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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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January 11, 2017
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Westport Fuel Systems Commends New Pump-to-Wheels Methane Emissions Study

Next Generation Technologies Significantly Reduce Methane Emissions

Westport Fuel Systems today commended the publication of a new study by West Virginia University scientists at the Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions (“CAFEE”) quantifying methane emissions from heavy-duty natural gas-powered vehicles and refueling stations.

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December 8, 2016
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ISB6.7 G MidRange Natural Gas Engine Now in Full Production

Low Emission Engine Expands to Shuttle Bus, Medium-Duty Truck, and Vocational Segments

Cummins Westport Inc. today announced the ISB6.7 G, a 6.7 litre midrange, factory built natural gas engine is now fully available as a production engine for shuttle bus, medium duty truck, and vocational applications in North America.

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November 28, 2016
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Westport Expands MY2017 Ford Product Line

Environmental Protection Agency Certifies Westport’s Emission-Reducing WiNG™ Power System on Multiple Ford Platforms

Westport has announced it has received certification from the Environmental Protection Agency for its Westport WiNG™ Power System on multiple 2017 Model Year Ford products.

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October 13, 2016
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Cummins Westport Begins Production of ISL G Near Zero Natural Gas Engine

North America’s First Commercially Available Near Zero NOx MidRange Engine

Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced that orders are being processed and production of the ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NOx natural gas engine has commenced.

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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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October 19, 2015
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Westport Announces New Agreements & Key Milestone Towards HPDI 2.0 Production

Westport has entered into new agreements with Volvo Group governing the development, commercial launch and supply of Westport High Pressure Direct Injection (Westport™ HPDI) 2.0 technology in its heavy-duty trucks over the next several years.

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July 9, 2015
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Westport Completes HPDI Technology Program with Daimler AG

Westport HPDI 2.0 Meets Challenging Performance Targets

Westport has completed an engineering program with Daimler AG to develop and assess Westport High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) system for a Daimler heavy duty engine. The prototype HPDI engine met all technical targets resulting in a payment of 2.4 million Euro (approximately $2.7 million USD) by Daimler to Westport.

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July 7, 2015
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Westport Optimizes Alternative Fuel Options for Fleets by Providing Ford 5.0L F-150 with Dedicated Propane Package

Alternative Fuel Provider Adds Greater Diversity and Stability to Fleet Customers’ Supply Chain

Westport will offer dedicated, liquid propane systems for 2016 Ford 5.0L F-150 trucks. This new liquid propane system will be offered in addition to Westport’s compressed natural gas (CNG) package for 2016 Ford F-150 trucks. Both fuel options are part of the Westport WiNG™ Power System and are expected to be certified to EPA and CARB standards.

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May 29, 2015
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New Volvo V60 with Westport Technology on View at World Gas Conference

New System Available on 2016 Volvo Drive-E Family Engines

Westport announces the opportunity to view Westport’s new combustion technology in Volvo Car Group’s new Drive-E powertrain bi-fuel engine at the World Gas Conference (WGC) in Paris, France from June 1 to 5 (www.wgc2015.org).

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News Releases

October 27

Westport Fuel Systems to Announce Third Quarter Results on Monday, November 9, 2020

Westport Fuel Systems has also scheduled a conference call for Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 10:30am ET (7:30am PT)

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

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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