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October 13, 2016


Cummins Westport Begins Production of ISL G Near Zero Natural Gas Engine

North America’s First Commercially Available Near Zero NOx MidRange Engine

Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced that orders are being processed and production of the ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NOx natural gas engine has commenced.

August 23, 2016


Westport Fuel Systems Provides Economical Environmental Solutions

Supports new standards for greenhouse gas emissions & fuel efficiency

Next generation natural gas engines and vehicles including Westport High Pressure Direct Injection 2.0 (“Westport™ HPDI 2.0”) and Enhanced Spark Ignition (“Westport™ ESI”) technologies comply with the new Phase 2 GHG emissions and fuel efficiency standards and offer significant GHG emission reduction benefits through the combination of low-carbon fuels and high-efficiency engines.

August 22, 2016


Westport Fuel Systems to Sell Portion of Joint Venture Interest for Approximately $11 Million

Company remains committed to Chinese market & continues to advance Westport™ HPDI 2.0 program

Westport Fuel Systems announced that it has entered into agreements to sell an 11.7% interest in the Weichai Westport Inc. joint venture for gross proceeds of 48.2 million RMB (approximately US$7.2 million) to Weichai Holding Group Co., Ltd. and an additional undisclosed purchaser. Associated with the sale, Westport Fuel Systems will also receive a dividend payment of 23.8 million RMB (approximately US$3.5 million) from the joint venture, generating total gross proceeds of 72.0 million RMB (approximately US$10.7 million).

August 1, 2016


Westport Fuel Systems Completes Sale of Non-Core Assets for Over $12 Million

Post-merger consolidation quickly underway. Customer programs to proceed on schedule.

Westport Fuel Systems announces initial post-merger actions targeted at consolidating operations and driving efficiencies while maintaining ability to deliver OEM customer programs on schedule. Included in these efforts is the sale of non-core assets that unlock invested capital without disrupting delivery of OEM customer programs.

May 18, 2016


Westport Secures CARB Certification for Dedicated CNG Ford Transit Vehicles and F-150 Trucks

California Air Resources Board certifies emission-reducing Westport WiNG™ Power System used in popular vehicle models

Westport has received certification from CARB for the dedicated CNG Westport WiNG™ Power System used in the Ford Transit Cargo Van and Passenger Wagon, and the F-150 truck for model year 2016.

January 19, 2016


Westport Secures EPA Certification for the Dedicated CNG and Bi-fuel CNG Ford F-150

Environmental Protection Agency certifies Westport's emission-reducing WiNG™ Power System

Westport has received certification from the EPA for the dedicated CNG and bi-fuel CNG Westport WiNG™ Power System models of the Ford 5.0L F-150 trucks for model year 2016.

December 18, 2015


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


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 2, 2015


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


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.