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Hydrogen Technology Company Joins Fuel Cell Organization

January 27, 2004 [SolarAccess.com] The Vancouver, British Columbia-based Westport Innovations has joined Fuel Cells Canada in an effort to advance the development and use of hydrogen among transportation and industrial users. Fuel Cells Canada also named Dr. Michael Gallagher, Westport’s Chief Operating Officer, to its Board of Directors at a meeting on January 23, 2004. Westport Innovations specializes in gaseous fuel engine technologies. It develops, manufactures and sells a wide range of engines for commercial transportation applications such as trucks and buses through Cummins Westport, its joint venture with Cummins. Technology development alliances are in place with a number of other leading engine manufacturers, including Ford, MAN, Isuzu, and BMW to develop engines that operate using cleaner-burning fuels such as natural gas, propane, hydrogen, and blended fuels such as HCNG.