2016

May 2, 2016
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Fuel Systems Stockholder Meeting Scheduled For Tuesday, May 31

Fuel Systems’ Board of Directors recommends Fuel Systems stockholders vote “FOR” the Merger with Westport, Compelling merger edging closer to completion

Fuel Systems’ Board of Directors recommends Fuel Systems stockholders vote “FOR” the Merger with Westport; Compelling merger edging closer to completion.

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April 20, 2016
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Westport Closes Second Tranche of Cartesian Investment

Cartesian Capital Group purchases Westport Hong Kong economic interest citing long-term view of natural gas vehicle market in China

Westport has sold a derivative economic interest in its Hong Kong holding company, Westport Hong Kong Ltd. to Cartesian Capital Group for an upfront payment of US$6.3 million plus a potential future payment based on Cartesian's return on investment.

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March 29, 2016
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Westport Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2015 Financial Results

Westport Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA improved 54% over the prior year and 47% over the prior quarter

Westport reports financial results for the year ended December 31, 2015 and provided an update on operations. All figures are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated.

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March 22, 2016
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Westport Announces Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2015 and Year End Conference Call for Tuesday, March 29, 2016

To coincide with the disclosure, Westport has also scheduled a conference call for Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm Pacific Time (5:00 pm Eastern Time).

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March 18, 2016
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Westport Shareholders Vote For Merger with Fuel Systems at Shareholder Meeting

Merger plus all other resolutions pass with overwhelming shareholder support

At the meeting, shareholders approved the issuance of such number of Westport common shares as required according to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated September 1, 2015 (as amended) to complete the Merger, with 98% of votes cast voted in favour of the resolution, 94% of votes cast voted in favour of the amendment to Westport’s Omnibus Incentive Plan, and 98% of votes cast voted in favour of amending the articles of incorporation of Westport to change its name from Westport Innovations Inc. to Westport Fuel Systems Inc.

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March 17, 2016
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Westport Appoints New Director to Board

Rodney Nunn to join Westport’s Board of Directors

Westport announces that Rodney (Rod) Nunn, President and CEO of KSR International Co.—a leading Tier One automotive supplier—has been appointed to Westport's Board of Directors as part of a nomination agreement between Westport and certain entities affiliated with Westport’s largest shareholder, Kevin Douglas (“the Douglas Group”).

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March 17, 2016
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Proxy Advisory Firm Glass Lewis Recommends that Shareholders of Westport Vote for the Proposed Merger

Glass Lewis Has Advised Shareholders to Vote FOR the Business Combination

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March 14, 2016
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Proxy Advisory Firm Recommends that Shareholders of Westport Vote For the Proposed Merger

ISS Has Advised Shareholders to Vote FOR the Business Combination

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March 7, 2016
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Westport Signs Amendment to Merger Agreement with Fuel Systems

Updated agreement reflects current market conditions, provides greater certainty to Westport and Fuel Systems shareholders

Westport has signed an Amendment to the Agreement and Plan of Merger in relation to the proposed business combination between Westport and Fuel Systems.

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February 23, 2016
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Westport Files Management Information Circular for Fuel Systems Transaction and Sets Date for Special Meeting of Shareholders

Compelling Combination To Bring a Broader Global Reach, Enhanced Technological Expertise, and Provide Significant Value to Westport Shareholders

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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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