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December 21, 2010

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Westport Announces Vedder Transport Order for 50 Peterbilt LNG Trucks Powered by Westport HD Systems

LNG Truck Order in Concert with a Refuelling Station Planned by Terasen Gas

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, 2010

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Westport Announces Robert Transport Order for 180 Peterbilt LNG Trucks Powered by Westport HD Systems

LNG Truck Order in Concert with Refuelling Station Installations by Gaz Metro

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, 2010

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Westport Signs New Development and Commercialization Agreement

New Agreement Further Demonstrates Westport’s Commitment and Ability to Develop Competitive Biogas and Natural Gas Engines and Outlines R&D Expenses and Revenue Stream

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, 2010

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Westport Heavy-Duty Engine Receives 2010 U.S. EPA Certification

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, 2010

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Westport Acquires OMVL of Italy and 100% of Juniper Engines for €19 Million

Accretive Acquisition Expected to Add Approximately US$25M in Revenue and Launch Light-Duty Automotive Strategy for Westport's Juniper Engines

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, 2010

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Westport Achieves High Volume Scale Production with Delphi Automotive Systems, LLC to Supply Westport HD Injectors

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, 2010

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Westport Announces LNG Clean Truck Program Update and Management Transition

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, 2010

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Clark Selects Westport's Juniper Engines for Forklifts

Customer Agreement Adds to Achievement in EPA Certification

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.