Shell Oil Products U.S. has launched Shell Telematics, a product that Shell says uses the latest tracking technology to turn data into actionable insights that can help fleet owners run their business more efficiently. The company says Shell Telematics integrates fuel card data with data generated by a fleet’s vehicles to provide increased visibility into
A funny trend surfaced at the North American Commercial Vehicle show at the tail end of 2019: increased talk of hydrogen-fueled trucks. Sure, Kenworth had made its partnership with Toyota to pursue hydrogen technology earlier that year, but at NACV 2019 several OEMs, including Daimler Trucks North America and Cummins, talked about hydrogen truck development.
Shell and Deloitte have published a joint study on how to decarbonize the road freight sector. In the study, more than 70% of the 158 interviewees consider decarbonization as either the leading or a top three priority for their organization, Shell says. The “Decarbonizing Road Freight: Getting into Gear” report offers a detailed 10-year roadmap
We’re just beginning to understand the operational and maintenance nuances of electric trucks. They aren’t a one-to-one replacement for diesel-powered trucks. Even topics as innocuous as greases and fluids (yes, fluids are potentially still a part of electric trucks) require new considerations when running electric trucks. Case in point: Shell recently announced its line of
Shell has partnered with the non-profit Smart Freight Centre to sponsor the delivery of the company’s Smart Transport Manager Training. The training program, initially available online, will educate fleet managers on how best to reduce carbon emissions, increase efficiencies and cut costs throughout their entire supply chain. To date, fleet managers that have implemented some
Engine oil is more complicated than a viscosity number. We have a lot to get through, so let’s get to it. Read on to learn about FA-4 oils; the latest in engine oil technologies and advancements; the importance of used oil analysis; and the importance of using the right oils and greases throughout the rest
All throughout September and October, the Fleet Future podcast from FE has been focused on electrification, speaking with people throughout the industry on the details of electrification, the trucks that are coming to market and what interested fleets will need to know. Brush up on your electric truck knowledge below with all seven episodes of
Shell has extended its specialized fluids portfolio – Shell E-Fluids – to support battery electric (BEV) as well as fuel cell electric (FCEV) powertrains for commercial light, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. Shell says it works with truck and bus manufacturers to co-engineer bespoke fluids that meet the specific needs of their different electric drivetrains for
The trucks and drivers in Run on Less Regional, a freight efficiency demonstration conducted by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE), hit an average 8.3 miles per gallon (28 L/100km) for the three-week event, an improvement over the national average of 6.0 MPG, NACFE reported. Click here to read all of our NACV
Ten drivers have been selected to participate in Run on Less Regional, a fuel efficiency roadshow produced by title sponsor Shell, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE), and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI).
Shell and AirFlow Truck Co. have designed and built a hyper-fuel-efficient Class 8 concept truck capable of reducing the energy usage associated with the transportation of goods. This next-generation concept truck, called the Starship Project, uses technologies that are currently available today to minimize the amount of energy it takes to transport a load of
The 32nd annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be held May 15-17 at the zMAX Dragway, which is part of Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., from May 15-17 for the biggest SuperRigs ever. With a theme of “Go Big,” the event will host beautiful big rigs, over $25,000 in cash and prizes, access to