December 9, 2015

Westport Attending COP21 Events in Paris

One of two Canadian companies chosen to showcase innovative climate change solutions 

The Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (COP 21), taking place now, is expected to attract more than 40,000 delegates from 195 countries.

As the political leaders leave Paris and policy makers focus on writing the framework, industry has been gathering to share ideas at Solutions COP21, which is taking place at Paris’ Grand Palais until December 10, 2015.
Wesptort's Nad├Ęge Leclercq speaks with Solutions COP21 attendees
Westport was invited to participate in an industry exhibition on innovative solutions to address climate change, presented by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and France’s National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI). To demonstrate the important role that technology and collaboration play in the creation of climate change solutions, WIPO and INPI are presenting a 200 sq. m exhibit and holding discussion forums focused on climate change innovation. Westport is one of only two Canadian companies to be featured alongside more than 60 other innovators selected by WIPO and INPI from 70 countries worldwide.

Westport Presents New Tech and Solutions Set to Boost LPG Uptake

Westport’s Bart van Aerle presented two key factors set to positively impact the LPG sector at the Argus European LPG Markets 2015 Conference in London on Wednesday, November 25.
Bart van Aerle, CEO Prins Autogassytemen, presents at Argus Conference in London
Bart covered new developments for transportation solutions, such as Prins Direct LiquiMax and Prins Dieselblend products, that will enhance the use of LPG (also called propane autogas) within Europe and elsewhere, as well as some cost-effective, innovative solutions available in the market. 

December 8, 2015

Sustainable Building Meets Alternative Fuel Vehicles at Greenbuild 2015

In November, alternative energy and the building industry met in Washington, D.C. at Greenbuild, a premier event for sustainable building that includes conferences, education, and an exposition. Westport was there, featuring alternative fuel vehicles on display for two of our industry partners.
A Westport WiNG CNG-equipped Ford Transit Cargo Van was on display in the Ford booth at Greenbuild. The Ford Transit CNG is also available in the passenger Wagon model featuring up to 12-passenger seating available with rear CNG installation. Please contact your Westport Sales Representative for Transit Wagon specifications and seating capacity requirements.