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September 28, 2011

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Westport LD Announces New Natural Gas System for Ford Super Duty Pickups

Westport WiNG™ Power System for F-Series Trucks Will be Sold, Serviced by Authorized Ford Dealers

Westport LD has unveiled the new Westport WiNG™ Power System (WiNG™), an advanced, integrated, bi-fuel system for passenger and commercial vehicles targeting fleet customers. WiNG™ will be available in the popular Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty pickup trucks sold and serviced through authorized Ford dealers.

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.

July 6, 2011

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Cummins Westport Inc. Celebrates 10,000th ISL G Engine

Cummins Westport announces the production and celebration of the 10,000th ISL G natural gas engine at the Cummins Engine Plant in Rocky Mount, N.C. (RMEP). Cummins Westport ISL G engines are sold globally in a variety of applications including shuttle and school buses, urban transit, vocational, and medium and heavy-duty truck and tractor applications.

May 27, 2011

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Westport Innovations to Ring NASDAQ Opening Bell

Natural Gas Truck on Display in Times Square

Westport announced it will ring the Opening Bell of the NASDAQ Stock Market on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 9:30 am (Eastern Time) at NASDAQ MarketSite in New York. In honour of the event, Westport’s management team and several members of the Board of Directors will be in attendance to ring the bell. At the same time, a natural gas truck powered by a Cummins Westport ISL G engine will be on display outside NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

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.

April 12, 2010

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Westport Achieves High Volume Scale Production with Delphi Automotive Systems, LLC to Supply Westport HD Injectors

Westport has reached high volume scale production capability in a deal with Delphi Automotive Systems, LLC, to supply Westport’s proprietary HD fuel injectors. Production is expected to begin in the second half of 2010.