2016

June 23, 2016
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Volvo Car Launches New V90 BiFuel Station Wagon

Leverages same Westport natural gas technology as award-winning sports wagon

Volvo Car will launch the BiFuel version of its new V90 station wagon. This vehicle is based on the same engine technology as the Volvo V60 sports wagon which recently won second place in the Best Environmental Car in Sweden - company car category.

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June 17, 2016
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IMPCO Technologies Releases New Light Weight Rail Auxiliary Power Unit

IMPCO Technologies reaffirms the release of its new Heavy-Duty / Light Weight Rail Auxiliary Power Unit.

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June 16, 2016
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Westport Updates Nominees For Election to the Board

Westport announced three new nominees for election to the board of directors at the AGM to be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Upon closing of the merger with Fuel Systems Solutions, Mariano Costamagna, Colin S. Johnston and Anthony Harris were added to the combined company's board of directors to fill vacancies created by the resignation of Philip B. Hodge, Gottfried (Guff) Muench and Joseph P. Caron.

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June 1, 2016
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Westport Completes Merger with Fuel Systems

Combination creates innovative, global leader in alternative fuel, engine and vehicle sector

Westport completes merger between Westport and Fuel Systems Solutions. Shareholders of both companies approved the merger at separate special meetings of shareholders. As previously announced, Fuel Systems shareholders will receive 2.4755 Westport common shares for each share of Fuel Systems common stock owned. Fuel Systems shares will no longer be listed on the Nasdaq Exchange or any other securities exchange.

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May 26, 2016
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Westport Announces Exchange Ratio for Merger Agreement with Fuel Systems

Compelling merger edges closer to completion

The final exchange ratio has been determined for the proposed business combination (the “Merger”) with Fuel Systems. Assuming the Merger closes as anticipated on June 1, 2016, Fuel Systems stockholders will receive 2.4755 Westport common shares for each share of Fuel Systems common stock owned upon completion of the Merger.

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May 20, 2016
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Proxy Advisory Firms Have Reaffirmed Recommendation that Fuel Systems Shareholders Vote FOR the Proposed Merger

Merger Agreement already overwhelmingly approved by Westport shareholders

Institutional Shareholder Services, a leading independent proxy advisory firm that provides voting recommendations to institutional investors, has reaffirmed its recommendation that Fuel Systems Solutions shareholders approve the Amended Agreement and Plan of Merger between Westport and Fuel Systems.

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May 18, 2016
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Westport Secures CARB Certification for Dedicated CNG Ford Transit Vehicles and F-150 Trucks

California Air Resources Board certifies emission-reducing Westport WiNG™ Power System used in popular vehicle models

Westport has received certification from CARB for the dedicated CNG Westport WiNG™ Power System used in the Ford Transit Cargo Van and Passenger Wagon, and the F-150 truck for model year 2016.

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May 13, 2016
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Doug Pearce steps down from Westport Board of Directors

Resignation tendered in preparation for merger

Westport announces that Doug Pearce has resigned from the Board as part of plans relating to the pending merger with Fuel Systems Solutions.

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May 12, 2016
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Westport Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Positive Adjusted EBITDA in Q1 2016 for Westport Operations, Fuel Systems Stockholder Meeting Scheduled for May 31, 2016

Westport reports financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016 and provided an update on operations. All figures are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated.

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May 5, 2016
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Westport Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2016 for Thursday, May 12, 2016

To coincide with the disclosure, Westport has also scheduled a conference call for Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm Pacific Time (5:00 pm Eastern Time).

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News Releases

September 23

Westport Fuel Systems Clarifies Statements Regarding the Chinese Certification of Weichai Westport’s WP12HPDI Natural Gas Engine

Clarifies statements regarding its Weichai Westport Inc. joint venture and WWI's 12-liter engine equipped with the HPDI 2.0™ fuel system

September 18

Weichai Westport Secures Chinese Certification for WP12 Natural Gas Engine Powered by HPDI 2.0

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. today announced that its Weichai Westport Inc. joint venture has received certification from the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of China for its 12-liter engine equipped with the HPDI 2.0 fuel system

September 15

Westport Fuel Systems Combines Businesses to Better Serve Growing Indian Market

Transaction Provides Cost Efficiencies and Greater Product Choice for Customers

August 31

Westport Fuel Systems Awarded Key Electronics Supply Contract

Estimated revenue of US$58 million over seven-year period

August 11

Westport Fuel Systems Secures €7 Million Loan from Deutsche Bank

Further strengthens liquidity of Emer S.p.A in Brescia, Italy

Industry News

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: 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.

Published: March 16

Europe Increasingly Turns to CNG, LNG

The statistics not only show continuously growing sales of CNG and especially liquefied natural gas fueled vehicles, but also the growth of corresponding fueling infrastructure.

Published: March 12

Finnish heavy-duty transport expert Simeon: ”Gas is energy of the future”

Simeon’s gas-powered Volvo is used to transport gas for partners. Stenberg is pleased with the new tractor unit.

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