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UK & Netherlands Shell Stations To Add EV Charging

February 14th, 2017 | by gas2

Sometimes, it's a good thing to change your spots. Shell is doing a bit of that. Shell is not a name I think of at all in terms of clean air infrastructure. More often, I reflect on the problems of the oil company in places it should not be — rainforests, the Arctic, etc. Changing its spots, Shell is offering a new face with a clean air emphasis. Shell is planning a second choice in how it fuels up cars, and it is a good thing for once. Northern Europe will see the beginning of the change. Some Shell stations in UK and Netherlands will reportedly be adding EV charging stations later this year

Shell Eco-Marathon Winner Earns 3,587 MPG Rating

April 9th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The Shell Eco-Marathon is an annual gathering of gearheads and engineering enthusiasts with just one task; go as far as possible using as little energy as possible. Innovation is key, and this year some clever Canadians managed to wring an incredible 3,587 mpg from its gas-powered prototype. Nice!

This Bizarre BMW Got 88 MPG Back In 1981

February 19th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

This isn’t the first time in history that automakers have expressed a keen interest in fuel efficient vehicles. Back in the early 1980s, every automaker was making high MPGs a top priority. Hybrids seem to have the market on fuel efficiency cornered right now, but this blast-from-the-past Alpina BMW built for the 1981 Shell Kilometer Marathon

Students Build A Cardboard Race Car Powered By Hydrogen

July 11th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The next 100 years will present humanity with unprecedented opportunities and problems. Providing clean, sustainable energy and transportation to billions of people is one of the most serious issues confronting humanity, and we will need clever solutions if we are to survive as a species. And if you ask me, a hydrogen-powered race car made from cardboard and plywood is a great start

Natural Gas Fracking “Probable” Cause Of Earthquakes in England

November 3rd, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

I associate a lot of things with England; bad teeth, bad weather, and bad food (except for fish & chips!) But “earthquakes” was never on the list until this morning. Cuadrilla, a natural gas company that employs that much-maligned “fracking” technique, has admitted that fracking was the “probable” cause of some “minor seismic events.”

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