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December 9, 2015

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Westport and Gas Technology Institute Awarded $900,000 to Advance Natural Gas Combustion Technology

Westport and the Gas Technology Institute have been awarded US$900,000 towards a program to advance state-of-the-art natural gas combustion technology. The work will feature Westport™ enhanced spark ignited (ESI) natural gas engine technology and demonstrate "High Frequency Corona Discharge Ignition" on an OEM partner's engine.

November 2, 2015

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Westport HPDI 2.0 On Track for Commercial Production

Substantial Progress Made in Development and Near-Term Commercialization of Core Technology Program

Westport provides an update to its Westport High Pressure Direct Injection (Westport™ HPDI) second generation or "HPDI 2.0" development program.

October 30, 2015

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Westport Parts + Service Partners to Launch New Aftermarket Distribution Channel

Collaboration Strengthens Westport’s One-Stop Shop Approach

Westport's aftermarket parts division, Westport Parts + Service, has formed a distribution partnership with Alliant Power. With an initial focus on Class 1-5 light-duty vehicles through select Alliant Power distributors, Westport Parts + Service creates a single source for natural gas aftermarket service and maintenance parts.

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.

October 5, 2015

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ISL G Near Zero Natural Gas Engine Certified to Near Zero Emissions

First MidRange engine in North America to reduce NOx emissions by 90% from EPA 2010

Cummins Westport Inc. announces the new ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NOx natural gas engine is the first MidRange engine in North America to receive emission certifications from both U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Air Resources Board (ARB) in California that meet the 0.02 g/bhp-hr optional Near Zero NOx Emissions standards for medium-duty truck, urban bus, school bus and refuse applications.

July 28, 2015

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New MidRange Natural Gas Engine Featured at STN Expo

ISB6.7 G Natural Gas Engine a Natural Choice for Type C School Bus Market

Cummins Westport Inc. is introducing the 2016 ISB6.7 G, a 6.7-liter MidRange, factory-built, dedicated natural gas engine, to the Type C School bus market at the North American School Bus Show – STN Expo Conference and Trade Show July 25-28 in Reno.

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 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.

May 5, 2015

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New Mid Range Natural Gas Engine Unveiled at ACT Expo

ISB6.7 G Natural Gas Engine Targets School Bus, Shuttle Bus, Medium Duty Trucking, and Vocational in North America

At the opening reception at Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Dallas TX, Cummins Westport Inc. unveiled the ISB6.7 G, a 6.7 liter medium-duty, factory built, dedicated natural gas engine for school bus, shuttle bus, medium duty truck and vocational applications. The new ISB6.7 G is currently in field trials with full production expected to commence in mid-2016.