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Westport Announces Purchase Order for 900 Westport iCE PACK™ LNG Tank Systems



Westport Announces Purchase Order for 900 Westport iCE PACK™ LNG Tank Systems

PR Newswire

VANCOUVER, Oct. 30, 2013

~ Order Secures Inventory for Fleet Customers ~

VANCOUVER, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT)
(NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and
vehicles, today announced that Universal LNG Solutions Inc. ℠ (ULNG™ ) has
placed a blanket purchase order for 900 Westport iCE PACK™ LNG Tank Systems
(iCE PACK) to be delivered over the next two years.

"This investment by ULNG confirms the industry's interest in the Westport iCE
PACK and the demand for cold liquefied natural gas (LNG)," said Steve
Anderson, Vice President, Business Development, Westport.  "This purchase
order will allow ULNG to provide not only fuel flexibility, but provide their
fleets with a consistent, high-performance LNG fuel system across a range of
vehicles and engines."

The Westport iCE PACK is an onboard LNG tank system customized for
spark-ignited engines, and designed to meet the demands of today's trucking
fleets by providing increased range, longer hold times and faster fueling
times. Westport expects to begin shipping to ULNG in the fourth quarter of
2013. For competitive reasons, the selling price per iCE PACK and related
total contract value has not been disclosed.

"The availability of iCE PACK gives ULNG the ability to offer our customers a
package solution with dedicated infrastructure, LNG fuel and vehicle LNG fuel
systems," said Jeffrey Liu, CEO of ULNG. "The Westport iCE PACK system with
cold LNG will give our customers better payback and productivity through
faster fueling, longer range, and increased hold times."

About Westport
Westport engineers the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles.
More than that, we are fundamentally changing the way the world travels the
roads, rails and seas. We work with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
worldwide from design through to production, creating products to meet the
growing demand for vehicle technology that will reduce both emissions and fuel
costs.  To learn more about our business, visit westport.com, subscribe to our
RSS feed, or follow us on Twitter @WestportDotCom.

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements
regarding the anticipated timing for shipping of the Westport iCE PACK™ LNG
Tank System, the demand for our products, the future success of our business
and technology strategies, investment in new product and technology
development and otherwise, intentions of partners and potential customers and
the performance and competitiveness of Westport's products and expansion of
product coverage. These statements are neither promises nor guarantees, but
involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on both the
views of management and assumptions that may cause our actual results, levels
of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from any
future results, levels of activities, performance or achievements expressed in
or implied by these forward looking statements. These risks and uncertainties
include risks and assumptions related to our industry and products, the
general economy, technology innovations,  the development of competing
technologies, our ability to adequately develop and deploy our technology as
well as other risk factors and assumptions that may affect our actual results,
performance or achievements or financial position discussed in our most recent
Annual Information Form and other filings with securities regulators. Readers
should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, which
speak only as of the date they were made. We disclaim any obligation to
publicly update or revise such statements to reflect any change in our
expectations or in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such
statements may be based, or that may affect the likelihood that actual results
will differ from those set forth in these forward looking statements except as
required by National Instrument 51-102. The contents of any website, RSS feed
or twitter account referenced in this press release are not incorporated by
reference herein.

SOURCE Westport Innovations Inc.

Image with caption: "The Westport iCE PACK™ LNG Tank System is an onboard LNG
tank system that is perfectly matched with large displacement, spark-ignited
engines to meet the demands of today's trucking fleets by providing increased
range, longer hold times and faster refuelling times. (CNW Group/Westport
Innovations Inc.)". Image available at:
http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131030_C8323_PHOTO_EN_32719.jpg

Contact:

Inquiries:
Darren Seed
Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications
Westport Innovations Inc.
T 604-718-2046
invest@westport.com

Media Inquiries:
Nicole Adams
Director, Communications
Westport
T: 604-718-2011
media@westport.com
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