Hydrogen Mobility for Sustainable Heavy Duty Transport, Westport unveils game-changing technology in Brussels

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Westport Fuel Systems European Policy Panel “Hydrogen Mobility for Sustainable Heavy-Duty Transport”, in Brussels on September 28, 2022: the panelists featured here are Zlatko Kregar, Policy Officer DG MOVE, European Commission and David Johnson, CEO of Westport. The moderator is Cillian Totterdell, Account Manager, FleishmanHillard Energy, Climate and Transportation Team.

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia and BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (“Westport« or the »Company” (TSX: WPRT / Nasdaq: WPRT), a global leader in low-emission alternative fuel transportation technologies, today unveiled in Brussels to an audience of policy makers and industry representatives, its new H2 HPDI fuel system for heavy duty vehicles which is expected to significantly reduce CO emissions2 emissions in line with EU decarbonisation targets. Westport’s hydrogen solution provides greater fuel efficiency while enabling continuity with existing engines and manufacturing assets.

The announcement comes at a critical time for Europe as it seeks to make progress towards its decarbonisation goals across all sectors, including road transport. The technology presented today by Westport aims to help unlock the potential of hydrogen in the mobility sector.

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Increased efficiency, technological continuity

Westport H-Equipped Hydrogen Engines2 The HPDI fuel system delivers high performance and efficiency across the powerband, resulting in the following benefits for long-haul heavy-duty trucks:

  • Up to 20% more power, 15% more torque and 10% more efficiency than diesel
  • CO close to zero2 emissions
  • Continuity with existing technology, allowing rapid deployment
  • Commonalities with existing manufacturing assets
  • Reduced costs to achieve CO2 reduction than fuel cell vehicles

A decarbonization journey For heavy transport in Europe

« Our technology achieves better performance than diesel engines, with near-zero CO2 emissions. By maximizing the potential for efficiency with hydrogen, H2 HPDI Fuel Systems Drive Cost-Effective CO Generation2 reductions for fleets and society,” said David Johnson, CEO of Westport Fuel Systems. “That is why we hope that the Commission and Member States will prioritize the availability of green hydrogen for the transport sector in the years to come and support the technological advances in engines that will be essential for the development of hydrogen. entire hydrogen transport market ».

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Driving innovation to fuel a cleaner future is Westport’s mission. Hydrogen internal combustion engines using Westport’s H2 HPDI fuel system, achieve the high performance required by commercial fleets, experience it with its HPDI biomethane fuel system, which is on the road today. With this experience and know-how, Westport believes that the H2 The HPDI technology presented today will help European industry achieve CO2 reduction targets set for 2030 and beyond, creating a greener future for heavy-duty vehicles in Europe.

About Westport Fuel Systems

At Westport Fuel Systems, we encourage innovation to create a cleaner future. We are a leading supplier of advanced fuel delivery components and systems for clean, low carbon fuels such as natural gas, renewable natural gas, propane and hydrogen for industry world automobile. Our technology delivers the performance and energy efficiency required by transportation applications and the environmental benefits that meet the challenges of climate change and urban air quality. Based in Vancouver, Canada, with operations in Europe, Asia, North America and South America, we serve customers in over 70 countries with leading global transportation brands. At Westport Fuel Systems, we think ahead. For more information, visit www.wfsinc.com.

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