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Shell Ultimate Automotive Enthusiast contest returns to send winner to Barrett-Jackson and Maranello

The first Shell V-Power Ultimate Enthusiast contest was held last year and sent finalists to a VIP experience at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, while the grand prize winner went to Maranello, Italy for some intimate time with Ferrari. The Dutch member of the seven sisters is doing it again this year: from now until September 17 anyone who wants a chance to live the same adventure can submit stories and photos that prove why they're the

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An Oil Company Spends Big To Teach Students To Use Less

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Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013 winners wring 3,587 miles from one measly gallon

On a sunny, at times windy weekend in downtown Houston, TX, 131 vehicles competed in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013, racing round and round Discovery Green for two full days. All told, they used like a gallon of gasoline.

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Shell Eco-marathon: Day 2, students get creative under pressure

Watching the Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013 is, to be honest, kind of boring. Yes, the vehicles are all interesting and unusual, but they don't go very fast, you only see them on the track for a brief moment (there's no live video feed) and the ones competing against each other aren't even racing at the same time. But this is an efficiency challenge, after all, and one where students can learn by doing. Much of the

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Shell Eco-marathon 2013: Notes from Day 1, will 2,545 mpg be beat?

The Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013 kicked off in Houston, TX this morning with a twist on the usual: Ladies and gentlemen, start your fuel-efficient engines. The area around Discovery Green was buzzing with high school and college students, all here with one mission: go as far as possible on as little fuel as possible. Last year, the winning team in the internal combustion category got Sebastian Blanco

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Shell Ultimate Enthusiast contest sends winners to Barrett-Jackson and Maranello

The Shell V-Power Ultimate Enthusiast Contest is looking for "the most die-hard automotive enthusiast" in the land. The most important part first, being what you can win should you enter: the top three finalists will be flown to Scottsdale, Arizona as guests of Shell for a three-day VIP experience of next month's Barrett-Jackson auctions that will begin with attending the opening night gala.

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Shell struggles to pay $1B oil bill to Iran due to sanctions

With the price of a barrel of oil beyond $100 per drum, global oil powerhouse Royal Dutch Shell is raking in some serious coin. But while Shell is bringing in the big bucks, it still cannot pay one very important client.

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Ford releases 1967 Mustang Convertible bodyshell

Ford has expanded its licensed reproduction body shell offerings. The company announced professionals and enthusiasts alike would be able to purchase brand-new 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible shells earlier this year, and now the automaker has added the 1967 Ford Mustang Convertible shell to the mix, as well. Now, instead of being forced to source a shell and repair the inevitable rust, restorers can si

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Shell, Cosan formalize creation of Razien sugarcane ethanol JV

In one of the biggest biofuel deals to date, Shell, along with Cosan – one of the world's leading producers of sugarcane-based ethanol – has launched a multi-billion dollar joint venture (JV) to become a leading producer of the low-carbon biofuel. Named Raízen, this massive retail and commercial fuels company will operate out of Brazil and focus solely on ethanol made from Brazilian sugarcane.

Shell VP says global CO2 policy is a necessity

A global CO2 emissions policy is "urgently needed" if the world is to avoid political issues in the future, according to Shell.

Senate votes down bill to end oil company subsidies, see how they voted and who gets oil money

As expected, a Democratic bill that would have put an end to the multi-billion-dollar annual tax subsidies for oil companies Chevron, Shell, BP, ConocoPhillips and Exxon Mobil failed to overcome a Republican filibuster on Tuesday evening. The heavily partisan 52-in-favor, 48-against vote fell eight shy of the 60 required to bring the bill to the floor.

Senate votes down bill to end oil company subsidies, see how they voted and who gets oil money

As expected, a Democratic bill that would have put an end to the multi-billion-dollar annual tax subsidies for oil companies Chevron, Shell, BP, ConocoPhillips and Exxon Mobil failed to overcome a Republican filibuster on Tuesday evening. The heavily partisan 52-in-favor, 48-against vote, fell eight shy of the 60 required to bring the bill to the floor.

Locally Sourced Hydrogen Station From Toyota And Shell Opens In LA

Electric vehicles like the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf are the gasoline alternatives getting most of the press lately, but for us

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 Eco-marathon rises to the challenge, students get 2,564.8 mpg [w/video]

Team from Université Laval in Quebec, Canada captured Internal Combustion First Prize

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