Westport Receives Purchase Order from BMW Group

March 22, 2004 by Jeff Shepard

Westport Innovations Inc. (Vancouver, BC) announced that it has received a purchase order from BMW AG (Munich, Germany) to support BMW Group Research and Technology on hydrogen internal combustion engine development. The commitment is expected to cover work through September 2005.

Westport will provide fuel injection hardware and engineering support, including sets of Westport's prototype hydrogen fuel injectors for testing at BMW Group facilities. Westport retains the intellectual property and ownership rights for the injectors. The advanced hydrogen injector design incorporates Westport's patented and proprietary high-pressure, direct-injection technology.