News Tagged with "Government"

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 2, 2012
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Natural Gas an Important Fuel for the U.S. Transportation Sector: National Petroleum Council Report

Released August 1, the National Petroleum Council’s Report “Advancing Technology for America’s Transportation Future” has concluded that natural gas is a promising fuel from both an economic and technology perspective.

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May 15, 2012
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Government of British Columbia Announces $62 Million Incentive Program to Promote Adoption of Natural Gas Vehicles in the Province

The B.C. Ministry of Energy and Mines announced the Greenhouse Gas Reduction regulation that advances the adoption and deployment of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) in BC. Program expects to incentivise Purchase of over 1,000 Heavy-Duty natural gas trucks and related infrastructure.

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March 13, 2012
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China's First Engine with Westport™ HPDI Technology Unveiled during China National People's Congress

China's first natural gas engine featuring Westport high pressure direct injection (HPDI) technology at a press conference at the government building in Beijing, the Beijing Diaoyutai State Guesthouse. The innovative technological achievement and product introduction is the result of China's first joint venture for HPDI natural gas engines—Weichai Westport Inc.—and fills a gap in the natural gas engine market for heavy-duty trucks.

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April 1, 2011
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President Obama and U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu Visit UPS Shipping Facility to View Alternative Fuel Vehicles Including Natural Gas Truck Powered by Westport HD

President Obama Announces National Clean Fleets Partnership

President Barack Obama, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood visited a UPS shipping facility in Landover, Maryland to view various alternative fuel vehicles from UPS, AT&T, Pepsi-Frito Lay, and Verizon’s clean fleets and to announce National Clean Fleets Partnership. A liquefied natural gas (LNG) Kenworth T800 truck powered by Westport HD was showcased at the event to demonstrate UPS’ commitment to reduce the emissions of its truck fleet while taking a step toward U.S. energy security.

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August 26, 2009
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US DOE Announces Recovery Act Funding for up to 2,800 Natural Gas Vehicles

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Clean Cities program to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector has awarded $300 million funding for 25 cost-share projects across the US that will deploy more than 9,000 alternative fuel and energy efficient vehicles and build 542 new refueling stations.

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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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