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2015

December 18, 2015

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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

Westport and AVL List GmbH. have entered into an agreement to deliver next-generation Westport high pressure direct injection (Westport HPDI™) gas technology.

December 9, 2015

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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.

November 9, 2015

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Sweden’s FVG to Add 400 Bi-Fuel Volvo Cars to its Taxi Fleet

Volvo V70 Bi-Fuel to be Deployed Nationwide in Sweden

Westport, together with Volvo Car Sverige and Upplands Motor, announces that Sweden-based Fågelviksgruppen (FVG) has signed an agreement covering the purchase of 400 Volvo V70 Bi-Fuel taxis with Westport technology and fuel systems including options to purchase up to 240 more.

November 2, 2015

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Westport HPDI 2.0 On Track for Commercial Production

Substantial Progress Made in Development and Near-Term Commercialization of Core Technology Program

Westport provides an update to its Westport High Pressure Direct Injection (Westport™ HPDI) second generation or "HPDI 2.0" development program.

October 30, 2015

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Westport Parts + Service Partners to Launch New Aftermarket Distribution Channel

Collaboration Strengthens Westport’s One-Stop Shop Approach

Westport's aftermarket parts division, Westport Parts + Service, has formed a distribution partnership with Alliant Power. With an initial focus on Class 1-5 light-duty vehicles through select Alliant Power distributors, Westport Parts + Service creates a single source for natural gas aftermarket service and maintenance parts.

October 19, 2015

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Westport Announces New Agreements & Key Milestone Towards HPDI 2.0 Production

Westport has entered into new agreements with Volvo Group governing the development, commercial launch and supply of Westport High Pressure Direct Injection (Westport™ HPDI) 2.0 technology in its heavy-duty trucks over the next several years.

October 8, 2015

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Westport & Gazprom Sign Agreement Targeting NGV System & Component Manufacturing in Russia

Westport Emer products set to build NGV market in Russia

Westport and Gazprom of Russia’s subsidiary Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo (Gazprom) have signed a market development agreement focused on expanding the use of natural gas vehicles in Russia and the localization of manufacturing of Westport’s Emer brand natural gas products. Today, at the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum, the two parties signed a roadmap outlining their planned market development activities.

September 23, 2015

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Sunfleet Car Sharing Offers Latest Volvo Powertrain in its Bi-Fuel Fleet

Westport Delivers First 2016 Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel Cars [Released in Sweden only]

Westport announced delivery of the first 2016 Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel cars to key customer Sunfleet, a Volvo car sharing organization in Sweden. A total of 42 vehicles will be delivered and put into service between now and October.

July 9, 2015

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Westport Completes HPDI Technology Program with Daimler AG

Westport HPDI 2.0 Meets Challenging Performance Targets

Westport has completed an engineering program with Daimler AG to develop and assess Westport High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) system for a Daimler heavy duty engine. The prototype HPDI engine met all technical targets resulting in a payment of 2.4 million Euro (approximately $2.7 million USD) by Daimler to Westport.

July 7, 2015

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Westport Optimizes Alternative Fuel Options for Fleets by Providing Ford 5.0L F-150 with Dedicated Propane Package

Alternative Fuel Provider Adds Greater Diversity and Stability to Fleet Customers’ Supply Chain

Westport will offer dedicated, liquid propane systems for 2016 Ford 5.0L F-150 trucks. This new liquid propane system will be offered in addition to Westport’s compressed natural gas (CNG) package for 2016 Ford F-150 trucks. Both fuel options are part of the Westport WiNG™ Power System and are expected to be certified to EPA and CARB standards.