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December 10, 2013

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Westport Unveils Next Generation High Pressure Direct Injection (Westport™ HPDI 2.0) System

New Release Provides Unparalleled Performance, Fuel Economy and Value

Westport unveils its next generation of high pressure direct injection technology platform dubbed "Westport™ HPDI 2.0." This new generation of the class-leading natural gas technology will provide global vehicle and engine OEMs with a vertically integrated natural gas solution with breakthrough price, performance, and fuel economy.

October 30, 2013

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Westport Announces Purchase Order for 900 Westport iCE PACK™ LNG Tank Systems

Order Secures Inventory for Fleet Customers

Universal LNG Solutions Inc.℠ has placed a blanket purchase order for 900 Westport iCE PACK™ LNG Tank Systems to be delivered over the next two years.

August 1, 2013

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Westport Adds Popular Ford F-150 to its Natural Gas Product Offerings

New Offering Increases Ford QVM Product Portfolio

Westport will offer the newly launched natural gas powered Ford F-150 featuring the Westport WiNG™ Power System in both the United States and Canada.

June 28, 2013

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Westport Acquires Clean Energy’s Natural Gas Vehicle Business, BAF Technologies and ServoTech Engineering, to Expand Ford Product Portfolio and Dealership Coverage

Commits $5 Million to Co-Marketing Program with Clean Energy

Westport has acquired BAF Technologies and its subsidiary ServoTech Engineering, Inc., both subsidiaries of Clean Energy Fuels for $25 million in Westport stock. Westport and Clean Energy also announced a $5 million joint marketing and sales program..

June 11, 2013

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Volvo Car Group Unveils V60 Bi-Fuel Car with Westport Natural Gas Fuel System at NGV 2013 Gothenburg

Volvo Car Group unveils its new Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel car in conjunction with the NGV 2013 Gothenburg event being held from June 11 to 13 at the Swedish Exhibition Centre in Gothenburg, Sweden. Sales for the new product will start in October 2013 in Sweden.

June 5, 2013

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Canadian National Railway Orders Four LNG Tenders from Westport

Westport Launches a New Product to Serve Natural Gas Needs of the North American Railroad Market

Westport launches liquefied natural gas (LNG) tender product solution with an order for four tenders from Canadian National Railway. The first tender to supply fuel to an adjacent natural-gas powered locomotive will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2013.

May 30, 2013

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Westport Announces GAZ Group as a Launch Partner for the WP580 Natural Gas System

Commercial Availability Expected in 2014

Westport signs agreement with GAZ Group to design and develop spark ignited natural gas systems for a new range of GAZ Group CNG commercial vehicles. Westport's new WP580 Engine Management System will be applied to GAZ's YaMZ-530 4.4L and 6.6L diesel engines and will incorporate Westport proprietary components and technology in the multi-year development and supply agreement signed today.

March 19, 2013

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Westport WiNG™ Power System on Ford F-Series Soon Available in Canada

Windsor Integration Centre to Serve Canadian Market

The Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks with the Westport WiNG™ Power System will soon be available to Canadian customers. To serve the Canadian market, Westport is opening an integration centre in Windsor, Ontario with trucks expected to be ready for delivery to customers by late June 2013.

March 19, 2013

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Westport and Clean Energy Co-Marketing Program Helps Companies Ramp Up Natural Gas Transportation Solutions

Heavy-duty trucking customers seeking optimal on-board fuel storage, high-performance natural gas engines, and reliable fueling can benefit from a new joint marketing program by Westport and Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

March 5, 2013

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Ford F-250/350 Trucks with Westport WiNG™ Power System Now Available for Service Body Upfits

Westport and Knapheide Manufacturing Company, the leading full-service commercial vehicle body manufacturer, announce an agreement that will set a new standard in the delivery of natural gas work-ready vehicle solutions. The two market leaders are combining their expertise to engineer custom vehicle bodies for the Westport-powered Ford F-250 and F-350 bi-fuel Super Duty trucks with box-deletes.