VANCOUVER, BC – Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines, today announced that it will ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 4:00 pm (Eastern Time) at NASDAQ MarketSite in New York. Westport will also host its 2012 Investor Day on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at the NASDAQ MarketSite. Westport management presentations will provide an overview of the Company’s vision, key industry trends, financial goals, business division updates, and product and technological development.
Speaking on behalf of the Company will be:
Following a 700 mile journey from Detroit to New York entirely on natural gas, the new Westport WiNG™-powered Ford F-250 pick-up truck will be displayed in front of the NASDAQ MarketSite, in Times Square from 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx
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The event will not be available via live webcast. However, a video replay of the event, including presentation materials, will be available within 24 hours after the event on www.westport.com/investors.
At Westport Fuel Systems, we are driving innovation to power a cleaner tomorrow. We are a leading supplier of advanced fuel delivery components and systems for clean, low-carbon fuels such as natural gas, renewable natural gas, propane, and hydrogen to the global automotive industry. Our technology delivers the performance and fuel efficiency required by transportation applications and the environmental benefits that address climate change and urban air quality challenges. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with operations in Europe, Asia, North America and South America, we serve our customers in more than 70 countries with leading global transportation brands. At Westport Fuel Systems, we think ahead. For more information, visit www.wfsinc.com.
Note: This document contains forward-looking statements about Westport’s business, operations, technology development or the environment in which it operates, which are based on Westport’s estimates, forecasts and projections. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict, or are beyond Westport’s control. Consequently, readers should not place any undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. In addition, these forward-looking statements relate to the date on which they are 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. The contents of any website, RSS feed or Twitter account referenced in this press release are not incorporated by reference herein.
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