BUZZ-Westport Innovations Inc: To supply system for Ford F-150

Tue May 5, 2015 12:00pm EDT
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** Canadian natural gas engine technology maker's shares up 12.4 pct at C$7.09; U.S. shares up 12 pct at $5.84

** Company says its WiNG Power System to be used in Ford Motor Co's F-150 trucks

** Says vehicle to be available for order this summer

** Westport's WiNG Power System converts trucks to either run completely on compressed natural gas (CNG), or to run on CNG with gasoline as back up

** Up to Monday's close, the Canada-listed stock had risen 43 pct this year and U.S.-listed stock had risen 39 pct