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Westport, ENN Sign Gas Vehicle Deal

Posted on February 28, 2013

With a goal of accelerating the adoption of natural gas transportation, Westport Innovations Inc., a supplier of natural gas engines and engine technology, said it has reached an agreement with the ENN Group, one of China’s largest private companies and a specialist in natural gas fueling technology.

The agreement is aimed at expanding natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) transportation applications, technologies and fuel for on-road, off-road, rail and marine applications.

The agreement with Westport covers the U.S., Canada, China/Asia, Europe, Australia and Africa, and ENN said it expects to begin building liquefaction plants and fuel stations in North America.

ENN is active across a wide range of energy services and has been building an LNG fueling business in China, with more than 238 natural gas stations in 59 cities.