Items Tagged with 'engine'


NGV Ignition Technology Program to Challenge Diesel Market

Natural gas vehicle (NGV) engine technology provider Vancouver, BC-based Westport Innovations Inc. and Des Plaines, IL-based Gas Technology Institute (GTI) have received a total of $900,000 from two California sources to pursue advances in Westport’s enhanced spark ignited (ESI) natural gas engine. Read More

New Near-Zero Emission NatGas Engine Certified

Touting 90% improvement on current nitrogen oxide (NOx) standards, Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) on Monday said its new ISL G natural gas engine is the first mid-range engine in North America to gain both U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) certification. Read More

New Mid-Range NGV Engine Offered by Cummins Westport

Promising cleaner operations and less maintenance, Vancouver, BC-based Cummins Westport Inc. introduced a new mid-range 6.7-liter dedicated natural gas vehicle (NGV) engine for use in traditional (Type C) school buses. It is now in field trials and will be in full production the middle of next year. Read More

New Engine Advances Unveiled for NGVs

Vancouver, BC-based Westport Innovations led a series of engine advances for natural gas vehicles (NGV) that were unveiled in September, introducing its newest proprietary technology, a first generation of an enhanced spark-ignited (ESI) natural gas engine aimed at the medium-duty truck market. Read More