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Shell to divest 1,000 retail locations, and also expand EV charging. Coincidence?

Oil giant Shell has announced plans to divest 1,000 retail sites over the next two years, and also says it plans to expand its public EV charging business. Is Shell shutting down gas stations in order to replace them with EV charging hubs? Well, that’s what several media reports implied, but that’s not quite what… Read more »

Ferroglobe and Coreshell to produce battery-grade metallurgical silicon for EVs

Ferroglobe, a producer of silicon metal and ferroalloys, and Coreshell, a US-based battery technology company, have signed a memorandum of understanding under which they plan to produce battery-ready metallurgical silicon for the development of low-cost, high-range EV batteries. Automakers are keen to use more silicon in anodes, because it can potentially store up to 10… Read more »

EnviroSpark wins Georgia NEVI awards to install DC fast chargers at Waffle House and Shell station

EnviroSpark’s installers may soon become connoisseurs of hash browns. The company has won a National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) funding award from its home state of Georgia to build four DC fast chargers at a Waffle House in Tifton, and four more at a Shell station in Metter. EnviroSpark, which won two of the five… Read more »

Shell opens enormous EV charging station at airport in China

Shell has opened an EV charging station in Shenzhen, China, which it says is the company’s largest in the world. The Shell Recharge Shenzhen Airport EV Station offers 258 public fast-charging points. It is located about 2.5 kilometers from the Shenzhen Airport Terminal. The facility is jointly operated by Shenzhen Shell and BYD. During trial… Read more »

Shell research shows increasing driving-range confidence among European EV drivers

The Shell Recharge EV Driver Survey 2023, which assessed the attitudes and behaviors of nearly 25,000 EV drivers in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK, found a reduction in range anxiety. Only 14% of EV drivers said they avoid longer trips. The survey was commissioned by Shell and conducted by UK research… Read more »

ABB introduces range of hinged high-voltage connector backshells for heavy-duty EVs 

Cable-to-connector stability is critical to the operation of any EV. Heavy-duty EV wiring is particularly vulnerable to high engine temperatures, strain, abrasion, vibration, ingress and corrosion. To protect and stabilize these connections, ABB Installation Products has introduced a full range of hinged high-voltage connector backshells. ABB’s new Harnessflex EVO Connector Interfaces are part of a… Read more »

Shell to acquire EV charging network Volta for $169 million

The oil giants, flush with cash after a year of record profits, are on a buying spree in the EV charging space. The latest company to be gobbled up is Volta Charging, which will be acquired by Shell USA in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $169 million. Shell USA will acquire all outstanding shares… Read more »

Shell moves into fleet charging segment—fleet owners say they want to go green, but need support

Oil giant Shell seems serious about moving into EV charging—it isn’t just adding a few chargers to its gas stations, it’s targeting the rapidly-growing market for fleet infrastructure solutions. The company is no stranger to the fleet industry—it has fleet customers in 46 markets, and there are 8.5 million active Shell Cards out there. Now… Read more »

Shell acquires German provider of infrastructure for commercial EVs

Shell Deutschland, a subsidiary of global oil giant Shell, has acquired SBRS Charging Solutions, a provider of infrastructure products and services for commercial EVs. SBRS, which is headquartered in Dinslaken, Germany, has a client base that includes municipalities, public transport operators and OEMs. “The acquisition brings significant experience in electric bus charging and a material… Read more »

Driivz to provide EV charging and energy management platform for Shell

Oil giant Shell has selected the Driivz EV charging and smart energy management software platform to support its build-out of new charging locations in 10 European countries. Initially, Shell will deploy Driivz’s EV charge point operations management software as the framework for new installations in Austria and France. The Driivz platform provides real-time monitoring of… Read more »