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VW and Shell study seen as obstruction to EU emissions goals

Published: May 9, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Volkswagen , Alternative Fuels , Biodiesel , Emissions , Ethanol , Fuel Efficiency , Europe 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


Recharge Wrap-up: Shell stops AK ocean drilling, Lego Tesla Model S

Published: September 29, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Toys/Games , Misc.


Recharge Wrap-up: Shell Eco-Marathon 2016, Apple poaches Tesla Autopilot expert

Published: August 24, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Hirings/Firings/Layoffs , Marketing/Advertising , Motorsports , Tesla , Alternative Fuels , Technology , Electric Apple adds Tesla engineer to its autonomous driving tech team. Salvador Duran joins Trulli Formula E.


University of Toronto wins Shell Eco-Marathon 2015 with 3,421 mpg

Published: April 13, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Motorsports , Green Culture The University of Toronto managed to win the ninth Shell Eco-Marathon Americas this weekend with an amazing 3,421 mpg. Continue reading University of Toronto wins Shell Eco-Marathon 2015 with 3,421 mpg University of Toronto wins Shell Eco-Marathon 2015 with 3,421 mpg originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:16:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


Gordon Murray, Shell working on 97-mpg Project M concept

Published: April 9, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Fuel Efficiency , Transportation Alternatives Gordon Murray and Shell will unveil a small, high-mpg concept urban car called the Project M in November. Continue reading Gordon Murray, Shell working on 97-mpg Project M concept Gordon Murray, Shell working on 97-mpg Project M concept originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:29:00 EST


Video: Dutch students drive hyper-efficient hydrogen car to Shell Eco Marathon

Published: July 2, 2014

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Filed under: Green Culture , Hydrogen , Europe/EU , Racing “Showing up is 80 percent of life,” Woody Allen once famously said. Ask the students at the Netherlands’ Han University of Applied Sciences who competed in the Shell Eco-Marathon Europe, and they may say that the director/actor was understating his point. Because just getting their car to the starting line of the contest was a victory in itself.


Exclusive: Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2014: Students find upsides pretty much everywhere

Published: April 30, 2014

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Filed under: Diesel , Emerging Technologies , Ethanol , EV/Plug-in , Green Culture , Hydrogen , MPG , AutoblogGreen Exclusive , Natural Gas The skies threatened rain, but aside from a few fat drops struggling down through the Texas air, the track remained dry through the end of the 2014 Shell Eco-marathon Americas .


Official: Universite Laval wins Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2014 with 2,824 mpg

Published: April 28, 2014

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Filed under: Emerging Technologies , EV/Plug-in , Green Culture , Hydrogen , MPG 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


Featured: Visiting the Shell Technology Center, Part 2: The Law of Unleaded [w/videos]

Published: February 21, 2014

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Filed under: Etc. , Technology 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


Read This: Energy industry’s profits stumble in Q4 2013 as easy petroleum fades

Published: February 5, 2014

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Filed under: Legislation and Policy , North America 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. Exxon Mobil, the largest US oil company, had its worst fourth-quarter earnings in four years in 2013 with a 27-percent drop in profits


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