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2012-02-29 10:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecogen Inc. today announced new sales of its natural gas engine-driven combined heat and power (CHP) systems and water-cooled chillers to schools in the Northeastern United States. Tecogen cogeneration and cooling CHP products are known for helping reduce fuel consumption, operating costs and carbon footprints significantly, and maximizing overall energy efficiency. Two CH-200x water cooled chillers are going to New Jersey-based Kean University...

2012-02-27 07:30:00

~Development Program Targets Rapidly Growing LNG Truck Opportunity in North America~ VANCOUVER, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines today announced that it has signed a development agreement with a leading global engine manufacturer to develop a heavy-duty truck engine featuring Westport proprietary high pressure direct injection (HPDI) technology for the North American market. For competitive...

2012-02-20 15:10:00

~ISX12 G Natural Gas Engine Targets Regional Trucking, Vocational and Refuse Markets in North America~ VANCOUVER, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Cummins Westport Inc., announced today 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. The ISX12 G natural gas engine is based on...

2012-02-20 15:07:00

~Agreement Provides Future Scalability and Cost Effective Production Once Threshold Volumes Have Been Achieved~ VANCOUVER, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX: WPT) (NASDAQ: WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines, today announced that it 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. "The Supply Agreement helps accelerate our...

2012-02-20 15:05:00

~Westport and Cummins Agree on New Focus for CWI; Announce Launch of New CWI HD Engine; Conference Call to Follow~ VANCOUVER, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX: WPT) (NASDAQ: WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines, today announced that it has entered into an amended and restated joint venture agreement (JVA) with Cummins Inc. for the Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) joint venture. The JVA was amended to provide for, among other things, clarification...

2012-02-03 15:05:00

VANCOUVER, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI), a leading provider of high-performance, alternative fuel engines for the global market, announced today that Navistar will offer the Cummins Westport ISL G in the International® TranStar and WorkStar trucks. The ISL G is the #1 natural gas engine in North America, with over 13,000 engines produced since it was first introduced in 2007.  While initial success was in the transit and refuse markets, more...

2012-02-02 08:43:00

BEAUFORT, S.C., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoDual, LLC, a leading provider of dual fuel conversion systems for heavy duty diesel trucks, has achieved authorization from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to begin installing its systems on 2004 to 2009 Cummins ISX engines. The EcoDual conversion kit for the 15L Cummins ISX engine, one of the most widely used engines in heavy duty trucking with more than 1 million currently in service, will provide fleets with an opportunity to...

2012-01-04 15:45:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT/NASDAQ:WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines, today announced that Mr. Douglas King has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2012. The appointment of Mr. King increases the number of directors from eight to nine. Mr. King is a Certified Public Accountant with significant experience in the accounting industry, including over 30 years of auditing experience at Ernst...

2011-12-09 13:25:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses in the South Coast Air Basin who operate stationary natural gas engines for heat and power may soon have in their toolbox new technology that will make it easier and more efficient to monitor and auto-correct air emissions in order to meet strict air quality regulations. Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced the successful field trial of ultra low-emission control technology for gas engines at Fontana Wholesale...

2011-12-01 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT/NASDAQ:WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD), an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of diesel-electric locomotives, to integrate Westport's high pressure direct injection (HPDI) technology and natural gas fuel system technologies into an EMD locomotive provided by Canadian National Railways (CN).  The...