2008

June 12, 2008
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Westport Innovations Announces Debt Financing Agreement For $15 Million

Financing Supports Growth Opportunities

Westport has signed a financing agreement with a Canadian based independent equity investment firm to help fund Westport’s corporate development activities and other growth opportunities currently being pursued by Westport. Under the terms of the agreement, the investment firm has agreed to purchase $15,000,000 of debenture units.

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June 5, 2008
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Westport Receives Largest Non-Port Order to Date For Heavy Duty Fuel Systems

HayDay Farms Orders 20 LNG Trucks With Westport HPDI

HayDay Farms of Blythe, California has ordered 20 heavy duty liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks featuring Westport’s High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) technology.

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June 3, 2008
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Westport Reports Fourth Quarter & Fiscal 2008 Financial Results

Engine Shipments up 36% - Strong Growth Anticipated in Heavy Duty Business

Westport reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, and provided an update on operations.

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May 29, 2008
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Westport Announces Fiscal 2008 Fourth Quarter & Year End Conference Call for Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Westport will disclose its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 financial results on Tuesday, June 3, 2008 before market open.

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May 12, 2008
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Sterling Trucks Introduces Natural Gas-Powered Vehicle with Cummins Westport Engine

Sterling Trucks of Redford, Michigan has launched a new Sterling® Set-Back 113, its first natural gas vehicle, featuring the Cummins Westport ISL G engine.

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April 11, 2008
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San Diego Metropolitan Transit System Orders 250 Cummins Westport ISL G Engines

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System has ordered 250 CWI ISL G engines to be installed in New Flyer, 40-foot, low-floor vehicles.

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March 17, 2008
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Westport Sells 50 LNG Port Trucks to Southern Counties Express

Initial Order From Leading Port Trucker to Improve Air Quality in Los Angeles Basin

Southern Counties Express, Inc. has placed an initial order for 50 Kenworth LNG T800 Class 8 trucks, representing a value of approximately US$4 million for Westport’s LNG heavy-duty engines and fuel systems.

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February 13, 2008
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Westport awarded US$2.25 million to support development of next generation heavy-duty LNG fuel system

Westport has been awarded US$2.25 million in funding from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), the California Energy Commission (CEC) and the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to support the development, demonstration, commercialization and certification of Westport’s heavy-duty LNG fuel system.

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February 12, 2008
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Westport Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2008 Financial Results

Quarterly Revenues Increase 34% in US Dollars

Westport reported financial results for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2008 ended December 31, 2007 (Q3 FY2008), and provided an update on operations.

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February 8, 2008
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Westport receives Australian Certification of 2008 LNG Engine

Over 100,000 kms achieved in demonstration fleet

The Australian Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government has certified Westport’s High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel system adapted to the 2008 Cummins ISX heavy-duty engine to the 2008 Australian Design Rules (ADR 80/02 and ADR 30/01).

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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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