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Westport 15L

As Reported Here First: Exit the 15L

November 6, 2013 in Companies, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Westport Will Stop Taking Orders on November 15

Westport Innovations has confirmed that it’s dropping its former flagship, the Cummins ISX-based Westport 15L that uses high pressure direct injection technology to run primarily on natural gas. Westport refused to comment after Paccar told customers the LNG engine package would no longer be available (F&F, September 24), but said in its third-quarter earnings report that it would take no more orders as of mid-month.

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.

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