Press Releases

Cummins Westport Features 2018 B6.7N Natural Gas Engine at STN Conference & Expo

VANCOUVER, BC July 10, 2017 -  Cummins Westport Inc. (“CWI”) is featuring the new B6.7N natural gas engine at the School Transportation News (“STN”) Conference and Trade Show taking place this week in Reno, Nevada.   Read More

Posted Jul 10, 2017

Cummins Westport Introduces Natural Gas Playbook Website - Featuring Information on Evaluating and Operating Natural Gas Vehicles

VANCOUVER, BC June 27, 2017  - Cummins Westport Inc. ("CWI") has introduced The Natural Gas Playbook website designed to provide new and existing natural gas customers with guidance on evaluating and operating Cummins Westport powered natural gas vehicles.   Read More

Posted Jun 27, 2017

Cummins Westport “Moves to Zero” with New Natural Gas Engines

VANCOUVER, BC  May 1, 2017 - Cummins Westport Inc. (“CWI”) announced today at the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, California its model year 2018 dedicated natural gas engines for regional haul truck / tractor, vocational and transit, school bus, and refuse applications. The new lineup comes with a change in names, following Cummins tradition of using B, L, and X series letters, followed by engine displacement. The letter “N” denotes engines that are fueled by natural gas.    Read More

Posted May 1, 2017

ISB6.7 G MidRange Natural Gas Engine Now in Full Production - Low Emission Engine Expands to Shuttle Bus, Medium-Duty Truck, and Vocational Segments -

VANCOUVER, BC  Dec. 8, 2016 - Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced the ISB6.7 G, a 6.7 litre midrange, factory built natural gas engine is now fully available as a production engine for shuttle bus, medium duty truck, and vocational applications in North America. As previously announced, the engine has been availabile for school bus applications since May 2016 from Thomas Built Buses.  The 6.7 litre engine platform has large OEM availability for midrange trucks, vocational trucks and mid size buses and the expansion of applications potentially available for the ISB6.7 G engine more than doubles its addressable market.   Read More

Posted Dec 8, 2016

Cummins Westport Begins Production of ISL G Near Zero Natural Gas Engine - North America's First Commercially Available Near Zero NOx MidRange Engine -

TORONTO, ON Oct. 13, 2016 - Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced that orders are being processed and production of the ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NOx natural gas engine has commenced.   Read More

Posted Oct 13, 2016

ISL G Near Zero Natural Gas Engine Certified to Near Zero - First MidRange engine in North America to reduce NOx emissions by 90% from EPA 2010~

VANCOUVER, BC  October 5, 2015 - Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced the new ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NOx natural gas engine is the first MidRange engine in North America to receive emission certifications from both U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Air Resources Board (ARB) in California that meet the 0.02 g/bhp-hr optional Near Zero NOx Emissions standards for medium-duty truck, urban bus, school bus and refuse applications.   Read More

Posted Oct 5, 2015

New MidRange Natural Gas Engine Featured at STN Expo - ISB6.7 G Natural Gas Engine a Natural Choice for Type C School Bus Market

RENO, NV  July 28, 2015 – Cummins Westport Inc. is introducing the 2016 ISB6.7 G, a 6.7-liter MidRange, factory-built, dedicated natural gas engine, to the Type C School bus market at the North American School Bus Show – STN Expo Conference and Trade Show July 25-28 in Reno.   Read More

Posted Jul 28, 2015

Near Zero NOx Emissions ISL G Natural Gas Engine ~Proprietary technology capable of reducing NOx emissions by 90%~

VANCOUVER, BC  May 6, 2015 - Cummins Westport (CWI) announced it will begin field tests this year in California in transit buses with a spark ignited natural gas engine capable of producing Near Zero NOx emissions well before the 2023 California Near Zero NOx schedule for Low NOx vehicles.   Read More

Posted May 6, 2015

New MidRange Natural Gas Engine Unveiled at ACT Expo ~ISB6.7 G Natural Gas Engine Targets School Bus, Shuttle Bus, Medium Duty Trucking, and Vocational in North America~

VANCOUVER, BC  May 5, 2015 – At the opening reception at ACT Expo in Dallas TX, Cummins Westport Inc. unveiled the ISB6.7 G, a 6.7 litre medium-duty, factory built dedicated natural gas engine for school bus, shuttle bus,medium duty truck and vocational applications.  The new ISB6.7 G is currently in field trials with full production expected to commence in mid 2016.   Read More

