April 24, 2015

Westport Parts + Service Debuts at Automechanika in Chicago

Westport Parts + Service: combining technology, market experience and OE manufacturing excellence.

Natural gas vehicle fleets and drivers require the highest quality parts and service available to maintain their alternative fuel engine systems. Westport Parts + Service—a new division of Westport Innovations—is launching this week at Automechanika in Chicago. Automechanika Chicago is the largest tradeshow and training event for the Automotive Aftermarket industry.
The Westport Parts + Service booth #2724 at Automechanika Chicago
Westport Parts + Service also announces the opportunity for distributors to join us and our key partners in delivering reliable, accessible original engine (OE) quality parts and service to the growing North American natural gas vehicle market.

April 17, 2015

Energy Futures: Shell's Powering Progress and Eco-Marathon Events in Detroit

Panel Speakers at "Rethinking Mobility in an Urban World" (photo courtesy Shell)

By 2050, three-quarters of the world will live in urban centers. Cities could soon consume as much as 80 percent of the global energy supply. On April 9, 2015, with Detroit as the backdrop, Shell convened a group of leaders from business, academia, NGOs, and government to focus on the “urban nexus” - the vital connection among people, mobility and technology and the innovation that will foster sustainable future cities.

April 2, 2015

2016 Bi-Fuel Volvo V60 & V70 Unveiled: High Performance, Low Emissions

Westport launches 2016 Bi-fuel Volvo V60 and V70 in Gothenburg, Sweden

To celebrate the launch of the model year 2016 Volvo cars featuring the recently announced Drive-E featuring Westport natural gas combustion technology, Westport Sweden hosted an event March 25 and 26 at the Volvo test track in Göteburg (Gothenburg).

Ulf Möck of Volvo test drives the new 2106 bi-fuel Volvo
Ulf Möck of Volvo test drives the new 2016 bi-fuel Volvo
Volvo Cars is the first original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to feature the new Westport system. It will be used on Volvo's new two-litre, direct injection, four-cylinder Drive-E powertrain family, which will be available on the Volvo V60 and V70 2016 models.