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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
14/09/2021

More for less in emissions

OEMs are looking to improve diesel emission performance by modifying the ...
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14/09/2021

Carbon bureaucracy

Vehicle OEMs are now being measured on a weighted average of emissions of ...
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Fire risks of the Baumot unit - 14/09/2021
Engine specification - 14/09/2021
The space race in tractor cabs - 14/09/2021
Workshop lifters - 14/09/2021
Enforced lane discipline - 10/08/2021

Fleet Management
14/09/2021

Transport manager top-up

A green DVSA Operator Compliance Risk Score and not being the subject of a ...
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14/09/2021

Legal update September 2021

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse ...
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Being a manager - 10/08/2021
Legal Update August 2021 - 10/08/2021
New player - 10/08/2021
A bit of give and take - 13/07/2021
Clear driver communication - 13/07/2021

Legislation and Compliance
14/09/2021

Transport manager top-up

A green DVSA Operator Compliance Risk Score and not being the subject of a ...
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14/09/2021

Legal update September 2021

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse ...
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Being a manager - 10/08/2021
Legal Update August 2021 - 10/08/2021
A bit of give and take - 13/07/2021
The future of Driver CPC - 13/07/2021
Clear driver communication - 13/07/2021

Bus and coach
13/07/2021

Coaches as safe as houses

Coach operators who want to coax customers back onboard have to adopt a ...
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13/07/2021

A new Scania urban bus

Scania has chosen the UK for the worldwide launch of its new Fencer bus ...
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How to build a hydrogen bus - 13/07/2021
Skills Challenge all together - 28/06/2021
First Bus's recovery plan - 02/05/2021
ATFs earn a solid pass - 06/04/2021
Safety in depot operations - 06/04/2021

Vans and LCVs
10/08/2021

Hands-free help

Drivers of IVECO’s revised Daily van and S-Way HGV will be able to call on ...
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28/06/2021

Learning from LCVs

As the move toward electrification is most pronounced in passenger cars ...
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Inside supermarket deliveries - 11/06/2021
Commercial Vehicle Show - 08/12/2020
Ride-hailing minibus services - 14/10/2020
Full-electric panel van review - 03/09/2020
SAIC Maxus profile - 03/09/2020

Workshop
13/07/2021

Digitalising the workshop

Technological aids are closing the communication gaps between operations ...
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28/06/2021

Skills Challenge all together

The 10th annual IRTE Skills Challenge took place 22-24 June, in one of the ...
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Cycle and recycle - 07/05/2021
Making & breaking - 07/05/2021
EV safety in the workshop - 03/03/2021
Oil changes point the way - 03/03/2021
irtec accreditation - 05/02/2021

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