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Westport Innovations and Caterpillar have developed a partnership to develop natural gas fuel systems for off-road vehicles, such as mining trucks and locomotives. David thinks this is an excellent strategic move for the company. He's been analyzing Westport quite carefully in recent weeks, and is very impressed with management's approach. He's still not ready to buy shares yet, however. Instead, he suggests another way to play natural gas at the moment.

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At the time this article was published David Meier has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. John Reeves has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Ford and Westport Innovations. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Cummins, Ford, and Westport Innovations. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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