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News Releases (2008)

December 10, 2008

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PACCAR Australia and Westport to Produce Natural Gas Trucks

Westport and PACCAR Australia announced today that the companies will develop and commercialise liquefied natural gas (LNG) Kenworth trucks for the Australian market. Australia’s Kenworth Trucks, a division of PACCAR, plan to begin factory-installed production in mid-2009 beginning with the T908, K108 and T408SAR truck chassis and roll out across additional models into the future.

December 8, 2008

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Third Party Analysis Confirms Westport LNG Truck Technology Delivers 21% Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Westport reported a study by California-based TIAX LLC has confirmed a 21% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in LNG trucks featuring a Westport ISX G engine and LNG fuel system based on a 10 year, 400,000 mile scenario.

October 14, 2008

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Peterbilt Announces Availability Of Three Factory-Installed LNG Configurations Through Strategic Partnership with Westport Innovations

Peterbilt announced that the company will offer three new liquefied natural gas (LNG) configurations on its Models 387, 386 and 367 in 2009. The factory-installed LNG system is part of a joint agreement between Peterbilt and Westport to provide natural gas versions of select Peterbilt aerodynamic and vocational vehicles.

October 6, 2008

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Sales for Heavy Duty LNG Trucks Increase with El Toro Export Order

Export Business Orders 15 LNG Trucks with Westport ISX G Engine

El Toro Export, LLC of El Centro, California, a processor, marketer, and exporter of various agricultural commodities, has ordered 15 heavy-duty liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks, featuring Westport’s ISX G engine with High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) technology.

August 21, 2008

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CleanAir Logix Orders Heavy Duty LNG Trucks for Operation at Port of Oakland

New Port Opportunities for Westport Fuel System Solutions with Low Emissions and Fuel Price Savings

CleanAir Logix of Oakland, California has ordered 9 Kenworth T800 heavy-duty liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks, featuring Westport’s High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) technology, for deployment at the Port of Oakland.

July 14, 2008

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Westport Innovations Signs Development Agreement with Leading European Engine Manufacturer

Westport has entered into a development agreement with a leading European engine manufacturer on the proprietary High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) fuel system operating with natural gas and biogas. Westport and the European engine manufacturer will work together to integrate and test Westport’s HPDI fuel system on their engine platforms.

June 17, 2008

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Westport Files Management Information Circular for Special Meeting of Shareholders

Westport has filed its 2008 management information circular and related proxy materials with the Canadian regulatory authorities in preparation for the special shareholder meeting to be held on July 8, 2008 in Richmond, BC.

June 12, 2008

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Westport Innovations Announces Debt Financing Agreement For $15 Million

Financing Supports Growth Opportunities

Westport has signed a financing agreement with a Canadian based independent equity investment firm to help fund Westport’s corporate development activities and other growth opportunities currently being pursued by Westport. Under the terms of the agreement, the investment firm has agreed to purchase $15,000,000 of debenture units.

June 5, 2008

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Westport Receives Largest Non-Port Order to Date For Heavy Duty Fuel Systems

HayDay Farms Orders 20 LNG Trucks With Westport HPDI

HayDay Farms of Blythe, California has ordered 20 heavy duty liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks featuring Westport’s High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) technology.

March 17, 2008

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Westport Sells 50 LNG Port Trucks to Southern Counties Express

Initial Order From Leading Port Trucker to Improve Air Quality in Los Angeles Basin

Southern Counties Express, Inc. has placed an initial order for 50 Kenworth LNG T800 Class 8 trucks, representing a value of approximately US$4 million for Westport’s LNG heavy-duty engines and fuel systems.