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Published: June 19, 2009

Westport Named One of 50 Most Socially Responsible Companies in Canada

VANCOUVER, BC – Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT/ Nasdaq:WPRT), a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions transportation technologies, has been named one of Canada’s “50 Most Socially Responsible Corporations” by Jantzi Research in partnership with Maclean’s magazine. The Jantzi-Maclean’s Corporate Responsibility Report appears in the June 22, 2009 issue of Maclean’s magazine.

Jantzi Research is an independent investment research firm focussing on the environmental, social and governance performance of securities. Jantzi created a social index, among others, on which Westporthas been listed since 2000.

“The transition to a low-carbon economy requires vision and new ideas that move us beyond business as usual,” said David Demers, Westport’s CEO.  “As a clean-technology leader, we are honoured to be named one of the 50 Most Socially Responsible Companies in Canada. While the environmental benefits of our products are clear, this recognition is particularly rewarding given its emphasis on our ongoing efforts to do business in a sustainable and responsible manner.”

To view Westport’s full report containing social performance, please see our 2009 Sustainability Report posted on our website at www.westport.com/sustainability.

About Westport

Westport, a division of Westport Fuel Systems Inc., engineers the world’s most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles. We work with original equipment manufacturers worldwide from design through to production, creating products to meet the growing demand for vehicle technology that will reduce both emissions and fuel costs. To learn more about our business, visit www.westport.com, subscribe to our RSS feed, or follow us on Twitter @WestportDotCom

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements

This document contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the demand for our products, the future success of our business and technology strategies, investment, cash and capital requirements, intentions of partners and potential customers, the performance and competitiveness of our products and expansion of product coverage, future market opportunities, speed of adoption of natural gas for transportation, growth in demand as a result of new emission standards and terms of future agreements. These statements are neither promises nor guarantees, but involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on assumptions that may cause our actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activities, performance or achievements expressed in or implied by these forward looking statements. These risks and assumptions include risks and assumptions related to our revenue growth, operating results, industry and products, the general economy, conditions of and access to the capital and debt markets, governmental policies and regulation, technology innovations, fluctuations in foreign exchange rates, global government stimulus packages, the acceptance of natural gas vehicles in fleet markets, the relaxation or waiver of fuel emission standards, the inability of fleets to access capital or government funding to purchase natural gas vehicles, the sufficiency of bio methane for use in our vehicles, the development of competing technologies as well as other risk factors and assumptions that may affect our actual results, performance or achievements or financial position discussed in our most recent Annual Information Form and other filings with securities regulators. Readers should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they were made. We disclaim any obligation to publicly update or revise such statements to reflect any change in our expectations or in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements may be based, or that may affect the likelihood that actual results will differ from those set forth in the forward looking statements except as required by National Instrument 51-102.

More Information

Westport Fuel Systems
(Investor Inquiries)

Christine Marks
Investor Relations
T 604-718-2046
invest@wfsinc.com
https://www.wfsinc.com

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