News Tagged with "Recognition"

October 16, 2013
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Cummins Westport Receives SAFE Advanced Technology Energy Security Prize

Cummins Westport Inc. receives one of the inaugural “Energy Security Prize” Advanced Technology Awards from Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) at the OPEC Oil Embargo +40: A National Summit on Energy Security conference in Washington, D.C.

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October 6, 2011
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Westport Inventor Philip Hill to Receive Manning Innovation $100,000 Principal Award

Vancouver's Philip G. Hill, principal inventor of Westport’s founding technology using clean-burning natural gas in diesel engines, will win the 2011 $100,000 Encana Principal Award granted by the Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation.

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March 25, 2010
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Westport Announces the First Global Carbon Finance Program for Transportation Registered to the Voluntary Carbon Standard

Westport, in collaboration with Grütter Consulting, has launched a the Westport Carbon Project, program to monetize the carbon emission reductions associated with Cummins Westport (CWI) and Westport HD natural gas engines.

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October 23, 2009
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Westport ranked #1 on Canadian Cleantech 10 list by Corporate Knights

Westport joins Corporate Knights in TSX opening bell ceremony

Westport has been ranked first on Corporate Knights Cleantech 10™ list. The Corporate Knights Cleantech 10™ and Next 10 represent Canada’s best publicly and privately held companies in the cleantech realm, and span a range of sectors from global positioning systems to smart grids to solar technology.

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June 19, 2009
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Westport Named One of 50 Most Socially Responsible Companies in Canada

Westport has been named one of Canada’s “50 Most Socially Responsible Corporations” by Jantzi Research in partnership with Maclean’s magazine.

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September 25, 2008
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Westport Receives Leadership Award at the 2008 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards

Westport has won a prestigious Leadership Award, one of four separate awards categories that make up the 2008 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards Program, Canada’s pre-eminent technology awards program.

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News Releases

January 21

Westport Fuel Systems to Cooperate with Truck and Bus Manufacturer Scania on a Direct Injected Hydrogen Engine Research Project

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. today announced it has agreed to commence a research project with Scania to apply its HPDI 2.0 fuel system with hydrogen to the latest Scania commercial vehicle engine. Preliminary test results are expected in the second half of 2021.

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

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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