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December 21, 2010FIND OUT MORE +
Vedder Transport Ltd. of Abbotsford, BC to purchase 50 Peterbilt 386 liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks featuring Westport HD Systems. Vedder Transport Ltd. specializes in the transportation of Food Grade products in a bulk liquid or dry state and offers dedicated and irregular route, truck load and less than truck load freight services throughout Canada, and between Canada and the United States.
October 28, 2010FIND OUT MORE +
Robert Transport of Boucherville, Quebec will purchase 180 Peterbilt liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks featuring Westport HD Systems. The new trucks, powered by Westport HD, will be used on line haul routes between Montréal and Québec City, and Montréal to Toronto.
July 13, 2010FIND OUT MORE +
Volvo Powertrain, a subsidiary of Volvo AB, and Westport have signed an agreement defining Westport’s responsibility to develop biogas- and natural gas-fuelled engine products for Volvo.
July 6, 2010FIND OUT MORE +
Westport HD 2010 15L engine has been certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to 2010 emissions compliance. The GX engine is certified and compliant to U.S. EPA 2010 emission limits of 0.2 g/bhp-hr oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and 0.01 g/bhp-hr particulate matter (PM) without the use of emissions credits. Adding to the U.S. certification, Australia’s Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government has certified the Westport HD engine in compliance with the Australian Design Rules (ADR) 80/03, which takes effect for all heavy-duty truck models starting January 2011.
July 2, 2010FIND OUT MORE +
Westport has announced that it has acquired 100% of the outstanding shares of OMVL SpA and OMVL’s 51% share of Juniper Engines Inc. for a combined consideration of €19.0 million (approximately US$23.4 million).
April 12, 2010FIND OUT MORE +
Westport has reached high volume scale production capability in a deal with Delphi Automotive Systems, LLC, to supply Westport’s proprietary HD fuel injectors. Production is expected to begin in the second half of 2010.
January 20, 2010FIND OUT MORE +
Westport announces that as the largest procurement for LNG trucks at the Port of Los Angeles (LA) and Port of Long Beach (LB) (the Ports) edges to completion, Michael Gallagher, President & Chief Operating Officer of Westport, will transition to a new role as Senior Adviser. The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) in concert with the Ports have previously announced funding for natural gas trucks, which is expected to add up to another 500 LNG trucks to the Ports’ trucking fleet by April 30, 2010. Dr. Gallagher, who has focused his recent efforts around building up the fleet of natural gas trucks at the Ports, will continue to focus on senior international relationships in government and industry including industry boards and associations.
January 19, 2010FIND OUT MORE +
Clark Material Handling Asia Ltd. has selected Juniper Engines Inc. to supply 2.4L liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) engines for Clark’s forklifts in the 1.5 to 3.3 tonne product range. Juniper’s 2.4L engine recently achieved emissions certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for U.S. customers and is expected to commence shipping in the first half of 2010. Juniper’s products will be assembled in Korea and delivered to Clark’s Korean facility to be installed into forklifts sold in North America, as well as other export markets.