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January 19

Westport Secures EPA Certification for the Dedicated CNG and Bi-fuel CNG Ford F-150

Environmental Protection Agency certifies Westport's emission-reducing WiNG™ Power System

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January 12

Westport and Volvo Car Belux Launch Bi-Fuel Volvo V60 in Belgium and Luxembourg

Westport launches Bi-Fuel Volvo cars in Belgium and Luxembourg in connection with Volvo Car Belux. Unveiled for the Belgium market today at the 94th European Motor Show in Brussels, the 2016 Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel car will be available for order at participating Volvo dealers in the region from January 2016.

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January 11

Westport Signs Investment Agreement with Cartesian Capital Group for up to $71.3 Million in Financing

Global private equity firm, with a strong presence in Asia and Europe, invests in Westport and the future of natural gas engines

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December 18

AVL and Westport Sign Agreement to Deliver Next-Generation HPDI Technology

AVL’s Global Engineering Capability to Support Rapid Adoption of Advanced Natural Gas Engine Technology

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December 9

Westport and Gas Technology Institute Awarded $900,000 to Advance Natural Gas Combustion Technology

Westport and the Gas Technology Institute have been awarded US$900,000 towards a program to advance state-of-the-art natural gas combustion technology. The work will feature Westport™ enhanced spark ignited (ESI) natural gas engine technology and demonstrate "High Frequency Corona Discharge Ignition" on an OEM partner's engine.

 
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December 9

Westport Attending COP21 Events in Paris

One of two Canadian companies chosen to showcase innovative climate change solutions  The Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (COP 21), taking place now, is expected…

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December 9

Westport Presents New Tech and Solutions Set to Boost LPG Uptake

Westport’s Bart van Aerle presented two key factors set to positively impact the LPG sector at the Argus European LPG Markets 2015 Conference in London on Wednesday, November 25. Bart van Aerle, CEO Prins…

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December 8

Sustainable Building Meets Alternative Fuel Vehicles at Greenbuild 2015

In November, alternative energy and the building industry met in Washington, D.C. at Greenbuild, a premier event for sustainable building that includes conferences, education, and an exposition. Westport…

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November 12

Westport Teams with CleanFuel USA for Propane Autogas-Powered 2016 Ford F-150 to Boost Fleet Sustainability Efforts

Supporting Westport’s introduction of the F-150 propane truck this summer, we’re announcing our agreement with CleanFUEL USA®, an industry leader in propane autogas technology, to serve as a supplier for…

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September 25

Westport Helps Cyclists Stay on Course during the Road World Championships

Cycling’s pinnacle event, the Road World Championships – also known as Worlds – is underway in  Richmond, Virginia, USA and Westport’s Ford Transit van is on the move shuttling cyclists to and from their…

 
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January 8

Annual NGV Sales to Reach Almost 4 Million Units in 2025, Says Report

The natural gas vehicle (NGV) market is taking off in some regions, although growth has been slower than previously projected, according to a new report from Navigant Research.

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January 4

UPS to use natural gas from landfills as fuel for its fleet

UPS has announced it will supply its fleet in Memphis, Tennessee, and Jackson, Missouri, with an estimated 15 million diesel gallon gas equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) as part of a multi-year…

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January 4

Spanish University and Disfrimur seek to achieve zero emissions using NGVs

The Technical University of Cartagena (UPCT) and the logistics company Disfrimur, in Spain, have launched an investigation to achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere through use of natural…

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January 4

McNeilus delivers CNG system for Gold Standard Transportation

Gino Fortuna, president of Gold Standard Transportation: “We’ve been running CNG since the Cummins 11.9 liter engine was introduced. I believe CNG is the future – primarily due to reduced fuel costs, cleaner…

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January 4

Utah Transit Authority Opens CNG Fueling Facility

The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has opened a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facility for its expanding fleet of CNG buses. UTA says its switch to CNG is part of the authority’s continuing effort…

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January 4

CNG for The Hague

Dutch renewable natural gas (RNG) provider OrangeGas has opened the first Compressed Natural Gas fuelling station in The Hague, Netherlands.

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January 4

German Utility Operates RNG Bus Fleet

Bavarian municipal utility Augsburger Stadtwerke aims to make its entire local public transport operation CO2-neutral by 2017, and buses fuelled with renewable natural gas (biomethane) are leading the…

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December 7

Finalized Highway Bill Bodes Well for Natural Gas Vehicle Market in USA

“Congress recognizes the value of using clean-burning natural gas in transportation, and the FAST Act will help put more natural gas vehicles on American roads,” says Matthew Godlewski, president of NGVAmerica,…

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December 7

The Prospects for Renewable Natural Gas in Service Fleets

The future is becoming a reality through renewable natural gas (RNG), also known as biomethane, a clean-burning fuel that’s essentially converted trash from landfills, food waste, wastewater facilities…

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December 3

New CNG refueling stations for vehicles in France

Vehicles that run on natural gas can be more easily refilled in Ile-de-France. The first and most important station will be established on an area of ​​2.500 square meters, which will make it the largest…

Choosing Natural Gas for School Buses

January 29, 2015

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Switching to natural gas for transportation can provide a safer, cleaner and less expensive solution for school districts, child and senior care facilities, municipalities, and other users of Type A school buses. Collins Bus and Westport will provide a free webinar December 4 that will provide information about adopting compressed natural gas (CNG) solutions for transportation.