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2012-05-20 22:20:13

~Driving on CNG from Plymouth to NYC over Four Days~ PLYMOUTH, MI, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines, is taking its first natural gas pick-up truck on a road trip across the Eastern USA this week, from May 21 to 24. Driving entirely on compressed natural gas (CNG), a team from Westport Innovations will make the 700 mile drive in the brand new Westport(TM) WiNG powered bi-fuel Ford F-250 Super Duty...

2012-05-18 10:21:48

VANCOUVER, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT) (NASDAQ:WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines, today announced that Volvo Trucks today unveiled its plans to launch a 13 liter heavy-duty natural gas engine featuring Westport(TM) high pressure direct injection (HPDI) technology. The product is scheduled to launch for the North American market in 2014. "The partnership with the Volvo Group is an important product development program and will help...

2012-05-16 02:20:35

VANCOUVER, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines today announced a broad range of product enhancements to meet customer needs in its best-in-class solution for natural gas Class 8 trucks: -- Higher Horsepower and Torque -The Westport HD 15L will now be available in North America with up to 550 horsepower and 1850 lb-ft of torque, targeted for heavy haul vocations with the most demanding performance...

2012-05-15 06:22:15

~Program Expects to Incentivise Purchase of over 1,000 Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Trucks and Related Infrastructure~ VANCOUVER, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The B.C. Ministry of Energy and Mines today announced the Greenhouse Gas Reduction regulation that advances the adoption and deployment of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) in BC.  Westport Innovations believes this important program will benefit British Columbia's economy, environment and transportation options for industry. The...

2012-05-08 10:20:54

~ Quarterly Revenues Up 133% Year over Year ~ VANCOUVER, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX: WPT) (NASDAQ: WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 and provided an update on operations. All figures are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated. "The numbers are compelling," said David Demers, CEO of Westport Innovations. "Compared to the same period last year, Westport...

2012-05-01 10:21:46

VANCOUVER, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT/NASDAQ:WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines, will disclose its financial results for the first quarter of calendar year 2012 ended March 31, 2012 on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 after market close. To coincide with such disclosure, Westport has scheduled a conference call for Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 2:00 pm Pacific Time (5:00 pm Eastern Time). Live Conference Call & Webcast The public is invited to...

2012-03-13 07:00:00

BEIJING, CHINA, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines, today announced the introduction of China's first natural gas engine featuring Westport high pressure direct injection (HPDI) technology at a press conference at the government building in Beijing, the Beijing Diaoyutai State Guesthouse. Speaking at the press conference was Tan Xuguang, Weichai Power Chairman and David Demers, Westport CEO in...

2012-03-06 15:15:00

VANCOUVER, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Westport Innovations (Australia) Pty Ltd., has entered into a business sale agreement (BSA) to purchase certain assets of Advanced Engine Components Limited (AEC) of Perth, Western Australia, for A$1.45 million (approximately US$1.6 million) to be paid in cash and assumed liabilities.  Upon successful...

2012-03-06 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT) - Filling up is about to get a whole lot less expensive for buyers of the new Westport WiNG(TM) Power System: A fully-integrated, CNG bi-fuel system, will be available for order on Ford F-250 and F-350 pick-up trucks through authorized Ford dealer/distributors on or about March 19(th). Interested customers and dealers can go to the http://wingpowersystem.com website today for further...

2012-02-29 15:05:00

~ Quarterly Revenues Up 155% Year over Year; Calendar 2011 Revenues Over $264 Million ~ VANCOUVER, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions transportation technologies, today reported financial results for the third quarter and nine-month fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 ("Stub Fiscal 2011") and provided an update on operations. For ease of comparison, Westport also provided comparative...