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Shell buys NewMotion charging network in first electric vehicle deal

Shell expects around a quarter of the world’s car fleet to be electric by 2040.

NewMotion is the owner of one of Europe's largest electric vehicle charging networks.

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My next car is electrified, says Shell CEO

Ben Van Beurden thinks more people should be driving electric cars.

The CFO drives a BMW i3.

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VW and Shell study seen as obstruction to EU emissions goals

A study launched by VW and Shell looks to biofuels as a better way to achieve climate goals. Others see it as an attempt to block fuel-economy targets.

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Lego creates six mini Ferrari kits for Shell

The best way we can think of to get customers into your gas stations is by offering complimentary fuel. The next best way? Lego Ferraris. For a limited time, Shell gas stations are offering six tiny Lego Ferrari kits w

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The Gulf oil spill looks small when compared to what Shell's done to Nigeria

BP's massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last year has moved off the front pages in most of the nation, though the damage done to the environment and economy of the Gulf region is far from repaired. However, at least that spill once had some attention from the nation and the world.

Shell trying to convince Obama to let it drill for oil in Alaskan waters

Later this week, Shell Oil will present its ambitious oil-drilling proposal to the U.S. government, seeking permission to drill ten exploratory oil wells in Alaskan waters. The ice-clogged Arctic region is thought to have vast oil reserves.

Shell chooses oil over whales, threatening Western Pacific Gray

"Pesky whales. They just have to have their feeding grounds right where we want to put another oil platform. Well, too bad for them."

Former Shell boss predicts $5/gal gas in 2012

With fuel prices in a temporarily lofty spot thanks to the holidays, it's hard to think of the price of a gallon of gas as a bargain, but according to the former president of Shell Oil, that's exactly what it is compared to what we'll see just one short year from now. While speaking with Platt's Energy Week Television, John Hofmeister said that he fully expects gas prices to be above $

Shell Dialogues hosting "future of energy" webchat July 22nd

There's a lot of energy talk around here, but some of the most fun is about the future and thinking about the innovations that may forever change our perception of energy production. For example, what about solar energy beamed in from the moon? Want something a little more down-to-earth? Check out these Eric Loveday

Shell Dialogues hosting sustainable transportation, electric cars webchat May 11th

If you think back ten years ago, could you have ever imagined a day when an oil company like Shell would come forward and openly discuss the emergence of vehicles that operate without a drop of crude? We didn't see it coming back then, but the times they are a-changin'.

Shell signs multi-series sponsorship deal with Penske Racing

For years Marlboro has been nearly synonymous with Penske, its racing cars (in open-wheels especially) adorned with the tobacco company's red-and-white color scheme for decades, even if their name hasn't appeared on the cars since 2005. But after 19 years in racing together, Marlboro parent company Phillip Morris ended its sponsorship of the motor racing dynasty earlier this year. Now it appears that Shell Oil could be taking its place.

Oil reserves in the news: new discovery and a question of inflated numbers

Let's set aside the political and environmental reasons for getting off oil to make a statement that focuses just on the ability to predict the price of gasoline: if we knew how much black gold was left in the ground, things sure would be a lot easier. This point is emphasized by two recent articles, one from the Sydney Morning Herald that says that we have a lot less oil reserves undergr

Shell CEO: electric cars are old news, biofuels are the future

Shell has stated its preference for hydrogen and biofuels in the past. What they haven't gone out of their way to do, though, was to aggravate electric vehicle fans by dismissing their powertrain of choice. Royal Dutch Shell CEO, Jereoen van der Veer, has filled in that little

Shell's "Million Gallon Giveaway"

More than 200,000 happy U.S. motorists will be awarded free gasoline by Shell Oil as part of a promotional contest launched Monday. Shell will give away more than $2 million in free gas and instant-win prizes, including six grand prizes of - wait for it - a lifetime supply of free gasoline! Hundreds of thousands of other winners will wal