News Tagged with "Westport"

December 9, 2015
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Westport and Gas Technology Institute Awarded $900,000 to Advance Natural Gas Combustion Technology

Westport and the Gas Technology Institute have been awarded US$900,000 towards a program to advance state-of-the-art natural gas combustion technology. The work will feature Westport™ enhanced spark ignited (ESI) natural gas engine technology and demonstrate "High Frequency Corona Discharge Ignition" on an OEM partner's engine.

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November 9, 2015
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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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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 30, 2015
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Westport Parts + Service Partners to Launch New Aftermarket Distribution Channel

Collaboration Strengthens Westport’s One-Stop Shop Approach

Westport's aftermarket parts division, Westport Parts + Service, has formed a distribution partnership with Alliant Power. With an initial focus on Class 1-5 light-duty vehicles through select Alliant Power distributors, Westport Parts + Service creates a single source for natural gas aftermarket service and maintenance parts.

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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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October 8, 2015
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Westport & Gazprom Sign Agreement Targeting NGV System & Component Manufacturing in Russia

Westport Emer products set to build NGV market in Russia

Westport and Gazprom of Russia’s subsidiary Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo (Gazprom) have signed a market development agreement focused on expanding the use of natural gas vehicles in Russia and the localization of manufacturing of Westport’s Emer brand natural gas products. Today, at the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum, the two parties signed a roadmap outlining their planned market development activities.

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October 5, 2015
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ISL G Near Zero Natural Gas Engine Certified to Near Zero Emissions

First MidRange engine in North America to reduce NOx emissions by 90% from EPA 2010

Cummins Westport Inc. announces the new ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NOx natural gas engine is the first MidRange engine in North America to receive emission certifications from both U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Air Resources Board (ARB) in California that meet the 0.02 g/bhp-hr optional Near Zero NOx Emissions standards for medium-duty truck, urban bus, school bus and refuse applications.

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September 23, 2015
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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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July 28, 2015
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New MidRange Natural Gas Engine Featured at STN Expo

ISB6.7 G Natural Gas Engine a Natural Choice for Type C School Bus Market

Cummins Westport Inc. is introducing the 2016 ISB6.7 G, a 6.7-liter MidRange, factory-built, dedicated natural gas engine, to the Type C School bus market at the North American School Bus Show – STN Expo Conference and Trade Show July 25-28 in Reno.

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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

June 4

Westport Fuel Systems Reports First Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020 and provided an update on operations.

May 28

Westport Fuel Systems Secures €5 Million Loan from UniCredit

Transaction to Strengthen the Liquidity of Emer S.p.A. in Brescia, Italy

May 26

Westport Fuel Systems Awarded GASTEC Tender

BRC to Supply Systems to the Growing Egyptian Market

April 30

Westport Fuel Systems Publishes 2020 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders Results

Shareholders approved all resolutions presented at the Meeting.

April 29

Westport Fuel Systems to Announce First Quarter Results on Thursday, June 4, 2020

Westport Fuel Systems has also scheduled a conference call for Friday, June 5, 2020 at 10:30am ET (7:30am PT)

Industry News

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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