News Releases

January 20, 2010
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Westport Announces LNG Clean Truck Program Update and Management Transition

Westport announces that as the largest procurement for LNG trucks at the Port of Los Angeles (LA) and Port of Long Beach (LB) (the Ports) edges to completion, Michael Gallagher, President & Chief Operating Officer of Westport, will transition to a new role as Senior Adviser. The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) in concert with the Ports have previously announced funding for natural gas trucks, which is expected to add up to another 500 LNG trucks to the Ports’ trucking fleet by April 30, 2010. Dr. Gallagher, who has focused his recent efforts around building up the fleet of natural gas trucks at the Ports, will continue to focus on senior international relationships in government and industry including industry boards and associations.

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January 19, 2010
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Clark Selects Westport's Juniper Engines for Forklifts

Customer Agreement Adds to Achievement in EPA Certification

Clark Material Handling Asia Ltd. has selected Juniper Engines Inc. to supply 2.4L liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) engines for Clark’s forklifts in the 1.5 to 3.3 tonne product range. Juniper’s 2.4L engine recently achieved emissions certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for U.S. customers and is expected to commence shipping in the first half of 2010. Juniper’s products will be assembled in Korea and delivered to Clark’s Korean facility to be installed into forklifts sold in North America, as well as other export markets.

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December 22, 2009
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Kenworth Expands Product Line with Cummins Westport Engine

CWI announced that Kenworth Truck Company is expanding its industry-leading product line with the introduction of the Cummins Westport ISL G natural gas engine for the Kenworth T800 short hood and W900S models.

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December 17, 2009
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Westport Innovations Inc. Closes Offering of Common Shares

Westport announce the exercise in full of the underwriters' option to purchase an additional 712,500 common shares at a price of US$10.50 in connection with its previously announced offering of common shares in the United States and Canada. With the exercise of the option, under the offering, Westport issued a total of 5,462,500 common shares at a price of US$10.50 per share, for gross proceeds of approximately US$57.4 million.

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December 9, 2009
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Westport Innovations Inc. Prices Offering of Common Shares

Westport announced the pricing of its offering of common shares in the United States and Canada. Westport will offer 4,750,000 common shares at a price of US$10.50 per share, for gross proceeds of US$49.9 million.

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December 8, 2009
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Westport Innovations Inc. Offers Common Shares

Westport is offering to sell, subject to market and other conditions, its common shares in the United States and Canada pursuant to a preliminary prospectus supplement to its base shelf prospectus dated July 28, 2009.

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November 16, 2009
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Westport Announces Cooperation with Volvo

Westport to Develop & Supply Natural Gas Fuel System for Heavy Duty Engines

Volvo has entered into an agreement with Westport as a Tier 1 Development Supplier for its heavy duty natural gas engines and associated supply chain.

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November 12, 2009
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Westport Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

Westport reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2010 ended September 30, 2009, and provided an update on operations.

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October 29, 2009
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Westport Announces Fiscal 2010 Second Quarter Conference Call for Thursday, November 12, 2009

Westport will publish its second quarter fiscal year 2010 financial results on Thursday, November 12, 2009 after market close.

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October 23, 2009
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Westport ranked #1 on Canadian Cleantech 10 list by Corporate Knights

Westport joins Corporate Knights in TSX opening bell ceremony

Westport has been ranked first on Corporate Knights Cleantech 10™ list. The Corporate Knights Cleantech 10™ and Next 10 represent Canada’s best publicly and privately held companies in the cleantech realm, and span a range of sectors from global positioning systems to smart grids to solar technology.

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News Releases

October 27

Westport Fuel Systems to Announce Third Quarter Results on Monday, November 9, 2020

Westport Fuel Systems has also scheduled a conference call for Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 10:30am ET (7:30am PT)

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

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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