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March 24, 2010

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Kenworth Expands Natural Gas Truck Line with T440 Powered by ISL G

New Model Targets Local and Regional Haul plus Vocational Applications

CWI announced that Kenworth Truck Company has added the T440 Natural Gas Truck to its line of industry-leading green products. The Kenworth T440 natural gas model is powered by the Cummins Westport ISL G engine.

March 24, 2010

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Cummins Westport Inc. and Cummins India Ltd. Announce Order for 460 Natural Gas Engines

CWI announced today that CIL has received purchase orders for 460 natural gas engines to customers outside of Delhi. The B Gas Plus and B Gas International engines, powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), are licensed by CWI and manufactured by CIL.

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.

January 19, 2010

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Clark Selects Westport's Juniper Engines for Forklifts

Customer Agreement Adds to Achievement in EPA Certification

Clark Material Handling Asia Ltd. has selected Juniper Engines Inc. to supply 2.4L liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) engines for Clark’s forklifts in the 1.5 to 3.3 tonne product range. Juniper’s 2.4L engine recently achieved emissions certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for U.S. customers and is expected to commence shipping in the first half of 2010. Juniper’s products will be assembled in Korea and delivered to Clark’s Korean facility to be installed into forklifts sold in North America, as well as other export markets.

December 22, 2009

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Kenworth Expands Product Line with Cummins Westport Engine

CWI announced that Kenworth Truck Company is expanding its industry-leading product line with the introduction of the Cummins Westport ISL G natural gas engine for the Kenworth T800 short hood and W900S models.

August 31, 2009

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Peterbilt Announces Availability of Natural Gas Powered Vocational and Aerodynamic Vehicles

Peterbilt Motors Company is taking immediate orders for the production of its vocational and aerodynamic vehicles powered by compressed and liquefied natural gas (NG). The Model 365 and Model 384 will be offered with the Cummins Westport ISL G and built at Peterbilt’s truck manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas.

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.

June 11, 2009

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Daimler Trucks North America Introduces Natural Gas Powered Vehicle with Cummins Westport Engine

Daimler Trucks North America will offer the Cummins Westport ISL G Natural Gas (NG) engine in the Freightliner Business Class® M2 112 truck in a total of six LNG and CNG tractor/truck configurations.

June 3, 2009

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Cummins Westport Inc. Appoints Roe East as President

CWI announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed Roe C. East as President.

May 4, 2009

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Cummins Westport ISL G In Use Test Results Beat 2010 Emissions Regulations

CWI announced that an ISL G in-use emissions test performed on an urban transit bus recorded emissions significantly lower than the 2010 EPA and California Air Resources Board (CARB) Heavy Duty emission regulations.