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2014-09-30 16:21:25

~Matching Investment and Revenue Outlook with Pace of Market Adoption, while Second Generation HPDI Technology Draws Support~ VANCOUVER, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles, announced today an update to its Westport high pressure direct injection (Westport(TM) HPDI) second generation or "HPDI 2.0" development program and identified plans to further refine...

2014-09-23 08:21:32

~ Up to 10% Improvement in Power and Torque over Diesel; Targeted at Medium-Duty Truck Applications ~ VANCOUVER, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT) (NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles, today 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...

2014-08-14 16:21:13

VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicle systems, announced today that Jill Bodkin has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors. Former Chairman, John Beaulieu, will remain on the board as a director and has been awarded the title 'Chairman Emeritus.' Joseph Caron, formerly of Westport's Advisory Board, has been appointed to the Board of Directors. "Our Board...

2014-07-31 16:21:14

~ Achieved Positive Adjusted EBITDA of $1.0 Million from Westport Operating Business Units; Reaffirms Fiscal 2014 Revenue Guidance ~ VANCOUVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and systems, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 and provided an update on operations. All figures are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated. Financial...

2014-07-24 16:21:23

VANCOUVER, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and systems, announced today that it will disclose its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 on Thursday, July 31, 2014 after market close. To coincide with the disclosure, Westport has also scheduled a conference call for Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 2:00 pm Pacific Time (5:00 pm Eastern Time). Live Conference...

2014-06-05 08:21:08

~ Bill Larkin Appointed to Vice President, Corporate Development ~ VANCOUVER, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and systems, today announced that Ashoka Achuthan has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Westport. Bill Larkin has been appointed to Vice President, Corporate Development, focusing on strategic initiatives and investments, and development agreements...

2014-05-06 16:20:47

~ Grocery Retailer Announces Program at ACT Expo ~ VANCOUVER, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles, today announced it is working in cooperation with Kroger, one of the world's largest retailers with over 2,600 supermarkets in the US, to meet their industry-leading environmental sustainability goals. "The Kroger Company has a strong commitment to finding energy...

2014-05-05 08:21:10

~Westport WiNG(TM) On Display at ACT Expo ~ LONG BEACH, CA, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT) (NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles, announces that the only California Air Resources Board and EPA certified Ford F-150, featuring the Westport WiNG(TM) Power System, is being debuted during the Alternative Clean Transportation Expo (ACT) in Long Beach, and will be on display May 6 to 8. (Photo:...

2014-05-01 16:21:50

~ First Quarter Revenue Up 39% Year over Year; Step Change Improvement in Westport Operating Business Units' Adjusted EBITDA ~ VANCOUVER, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and systems, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 and provided an update on operations. All figures are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated. Highlights include:...

2014-04-28 08:21:24

~First Shipments Underway with World's Largest Diesel Engine Manufacturer; Next Platform for HPDI Underway in Largest Market for Natural Gas Trucks~ VANCOUVER, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles, today announced the launch of final customer validation units of the next generation Westport high pressure direct injection (Westport(TM) HPDI 2.0) on the Weichai...


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