Shell Oil and Airflow create Starship hyper-truck

By | 2018-05-24T16:39:29+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Concept cars, Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Make the Future|Tags: |

A typical commercial truck gets about six miles per gallon. Technology and Innovation Manager, Shell Lubricants Bob Mainwairing is responsible for Starship, a concept truck that emulates the same concept used on the car that achieved 89 mpg by using lightweight materials, streamlining and lubrication that uses less energy. Almost everything you have in your [...]

Shell owns more EV charging units than gas stations

By | 2018-05-03T11:36:25+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: electricity, Hydrogen, Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Make the Future|Tags: |

With the acquisition of NewMotion Shell owns more electric charging units in Europe than gas stations. At the Shell Eco-marathon, Yuri Sebregts Executive Vice President Chief Technology Officer for Shell Global said, "we realize that people's mobility needs today are largely based on the Internal Combustion Engine." But as Shell's President, Bruce Culpepper said at [...]

Shell, Toyota, Charlie and renewable hydrogen

By | 2018-04-25T11:05:39+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Hydrogen, Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Make the Future, Toyota|Tags: , |

Thirteen-year-old Charlie from Loma Verde was in the hydrogen Linde booth at the STEM tent. The tent was set up for the children from schools all over Northern California at the Shell Eco-Marathon make the future event. I was listening to Charlie talk to the Linde hydrogen representative, "You can't get hydrogen from the air," [...]

BEV wins Shell Eco-marathon – winners going to London

By | 2018-04-24T08:27:46+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Diesel, electricity, Hydrogen, Racing, Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Make the Future|Tags: |

Formula 1 already has an electric race, and a competition using only internal combustion engines, but the real race for all energies is the Shell Eco-marathon make the future race. The contest has many rules, but the most intriguing is that each team can decide what type of energy they want to run in their [...]