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Mark Stewart becomes COO of FCA North America

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The Starship semi is all about fuel efficiency

We need to add another high-tech 18-wheeler entry to the growing list of players at the table: Shell collaborated with AirFlow Truck Company the truck you see above, dubbed Starship. The tractor-trailer combo isn't the wildest rival in the bunch, but it features the best of current technology aided by a host of major and minor tweaks from stem to stern. Shell considers the the Class 8 Truck equivalent of the Project M T25 city car it worked on with legendary English designer Gordon Murray.

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The oil company joins with automakers to accelerate EVs.

The partners will build 80 high-powered chargers to Europe's highways in 2019.

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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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'The enemy of the enemy is a friend.'

The partnership boosts future prospects for both companies as BEV threat looms.

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Apple Pay and PayPal will be supported first, with Android Pay coming later.

Pay for gas without leaving your car! And then get out and pump it.

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It's 'examining the potential' for a small roll-out next year.

Who needs gas stations?

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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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The latest version of the T25 city car debuts at the Beijing Motor Show.

The T25 was thrifty before, but the new version wearing a Shell suit is even fitter.

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Shell is launching a new gasoline option called V-Power Nitro+ Premium. The company claims that the fuel can protect engine and fuel system components better than others.

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Heartbreak For Favorites Universite Laval On Last Attempt

The University of Toronto managed to win the ninth Shell Eco-Marathon Americas this weekend with an amazing 3,421 mpg.

It's A 'Rethink' Of The T.27

Gordon Murray and Shell will unveil a small, high-mpg concept urban car called the Project M in November.

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At the 2014 Shell Eco-marathon Americas in Houston this past weekend, Canadian teams took the top two spots in the gasoline Prototype category. The winning team, from Université Laval, managed to hit 2,824 miles per gallon (mpg), just a few drops ahead of the second-place team, the University of Toronto, which finished with 2,712 mpg. Last year, the winning team got 3,587 mpg. The winning fuel economy figures have ranged in the past all the way up to and over 8,000 mpg.

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Cheap Gas, Top Tier Gas, Premium Gas And You

Shell invited us to its Technology Center near Houston, Texas to learn more about its V-Power premium gasoline, and we ended up learning not only about detergent additives but also what the Internet thinks happens inside a car's engine. In Part One of the story of our visit, we tackled the Internet and the engine internals, laying out the ways in which some of your engine's parts get layered in carbon buildup because of gasoline.

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How Gasoline Works And Why Your Engine Needs To Clean Up After Itself

Two of the most important additions to a car are also two of the most commonly ignored: gasoline and tires. Companies pour staggering amounts of money, energy and resources into designing, engineering and gaining percentile improvements in automobiles, and what they get in return from consumers is a staggering amount of "Which one is cheapest?"

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Big Oil has a lot more to worry about than fighting the biofuels industry over the Renewable Fuel Standard. Fourth quarter 2013 earning reports show that major oil companies haven't been as profitable lately as they used to be.

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"By 2070, the passenger road market could be nearly oil-free." That's the key line (for us, anyway) in a report out from Shell titled New Lens Scenarios. The oil giant is trying to understand the future (who isn't?) and to do that, it envisioned two possible futures, one called "Mountains" and the other "Oceans."

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"By 2070, the passenger road market could be nearly oil-free." That's the key line (for us, anyway) in a report out from Shell titled New Lens Scenarios. The oil giant is trying to understand the future (who isn't?) and to do that, it envisioned two possible futures, one called "Mountains" and the other "Oceans."

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OK, this time they're really doing it. Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler is leading a collaboration between a half-dozen companies - including Air Liquide, Linde, OMV, Shell and Total - that will rapidly expand Germany's publicly accessible hydrogen refueling network in order to better spur the hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle market.

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With the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix happening this weekend, Shell reminded a few guests what the Spa-Francorchamps track and Belgian countryside were like in 1955. That year the petroleum company made a 30-minute movie about the grand prix - this is back when the track was called the Francorchamps National Circuit, near the town of Spa, and a list of its important corners didn't include a mention of Eau Rouge - where it was doing the same thing it still does today: working on fuels and lubri

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