News Tagged with "Volvo Car"

February 23, 2017

Westport Receives Visit from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and Governor General of Canada

A Recognition of Westport's Innovative Capabilities in Sustainable Transportation Solutions

Westport is pleased to announce that His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf, H.R.H. Prince Carl Philip, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada and additional delegates will visit Westport’s installation facility inside the Volvo Car assembly plant in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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February 7, 2017

Westport and Volvo Car Expand V90 Bi-Fuel into Belgium and Luxembourg

Significant market opportunity with planned expansion in Europe

Westport AB (“Westport”), a Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (“Westport Fuel Systems”) company, today announced that Volvo Car will expand the Bi-Fuel version of its new V90 station wagon in Belgium and Luxembourg.

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June 23, 2016

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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January 12, 2016

Westport and Volvo Car Belux Launch Bi-Fuel Volvo V60 in Belgium and Luxembourg

Westport launches Bi-Fuel Volvo cars in Belgium and Luxembourg in connection with Volvo Car Belux. Unveiled for the Belgium market today at the 94th European Motor Show in Brussels, the 2016 Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel car will be available for order at participating Volvo dealers in the region from January 2016.

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November 9, 2015

Sweden’s FVG to Add 400 Bi-Fuel Volvo Cars to its Taxi Fleet

Volvo V70 Bi-Fuel to be Deployed Nationwide in Sweden

Westport, together with Volvo Car Sverige and Upplands Motor, announces that Sweden-based Fågelviksgruppen (FVG) has signed an agreement covering the purchase of 400 Volvo V70 Bi-Fuel taxis with Westport technology and fuel systems including options to purchase up to 240 more.

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September 23, 2015

Sunfleet Car Sharing Offers Latest Volvo Powertrain in its Bi-Fuel Fleet

Westport Delivers First 2016 Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel Cars [Released in Sweden only]

Westport announced delivery of the first 2016 Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel cars to key customer Sunfleet, a Volvo car sharing organization in Sweden. A total of 42 vehicles will be delivered and put into service between now and October.

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May 29, 2015

New Volvo V60 with Westport Technology on View at World Gas Conference

New System Available on 2016 Volvo Drive-E Family Engines

Westport announces the opportunity to view Westport’s new combustion technology in Volvo Car Group’s new Drive-E powertrain bi-fuel engine at the World Gas Conference (WGC) in Paris, France from June 1 to 5 (www.wgc2015.org).

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March 11, 2015

Westport Launches New Combustion Technology with Volvo Cars

New System Available on 2016 Drive-E Family Engines

The introduction of Westport's new combustion technology in Volvo Car Company's new Drive-E powertrain bi-fuel engine. Volvo Cars is the first OEM to feature the new Westport system. It will be used on Volvo's new two-litre, direct injection, four-cylinder Drive-E powertrain family, which will be available on the Volvo V60 and V70 2016 models.

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News Releases

August 28

Westport Fuel Systems and Weichai Westport to Commercialize HPDI 2.0 Technology for China

Westport Fuel Systems Inc.announced today that it has entered into definitive development and supply agreements with Weichai Westport Inc. to develop, market, and commercialize a heavy-duty, natural gas engine featuring the Westport HPDI 2.0™ technology, based on one of Weichai Power Co., Ltd.’s heavy-duty engine platforms.

August 3

Westport Fuel Systems to Announce Second Quarter Results on Thursday, August 9, 2018

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. announced today that it will disclose its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 on Thursday, August 9, 2018 after market close.

July 25

Westport Fuel Systems Completes Sale of CNG Compressor Business for 12.3 Million Euro

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. today announced that it has completed the sale of its compressed natural gas compressor business to Snam S.p.A., a leading European gas utility company, for total proceeds of 12.3 million Euro, net of a 500,000 Euro holdback to be released upon fulfillment of an independent audit process to be completed within 30 business days.

May 31

Westport Fuel Systems Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. today announced the appointment of Mike Willis as Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") effective June 11, 2018. Ashoka Achuthan, Westport Fuel Systems current CFO, will step down from his position but continue to serve as an advisor to the leadership team through a transition period.

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