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Westport Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: WPRT | Quote | Chart | News | PowerRating) the research, development, and marketing of engines and fuel injection systems that use gaseous fuels, including natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), hydrogen, and hydrogen-enriched compressed natural gas for the on-road commercial vehicle sector primarily in North America and Asia. The company offers engines utilizing gaseous fuels for transit and shuttle buses, conventional trucks and tractors, and refuse collection trucks, as well as specialty vehicles, such as short haul port drayage trucks, material handling trucks, street sweepers, and vehicles for selected industrial applications; direct injection LNG system for heavy-duty trucks; and engines fuelled with LPG primarily for the OEM forklift market. It also provides alternative fuel engines, and relevant parts and kits for use in automobiles, heavy duty trucks, power generation, and shipping applications; and cryogenic tanks for compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.