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May 21, 2012

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Where in the World is Westport™ WiNG? Driving on CNG from Plymouth to NYC over Four Days

Driving entirely on compressed natural gas (CNG), a team from Westport Innovations will make the 700 mile drive from Plymouth, MI to NYC in the brand new Westport™ WiNG powered bi-fuel Ford F-250 Super Duty truck.

May 18, 2012

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Volvo Trucks Unveils 13 Liter Natural Gas Engine for North American Market with Westport™ HPDI Technology

Volvo Trucks today unveiled its plans to launch a 13 liter heavy-duty natural gas engine featuring Westport™ high pressure direct injection (HPDI) technology. The product is scheduled to launch for the North American market in 2014.

May 16, 2012

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Westport Announces New Product Enhancements on its Flagship HD15L LNG Engine for Class 8 Trucking

Westport announces a broad range of product enhancements to meet customer needs in its best-in-class solution for natural gas Class 8 trucks, including higher horsepower & torque, Eaton Ultrashift Plus AMT, heavy front end and emissions aftertreatment improvements.

March 21, 2012

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ISX12 G Heavy Duty Natural Gas Engine on Display at MATS

Targets Regional Trucking, Vocational and Refuse Markets in North America

The Cummins Westport ISX12 G, a 12 litre heavy-duty, factory built, dedicated natural gas engine for regional haul truck / tractor, vocational and refuse applications will be officially unveiled in the Cummins Booth at the Mid America Truck Show (MATS) in Louisville, KY, on March 22, 2012.

March 13, 2012

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China's First Engine with Westport™ HPDI Technology Unveiled during China National People's Congress

China's first natural gas engine featuring Westport high pressure direct injection (HPDI) technology at a press conference at the government building in Beijing, the Beijing Diaoyutai State Guesthouse. The innovative technological achievement and product introduction is the result of China's first joint venture for HPDI natural gas engines—Weichai Westport Inc.—and fills a gap in the natural gas engine market for heavy-duty trucks.

March 6, 2012

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Westport WiNG™ Power Systems for Ford F-250 and 350 Series Rolls Out at NTEA Show in Indianapolis

Filling up is about to get a whole lot less expensive for buyers of the new Westport WiNG™ Power System: A fully-integrated, CNG bi-fuel system, will be available for order on Ford F-250 and F-350 pick-up trucks through authorized Ford dealer/distributors on or about March 19th. Interested customers and dealers can go to the http://www.wingpowersystem.com website today for further information.

February 29, 2012

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Cummins Westport Appoints Jim Arthurs as President

Arthurs Adds Strong History in Operations, Strategy and Sales

Cummins Westport announces that Jim Arthurs, former Vice President, Westport Cryogenic Systems, has been appointed as President of Cummins Westport. Prior to joining Westport in 2011, Jim was a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of i3 Transition Partners LLP, a management consulting firm that specializes in business assessments and helping companies plan for and implement strategic change.

February 20, 2012

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Cummins Westport Announces New Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Engine

ISX12 G Natural Gas Engine Targets Regional Trucking, Vocational and Refuse Markets in North America

Cummins Westport announces the ISX12 G, a 12 litre heavy-duty, factory built dedicated natural gas engine for regional haul truck / tractor, vocational and refuse applications. The new ISX12 G is currently in field trials with full production expected to commence in early 2013.

February 20, 2012

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Westport Signs Heavy-Duty Supply Agreement with Cummins for Westport HD 15 Litre Engine

Agreement Provides Future Scalability and Cost Effective Production Once Threshold Volumes Have Been Achieved

Westport has entered into a Supply Agreement with Cummins to allow manufacturing of the Westport HD 15 litre engine in a Cummins manufacturing facility in Jamestown, New York.

February 20, 2012

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Westport Announces Amended Cummins Westport Joint Venture Agreement

Conference Call to Follow

Westport has entered into an amended and restated joint venture agreement (JVA) with Cummins for the Cummins Westport (CWI) joint venture. The JVA was amended to provide for, among other things, clarification concerning the scope of products within CWI. In addition, the parties have revised certain economic terms of the JVA.