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March 19, 2013

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Westport WiNG™ Power System on Ford F-Series Soon Available in Canada

Windsor Integration Centre to Serve Canadian Market

The Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks with the Westport WiNG™ Power System will soon be available to Canadian customers. To serve the Canadian market, Westport is opening an integration centre in Windsor, Ontario with trucks expected to be ready for delivery to customers by late June 2013.

October 12, 2011

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Westport Acquires Alternative Fuel Vehicle Sweden AB, European Natural Gas System Supplier to Volvo Cars

Acquisition Marks Continued Expansion into Growing Automotive Segment for Global Leader in Natural Gas Engines

Westport has acquired Alternative Fuel Vehicle Sweden AB (AFV) of Gothenburg, Sweden for approximately SEK 51 million (approximately US$7.6 million). AFV is the sole supplier of natural gas fuel systems to Volvo Car Company.

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.

July 5, 2011

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Westport Closes Acquisition of Emer S.p.A.

Previously Announced Acquisition Closes on Schedule

Westport has completed the purchase of Emer S.p.A. (Emer), of Brescia, Italy. After deduction of certain amounts contractually agreed upon, Westport, at closing, paid approximately Euro 25.6 million (approximately US$37.2 million), which consisted of Euro 12.1 million (US$17.6 million) in cash and 881,860 shares of Westport.

June 28, 2011

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Westport Signs Agreement with General Motors to Research Advanced Natural Gas Engine Technology for Light-Duty Vehicles

General Motors and Westport are now in an agreement to help develop advanced natural gas engine technology. Both General Motors and Westport will bring their extensive expertise to develop natural gas engine controls, emissions and performance strategies.

June 8, 2011

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Westport Announces Intention to Acquire Emer S.p.A. of Italy

Westport will purchase Emer S.p.A. (Emer),of Brescia, Italy for Euro 27 million (approximately US$39.6 million) through a combination of stock and cash, plus the assumption of approximately Euro 53 million in existing net debt within Emer.

July 2, 2010

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Westport Acquires OMVL of Italy and 100% of Juniper Engines for €19 Million

Accretive Acquisition Expected to Add Approximately US$25M in Revenue and Launch Light-Duty Automotive Strategy for Westport's Juniper Engines

Westport has announced that it has acquired 100% of the outstanding shares of OMVL SpA and OMVL’s 51% share of Juniper Engines Inc. for a combined consideration of €19.0 million (approximately US$23.4 million).