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December 10, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
Westport and PACCAR Australia announced today that the companies will develop and commercialise liquefied natural gas (LNG) Kenworth trucks for the Australian market. Australia’s Kenworth Trucks, a division of PACCAR, plan to begin factory-installed production in mid-2009 beginning with the T908, K108 and T408SAR truck chassis and roll out across additional models into the future.
December 8, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
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.
October 14, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
Peterbilt announced that the company will offer three new liquefied natural gas (LNG) configurations on its Models 387, 386 and 367 in 2009. The factory-installed LNG system is part of a joint agreement between Peterbilt and Westport to provide natural gas versions of select Peterbilt aerodynamic and vocational vehicles.
October 6, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
El Toro Export, LLC of El Centro, California, a processor, marketer, and exporter of various agricultural commodities, has ordered 15 heavy-duty liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks, featuring Westport’s ISX G engine with High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) technology.
August 21, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
CleanAir Logix of Oakland, California has ordered 9 Kenworth T800 heavy-duty liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks, featuring Westport’s High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) technology, for deployment at the Port of Oakland.
July 14, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
Westport has entered into a development agreement with a leading European engine manufacturer on the proprietary High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) fuel system operating with natural gas and biogas. Westport and the European engine manufacturer will work together to integrate and test Westport’s HPDI fuel system on their engine platforms.
June 17, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
Westport has filed its 2008 management information circular and related proxy materials with the Canadian regulatory authorities in preparation for the special shareholder meeting to be held on July 8, 2008 in Richmond, BC.
June 12, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
Westport has signed a financing agreement with a Canadian based independent equity investment firm to help fund Westport’s corporate development activities and other growth opportunities currently being pursued by Westport. Under the terms of the agreement, the investment firm has agreed to purchase $15,000,000 of debenture units.
June 5, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
HayDay Farms of Blythe, California has ordered 20 heavy duty liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks featuring Westport’s High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) technology.
March 17, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
Southern Counties Express, Inc. has placed an initial order for 50 Kenworth LNG T800 Class 8 trucks, representing a value of approximately US$4 million for Westport’s LNG heavy-duty engines and fuel systems.