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June 1, 2016
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Westport Completes Merger with Fuel Systems

Combination creates innovative, global leader in alternative fuel, engine and vehicle sector

Westport completes merger between Westport and Fuel Systems Solutions. Shareholders of both companies approved the merger at separate special meetings of shareholders. As previously announced, Fuel Systems shareholders will receive 2.4755 Westport common shares for each share of Fuel Systems common stock owned. Fuel Systems shares will no longer be listed on the Nasdaq Exchange or any other securities exchange.

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May 26, 2016
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Westport Announces Exchange Ratio for Merger Agreement with Fuel Systems

Compelling merger edges closer to completion

The final exchange ratio has been determined for the proposed business combination (the “Merger”) with Fuel Systems. Assuming the Merger closes as anticipated on June 1, 2016, Fuel Systems stockholders will receive 2.4755 Westport common shares for each share of Fuel Systems common stock owned upon completion of the Merger.

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March 18, 2016
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Westport Shareholders Vote For Merger with Fuel Systems at Shareholder Meeting

Merger plus all other resolutions pass with overwhelming shareholder support

At the meeting, shareholders approved the issuance of such number of Westport common shares as required according to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated September 1, 2015 (as amended) to complete the Merger, with 98% of votes cast voted in favour of the resolution, 94% of votes cast voted in favour of the amendment to Westport’s Omnibus Incentive Plan, and 98% of votes cast voted in favour of amending the articles of incorporation of Westport to change its name from Westport Innovations Inc. to Westport Fuel Systems Inc.

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March 7, 2016
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Westport Signs Amendment to Merger Agreement with Fuel Systems

Updated agreement reflects current market conditions, provides greater certainty to Westport and Fuel Systems shareholders

Westport has signed an Amendment to the Agreement and Plan of Merger in relation to the proposed business combination between Westport and Fuel Systems.

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February 23, 2016
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Westport Files Management Information Circular for Fuel Systems Transaction and Sets Date for Special Meeting of Shareholders

Compelling Combination To Bring a Broader Global Reach, Enhanced Technological Expertise, and Provide Significant Value to Westport Shareholders

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September 1, 2015
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Westport and Fuel Systems Solutions Announce Intention to Merge

Compelling Merger Creates Scale and Combines Complementary Technologies, Development Focus, and Global Customer and Product Mix

Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX: WPT / NASDAQ: WPRT), and Fuel Systems Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: FSYS), jointly announce that the companies have entered into a merger agreement to create a premier alternative fuel vehicle and engine company.

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June 27, 2014
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Westport Extends Maturity of Existing Debentures and Issues C$19 Million Additional 9% Debentures

Westport Completes Non-Dilutive, Non-Convertible Financing

Westport announces that it has extended the maturity date of its 9% unsecured subordinated non-convertible debentures formerly due September 22, 2014 to September 15, 2017; and secured an additional C$19 million in debentures on the same terms, bringing the total outstanding debentures to C$55 million.

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October 1, 2013
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Westport Innovations Inc. Closes Offering of Common Shares

Westport closes its previously announced offering of 6,000,000 common shares in the United States and Canada at the offering price of US$25.39 per share, for gross proceeds of US$152,340,000.

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September 26, 2013
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Westport Innovations Inc. Prices Offering of Common Shares

Westport will offer 6,000,000 common shares at a price of US$25.39 per share, for gross proceeds of US$152,340,000. Westport has granted the underwriters of the offering an option to purchase an additional 900,000 common shares at the offering price during the period ending 30 days from the date of Westport's final prospectus supplement filed in connection with the offering.

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September 25, 2013
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Westport Innovations Inc. Offers Common Shares

Westport is offering to sell, subject to market and other conditions, 6,000,000 of its common shares in the United States and Canada pursuant to a preliminary prospectus supplement to its base shelf prospectus originally dated June 20, 2013.

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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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