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Westport, Delphi for HPDI 2.0 Injectors

March 4, 2014 in Companies, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Firms Deepen a Long-Term Customer-Supplier Relationship

Westport Innovations is talking up a joint development agreement with Delphi Automotive to “help entrench” Westport’s HPDI (high pressure direct injection) as the “leading natural gas technology platform” for heavy-duty engines.

Westport Launches Westport HPDI 2.0′

December 10, 2013 in CNG, Companies, LNG, New Products, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

High Pressure Direct Injection Said Suitable to Wider Range of Engines
As Full Diesel Performance Is Maintained with 90 of Diesel Fuel Displaced

Westport Innovations has unveiled its next generation of high pressure direct injection technology, called “Westport HPDI 2.0.” Unlike the initial HPDI product available only with the Cummins ISX-based 15-liter engine for heavy duty trucks, the new system is aimed at a wider range of powerplants, from 10- to 100-liter displacement, for both vehicle and off-road markets.

Westport Dropping the 15-Liter HPDI?

September 24, 2013 in NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Cummins Westport’s ISX12 G Fills the Big Truck Need
But Some Are Disappointed as Flagship Discontinued

Westport Innovations, dealers say, has ceased production of its Westport 15L high pressure direct ignition engine – the product based on the 15-liter Cummins ISX diesel that took the Vancouver company into natural gas vehicles more than a decade ago.

Westport and Caterpillar for HHP

June 6, 2012 in CNG, LNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

HPDI Technology Continues to Spread, This Time to High Horsepower

Westport Innovations and Caterpillar have disclosed long-term agreements whereby Westport’s High Pressure Direct Injection technology allowing engines to run mostly on natural gas will be applied to off-road equipment, starting with mining trucks and locomotives.

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