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Transport Engineer's library houses editorial features going back five years. The content is classified and can be filtered by key transport industry sector topics such as engine/transmission management, trailers, heavy good vehicles, tippers, truck aerodynamics, workshop equipment, maintenance and fleet operating costs and much more.

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Engineering Technology
03/09/2020

Transmission upgrades

Electronic technology is improving fuel economy in heavy-duty automatic ...
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03/09/2020

Full-electric panel van review

While the major van brands ready the deployment of electric models, some ...
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LCV automatic transmissions - 03/09/2020
ADAS windscreen safety warning - 17/08/2020
Latest urban truck design - 06/08/2020
Torsus off-road bus - 06/08/2020
Reversing axle aid - 06/08/2020

Fleet Management
03/09/2020

Electrical fault-finding

Even now, some technicians treat electrical fault-finding as a black art. ...
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06/08/2020

New broom at -Benz

Wolfgang Theissen takes up his post as the new managing director of ...
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MAN company profile - 06/08/2020
Metroline's COVID-19 story - 09/07/2020
Telematics and COVID-19 - 09/07/2020
Ford & Slater profile - 09/07/2020
Air suspension safety alert - 09/07/2020

Legislation and Compliance
03/09/2020

Electrical fault-finding

Even now, some technicians treat electrical fault-finding as a black art. ...
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06/08/2020

Legal update: August 2020

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse ...
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Metroline's COVID-19 story - 09/07/2020
Legal update: July 2020 - 09/07/2020
Learning from lockdown - 09/07/2020
Telematics and COVID-19 - 09/07/2020
Maintenance according to ER - 09/07/2020

Bus and coach
06/08/2020

Torsus off-road bus

A Czech-built conversion of the MAN 13.5t chassis seats 38. Strap in: it’s ...
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09/07/2020

Metroline's COVID-19 story

In mid-June, London bus operator Metroline returned to a full service, ...
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Tech Talk: specifying e-buses - 04/06/2020
COVID-19 bus ventilation guide - 27/05/2020
Flat(s) batteries - 04/05/2020
Red bus 2.0 - 03/04/2020
Coach transmissions overview - 03/04/2020

Vans and LCVs
03/09/2020

Full-electric panel van review

While the major van brands ready the deployment of electric models, some ...
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03/09/2020

SAIC Maxus profile

Having launched new diesel and electric vans in the UK in 2020, with a ...
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Linked lanes - 05/03/2020
Low Riders - 06/09/2019
Lightweight rigid roundup - 07/03/2019
Van-based power supplies - 03/01/2019
LCVs: Supervan - 03/10/2018

Workshop
03/09/2020

Third-party diagnostics

Every OEM will have its own diagnostics laptop offering, which may be an ...
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06/08/2020

How to become a parts advisor

Automotive parts advisors/technicians need a wide range of skills when ...
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Metroline's COVID-19 story - 09/07/2020
DVSA plans irtec retest - 04/06/2020
Predictive maintenance future - 04/05/2020
Skills Challenge 2020 preview - 05/03/2020
Battery boost - 03/02/2020

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