Westport Announces LNG Clean Truck Program Update and Management Transition
“It has been an honour and a privilege serving as
As part of a retirement transition plan, Dr. Gallagher will continue as Chairman of the Board of Cummins Westport Inc., and as a Member of the Board of Directors of
“Mike has been an integral part of the growth of
The Port of LB announcement in early
The Ports’ application of LNG trucks has helped prove LNG truck and engine technology and the viability of LNG as an alternative fuel for trucks. The establishment and early adoption of the Clean LNG Trucks Program required pulling together a complex consortium of stakeholders over a four-year period, who were committed to a common goal of putting alternative fuel trucks on the road at the Ports. Organizations that have helped contribute to the development of LNG trucks and the Clean Trucks Program include but are not limited to Clean Energy Fuels, SCAQMD, CARB, the two ports – LA and LB, the Mayors of LA and LB, OEM’s such as Kenworth, Peterbilt and Cummins, and the early adopter fleets such as Southern Counties Express, Total Transportation Services (TTSI) and Cal Cartage.
About Westport Innovations Inc.
Westport Innovations Inc. is a leading global supplier of proprietary solutions that allow engines to operate on clean-burning fuels such as compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG), hydrogen, and biofuels such as landfill gas. The Westport GX engine and LNG system for heavy-duty Class 8 trucks offers class-leading emissions and allows trucking fleets to move to lower-cost, domestically available natural gas. Cummins Westport Inc.,
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