Posted May 5, 2015

Cummins Westport Announces Changes to its Board of Directors and Management Team

VANCOUVER, BC, December 12, 2014 – Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced changes to its Board of Directors and Management in accordance with the terms of the 50/50 Joint Venture Agreement between Cummins Inc.  (NYSE:CMI) and Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT/NASDAQ:WPRT).  The changes are effective immediately.   Read More

Posted Dec 12, 2014

Cummins Westport Appoints Rob Neitzke as President Effective January 2015

VANCOUVER, BC  Oct. 6, 2014 - Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced that Rob Neitzke, currently General Manager of the Construction Segment of Cummins off-highway engine business, has been appointed as President of CWI effective January 1, 2015.   Read More

Posted Oct 6, 2014

Eaton And Cummins Westport Announce First Automated Transmission With Spark-Ignited Natural Gas Engine For North American Market

NASHVILLE, TN  March 9, 2014 – Power management company Eaton and Cummins Westport, a joint-venture company of Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Westport Innovations (NASDAQ: WPRT/TSX: WPT), today announced an integrated powertrain package for the Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine that will provide customers with the first automated transmission to be paired with a spark-ignited natural gas engine in the North American market. The powertrain will combine an Eaton UltraShift® PLUS automated transmission with the Cummins Westport ISX12 G engine.   Read More

Posted Mar 9, 2014

Cummins Westport Appoints Gordon Exel as President

VANCOUVER, BC  Dec. 18, 2013 - 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.   Read More

Posted Dec 18, 2013

Cummins Westport Receives SAFE Advanced Technology Energy Security Prize

VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 16, 2013 - Cummins Westport Inc. today announced that it is receiving one of the inaugural "Energy Security Prize" Advanced Technology Awards from Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE).  The award will be presented at the OPEC Oil Embargo +40: A National Summit on Energy Security conference this afternoon in Washington, D.C.   Read More

Posted Oct 16, 2013

Cummins Westport ISX12 G Receives 2013 U.S. EPA Certification

VANCOUVER, BC, March 21, 2013 - Cummins Westport announced today that it has received certification for its Cummins Westport ISX12 G engine from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), meeting both the EPA 2013 regulations and the new greenhouse gas and fuel-efficiency rules that will take effect in 2014. Limited production of the ISX12 G begins in April, with full production scheduled to start in August.   Read More

Posted Mar 21, 2013

Cummins Westport Announces Award for over 900 Natural Gas Buses Powered by ISL G - New Transit Fleet Order from LA and San Diego Largest Ever in North America

VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 5, 2013 - Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI), a leading provider of high-performance, alternative fuel engines for the North American on-highway market, is supplying engines for two of the largest natural gas transit fleet orders in North America to date.   Read More

Posted Feb 5, 2013

Cummins Westport Announces New Mid-Range Natural Gas Engine - ISB6.7 G Natural Gas Engine Targets School Bus, Medium-Duty Truck and Vocational Vehicle Markets

VANCOUVER, BC, Oct 4, 2012 – Cummins Westport Inc. today announced it has begun development on the ISB6.7 G, a mid-range 6.7 liter natural gas engine designed to meet the increasing demand for on-highway vehicles powered by lower cost, cleaner and increasingly abundant natural gas. As a leading supplier of natural gas engines, Cummins Westport Inc. continues to expand its product range to supply the growing demand for natural gas engines.   Read More

Posted Oct 4, 2012

Cummins Westport Announces New Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Engine; ISX12 G Natural Gas Engine Targets Regional Trucking, Vocational and Refuse Markets in North America

VANCOUVER, BC, Feb 20, 2012 – Cummins Westport Inc., announced today the ISX12 G, a 12 litre heavy-duty, factory built dedicated natural gas engine for regional haul truck / tractor, vocational and refuse applications.  The new ISX12 G is currently in field trials with full production expected to commence in early 2013.   Read More

Posted Feb 20, 2012

Navistar Expands Product Line with Cummins Westport Engine

VANCOUVER, BC –Feb 3, 2012 - Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI), a leading provider of high-performance, alternative fuel engines for the global market, announced today that Navistar will offer the Cummins Westport ISL G in the International® TranStar and WorkStar trucks.   Read More

Posted Feb 3, 2012

Cummins Westport Inc. Celebrates 10,000th ISL G Engine

VANCOUVER, BC, July 6,  2011 – Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI), a leading provider of high-performance, alternative fuel engines for the global market, announced today the production and celebration of the 10,000th ISL G natural gas engine at the Cummins Engine Plant in Rocky Mount, N.C. (RMEP). Cummins Westport ISL G engines are sold globally in a variety of applications including shuttle and school buses, urban transit, vocational, and medium and heavy-duty truck and tractor applications.   Read More

Posted Jul 6, 2011