News Tagged with "Automotive"

January 12, 2016
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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
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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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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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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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September 23, 2014
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Westport Unveils Its Proprietary Enhanced Spark-Ignited Natural Gas System Targeting Medium-Duty Truck Applications

Up to 10% Improvement in Power and Torque over Diesel, Targeted at Medium-Duty Truck Applications

Westport is unveiling its newest proprietary technology, the first generation of enhanced spark-ignited (ESI) natural gas system. Westport’s new revolutionary approach to natural gas combustion technology is designed to provide vehicle and engine original manufacturers (OEMs) with a “downsized” natural gas solution that is cost competitive while providing similar levels of power, torque, and fuel economy to a larger diesel engine. Using 100% dedicated natural gas as fuel, Westport’s new technology optimizes the combustion and thermal efficiencies of the engine by taking advantages of the positive properties of natural gas.

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May 5, 2014
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Westport Debuts California's Only CARB Certified CNG Ford F-150 at ACT

Westport WiNG™ On Display at ACT Expo

Westport announces that the only California Air Resources Board and EPA certified Ford F-150, featuring the Westport WiNG™ Power System, is being debuted during the Alternative Clean Transportation Expo (ACT) in Long Beach, and will be on display May 6 to 8.

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March 10, 2014
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Westport Unifies Brands for Dedicated and Bi-fuel Vehicles under Westport WiNG™ Power System

Westport WiNG the Leading QVM Brand for Natural Gas Ford Pickups

Westport WiNG the Leading QVM Brand for Natural Gas Ford Pickups

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February 12, 2014
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Westport and Tata Motors Launch Natural Gas Engine Featuring Westport WP580 Engine Management System

Target Light-Duty Vehicles and Medium-Duty Buses in India

Westport and Tata Motors Limited launch a new spark-ignited natural gas 3.8L turbocharged engine featuring the Westport WP580 Engine Management System (EMS). Designed to support many engine configurations, the Westport WP580 EMS is also scheduled to be applied to Tata's 5.7L engine targeting medium-duty applications in late 2014.

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August 1, 2013
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Westport Adds Popular Ford F-150 to its Natural Gas Product Offerings

New Offering Increases Ford QVM Product Portfolio

Westport will offer the newly launched natural gas powered Ford F-150 featuring the Westport WiNG™ Power System in both the United States and Canada.

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News Releases

August 6

Westport Fuel Systems Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020 and provided an update on operations.

August 4

Westport Fuel Systems Announces Supply Contract with NAFTAL

MTM to Supply LPG Systems to the Growing Algerian Market

July 24

Westport Fuel Systems Secures €15 Million Loan from UniCredit

Transaction to Bolster the Liquidity of MTM in Cherasco, Italy

July 24

Westport Fuel Systems Announces Refinancing of Convertible Notes with Cartesian Capital Group

Westport Fuel Systems today announced that it has has entered into an agreement for the refinancing of its convertible notes held by funds associated with Pangaea Two Management, LP and Cartesian Capital Group.

July 23

Westport Fuel Systems Secures US$10 Million Credit Facility from Export Development Canada

Westport Fuel Systems today announced that they have closed a US$10 million term credit facility from Export Development Canada to bolster liquidity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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