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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
06/01/2020

Computer bus

Later this year, a single-decker will drive itself and passengers across ...
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06/01/2020

Connecting hands-free

While fully autonomous trucks are still a long way off, some of the ...
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Electric vision - 06/01/2020
Fuel of the future - 06/01/2020
Heavy recovery vehicles - 06/01/2020
Six pots or three? - 06/12/2019
User testing - 06/12/2019

Fleet Management
06/01/2020

Big problems

Although mobile cranes generally have been brought into the annual test ...
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06/01/2020

Computer bus

Later this year, a single-decker will drive itself and passengers across ...
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Connecting hands-free - 06/01/2020
Electric vision - 06/01/2020
Groundhog day - 06/01/2020
Data day - 06/01/2020
Fuel of the future - 06/01/2020

Legislation and Compliance
06/01/2020

Big problems

Although mobile cranes generally have been brought into the annual test ...
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06/01/2020

Computer bus

Later this year, a single-decker will drive itself and passengers across ...
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Electric vision - 06/01/2020
Fuel of the future - 06/01/2020
Legal update - 06/01/2020
Editor's view - 05/01/2020
Shining example - 06/12/2019

Bus and coach
06/01/2020

Computer bus

Later this year, a single-decker will drive itself and passengers across ...
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05/11/2019

Focus on:hybrid buses

A BAE Systems hybrid bus in Brighton is said to be first UK route to use ...
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Urban PSV drivelines' future - 05/11/2019
Power politics - 09/10/2019
Space age - 09/10/2019
Happy trails - 05/08/2019
Seeing double - 04/06/2019

Vans and LCVs
06/09/2019

Low Riders

A demand for more cargo space combined with a low loading height has ...
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07/03/2019

Lightweight rigid roundup

Although LCVs and rigids over 3.5t gvw stray into truck territory, they ...
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Van-based power supplies - 03/01/2019
LCVs: Supervan - 03/10/2018
IAA review: roundup - 03/10/2018
Schmitz’s slimmer self - 03/08/2018
Seen at the CV Show - 08/05/2018

Workshop
06/01/2020

Big problems

Although mobile cranes generally have been brought into the annual test ...
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06/01/2020

Electric vision

IVECO and Nikola of the USA are aiming to persuade UK and European ...
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Data day - 06/01/2020
Shining example - 06/12/2019
User testing - 06/12/2019
Trial makes perfect - 05/12/2019
Renovating pits - 06/11/2019

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