Natural Gas Stocks; Westport Innovations (Nasdaq:WPRT) Gains on News of Deal with Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)
Category: Investment, Natural Gas, Energy
News about Westport Innovations
New York, NY - June 5, 2012 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a leader in sector stock research for independent investors issues a trading alert for natural gas stock, Westport Innovations Inc. (NasdaqGS :WPRT), trading up at $26.35, gaining 4.08 or (18.32%) as of 10:50AM EDT on over 3 Millions shares.
Westport Innovations Inc. (NasdaqGS: WPRT) has a 52 week high of $50.19.
The Company reported today that it has signed agreements with Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT ) to co-develop natural gas technology for off-road equipment, including mining trucks and locomotives. Caterpillar and Westport will combine technologies and expertise, including Westport™ High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) technology and Caterpillar's industry leading off-road engine and machine product technology, to develop the natural gas fuel system. Caterpillar will fund the development program. When the products go to market, Westport expects to participate in the supply of key components.
About Westport Innovations Inc.
Westport Innovations Inc. is a leading global supplier of proprietary solutions that allow engines to operate on clean-burning fuels such as compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG), hydrogen, and renewable natural gas (RNG) fuels such as landfill gas and helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). Westport technology offers advanced LNG fueling systems with direct injection natural gas engine technology for heavy-duty vehicles such as highway trucks and off-road applications such as mining and rail. Westport's joint venture with Cummins Inc., Cummins Westport Inc. designs, engineers and markets spark-ignited natural gas engines for North American transportation applications such as trucks and buses. Westport LD division is one of the global leaders for natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuel in passenger cars, light-duty trucks and industrial applications such as forklifts. To learn more about our business, visit our website or subscribe to our RSS feed at www.westport.com, or follow us on Twitter @WestportDotCom.
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