Westport announces purchase order for LNG tank systems

|About: Westport Fuel Systems, Inc. (WPRT)|By:, SA News Editor

Westport Innovations (WPRT -0.7%) says Universal LNG Solutions has placed a blanket purchase order for 900 Westport Ice Pack LNG Tank Systems to be delivered over the next two years.

The news is another bit of evidence in the growing interest in natural gas fuels; a new WSJ report describes how operators of some of the largest U.S. truck fleets are accelerating a shift to natural gas-fueled trucks, betting on new engine technology that promises to drop the cost of shifting from diesel fuel.