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May 2, 2016

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Fuel Systems Stockholder Meeting Scheduled For Tuesday, May 31

Fuel Systems’ Board of Directors recommends Fuel Systems stockholders vote “FOR” the Merger with Westport, Compelling merger edging closer to completion

Fuel Systems’ Board of Directors recommends Fuel Systems stockholders vote “FOR” the Merger with Westport; Compelling merger edging closer to completion.

March 18, 2016

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Westport Shareholders Vote For Merger with Fuel Systems at Shareholder Meeting

Merger plus all other resolutions pass with overwhelming shareholder support

At the meeting, shareholders approved the issuance of such number of Westport common shares as required according to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated September 1, 2015 (as amended) to complete the Merger, with 98% of votes cast voted in favour of the resolution, 94% of votes cast voted in favour of the amendment to Westport’s Omnibus Incentive Plan, and 98% of votes cast voted in favour of amending the articles of incorporation of Westport to change its name from Westport Innovations Inc. to Westport Fuel Systems Inc.

March 17, 2016

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Westport Appoints New Director to Board

Rodney Nunn to join Westport’s Board of Directors

Westport announces that Rodney (Rod) Nunn, President and CEO of KSR International Co.—a leading Tier One automotive supplier—has been appointed to Westport's Board of Directors as part of a nomination agreement between Westport and certain entities affiliated with Westport’s largest shareholder, Kevin Douglas (“the Douglas Group”).

March 17, 2016

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Proxy Advisory Firm Glass Lewis Recommends that Shareholders of Westport Vote for the Proposed Merger

Glass Lewis Has Advised Shareholders to Vote FOR the Business Combination

March 14, 2016

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Proxy Advisory Firm Recommends that Shareholders of Westport Vote For the Proposed Merger

ISS Has Advised Shareholders to Vote FOR the Business Combination

March 7, 2016

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Westport Signs Amendment to Merger Agreement with Fuel Systems

Updated agreement reflects current market conditions, provides greater certainty to Westport and Fuel Systems shareholders

Westport has signed an Amendment to the Agreement and Plan of Merger in relation to the proposed business combination between Westport and Fuel Systems.

February 23, 2016

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Westport Files Management Information Circular for Fuel Systems Transaction and Sets Date for Special Meeting of Shareholders

Compelling Combination To Bring a Broader Global Reach, Enhanced Technological Expertise, and Provide Significant Value to Westport Shareholders

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.

October 16, 2015

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Westport Appoints KPMG As Auditor

Westport Innovations Inc. announced today the appointment of KPMG LLP ("KPMG") as its auditors, replacing Deloitte LLP (“Deloitte”).