Westport Fuel Systems reveals innovative technology to integrate hydrogen into internal combustion engines

Westport Fuel Systems has unveiled a brand-new technology that is expected to support hydrogen’s integration into heavy-duty internal combustion engines.

Dubbed the Hydrogen HPDI Fuel System, the technology enables heavy-duty trucks to operate on hydrogen with improved power, torque, efficiency, and performance as diesel engines while meeting global emissions regulations.

According to Westport, the technology boasts 20% higher power and torque than the base diesel engine, 5 to 10% better thermal efficiency than the base diesel engine, turbocharged 13 litre, in-line six-cylinder engine, diesel or bio-diesel (HVO) pilot ignition, four-cycle, compression ignition, and direct injection.

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