2008

September 11, 2008
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Cummins Westport Captures New Market Opportunity in Lima, Peru with Order for over 200 Natural Gas Bus Engines

CWI has received an order for over 200 CWI natural gas engines to equip new buses for transit providers in the capital city of Lima, Peru.

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August 21, 2008
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CleanAir Logix Orders Heavy Duty LNG Trucks for Operation at Port of Oakland

New Port Opportunities for Westport Fuel System Solutions with Low Emissions and Fuel Price Savings

CleanAir Logix of Oakland, California has ordered 9 Kenworth T800 heavy-duty liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks, featuring Westport’s High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) technology, for deployment at the Port of Oakland.

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August 18, 2008
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Westport Commences Trading on Nasdaq

Westport has commenced trading on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol “WPRT” and is now dual listed on both the Toronto Stock Exchange (under the symbol “WPT”) and the Nasdaq.

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August 5, 2008
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Westport Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results

Revenues grow 62% to new quarterly record

Westport reported financial results for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2009 ended June 30, 2008, and provided an update on operations.

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July 31, 2008
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Westport Announces Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Conference Call for Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Westport will disclose its first quarter financial results on Tuesday, August 5, 2008 before market open.

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July 22, 2008
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Westport Innovations Inc. Files U.S. IPO Registration Statement with SEC in Connection with NASDAQ Listing Application and Effects Share Consolidation

Westport has filed a registration statement on Form F-10 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission concurrently with a short-form prospectus in Canada in connection with its planned initial public offering of common shares in the United States. The common shares are being concurrently offered in Canada under the short-form prospectus.

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July 16, 2008
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Westport Innovations Partners with Weichai Power, China’s Largest Heavy Duty Engine Manufacturer

Joint Venture Powers International Growth in Engine Development

Westport has reached a joint venture agreement with Weichai Power Co., Ltd, China’s largest heavy duty engine manufacturer, and Hong Kong Peterson (CNG) Equipment Limited. The new entity, Weichai Westport Inc., will research, develop, design, manufacture, market, distribute and sell advanced, alternative fuel engines.

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July 14, 2008
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Westport Innovations Signs Development Agreement with Leading European Engine Manufacturer

Westport has entered into a development agreement with a leading European engine manufacturer on the proprietary High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) fuel system operating with natural gas and biogas. Westport and the European engine manufacturer will work together to integrate and test Westport’s HPDI fuel system on their engine platforms.

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July 3, 2008
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Westport Innovations Completes $15 Million Financing

Westport has completed the previously announced issuance of an aggregate of 15,000 debenture units for aggregate gross proceeds of $15,000,000.

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June 17, 2008
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Westport Files Management Information Circular for Special Meeting of Shareholders

Westport has filed its 2008 management information circular and related proxy materials with the Canadian regulatory authorities in preparation for the special shareholder meeting to be held on July 8, 2008 in Richmond, BC.

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News Releases

January 7

Westport Fuel Systems Appoints New Director

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. today announced the appointment of Tony Guglielmin to the company’s Board of Directors, effective January 7, 2021.

November 19

Cummins Westport Announces Changes to its Board of Directors and Management Team

Cummins Westport Inc. today announced changes to its Board of Directors and Management in accordance with the terms of the 50/50 Joint Venture Agreement between Cummins Inc. and Westport Fuel Systems Inc.

November 16

Westport Fuel Systems Announces Next Generation HPDI Development Contract with OEM Partner

Program Applies HPDI to an Updated Base Engine Platform

November 9

Westport Fuel Systems Announces the Establishment of an At-the-Market Equity Offering Program

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. today announced today that the Company has established an at-the-market equity offering program.

Industry News

Published: October 6

Volvo Trucks sees increased interest in LNG

Swedish truck maker Volvo said it’s seeing hauliers and transport buyers moving towards refrigerated liquefied gas as a cheaper and more environmentally friendly alternative to diesel.

Published: September 30

India: Maruti Suzuki sells 300,000 units of the WagonR S-CNG

The Maruti Suzuki WagonR S-CNG has emerged as the highest selling natural gas vehicle in the country, as this greener and safer factory-fitted CNG model has surpassed 300,000 units in sales.

Published: September 24

Why Fleet Managers Anheuser Busch Kehe Distributors are Fueling Renewable Natural Gas

While much attention has shifted to the potential for battery-electric or hydrogen vehicles, another technology with a vast infrastructure — renewable natural gas — is gaining traction among fleet managers.

Published: July 17

Egypt launches ambitious strategy to shift from gasoline to natural-gas powered cars

Egypt has launched an ambitious plan to shift the primary fuel for vehicles in its jurisdiction from petrol and diesel to compressed natural gas.

Published: March 26

Coronavirus Economic Fallout May Boost NGVs as Alternative Transportation

Natural gas vehicles (NGV) may get a boost as power markets and renewable equipment production are seen as potential casualties.

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