Business, Technology, Fuel

Shell Adds E-Fluids to Portfolio

Shell sign Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg News

Royal Dutch Shell announced it added Shell E-Fluids to its specialized fluids portfolio to support battery-electric and fuel-cell electric powertrains for commercial light-, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

October 16, 2020
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Second Coast-to-Coast Trek Planned for Shell Starship Initiative Truck

Shell Megan Pino via Joe Howard/Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Shell Lubricants is planning a second coast-to-coast run for its Starship Initiative truck, which is designed to study and test fuel-saving technologies for heavy-duty trucks.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
February 26, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Shell Unveils Natural Gas Engine Oil

Shell tanker Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg News

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Shell Lubricants announced a new natural gas engine oil Nov. 14, one of the first of its kind to meet standards to operate in natural gas, diesel and gasoline engines.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
November 14, 2019
Business, Fuel

Shell to Buy French Offshore Wind-Power Developer

Shell A truck driver delivers gasoline to a Shell station in Peoria, Ill. The company is now expanding into renewable power sources. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Royal Dutch Shell Plc has agreed to buy French offshore wind developer Eolfi SA, continuing its expansion into renewable power.

Kelly Gilblom | Bloomberg News
November 5, 2019
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.

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 | Senior 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.

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 | Special to Transport Topics
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