Eurogas Welcomes New Member: Westport Fuel Systems

Nadège Leclercq, Senior Director, Government Relations and Market Development, Westport Fuel Systems

Westport Fuel Systems (“Westport”) is a clean transportation technology company, and a leading developer and supplier of advanced components and systems to the automotive sector for a wide range of affordable alternative low-carbon fuels such as natural gas, biomethane, propane, and hydrogen.

Westport is driving cleaner performance by addressing the goals of mitigating climate change and improving urban air quality, with practical applications using innovations available today.

By inventing, engineering, building, and supplying clean and affordable technology, we are improving the way the world moves, creating value for our people, our customers, our investors, and the environment.

The company’s products are used in a variety of light, medium, heavy duty on- and off-road vehicles. Our customers require economic, efficient, robust and sustainable transport solutions to meet the simultaneous objectives of optimising business operations and meeting societal expectations around the environment.

The combination of our unique technologies and an array of low carbon gaseous fuels allows us to meet these demanding requirements. By being member of Eurogas we hope to increase the awareness of the value of these solutions in an ever more complex business landscape.

Westport’s global headquarters is located in Vancouver, Canada. The company extends its reach worldwide, through operations across Europe, Asia, North America, and South America, serving customers in more than 70 countries. Westport is a major player in the European gaseous fuel vehicle industry, with technology centres, production and support facilities, in Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and Sweden.

From engine and fuel storage components, control and engine management systems to complete fuel systems, Westport’s diverse product portfolio enables the use of LPG, CNG, LNG, biomethane and hydrogen in vehicles.

The Westport LNG HPDITM fuel system for heavy duty trucks has been deployed for several years, with thousands of vehicles in operation across Europe, significantly reducing CO2 emissions while meeting fleets’ performance demands. HPDI is the most cost-effective way to reduce CO2 emissions today in long-haul trucking and other high-load, long-haul applications.

With its recent product developments, including the H2 HPDI fuel system which powers an internal combustion engine with hydrogen, Westport continues to innovate to maximise the benefits of gaseous fuels as an integral part of the full spectrum of measures deployed in the transportation sector to combat greenhouse gas emissions effectively.

Westport is driven by its dedication to a sustainable future. It strives to pave a viable path toward net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment is evident in the company’s longstanding history of innovation, specialized engineering skills, market-ready products, and extensive global customer base.