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Will Shell’s new V-Power Nitro Plus fuel ruin car engines?

I remember the launch of another wonder fuel by Shell in 1986, “Formula Shell”, based on new technology and with a scientific image deliberately conjured up by Shell. There was only one small problem. The new wonder fuel ruined many car engines and it did so on an international basis. By John Donovan The Telegraph […]

Shell wonder fuels: Shell Canada settles Quebec tainted gas class-action suit

FROM OUR JULY 2005 SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE… Shell Canada settled a class-action lawsuit in Quebec over a gasoline additive that caused fuel systems and gas gauges to malfunction. The company said it can’t estimate the cost yet, but some reports put the figure at $100-million. National Post: Shell Canada settles Quebec class-action suit Bloomberg News […]

Bangkok Post (Thailand): ‘Gasohol works or we fix it’

Bangkok Post (Thailand): ‘Gasohol works or we fix it’ “Shell Co of Thailand has pledged to take full responsibility if cars running on Shell gasohol break down, as it strives to boost its sales and motorists’ confidence to shift to crop-derived alternative energy.”: “Motorists who keep their receipts after filling up their cars with Shell […]

Sulfur-removal Units Blamed For Tainted Shell Gasoline In La.

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Sulfur-removal Units Blamed For Tainted Gasoline In La. “Shell now says the tainted fuel also contained hydrogen sulfide, an extremely corrosive compound that occurs naturally in unrefined crude oil.” DOW JONES NEWSWIRES September 3, 2004 10:14 a.m. NORCO, La. (AP)–A pair of units designed to remove sulfur from gasoline at a […]

Fool.com: Shell Shocked?

Fool.com: Shell Shocked? “If the stink of a recent restatement and high-sulfur gas mixture wasn’t enough to have shareholders gasping for air, then the past year’s proven oil reserves scandal certainly was.” By Seth Jayson (TMFBent) August 24, 2004 Posted 25 August 04 Long-suffering investors in Royal Dutch Petroleum (NYSE: RD) and Shell Transport (NYSE: […]

Miami Herald: Shell, Texaco clients seek refunds

FROM OUR AUGUST 2004 SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE… Miami Herald: Shell, Texaco clients seek refunds “faulty fuel sold by Shell”: “said it has received about 70,000 claims: “figure will easily run into the tens of millions of dollars.”; About 70,000 claims have been filed due to the fuel-quality problem that shut down Shell and Texaco stations […]

CityDebate.com: Shell Launches New Shell V-Power®, Its Most Advanced Fuel Ever (what, non-tainted?)

CityDebate.com: Shell Launches New Shell V-Power®, Its Most Advanced Fuel Ever (what, non-tainted?) (Webmasters comment: two points; firstly the question in brackets above was inserted by Shell2004.com; secondly, the article is clearly blatant Shell PR Posted 2 August 04 New Premium Gasoline Actively Cleans As Cars Are Driven, Has More Than Five Times the Minimum […]

Shell wonder fuels: Shell Canada settles Quebec tainted gas class-action suit

Shell Canada settled a class-action lawsuit in Quebec over a gasoline additive that caused fuel systems and gas gauges to malfunction. The company said it can’t estimate the cost yet, but some reports put the figure at $100-million. National Post: Shell Canada settles Quebec class-action suit Bloomberg News Thursday, July 22, 2004 Shell Canada settled […]

Shell Canada Settles Suit Involving Quebec Drivers –CP

The Wall Street Journal: Shell Canada Settles Suit Involving Quebec Drivers –CP “Shell Canada could pay up to $100 million to about 500,000 Quebec drivers” DOW JONES NEWSWIRES Posted 22 July 04 MONTREAL — Shell Canada (SHC.T) could pay up to $100 million to about 500,000 Quebec drivers after the company and lawyers for the […]