News Tagged with "Infrastructure"

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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February 28, 2013
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Westport Announces Co-Marketing Agreement with ENN Group, A Global Energy Provider and One of China’s Largest Private Companies

Westport announces an agreement with leading global clean energy provider ENN Group aimed at the proliferation of natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) transportation solutions and fuel for on-road, off-road, rail and marine applications. ENN is one of China's largest private companies with more than 30,000 employees.

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September 24, 2012
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Westport Makes Commitment to Action at 2012 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Tower Power: Improving Air Quality and Electricity Access in India. Westport is bringing its expertise to help improve air quality and access to electricity in rural India, through a Commitment to Action announced at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting. Westport and its partners' Commitment to Action aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from mobile phone tower generators by using natural gas, while also providing residual power to nearby villages that are currently off the grid.

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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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December 1, 2011
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Westport Announces Consortium Agreement with EMD to join SDTC Program and Develop Natural Gas Fuel System for Rail Locomotives

Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) to integrate Westport high pressure direct injection (HPDI) technology and natural gas fuel system technologies into an EMD locomotive provided by Canadian National Railways (CN). The consortium is expecting to demonstrate the natural gas locomotive as part of the previously announced Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) project with CN and Gaz Metro.

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September 7, 2011
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Westport to Launch Innovative Co-Marketing Program with Shell to Develop North American Market for Liquefied Natural Gas Vehicles and Fuels

Westport has entered into an agreement with Shell to launch a co-marketing program in North America aimed at providing customers a better economic case when purchasing and operating liquefied natural gas–powered vehicles (LNGVs) by consolidating key value chain components such as fuel supply, customer support and comprehensive maintenance into a single, user-friendly package.

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April 5, 2011
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Heckmann Corporation Teams Up with Encana Natural Gas, Westport Innovations and Peterbilt Motors Company to Employ the Largest Transport Fleet of Liquefied Natural Gas Powered Trucks in North America

Heckmann Corporation is teaming up with Encana Natural Gas Inc., Westport and Peterbilt Motors Company, to transition its truck fleet from traditional diesel vehicles to natural gas vehicles (NGVs).

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February 27, 2011
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Westport Awarded C$2.3 million in Funding by SDTC for Natural Gas Fueling for High-Horsepower Applications

Funding Launches Development Program with CN Rail and Gaz Métro

Westport has secured a funding commitment of C$2.3 million from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to develop Westport HD technology for high-horsepower applications.

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December 21, 2010
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Westport Announces Vedder Transport Order for 50 Peterbilt LNG Trucks Powered by Westport HD Systems

LNG Truck Order in Concert with a Refuelling Station Planned by Terasen Gas

Vedder Transport Ltd. of Abbotsford, BC to purchase 50 Peterbilt 386 liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks featuring Westport HD Systems. Vedder Transport Ltd. specializes in the transportation of Food Grade products in a bulk liquid or dry state and offers dedicated and irregular route, truck load and less than truck load freight services throughout Canada, and between Canada and the United States.

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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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