News Releases

August 31, 2009
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Peterbilt Announces Availability of Natural Gas Powered Vocational and Aerodynamic Vehicles

Peterbilt Motors Company is taking immediate orders for the production of its vocational and aerodynamic vehicles powered by compressed and liquefied natural gas (NG). The Model 365 and Model 384 will be offered with the Cummins Westport ISL G and built at Peterbilt’s truck manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas.

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August 26, 2009
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US DOE Announces Recovery Act Funding for up to 2,800 Natural Gas Vehicles

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Clean Cities program to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector has awarded $300 million funding for 25 cost-share projects across the US that will deploy more than 9,000 alternative fuel and energy efficient vehicles and build 542 new refueling stations.

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August 6, 2009
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Westport Reports First Quarter Financial Results

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

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July 30, 2009
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Westport Announces Fiscal 2010 First Quarter Conference Call for Thursday, August 6, 2009

Westport will disclose its first quarter fiscal year 2010 financial results on Thursday, August 6, 2009 after market close.

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June 19, 2009
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Westport Named One of 50 Most Socially Responsible Companies in Canada

Westport has been named one of Canada’s “50 Most Socially Responsible Corporations” by Jantzi Research in partnership with Maclean’s magazine.

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June 11, 2009
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Daimler Trucks North America Introduces Natural Gas Powered Vehicle with Cummins Westport Engine

Daimler Trucks North America will offer the Cummins Westport ISL G Natural Gas (NG) engine in the Freightliner Business Class® M2 112 truck in a total of six LNG and CNG tractor/truck configurations.

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June 8, 2009
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Westport Reports Fourth Quarter & Year End Financial Results

Annual Revenues Up 70% Year Over Year on Over 4,000 Units Shipped

Westport reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2009 (FY2009), and provided an update on operations.

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June 3, 2009
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Cummins Westport Inc. Appoints Roe East as President

CWI announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed Roe C. East as President.

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June 1, 2009
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Westport Announces Fourth Quarter & Year End Conference Call for Monday, June 8, 2009

Westport will disclose its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2009 financial results on Monday, June 8, 2009 after market close.

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May 4, 2009
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Cummins Westport ISL G In Use Test Results Beat 2010 Emissions Regulations

CWI announced that an ISL G in-use emissions test performed on an urban transit bus recorded emissions significantly lower than the 2010 EPA and California Air Resources Board (CARB) Heavy Duty emission regulations.

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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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