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May 16, 2012

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Westport Announces New Product Enhancements on its Flagship HD15L LNG Engine for Class 8 Trucking

Westport announces a broad range of product enhancements to meet customer needs in its best-in-class solution for natural gas Class 8 trucks, including higher horsepower & torque, Eaton Ultrashift Plus AMT, heavy front end and emissions aftertreatment improvements.

February 20, 2012

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Westport Signs Heavy-Duty Supply Agreement with Cummins for Westport HD 15 Litre Engine

Agreement Provides Future Scalability and Cost Effective Production Once Threshold Volumes Have Been Achieved

Westport has entered into a Supply Agreement with Cummins to allow manufacturing of the Westport HD 15 litre engine in a Cummins manufacturing facility in Jamestown, New York.

September 7, 2011

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Westport to Launch Innovative Co-Marketing Program with Shell to Develop North American Market for Liquefied Natural Gas Vehicles and Fuels

Westport has entered into an agreement with Shell to launch a co-marketing program in North America aimed at providing customers a better economic case when purchasing and operating liquefied natural gas–powered vehicles (LNGVs) by consolidating key value chain components such as fuel supply, customer support and comprehensive maintenance into a single, user-friendly package.

April 1, 2011

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President Obama and U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu Visit UPS Shipping Facility to View Alternative Fuel Vehicles Including Natural Gas Truck Powered by Westport HD

President Obama Announces National Clean Fleets Partnership

President Barack Obama, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood visited a UPS shipping facility in Landover, Maryland to view various alternative fuel vehicles from UPS, AT&T, Pepsi-Frito Lay, and Verizon’s clean fleets and to announce National Clean Fleets Partnership. A liquefied natural gas (LNG) Kenworth T800 truck powered by Westport HD was showcased at the event to demonstrate UPS’ commitment to reduce the emissions of its truck fleet while taking a step toward U.S. energy security.

February 22, 2011

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UPS Announces LNG Truck Fleet Expansion Powered by Westport HD Systems

UPS is committed to liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks powered by Westport HD Systems. The new heavy-duty trucks will be used in interstate operations for the Ontario, California to Las Vegas, Nevada route.

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 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.

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.

August 26, 2009

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US DOE Announces Recovery Act Funding for up to 2,800 Natural Gas Vehicles

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Clean Cities program to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector has awarded $300 million funding for 25 cost-share projects across the US that will deploy more than 9,000 alternative fuel and energy efficient vehicles and build 542 new refueling stations.