News Tagged with "Acquisition"

December 2, 2014
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Westport Acquires Prins Autogassystemen

Capturing a Complete Portfolio of Alternative Fuel Systems, Expected Accretive Sales and Operations Synergies in 2015 and Beyond

Westport has acquired Netherlands based Prins Autogassystemen Holding B.V. (Prins) for Euro 12.2 million (approximately U.S.$15.1 million) through a combination of Euro 6.6 million (approximately U.S.$8.2 million) in assumed liabilities and Euro 5.6 million (approximately U.S.$6.9 million) in cash.

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June 28, 2013
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Westport Acquires Clean Energy’s Natural Gas Vehicle Business, BAF Technologies and ServoTech Engineering, to Expand Ford Product Portfolio and Dealership Coverage

Commits $5 Million to Co-Marketing Program with Clean Energy

Westport has acquired BAF Technologies and its subsidiary ServoTech Engineering, Inc., both subsidiaries of Clean Energy Fuels for $25 million in Westport stock. Westport and Clean Energy also announced a $5 million joint marketing and sales program..

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March 6, 2012
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Westport Announces Intention to Acquire Certain Assets of Advanced Engine Components Limited of Australia

Westport has entered into a business sale agreement to purchase certain assets of Advanced Engine Components Limited (AEC) of Perth, Western Australia, for A$1.45 million (approximately US$1.6 million) to be paid in cash and assumed liabilities. Upon successful completion of the transaction, Westport will acquire AEC's Australian business assets including its intellectual property, key contracts, inventory and fixed assets.

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October 12, 2011
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Westport Acquires Alternative Fuel Vehicle Sweden AB, European Natural Gas System Supplier to Volvo Cars

Acquisition Marks Continued Expansion into Growing Automotive Segment for Global Leader in Natural Gas Engines

Westport has acquired Alternative Fuel Vehicle Sweden AB (AFV) of Gothenburg, Sweden for approximately SEK 51 million (approximately US$7.6 million). AFV is the sole supplier of natural gas fuel systems to Volvo Car Company.

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July 5, 2011
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Westport Closes Acquisition of Emer S.p.A.

Previously Announced Acquisition Closes on Schedule

Westport has completed the purchase of Emer S.p.A. (Emer), of Brescia, Italy. After deduction of certain amounts contractually agreed upon, Westport, at closing, paid approximately Euro 25.6 million (approximately US$37.2 million), which consisted of Euro 12.1 million (US$17.6 million) in cash and 881,860 shares of Westport.

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June 8, 2011
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Westport Announces Intention to Acquire Emer S.p.A. of Italy

Westport will purchase Emer S.p.A. (Emer),of Brescia, Italy for Euro 27 million (approximately US$39.6 million) through a combination of stock and cash, plus the assumption of approximately Euro 53 million in existing net debt within Emer.

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July 2, 2010
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Westport Acquires OMVL of Italy and 100% of Juniper Engines for €19 Million

Accretive Acquisition Expected to Add Approximately US$25M in Revenue and Launch Light-Duty Automotive Strategy for Westport's Juniper Engines

Westport has announced that it has acquired 100% of the outstanding shares of OMVL SpA and OMVL’s 51% share of Juniper Engines Inc. for a combined consideration of €19.0 million (approximately US$23.4 million).

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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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