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August 31, 2020
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Westport Fuel Systems Awarded Key Electronics Supply Contract

Estimated revenue of US$58 million over seven-year period

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a long-term agreement for the supply of electronic control units to a leading Tier One automotive supplier.

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May 5, 2015
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New Mid Range Natural Gas Engine Unveiled at ACT Expo

ISB6.7 G Natural Gas Engine Targets School Bus, Shuttle Bus, Medium Duty Trucking, and Vocational in North America

At the opening reception at Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Dallas TX, Cummins Westport Inc. unveiled the ISB6.7 G, a 6.7 liter medium-duty, factory built, dedicated natural gas engine for school bus, shuttle bus, medium duty truck and vocational applications. The new ISB6.7 G is currently in field trials with full production expected to commence in mid-2016.

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May 5, 2015
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Ford Debuts 2016 F-150 with Westport WiNG™ Power System

New CNG-Capable 2016 Ford F-150 On Display at ACT Expo

Westport plans to offer 2016 Ford F-150 trucks for use with the compressed natural gas (CNG) Westport WiNG™ Power System, and certify to EPA and CARB standards. The first 2016 F-150 featuring the Westport WiNG™ Power System will be unveiled today at the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Dallas, Texas, and is expected to be available for order this summer.

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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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March 3, 2014
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Westport and Delphi Sign Joint Development Agreement to Commercialize Natural Gas Injector Technology

Global Auto Supplier and Westport Combine Strengths for Natural Gas Heavy-Duty Applications

Global Auto Supplier and Westport Combine Strengths for Natural Gas Heavy-Duty Applications

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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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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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