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July 16, 2008

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Westport Innovations Partners with Weichai Power, China’s Largest Heavy Duty Engine Manufacturer

Joint Venture Powers International Growth in Engine Development

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, 2008

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Westport Receives Largest Non-Port Order to Date For Heavy Duty Fuel Systems

HayDay Farms Orders 20 LNG Trucks With Westport HPDI

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, 2008

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Sterling Trucks Introduces Natural Gas-Powered Vehicle with Cummins Westport Engine

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, 2008

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San Diego Metropolitan Transit System Orders 250 Cummins Westport ISL G Engines

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, 2008

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Westport Sells 50 LNG Port Trucks to Southern Counties Express

Initial Order From Leading Port Trucker to Improve Air Quality in Los Angeles Basin

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, 2008

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Westport awarded US$2.25 million to support development of next generation heavy-duty LNG fuel system

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, 2008

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Westport receives Australian Certification of 2008 LNG Engine

Over 100,000 kms achieved in demonstration fleet

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, 2008

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Wal-Mart, Westport and Mojave Desert Air District partner to reduce emissions with LNG trucks in Apple Valley, CA

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, 2008

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Kenworth to produce Liquefied Natural Gas Vehicles

Westport to supply LNG fuel systems through new assembly centre in British Columbia

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.