News Tagged with "Westport HPDI"

September 23, 2020
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Westport Fuel Systems Clarifies Statements Regarding the Chinese Certification of Weichai Westport’s WP12HPDI Natural Gas Engine

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

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September 18, 2020
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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

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March 8, 2018
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Westport Fuel Systems Advances Technology Leadership and Solutions

AVL Endorses Higher Pressure HPDI System Enabling Future Efficiency and Performance Demands

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. is announcing a critical technology advancement that allows its natural gas high pressure direct injection system to support the efficiency improvements anticipated from higher peak cylinder pressure to be introduced into the next generations of diesel engine platforms.

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January 11, 2017
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Westport Fuel Systems Commends New Pump-to-Wheels Methane Emissions Study

Next Generation Technologies Significantly Reduce Methane Emissions

Westport Fuel Systems today commended the publication of a new study by West Virginia University scientists at the Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions (“CAFEE”) quantifying methane emissions from heavy-duty natural gas-powered vehicles and refueling stations.

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August 23, 2016
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Westport Fuel Systems Provides Economical Environmental Solutions

Supports new standards for greenhouse gas emissions & fuel efficiency

Next generation natural gas engines and vehicles including Westport High Pressure Direct Injection 2.0 (“Westport™ HPDI 2.0”) and Enhanced Spark Ignition (“Westport™ ESI”) technologies comply with the new Phase 2 GHG emissions and fuel efficiency standards and offer significant GHG emission reduction benefits through the combination of low-carbon fuels and high-efficiency engines.

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August 22, 2016
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Westport Fuel Systems to Sell Portion of Joint Venture Interest for Approximately $11 Million

Company remains committed to Chinese market & continues to advance Westport™ HPDI 2.0 program

Westport Fuel Systems announced that it has entered into agreements to sell an 11.7% interest in the Weichai Westport Inc. joint venture for gross proceeds of 48.2 million RMB (approximately US$7.2 million) to Weichai Holding Group Co., Ltd. and an additional undisclosed purchaser. Associated with the sale, Westport Fuel Systems will also receive a dividend payment of 23.8 million RMB (approximately US$3.5 million) from the joint venture, generating total gross proceeds of 72.0 million RMB (approximately US$10.7 million).

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December 18, 2015
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AVL and Westport Sign Agreement to Deliver Next-Generation HPDI Technology

AVL’s Global Engineering Capability to Support Rapid Adoption of Advanced Natural Gas Engine Technology

Westport and AVL List GmbH. have entered into an agreement to deliver next-generation Westport high pressure direct injection (Westport HPDI™) gas technology.

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November 2, 2015
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Westport HPDI 2.0 On Track for Commercial Production

Substantial Progress Made in Development and Near-Term Commercialization of Core Technology Program

Westport provides an update to its Westport High Pressure Direct Injection (Westport™ HPDI) second generation or "HPDI 2.0" development program.

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October 19, 2015
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Westport Announces New Agreements & Key Milestone Towards HPDI 2.0 Production

Westport has entered into new agreements with Volvo Group governing the development, commercial launch and supply of Westport High Pressure Direct Injection (Westport™ HPDI) 2.0 technology in its heavy-duty trucks over the next several years.

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July 9, 2015
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Westport Completes HPDI Technology Program with Daimler AG

Westport HPDI 2.0 Meets Challenging Performance Targets

Westport has completed an engineering program with Daimler AG to develop and assess Westport High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) system for a Daimler heavy duty engine. The prototype HPDI engine met all technical targets resulting in a payment of 2.4 million Euro (approximately $2.7 million USD) by Daimler to Westport.

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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

to clarify market news 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: 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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