Business, Technology, Fuel

AirFlow Truck Co., Toyota Highlight Class 8 Technology at Shell’s ‘Make the Future’ Event

Shell's Bob Mainwaring and Airflow Truck Co.'s Bob Sliwa Shell's Bob Mainwaring and Airflow Truck Co.'s Bob Sliwa with Project Starship. (Mindy Long for Transport Topics)

SONOMA, Calif. — Equipment manufacturers showcased new fuel-efficient Class 8 tractor technology here during Shell’s “Make the Future” event at the Sonoma Raceway on April 20.

Mindy Long | Contributing Writer
April 23, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel

Shell Debuts Fuel-Efficient Truck Concept

Shell Rotella Truck Project Starship truck by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Shell Rotella in cooperation with Airflow Truck Co. introduced the “Project Starship” concept truck here, a hand-built, street-legal, one-of-a-kind tractor-trailer equipped with technologies and equipment designed to maximize fuel efficiency.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
March 6, 2018
Business, Equipment

Shell Adds to Lineup of CK-4, FA-4 Engine Oils

Shell Lubricants introduced two new engine oils to its lineup that meet, respectively, the CK-4 and FA-4 performance categories, which became industry standards on Dec. 1, 2016.

Transport Topics
September 22, 2017
Business, Fuel

Proposed Trucking Route Raises Traffic Concerns for Pennsylvania Town

Rendering of new the ethane cracker plant. Image by Shell

Shell Chemicals Co. will operate a laydown yard in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, to store materials for the construction of its ethane cracker plant, but two local officials are concerned about the route those trucks could take to get to the facility.

Jared Stonesifer | Beaver County (Pa.) Times
October 21, 2016
Business, Fuel

Shell Rotella Rolls Out New Engine Oils

Jonathan S. Reiskin/Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — Manufacturer Shell Rotella rolled out its new lineup of lubricating oils designed to maintain the hotter-burning diesel engines coming in January 2017 and beyond.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
July 21, 2016
Special Coverage, Business, Fuel

New Oils for Engines Set to Arrive in December

Arcy by Roger W. Gilroy/Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Work on improving engine oils to assist in fuel efficiency is complete, and the two new oils, CK-4 and FA-4, will be available in December, said Dan Arcy, global OEM technical manager of Shell Global Solutions.

Transport Topics
March 1, 2016
Business, Fuel

Shell-Oil Union Talks to Resume This Week Over Strike

F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg News

Royal Dutch Shell Plc and the United Steelworkers, which represents 30,000 U.S. oil workers, are said to be planning to restart talks this week to resolve a labor dispute as more workers joined in the nation’s biggest refinery strike since 1980.

Lynn Doan | Bloomberg News
Barbara Powell | Bloomberg News
February 23, 2015