Cummins Westport Appoints Gordon Exel as President

VANCOUVER, Dec. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced 
that Gordon Exel, Westport Vice President, Sales and Marketing, has been 
appointed as President of CWI effective January 1, 2014 for the final year of 
Westport's three year term to nominate the President. 
"Gordon's experience with Cummins Westport and solid understanding of the 
customers and markets are key assets that will contribute to the ongoing 
success of Cummins Westport," said Ed Pence, Cummins Vice President and 
General Manager, High Horsepower Engine Business, and Chairman of CWI. 
Gordon joined Westport in 2002 as Vice President and General Manager Americas 
for CWI and spent 10 successful years at CWI. In 2012, he moved to Westport's 
European office in Lyon France, as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. 
Previous to Westport, Gordon was a Vice President in the banking information 
technology industry following a career at Xerox where he progressed into his 
last role as General Manager Channels Business. He has an MBA in Digital 
Technology Management from Royal Roads University in Canada. 
Jim Arthurs, current CWI President, will be returning to a senior leadership 
position at Westport. 
On December 5, 2013, the directors of CWI were elected for the 2014 term. 
Effective January 1, 2014, the CWI board of directors will be comprised of Ed 
Pence, Cummins Vice President and General Manager, High Horsepower Engine 
Business (Chairman); Dean Cantrell, Cummins Automotive On Highway Business 
Controller; Ric Kleine, Cummins Vice President, On Highway Business; Ashoka 
Achuthan, Westport Vice President, Finance Operations; Jim Arthurs, former CWI 
President; and Thomas Rippon, Westport Vice President, Mining and Rail. 
About Cummins Westport Inc.
Cummins Westport Inc. designs, engineers and markets spark-ignited natural gas 
engines for medium- and heavy-duty transportation applications such as trucks 
and buses. Cummins Westport is a joint venture of Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), a 
corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, 
distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel 
systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical 
power generation systems, and Westport Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: WPRT/TSX: 
WPT), a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions technologies that 
allow engines to operate on clean-burning fuels such as compressed natural gas 
(CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG), hydrogen and biofuels such as landfill 
Note: This document contains forward-looking statements about Cummins 
Westport's business, operations, technology development or to the environment 
in which it operates, which are based on Cummins Westport's estimates, 
forecasts and projections. These statements are not guarantees of future 
performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict, 
or are beyond Cummins Westport's control. Consequently, readers should not 
place any undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. In addition, 
these forward-looking statements relate to the date on which they are made. 
Cummins Westport disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any 
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future 
events or otherwise except as required by applicable securities legislation.

SOURCE  Cummins Westport Inc. 
Inquiries:  Westport Innovations Inc. Darren Seed Vice President, Investor 
Relations & Communications Phone: 604-718-2046 
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