SOURCE: SORL Auto Parts, Inc.

October 06, 2005 09:00 ET

SORL Auto Parts, Inc. Opens First U.S. Distribution Center in Los Angeles, California

ZHEJIANG, CHINA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 6, 2005 -- SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (OTC BB: SAUP) announced today they have opened the Company's first United States distribution center in Los Angeles, California. This inroad into the U.S., the world's largest automotive market, will lead the way for expansion and increased exports to North America, adding to the Company's already successful sales centers in Australia and the United Arab Emirates. SORL export sales accounted for nearly one third of total sales for the first half of 2005, or $9.4 million, a 91 percent increase from $4.9 million for the first half of 2004.

"Having a distribution center in the United States will increase our ability to reach the U.S. market more efficiently and effectively as we expand our international operations," said Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Xiaoping Zhang.

About SORL Auto Parts, Inc.

SORL Auto Parts, Inc. holds the number one market share position as China's leading manufacturer and distributor of automotive air brake valves and hydraulic brake valves primarily for the commercial vehicle market for vehicles weighting more than three tons, such as trucks, vans and buses in the People's Republic of China. The Company distributes products both in China and internationally under SORL trademarks. The Company's product range includes 36 types of brake valves with over 800 different specifications. The Company is rated as one of the top 100 auto component suppliers in China. The Company has three international sales centers in Australia, UAE, and the United States, with additional new offices slated for opening in the near future.

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