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September 23, 2015

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Sunfleet Car Sharing Offers Latest Volvo Powertrain in its Bi-Fuel Fleet

Westport Delivers First 2016 Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel Cars [Released in Sweden only]

Westport announced delivery of the first 2016 Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel cars to key customer Sunfleet, a Volvo car sharing organization in Sweden. A total of 42 vehicles will be delivered and put into service between now and October.

March 11, 2015

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Westport Launches New Combustion Technology with Volvo Cars

New System Available on 2016 Drive-E Family Engines

The introduction of Westport's new combustion technology in Volvo Car Company's new Drive-E powertrain bi-fuel engine. Volvo Cars is the first OEM to feature the new Westport system. It will be used on Volvo's new two-litre, direct injection, four-cylinder Drive-E powertrain family, which will be available on the Volvo V60 and V70 2016 models.

January 8, 2015

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Westport WiNG™ Power System 2015 Ford Transit Van Receives EPA Certification

Westport has received certification from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its 2015 Ford Transit Van.

September 23, 2014

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Westport Unveils Its Proprietary Enhanced Spark-Ignited Natural Gas System Targeting Medium-Duty Truck Applications

Up to 10% Improvement in Power and Torque over Diesel, Targeted at Medium-Duty Truck Applications

Westport is unveiling its newest proprietary technology, the first generation of enhanced spark-ignited (ESI) natural gas system. Westport’s new revolutionary approach to natural gas combustion technology is designed to provide vehicle and engine original manufacturers (OEMs) with a “downsized” natural gas solution that is cost competitive while providing similar levels of power, torque, and fuel economy to a larger diesel engine. Using 100% dedicated natural gas as fuel, Westport’s new technology optimizes the combustion and thermal efficiencies of the engine by taking advantages of the positive properties of natural gas.

May 5, 2014

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Westport Debuts California's Only CARB Certified CNG Ford F-150 at ACT

Westport WiNG™ On Display at ACT Expo

Westport announces that the only California Air Resources Board and EPA certified Ford F-150, featuring the Westport WiNG™ Power System, is being debuted during the Alternative Clean Transportation Expo (ACT) in Long Beach, and will be on display May 6 to 8.

March 10, 2014

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Westport Unifies Brands for Dedicated and Bi-fuel Vehicles under Westport WiNG™ Power System

Westport WiNG the Leading QVM Brand for Natural Gas Ford Pickups

Westport WiNG the Leading QVM Brand for Natural Gas Ford Pickups

February 12, 2014

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Westport and Tata Motors Launch Natural Gas Engine Featuring Westport WP580 Engine Management System

Target Light-Duty Vehicles and Medium-Duty Buses in India

Westport and Tata Motors Limited launch a new spark-ignited natural gas 3.8L turbocharged engine featuring the Westport WP580 Engine Management System (EMS). Designed to support many engine configurations, the Westport WP580 EMS is also scheduled to be applied to Tata's 5.7L engine targeting medium-duty applications in late 2014.

August 1, 2013

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Westport Adds Popular Ford F-150 to its Natural Gas Product Offerings

New Offering Increases Ford QVM Product Portfolio

Westport will offer the newly launched natural gas powered Ford F-150 featuring the Westport WiNG™ Power System in both the United States and Canada.

June 28, 2013

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Westport Acquires Clean Energy’s Natural Gas Vehicle Business, BAF Technologies and ServoTech Engineering, to Expand Ford Product Portfolio and Dealership Coverage

Commits $5 Million to Co-Marketing Program with Clean Energy

Westport has acquired BAF Technologies and its subsidiary ServoTech Engineering, Inc., both subsidiaries of Clean Energy Fuels for $25 million in Westport stock. Westport and Clean Energy also announced a $5 million joint marketing and sales program..

June 11, 2013

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Volvo Car Group Unveils V60 Bi-Fuel Car with Westport Natural Gas Fuel System at NGV 2013 Gothenburg

Volvo Car Group unveils its new Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel car in conjunction with the NGV 2013 Gothenburg event being held from June 11 to 13 at the Swedish Exhibition Centre in Gothenburg, Sweden. Sales for the new product will start in October 2013 in Sweden.