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August 23, 2016

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Westport Fuel Systems Provides Economical Environmental Solutions

Supports new standards for greenhouse gas emissions & fuel efficiency

Next generation natural gas engines and vehicles including Westport High Pressure Direct Injection 2.0 (“Westport™ HPDI 2.0”) and Enhanced Spark Ignition (“Westport™ ESI”) technologies comply with the new Phase 2 GHG emissions and fuel efficiency standards and offer significant GHG emission reduction benefits through the combination of low-carbon fuels and high-efficiency engines.

September 24, 2012

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Westport Makes Commitment to Action at 2012 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Tower Power: Improving Air Quality and Electricity Access in India. Westport is bringing its expertise to help improve air quality and access to electricity in rural India, through a Commitment to Action announced at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting. Westport and its partners' Commitment to Action aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from mobile phone tower generators by using natural gas, while also providing residual power to nearby villages that are currently off the grid.

August 2, 2012

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Natural Gas an Important Fuel for the U.S. Transportation Sector: National Petroleum Council Report

Released August 1, the National Petroleum Council’s Report “Advancing Technology for America’s Transportation Future” has concluded that natural gas is a promising fuel from both an economic and technology perspective.

November 7, 2011

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Westport Environmental Management System Certified to ISO 14001:2004

Westport has been certified as having met the international standards of ISO 14001:2004, an Environmental Management System (EMS) standard. Westport EMS encompasses the development, design, testing and assembly of alternative fuel systems for original equipment manufacturer (OEM) clients and the general operations of Westport facilities.

March 25, 2010

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Westport Announces the First Global Carbon Finance Program for Transportation Registered to the Voluntary Carbon Standard

Westport, in collaboration with Grütter Consulting, has launched a the Westport Carbon Project, program to monetize the carbon emission reductions associated with Cummins Westport (CWI) and Westport HD natural gas engines.

December 8, 2008

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Third Party Analysis Confirms Westport LNG Truck Technology Delivers 21% Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Westport reported a study by California-based TIAX LLC has confirmed a 21% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in LNG trucks featuring a Westport ISX G engine and LNG fuel system based on a 10 year, 400,000 mile scenario.