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November 28, 2016

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Westport Expands MY2017 Ford Product Line

Environmental Protection Agency Certifies Westport’s Emission-Reducing WiNG™ Power System on Multiple Ford Platforms

Westport has announced it has received certification from the Environmental Protection Agency for its Westport WiNG™ Power System on multiple 2017 Model Year Ford products.

October 13, 2016

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Cummins Westport Begins Production of ISL G Near Zero Natural Gas Engine

North America’s First Commercially Available Near Zero NOx MidRange Engine

Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced that orders are being processed and production of the ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NOx natural gas engine has commenced.

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

October 19, 2015

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Westport Announces New Agreements & Key Milestone Towards HPDI 2.0 Production

Westport has entered into new agreements with Volvo Group governing the development, commercial launch and supply of Westport High Pressure Direct Injection (Westport™ HPDI) 2.0 technology in its heavy-duty trucks over the next several years.

July 9, 2015

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Westport Completes HPDI Technology Program with Daimler AG

Westport HPDI 2.0 Meets Challenging Performance Targets

Westport has completed an engineering program with Daimler AG to develop and assess Westport High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) system for a Daimler heavy duty engine. The prototype HPDI engine met all technical targets resulting in a payment of 2.4 million Euro (approximately $2.7 million USD) by Daimler to Westport.

July 7, 2015

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Westport Optimizes Alternative Fuel Options for Fleets by Providing Ford 5.0L F-150 with Dedicated Propane Package

Alternative Fuel Provider Adds Greater Diversity and Stability to Fleet Customers’ Supply Chain

Westport will offer dedicated, liquid propane systems for 2016 Ford 5.0L F-150 trucks. This new liquid propane system will be offered in addition to Westport’s compressed natural gas (CNG) package for 2016 Ford F-150 trucks. Both fuel options are part of the Westport WiNG™ Power System and are expected to be certified to EPA and CARB standards.

May 29, 2015

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New Volvo V60 with Westport Technology on View at World Gas Conference

New System Available on 2016 Volvo Drive-E Family Engines

Westport announces the opportunity to view Westport’s new combustion technology in Volvo Car Group’s new Drive-E powertrain bi-fuel engine at the World Gas Conference (WGC) in Paris, France from June 1 to 5 (www.wgc2015.org).

May 6, 2015

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Near Zero NOx Emissions ISL G Natural Gas Engine

Proprietary technology capable of reducing NOx emissions by 90%

Cummins Westport will begin field tests this year in California in transit buses with a spark ignited natural gas engine capable of producing Near Zero NOx emissions well before the 2023 California Near Zero NOx schedule for Low NOx vehicles.

September 30, 2014

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Westport Announces Technology, Investment, Market and Revenue Update

Matching Investment and Revenue Outlook with Pace of Market Adoption, while Second Generation HPDI Technology Draws Support

Westport gives an update to its Westport high pressure direct injection (Westport™ HPDI) second generation or "HPDI 2.0" development program and identified plans to further refine investment programs to align with its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers and the global pace of natural gas vehicle adoption and related infrastructure build out. In line with the pace of market adoption, Westport has updated its near term revenue outlook for the year ended December 31, 2014.

September 23, 2014

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Westport Unveils Its Proprietary Enhanced Spark-Ignited Natural Gas System Targeting Medium-Duty Truck Applications

Up to 10% Improvement in Power and Torque over Diesel, Targeted at Medium-Duty Truck Applications

Westport is unveiling its newest proprietary technology, the first generation of enhanced spark-ignited (ESI) natural gas system. Westport’s new revolutionary approach to natural gas combustion technology is designed to provide vehicle and engine original manufacturers (OEMs) with a “downsized” natural gas solution that is cost competitive while providing similar levels of power, torque, and fuel economy to a larger diesel engine. Using 100% dedicated natural gas as fuel, Westport’s new technology optimizes the combustion and thermal efficiencies of the engine by taking advantages of the positive properties of natural gas.