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April 5, 2011

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Heckmann Corporation Teams Up with Encana Natural Gas, Westport Innovations and Peterbilt Motors Company to Employ the Largest Transport Fleet of Liquefied Natural Gas Powered Trucks in North America

Heckmann Corporation is teaming up with Encana Natural Gas Inc., Westport and Peterbilt Motors Company, to transition its truck fleet from traditional diesel vehicles to natural gas vehicles (NGVs).

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 27, 2011

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Westport Awarded C$2.3 million in Funding by SDTC for Natural Gas Fueling for High-Horsepower Applications

Funding Launches Development Program with CN Rail and Gaz Métro

Westport has secured a funding commitment of C$2.3 million from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to develop Westport HD technology for high-horsepower applications.

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 13, 2010

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Westport Signs New Development and Commercialization Agreement

New Agreement Further Demonstrates Westport’s Commitment and Ability to Develop Competitive Biogas and Natural Gas Engines and Outlines R&D Expenses and Revenue Stream

Volvo Powertrain, a subsidiary of Volvo AB, and Westport have signed an agreement defining Westport’s responsibility to develop biogas- and natural gas-fuelled engine products for Volvo.

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.

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.

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.