News Tagged with "Westport"

July 7, 2015
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Westport Optimizes Alternative Fuel Options for Fleets by Providing Ford 5.0L F-150 with Dedicated Propane Package

Alternative Fuel Provider Adds Greater Diversity and Stability to Fleet Customers’ Supply Chain

Westport will offer dedicated, liquid propane systems for 2016 Ford 5.0L F-150 trucks. This new liquid propane system will be offered in addition to Westport’s compressed natural gas (CNG) package for 2016 Ford F-150 trucks. Both fuel options are part of the Westport WiNG™ Power System and are expected to be certified to EPA and CARB standards.

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May 29, 2015
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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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May 6, 2015
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Near Zero NOx Emissions ISL G Natural Gas Engine

Proprietary technology capable of reducing NOx emissions by 90%

Cummins Westport will begin field tests this year in California in transit buses with a spark ignited natural gas engine capable of producing Near Zero NOx emissions well before the 2023 California Near Zero NOx schedule for Low NOx vehicles.

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May 5, 2015
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New Mid Range Natural Gas Engine Unveiled at ACT Expo

ISB6.7 G Natural Gas Engine Targets School Bus, Shuttle Bus, Medium Duty Trucking, and Vocational in North America

At the opening reception at Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Dallas TX, Cummins Westport Inc. unveiled the ISB6.7 G, a 6.7 liter medium-duty, factory built, dedicated natural gas engine for school bus, shuttle bus, medium duty truck and vocational applications. The new ISB6.7 G is currently in field trials with full production expected to commence in mid-2016.

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May 5, 2015
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Ford Debuts 2016 F-150 with Westport WiNG™ Power System

New CNG-Capable 2016 Ford F-150 On Display at ACT Expo

Westport plans to offer 2016 Ford F-150 trucks for use with the compressed natural gas (CNG) Westport WiNG™ Power System, and certify to EPA and CARB standards. The first 2016 F-150 featuring the Westport WiNG™ Power System will be unveiled today at the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Dallas, Texas, and is expected to be available for order this summer.

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March 11, 2015
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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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January 8, 2015
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Westport WiNG™ Power System 2015 Ford Transit Van Receives EPA Certification

Westport has received certification from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its 2015 Ford Transit Van.

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December 12, 2014
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Cummins Westport Announces Changes to its Board of Directors and Management Team

Cummins Westport announced changes to its Board of Directors and Management in accordance with the terms of the 50/50 Joint Venture Agreement between Cummins and Westport Innovations. The changes are effective immediately.

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October 6, 2014
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Cummins Westport Appoints Rob Neitzke as President Effective January 2015

Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced that Rob Neitzke, currently General Manager of the Construction Segment of Cummins off-highway engine business, has been appointed as President of CWI effective January 1, 2015.

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September 30, 2014
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Westport Announces Technology, Investment, Market and Revenue Update

Matching Investment and Revenue Outlook with Pace of Market Adoption, while Second Generation HPDI Technology Draws Support

Westport gives an update to its Westport high pressure direct injection (Westport™ HPDI) second generation or "HPDI 2.0" development program and identified plans to further refine investment programs to align with its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers and the global pace of natural gas vehicle adoption and related infrastructure build out. In line with the pace of market adoption, Westport has updated its near term revenue outlook for the year ended December 31, 2014.

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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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