News Tagged with "Off-road"

June 17, 2016

IMPCO Technologies Releases New Light Weight Rail Auxiliary Power Unit

IMPCO Technologies reaffirms the release of its new Heavy-Duty / Light Weight Rail Auxiliary Power Unit.

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September 23, 2014

Westport Unveils Its Proprietary Enhanced Spark-Ignited Natural Gas System Targeting Medium-Duty Truck Applications

Up to 10% Improvement in Power and Torque over Diesel, Targeted at Medium-Duty Truck Applications

Westport is unveiling its newest proprietary technology, the first generation of enhanced spark-ignited (ESI) natural gas system. Westport’s new revolutionary approach to natural gas combustion technology is designed to provide vehicle and engine original manufacturers (OEMs) with a “downsized” natural gas solution that is cost competitive while providing similar levels of power, torque, and fuel economy to a larger diesel engine. Using 100% dedicated natural gas as fuel, Westport’s new technology optimizes the combustion and thermal efficiencies of the engine by taking advantages of the positive properties of natural gas.

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December 10, 2013

Westport Unveils Next Generation High Pressure Direct Injection (Westport™ HPDI 2.0) System

New Release Provides Unparalleled Performance, Fuel Economy and Value

Westport unveils its next generation of high pressure direct injection technology platform dubbed "Westport™ HPDI 2.0." This new generation of the class-leading natural gas technology will provide global vehicle and engine OEMs with a vertically integrated natural gas solution with breakthrough price, performance, and fuel economy.

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September 16, 2013

Westport Announces Thomas Rippon as Vice President, Mining and Rail

Global OEM Expertise Supports Growth Opportunities for Key Off-Road Products

According to industry statistics and Westport analysis, global heavy off-road applications use more than 24 billion gallons of diesel each year, creating an attractive opportunity for significant cost savings and reduced emissions by using natural gas.

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June 5, 2013

Canadian National Railway Orders Four LNG Tenders from Westport

Westport Launches a New Product to Serve Natural Gas Needs of the North American Railroad Market

Westport launches liquefied natural gas (LNG) tender product solution with an order for four tenders from Canadian National Railway. The first tender to supply fuel to an adjacent natural-gas powered locomotive will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2013.

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September 24, 2012

Westport Makes Commitment to Action at 2012 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Tower Power: Improving Air Quality and Electricity Access in India. Westport is bringing its expertise to help improve air quality and access to electricity in rural India, through a Commitment to Action announced at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting. Westport and its partners' Commitment to Action aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from mobile phone tower generators by using natural gas, while also providing residual power to nearby villages that are currently off the grid.

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June 5, 2012

Westport and Caterpillar Announce Agreement to Develop Natural Gas Technology for Off-Road Equipment

The two companies are positioned to be the first to offer Westport™ HPDI technology in the high horsepower off-road market; initial focus on mining trucks and locomotives; Video Link for Caterpillar, EMD and Westport Executive Statements Included in Press Release

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December 1, 2011

Westport Announces Consortium Agreement with EMD to join SDTC Program and Develop Natural Gas Fuel System for Rail Locomotives

Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) to integrate Westport high pressure direct injection (HPDI) technology and natural gas fuel system technologies into an EMD locomotive provided by Canadian National Railways (CN). The consortium is expecting to demonstrate the natural gas locomotive as part of the previously announced Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) project with CN and Gaz Metro.

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May 17, 2011

Westport Announces Agreement with Caterpillar for Evaluation of Fuel System Technologies for High Horsepower Engines

Westport is in an agreement with Caterpillar, Inc. to evaluate direct injection, natural gas fuel system technologies for possible use on Caterpillar’s large engines. As part of the agreement, the parties will combine their respective technologies and components to develop a fuel system that will be evaluated on a multi-cylinder test engine.

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February 27, 2011

Westport Awarded C$2.3 million in Funding by SDTC for Natural Gas Fueling for High-Horsepower Applications

Funding Launches Development Program with CN Rail and Gaz Métro

Westport has secured a funding commitment of C$2.3 million from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to develop Westport HD technology for high-horsepower applications.

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News Releases

May 11

Westport Fuel Systems Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results, 2017 Off to a Strong Start

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017, and provided an update on operations.

May 4

Westport Fuel Systems to Announce First Quarter Results On Thursday, May 11, 2017

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. announced today that it will disclose its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 on Thursday, May 11, 2017 after market close.

May 1

Cummins Westport “Moves to Zero” with New Natural Gas Engines

Cummins Westport Inc. announced today at the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, California its model year 2018 dedicated natural gas engines for regional haul truck/tractor, vocational and transit, school bus, and refuse applications.

May 1

Westport Fuel Systems Announces the Closing of the Sale of the IMPCO APU Assets

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. today announced the closing of its previously announced sale of the assets of its IMPCO Auxiliary Power Unit business.

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