Westport Innovations Inc was incorporated under the Business Corporations Act (Alberta) on March 20, 1995. The Company is a provider of high-performance, low-emission engine and fuel system technologies utilizing gaseous fuels. Its technology and products enable light (<5.9 litre), medium (5.9 to 10 litre), heavy-duty (11 to 16 litre) and high horsepower (>16 litre) petroleum-based fuel engines to use natural gas, giving users a cleaner, more plentiful and generally less expensive alternative fuel. The Company is engaged in developing technology to enable more environmentally sustainable engines without compromising the performance, fuel economy, durability and reliability of diesel engines. The Company's business operates in six operating segments: Applied Technologies, designs, produces, and sells compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) components and subsystems for natural gas vehicles of all types; On-Road Systems, engineers, designs, assembles and sells natural gas engine and vehicle systems for automotive, light commercial, and trucking; Off-Road Systems, engineers, designs, and markets Westport proprietary natural gas technologies, including the WestportTM high pressure direct injection (HPDI) technology, WestportTM 2.4L industrial engines and fuel systems for the off-road, large-engine applications such as mine trucks, locomotives, workboats, and petroleum exploration equipment; Corporate and Technology Investments, which includes corporate costs such as research and development, general and administrative, marketing, interest and other charges, foreign exchange and depreciation that cannot be attributed to a particular segment and are incurred by all segments; CWI which serves the medium- to heavy-duty engine markets with spark ignited natural gas engines; WWI develops, manufactures, and sells alternative fuel engines and parts that are widely used in city bus, coach, and heavy-duty truck applications in China or exported to other regions. . The Company's systems can be used to enable combustion engines to use gaseous fuels, such as natural gas, propane, renewable natural gas or hydrogen. The Company's products include various specialized natural gas components, such as tank valves, regulators, and fuel lines, natural gas engine and vehicle systems for automotive, light commercial, and trucking, transit, cargo shuttle and taxi vehicles, among others. The Company's operations are in compliance with applicable federal, provincial, and municipal regulations.