News Tagged with "Off-road"

June 17, 2016
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IMPCO Technologies Releases New Light Weight Rail Auxiliary Power Unit

IMPCO Technologies reaffirms the release of its new Heavy-Duty / Light Weight Rail Auxiliary Power Unit.

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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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December 10, 2013
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Westport Unveils Next Generation High Pressure Direct Injection (Westport™ HPDI 2.0) System

New Release Provides Unparalleled Performance, Fuel Economy and Value

Westport unveils its next generation of high pressure direct injection technology platform dubbed "Westport™ HPDI 2.0." This new generation of the class-leading natural gas technology will provide global vehicle and engine OEMs with a vertically integrated natural gas solution with breakthrough price, performance, and fuel economy.

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September 16, 2013
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Westport Announces Thomas Rippon as Vice President, Mining and Rail

Global OEM Expertise Supports Growth Opportunities for Key Off-Road Products

According to industry statistics and Westport analysis, global heavy off-road applications use more than 24 billion gallons of diesel each year, creating an attractive opportunity for significant cost savings and reduced emissions by using natural gas.

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June 5, 2013
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Canadian National Railway Orders Four LNG Tenders from Westport

Westport Launches a New Product to Serve Natural Gas Needs of the North American Railroad Market

Westport launches liquefied natural gas (LNG) tender product solution with an order for four tenders from Canadian National Railway. The first tender to supply fuel to an adjacent natural-gas powered locomotive will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2013.

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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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June 5, 2012
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Westport and Caterpillar Announce Agreement to Develop Natural Gas Technology for Off-Road Equipment

The two companies are positioned to be the first to offer Westport™ HPDI technology in the high horsepower off-road market; initial focus on mining trucks and locomotives; Video Link for Caterpillar, EMD and Westport Executive Statements Included in Press Release

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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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May 17, 2011
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Westport Announces Agreement with Caterpillar for Evaluation of Fuel System Technologies for High Horsepower Engines

Westport is in an agreement with Caterpillar, Inc. to evaluate direct injection, natural gas fuel system technologies for possible use on Caterpillar’s large engines. As part of the agreement, the parties will combine their respective technologies and components to develop a fuel system that will be evaluated on a multi-cylinder test engine.

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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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News Releases

January 7

Westport Fuel Systems Appoints New Director

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. today announced the appointment of Tony Guglielmin to the company’s Board of Directors, effective January 7, 2021.

November 19

Cummins Westport Announces Changes to its Board of Directors and Management Team

Cummins Westport Inc. today announced changes to its Board of Directors and Management in accordance with the terms of the 50/50 Joint Venture Agreement between Cummins Inc. and Westport Fuel Systems Inc.

November 16

Westport Fuel Systems Announces Next Generation HPDI Development Contract with OEM Partner

Program Applies HPDI to an Updated Base Engine Platform

November 9

Westport Fuel Systems Announces the Establishment of an At-the-Market Equity Offering Program

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. today announced today that the Company has established an at-the-market equity offering program.

Industry News

Published: October 6

Volvo Trucks sees increased interest in LNG

Swedish truck maker Volvo said it’s seeing hauliers and transport buyers moving towards refrigerated liquefied gas as a cheaper and more environmentally friendly alternative to diesel.

Published: September 30

India: Maruti Suzuki sells 300,000 units of the WagonR S-CNG

The Maruti Suzuki WagonR S-CNG has emerged as the highest selling natural gas vehicle in the country, as this greener and safer factory-fitted CNG model has surpassed 300,000 units in sales.

Published: September 24

Why Fleet Managers Anheuser Busch Kehe Distributors are Fueling Renewable Natural Gas

While much attention has shifted to the potential for battery-electric or hydrogen vehicles, another technology with a vast infrastructure — renewable natural gas — is gaining traction among fleet managers.

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.

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