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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.
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.
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.
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.