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May 18, 2016

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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

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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

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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 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 5, 2015

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ISL G Near Zero Natural Gas Engine Certified to Near Zero Emissions

First MidRange engine in North America to reduce NOx emissions by 90% from EPA 2010

Cummins Westport Inc. announces the new ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NOx natural gas engine is the first MidRange engine in North America to receive emission certifications from both U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Air Resources Board (ARB) in California that meet the 0.02 g/bhp-hr optional Near Zero NOx Emissions standards for medium-duty truck, urban bus, school bus and refuse applications.

July 28, 2015

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New MidRange Natural Gas Engine Featured at STN Expo

ISB6.7 G Natural Gas Engine a Natural Choice for Type C School Bus Market

Cummins Westport Inc. is introducing the 2016 ISB6.7 G, a 6.7-liter MidRange, factory-built, dedicated natural gas engine, to the Type C School bus market at the North American School Bus Show – STN Expo Conference and Trade Show July 25-28 in Reno.

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.