Westport Supplying Natural Gas Tech to China

Photo of a CNG-powered Ford F-150 courtesy of Westport.

Westport Supplying Natural Gas Tech to China

Westport Fuel Systems will provide its high pressure direct injection technology to the Chinese market, which is designed to enable heavy-duty trucks to operate on natural gas with reduced fuel costs, reduced carbon-dioxide emissions, and diesel-like performance.

Westport signed a memorandum of understanding with Weichai Power co. for the development, marketing, and commercialization of Westports’ high pressure direct injection technology to help meet China emissions standards and supply certain components, Westport announced in a release.

Westport Fuel Systems engineers, manufactures and supplies alternative fuel systems and components. Meanwhile, Weichai Power is Chinese state-owned enterprise that specializes in the research and development, manufacturing and sale of diesel engines.

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