Westport Innovations Unveils Spark-Ignited Natural Gas System for Vehicles

- September 23rd, 2014

Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT,NASDAQ:WPRT) today will unveil its proprietary technology for the first generation of enhanced spark-ignited (ESI) natural gas systems. The system will target medium-duty truck applications.

Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT,NASDAQ:WPRT) today will unveil its proprietary technology for the first generation of enhanced spark-ignited (ESI) natural gas systems. The system will target medium-duty truck applications.

As quoted in the press release:

Westport’s new revolutionary approach to natural gas combustion technology is designed to provide vehicle and engine original manufacturers (OEMs) with a “downsized” natural gas solution that is cost competitive while providing similar levels of power, torque, and fuel economy to a larger diesel engine. Using 100% dedicated natural gas as fuel, Westport’s new technology optimizes the combustion and thermal efficiencies of the engine by taking advantages of the positive properties of natural gas.

Click here to read the Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT) press release

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