While the auto industry has placed an emphasis on alternative fuels, electric cars, and other propulsion methods, the trucking industry is poised for an efficiency revolution of its own. Nowhere could that be more clear than in the Shell Airflow Starship semi truck. The semi truck and its driver, Bob Sliwa, will attempt to set a fuel-economy world record for a loaded Class 8 truck. The journey will take the truck across the United States, beginning in San Diego and ending in Jacksonville, Florida. The truck will haul 50,000 pounds worth of cleaned reef materials along the way. The North...
Shell joins major automakers on Ionity fast-charging network
Oil giant Shell has teamed up with some of the world’s biggest automakers to deploy a fast-charging network spanning Europe. The network, called Ionity, is being rolled out by a newly formed joint venture consisting of the BMW Group, Daimler, Ford and the Volkswagen Group, and will offer up...Viknesh Vijayenthiran