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July 16, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
Westport has reached a joint venture agreement with Weichai Power Co., Ltd, China’s largest heavy duty engine manufacturer, and Hong Kong Peterson (CNG) Equipment Limited. The new entity, Weichai Westport Inc., will research, develop, design, manufacture, market, distribute and sell advanced, alternative fuel engines.
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.
May 12, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
Sterling Trucks of Redford, Michigan has launched a new Sterling® Set-Back 113, its first natural gas vehicle, featuring the Cummins Westport ISL G engine.
April 11, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System has ordered 250 CWI ISL G engines to be installed in New Flyer, 40-foot, low-floor vehicles.
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.
February 13, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
Westport has been awarded US$2.25 million in funding from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), the California Energy Commission (CEC) and the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to support the development, demonstration, commercialization and certification of Westport’s heavy-duty LNG fuel system.
February 8, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
The Australian Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government has certified Westport’s High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel system adapted to the 2008 Cummins ISX heavy-duty engine to the 2008 Australian Design Rules (ADR 80/02 and ADR 30/01).
February 5, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. will introduce four liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled Peterbilt 386 trucks featuring Westport technology into service at their distribution centre in Apple Valley, California.
January 24, 2008FIND OUT MORE +
Kenworth Truck Company will expand its presence in the growing market for environmentally friendly, liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles by beginning production of Kenworth T800 LNG trucks at its manufacturing facility in Renton, Washington, in 2009. Under an exclusive agreement with Westport, Kenworth will use Westport’s LNG fuel system technology.