2012

August 2, 2012
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Natural Gas an Important Fuel for the U.S. Transportation Sector: National Petroleum Council Report

Released August 1, the National Petroleum Council’s Report “Advancing Technology for America’s Transportation Future” has concluded that natural gas is a promising fuel from both an economic and technology perspective.

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July 31, 2012
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Pioneer Natural Resources Makes the Move to Westport™ WiNG Natural Gas Systems for its Light Duty Fleet

Pioneer is adding 225 bi-fuel, Westport™ WiNG natural gas powered Ford F-250 Super Duty trucks to its fleet, as it transitions a number of its vehicles from gasoline and diesel powered to those able to run on more cost-effective CNG for light-duty, and LNG for heavy-duty applications.

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July 26, 2012
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Westport Announces Q2 2012 Conference Call for Thursday, August 2, 2012

Westport will disclose its financial results for the second quarter of calendar year 2012 ended June 30, 2012 on Thursday, August 2, 2012 after market close. To coincide with the disclosure, Westport has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 2:00 pm Pacific Time (5:00 pm Eastern Time).

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June 27, 2012
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Westport Announces Second Agreement with General Motors for Advanced Engineering Development for Light-Duty Vehicles

Westport has entered into an additional agreement with General Motors for a second advanced technology development program. Westport and GM are now developing two different combustion, controls and emissions approaches to natural gas engines, with the first cooperative technology project being announced in June 2011.

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June 26, 2012
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Westport LD Celebrates the Grand Opening of the Westport Kentucky Integration Center

Westport announced the official grand opening of the Westport Kentucky Integration Center (WKIC), home to the new Westport™ WiNG Power System assembly center.

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June 18, 2012
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Westport Appoints Philip Hodge to Board of Directors

Mr. Philip Hodge has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors, effective June 15, 2012. The appointment of Mr. Hodge increases the number of directors from eight to nine.

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June 5, 2012
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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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May 24, 2012
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Westport to Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell and Holds Investor Day in New York May 24th

Natural Gas-powered Ford F-250 Displayed in Times Square; Presentations and Video Available on Westport Website Following Event

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May 21, 2012
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Where in the World is Westport™ WiNG? Driving on CNG from Plymouth to NYC over Four Days

Driving entirely on compressed natural gas (CNG), a team from Westport Innovations will make the 700 mile drive from Plymouth, MI to NYC in the brand new Westport™ WiNG powered bi-fuel Ford F-250 Super Duty truck.

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May 18, 2012
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Volvo Trucks Unveils 13 Liter Natural Gas Engine for North American Market with Westport™ HPDI Technology

Volvo Trucks today unveiled its plans to launch a 13 liter heavy-duty natural gas engine featuring Westport™ high pressure direct injection (HPDI) technology. The product is scheduled to launch for the North American market in 2014.

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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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