent Power Business focuses on the product development and service of power informatization, power Internet of Things, intelligent emergency power supply and intelligent power distribution equipment, and carries out the research and application of new generation power information technology.

At the same time, Tellhow actively pays attention to M&A opportunities in relevant fields, making the company a large-scale enterprise in the field of military equipment and an expert enterprise in the field of intelligent power.

As of 2019, the total assets of the company is nearly 14 billion yuan, the total number of employees is nearly 3000, and the number of patents and copyrights effectively authorized is nearly 2000.

9. Zonsen Power

Country: China



About the company:

Zonsen Industrial Group is a power system integration service provider with motorcycle engine and general power as the core, and a professional manufacturing base of thermal power machinery products with large scale and complete varieties in China.

Chongqing Zonsen Power Machinery Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Zonsen Power”) is the core subsidiary of Zonsen Industry Group.

In 2003, the company became a listed company in Shenzhen Stock Exchange through asset restructuring.

The stock code is 001696. It is a professional manufacturing base of thermal power machinery products with large scale and complete varieties in China.

In recent years, the company has adhered to the strategic positioning of “power+”, continued to consolidate and enhance the dominant position of the two traditional main businesses of motorcycle engine and general aviation, accelerated the construction of three major platform businesses of new energy, general aviation and parts, and continued to promote the transformation and upgrading of the company from a traditional manufacturing enterprise to a power system integration service provider of “digital, scientific and intelligent”.

As the core sector of Zonsen Power, Chongqing Zonsen Engine Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has always been focusing on the R&D and manufacturing of motorcycle power. Founded in 1992, the company now has more than 2700 employees.

Its products cover 35CC to 850CC, more than 130 varieties and more than 1800 specifications.

Its product sales network covers the whole country and is exported to more than 100 countries and regions in Europe, America, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Africa.

With advanced R&D center and engine production system, the company is a professional motorcycle engine manufacturer.

The company enjoys a good reputation in the industry for its product quality.

The company has established a domestic typical automatic coating production line, automatic engine assembly line, introduced several three coordinate measuring instruments, Testrai100 series leak detectors, imported spectral analyzers, AVL emission analyzers and other sophisticated inspection and detection equipment, which greatly reduced the manual control error in the engine assembly and production process, and greatly improved the quality of engine products.

In 2017, the company invested tens of millions of RMB to build the first Industry 4.0 intelligent production line in the engine industry, which was officially put into production in September 2018, so as to further improve the product consistency and quality of Zonsen engines.

The company passed the 1S09001 quality system certification in August 1998 and the ISO14000&OHSAS18000 system certification by British BSI certification body in July 2004.

In October 2006, ISO9001, 1SO14000 and OHSAS18000 were integrated into one, further integrating resources and improving management efficiency.

In 2002, the company adopted lean production mode and high standard management mode to promote the synchronous improvement of the company’s scale and efficiency, and won high recognition from the industry and society.

The company started with motorcycle engine, and over 20 years of intensive cultivation has made Zonsen engine, a Chinese motorcycle power enterprise with high degree of specialization, industry focus, long duration of sustainable development and steady growth.

In April 2004, Zonsen Engine cooperated with the famous motorcycle manufacturer in Europe and the ancestor of scooters, Italy Biagio Group, to introduce Biagio power products and successfully realize localization. The products were sold back to the headquarters of Biagio, Italy. The quality of the products was highly recognized by Biagio and the international market. The continuous and in-depth international cooperation also injected continuous energy into the multi-directional innovation of the Zonsen Engine.

Zonsen Engine is an innovative and successful enterprise in China’s motorcycle industry.

Relying on Zonsen National Technology Center and continuous investment in equipment and personnel, the company’s R&D and design level has always been at the forefront of China.

Among them, the power of Jinzhan series heavy-duty tricycle, the special power of NC450 sports off-road vehicle, TC380R, ZS650 and other dual cylinder large displacement power are all new heights of China’s motorcycle power technology breakthroughs.

Zonsen Engine Company has accumulated nearly 600 invention patents, utility model patents and appearance patents.


Country: China


Products: Automobiles, motorcycles and engines

About the company:

Lifan was founded in 1992 and listed in 2010 (stock code: 601777).

Taking the new energy industry as the strategic development direction, it is a large-scale enterprise integrating the R&D, production and sales of automobiles, motorcycles, engines and general machines.

At present, it has 10436 authorized patents.

The company now has more than 5170 employees, including more than 1985 people with college education or above.

Lifan has been selected as one of the top 500 Chinese enterprises for 13 consecutive years, and has been in the forefront of the auto and motorcycle industry in Chongqing for many years.

On November 25, 2010, the Company was successfully listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

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