HHP Summit 2017

Westport LD

Westport Hosting a Pre-MATS Meeting

March 11, 2013 in CNG, Conference/Meeting, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Westport Staging Natural Gas Now Mini-Conference

Westport Innovations is hosting a Natural Gas Now mini-conference on the afternoon of March 19 – just prior to MATS, the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.
Read More >>

Westport to Take F-450 & -550 Orders

March 1, 2013 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Large Fords Broaden Westport WiNG’s Bi-Fuel Truck Line

Westport LD will begin taking orders on April 1 for its bi-fuel CNG-gasoline conversions of Ford F-450 and F-550 Super Duty Chassis Cab trucks. The firm’s Westport WiNG Power System equipment is installed at WKIC, the Westport Kentucky Integration Center, located near Ford’s manufacturing plant in Louisville for easy ship-through.

Read More >>

Westport Promises Ford F-450 & F-550

December 4, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

For Delivery, Utility, Energy-Industry Fleets & Government

Westport Innovations says it will expand its line-up of Westport WiNG natural gas vehicle upfits to include Ford F-450 and F-550 Super Duty trucks in mid-2013, complementing existing F-250 and F-350 offerings.
Read More >>

Ford Factory, Ford Upfits

November 20, 2012 in CNG, Companies, Electric Drive, NGVs, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Different Strategies for Electric and Gaseous Fuel Vehicles

Ford is talking up the $550 million upfit of MAP, its venerable Michigan Assembly Plant, for a line of common-platform gasoline and electric-drive vehicles, but has chosen case-by-case upfits by half a dozen aftermarket firms, designated Qualified Vehicle Modifiers (QVMs), for compressed natural gas and propane.

item updated November 26
Read More >>

Westport LD Drops Ford NGV Prices

October 19, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

WiNG Upfits Reduced by $250 to an ‘Industry-Leading’ $9,500

Westport LD spread the word Friday that it’s reducing the price of its Westport WiNG compressed natural gas-gasoline bi-fuel upfits for Ford F-250 and F-350 pickups by $250, to an “industry-leading” $9,500, starting with 2013 vehicles.
Read More >>

Pioneer Orders 225 Westport LD Pickups

August 6, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Pioneering’ E&P Is Largest Customer for New Bi-Fuels

Pioneer Natural Resources, an exploration and production company that’s emerging as a staunch advocate of natural gas vehicles, has placed a pioneering order for 225 bi-fuel pickup trucks from Westport LD.
Read More >>

Westport and GM Ink Second Pact

June 28, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Westport Innovations (NASDAQ:WPRT) has disclosed a second agreement on engines for natural gas vehicles, having announced the first one year ago.
Read More >>

Westport LD Grand Opening in Kentucky

June 23, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Westport LD will stage a grand opening of its Westport Kentucky Integration Center on June 26. The new WKIC is integrated with the Ford assembly plant in Louisville.
Read More >>

Westport WiNG for Fords in Louisville

March 9, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Westport Innovations is well known in natural gas vehicles for its 15-liter over-the-road engines and smaller, dedicated-natural gas engines via the (just extended; F&F, Feb. 27) Cummins Westport joint venture.
Read More >>



  • Archives