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January 11, 2016

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Westport Signs Investment Agreement with Cartesian Capital Group for up to $71.3 Million in Financing

Global private equity firm, with a strong presence in Asia and Europe, invests in Westport and the future of natural gas engines

Westport has entered into an agreement with Cartesian Capital Group of New York, for up to $71.3 million in financing to support global growth initiatives. As part of the financing agreement, Peter Yu, Managing Partner and Founder of Cartesian, will be appointed to Westport's Board of Directors.

November 16, 2015

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Westport Announces Board of Directors Changes

Governance Measures Taken as Part of Preparation for Merger

In connection with this process, Warren Baker, an existing Director, has been appointed Chairman of the board by Westport's Board of Directors. Jill Bodkin, a board member since 2008 and Chairman of the Board since 2014, has resigned as Chairman and remains as a Director. Additionally, Doug King, a board member since 2012 and Chair of Audit Committee, has resigned from the board.

September 1, 2015

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Westport and Fuel Systems Solutions Announce Intention to Merge

Compelling Merger Creates Scale and Combines Complementary Technologies, Development Focus, and Global Customer and Product Mix

Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX: WPT / NASDAQ: WPRT), and Fuel Systems Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: FSYS), jointly announce that the companies have entered into a merger agreement to create a premier alternative fuel vehicle and engine company.

May 1, 2015

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Westport Publishes 2015 Annual Shareholder Meeting Results

Westport held its Annual and Special Meeting yesterday in Vancouver, British Columbia with shareholders approving all resolutions presented.

December 12, 2014

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Cummins Westport Announces Changes to its Board of Directors and Management Team

Cummins Westport announced changes to its Board of Directors and Management in accordance with the terms of the 50/50 Joint Venture Agreement between Cummins and Westport Innovations. The changes are effective immediately.

August 14, 2014

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Westport Announces Changes to Board of Directors

Jill Bodkin has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors. Former Chairman, John Beaulieu, will remain on the board as a director and has been awarded the title "Chairman Emeritus". Joseph Caron, formerly of Westport's Advisory Board, has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

April 25, 2014

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Westport Publishes 2014 Annual Shareholder Meeting Results

Westport held its Annual and Special Meeting yesterday in Vancouver, British Columbia with 79% of outstanding shares represented by shareholders present or by proxy. Shareholders have approved all resolutions presented including the election of directors of Westport for the next year; the appointment of auditors for Westport for the next year (98% in favour); and the approval of amendments to By-Law No. 1 (98% in favour).

December 18, 2013

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Cummins Westport Appoints Gordon Exel as President

Gordon Exel, Westport Vice President, Sales and Marketing, has been appointed as President of Cummins Westport effective January 1, 2014 for the final year of Westport's three year term to nominate the President.

October 25, 2013

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Westport Appoints Brenda Eprile to Board of Directors

Ms. Brenda Eprile has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors, effective October 24, 2013. The appointment of Ms. Eprile, who was previously a member of Westport's Advisory Board, increases the number of directors from eight to nine.

July 26, 2013

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Westport Appoints Nancy Gougarty as President & COO

Experience and Leadership in the Automotive Sector Provides Key Direction in Westport's Move From Research & Development Mode to International Product Delivery

Westport announced today that Nancy Gougarty has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Westport after resigning her position on the company’s Board of Directors. The change in roles for Nancy is part of Westport’s progression from research and development into an organization focussed on the global commercialization of a wide range of products.