Business, Equipment, Fuel

Shell Rotella Unveils New Heavy-Duty Greases

Shell Rotella has introduced a new line of heavy-duty greases for trucks, tractors and construction equipment, according to a Dec. 14 press release.

Transport Topics
December 19, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel

Low-Viscosity Engine Oils Will Support Push for Improved Fuel Economy, Shell Says

Jason Brown Shell’s Jason Brown says low-viscosity engine oils demonstrated significant fuel savings in fuel economy tests around the globe. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The perpetual drive toward improved fuel economy and tighter emission controls for diesel engines will push the trucking industry toward increasingly efficient, low-viscosity engine oils, technology experts at Shell Lubricants said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 19, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel

Shell Lubricants Launches ProAcademy Web-Based Training

John Walters John Walters makes the announcement at MCE. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

AUSTIN, Texas — Shell Lubricants announced the launch for fleet customers and noncustomers alike of Shell ProAcademy, an online modular learning tool intended to educate and retain technicians.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2018
Business, Fuel

Shell, Partners Announce $31 Billion LNG Canada Investment

Shell fuel sign Andrey Rudakov\Bloomberg News

Royal Dutch Shell and its partners announced an agreement to invest in a multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas project in western Canada — the largest of its kind in years that will carve out the fastest route to Asia for North American gas.

Bloomberg News
October 2, 2018
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