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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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May 21, 2012
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Where in the World is Westport™ WiNG? Driving on CNG from Plymouth to NYC over Four Days

Driving entirely on compressed natural gas (CNG), a team from Westport Innovations will make the 700 mile drive from Plymouth, MI to NYC in the brand new Westport™ WiNG powered bi-fuel Ford F-250 Super Duty truck.

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May 18, 2012
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Volvo Trucks Unveils 13 Liter Natural Gas Engine for North American Market with Westport™ HPDI Technology

Volvo Trucks today unveiled its plans to launch a 13 liter heavy-duty natural gas engine featuring Westport™ high pressure direct injection (HPDI) technology. The product is scheduled to launch for the North American market in 2014.

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May 16, 2012
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Westport Announces New Product Enhancements on its Flagship HD15L LNG Engine for Class 8 Trucking

Westport announces a broad range of product enhancements to meet customer needs in its best-in-class solution for natural gas Class 8 trucks, including higher horsepower & torque, Eaton Ultrashift Plus AMT, heavy front end and emissions aftertreatment improvements.

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March 21, 2012
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ISX12 G Heavy Duty Natural Gas Engine on Display at MATS

Targets Regional Trucking, Vocational and Refuse Markets in North America

The Cummins Westport ISX12 G, a 12 litre heavy-duty, factory built, dedicated natural gas engine for regional haul truck / tractor, vocational and refuse applications will be officially unveiled in the Cummins Booth at the Mid America Truck Show (MATS) in Louisville, KY, on March 22, 2012.

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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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March 6, 2012
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Westport WiNG™ Power Systems for Ford F-250 and 350 Series Rolls Out at NTEA Show in Indianapolis

Filling up is about to get a whole lot less expensive for buyers of the new Westport WiNG™ Power System: A fully-integrated, CNG bi-fuel system, will be available for order on Ford F-250 and F-350 pick-up trucks through authorized Ford dealer/distributors on or about March 19th. Interested customers and dealers can go to the http://www.wingpowersystem.com website today for further information.

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February 20, 2012
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Cummins Westport Announces New Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Engine

ISX12 G Natural Gas Engine Targets Regional Trucking, Vocational and Refuse Markets in North America

Cummins Westport announces the ISX12 G, a 12 litre heavy-duty, factory built dedicated natural gas engine for regional haul truck / tractor, vocational and refuse applications. The new ISX12 G is currently in field trials with full production expected to commence in early 2013.

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October 12, 2011
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Westport Acquires Alternative Fuel Vehicle Sweden AB, European Natural Gas System Supplier to Volvo Cars

Acquisition Marks Continued Expansion into Growing Automotive Segment for Global Leader in Natural Gas Engines

Westport has acquired Alternative Fuel Vehicle Sweden AB (AFV) of Gothenburg, Sweden for approximately SEK 51 million (approximately US$7.6 million). AFV is the sole supplier of natural gas fuel systems to Volvo Car Company.

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January 12, 2009
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Westport Unveils Juniper Engines at International Trade Conference

Initial Focus on Industrial Markets with Hyundai Engine Platforms

Juniper Engines Inc., a joint venture between Westport and OMVL SpA (OMVL) of Italy, will be presenting its new 2.0 litre and 2.4 litre alternative fuel engines at the ProMAT Exposition in Chicago, Illinois.

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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

Clarifies statements 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: 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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