Our flagship LNG fuel system optimal for heavy-duty vehicles

The heavy-duty freight sector has historically been difficult to decarbonize given the challenge of replacing diesel without compromising on vehicle performance and economics. There is now a solution with Westport™ High Pressure Direct Injection 2.0 ("Westport™ HPDI 2.0"), a fully OEM integrated system that enables heavy-duty trucks to operate on natural gas with reduced fuel costs, reduced CO2 emissions, and diesel-like performance.

Westport™ HPDI 2.0 features the only natural gas technology retaining the performance and efficiency of a diesel engine—critical for heavy duty engines in demanding commercial applications—while significantly reducing greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions. Developed and validated to rigorous OEM standards, Westport™ HPDI 2.0 can be integrated into any engine and truck manufacturer’s offer.


Proven Performance


HPDI 2.0 offers the same power (>400hp), torque, engine braking and drivability as diesel, required to meet the harsh demands of heavy duty transport with no change in the driving experience.
High Efficiency


With optimized combustion, an HPDI 2.0 equipped engine can achieve diesel engine efficiency (within 1%) with inherently low engine-out unburnt methane emissions.
Low GHG Emissions


Designed to allow engines to meet the latest stringent emission regulations including Euro VI, HPDI 2.0 reduces GHGs by 20-100%[1] compared to the equivalent diesel engine on a well-to-wheel basis.
Fuel Cost Savings

Cost Savings

Fleets can realize significant cost savings when fueling with natural gas. The U.S. Energy Information Association ("EIA") predicts that the price of natural gas will remain below the price of petroleum diesel for decades.

What is HPDI 2.0?

Westport™ HPDI 2.0 is a complete system offering OEMs the flexibility to differentiate their natural gas product lines easily while also maintaining maximum commonality with their conventional diesel fueled products. HPDI 2.0 consists of a fully integrated “tank to tip” solution, with a cryogenic tank and integral high pressure liquefied natural gas ("LNG") pump mounted on the chassis of the truck and plumbed to the engine where fuel pressure is regulated before being supplied to the injectors via high pressure fuel rails.

HPDI 2.0

At the heart of the engine is a revolutionary patented injector with a dual concentric needle design. It allows for small quantities of diesel fuel and large quantities of natural gas to be delivered at high pressure to the combustion chamber. The natural gas is injected at the end of the compression stroke.

1 Low end of range is geologic natural gas; high end of range is renewable natural gas.

Market Opportunity

Providing GHG reductions of 20-100%[2] on a well-to-wheel basis while preserving the same performance as a diesel engine, Westport™ HPDI 2.0 is an integral part of the full spectrum of measures that the transportation sector will need to combat GHG emissions effectively.

A truck equipped with the Westport™ HPDI 2.0 system is an ideal solution for fleets wanting to reduce their fuel costs and offer decarbonized regional and long distance road transport solutions to their customers with no compromise on vehicle performance.

For end-users in the retail, food and beverage and additional sectors that have set ambitious internal sustainability plans with GHG/ CO2 emissions reduction objectives, Westport™ HPDI 2.0 is the best solution to achieve their targets for regional and long distance road transport operations without increasing transport costs.

For more information on Westport™ HPDI 2.0, contact us at sales@westport.com.

2 http://www.theicct.org/roadmap-HD-engine-CO2-standards-EU-framework

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

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Volvo Trucks sees increased interest in LNG

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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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