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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
06/09/2019

Turbocompound interest

A new long-haul package deal from Volvo, among other features, sees the ...
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06/09/2019

Halfway house

Only Scania offers a compromise when choosing between manual and automated ...
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Low Riders - 06/09/2019
Good for you - 05/09/2019
Parts for print - 05/08/2019
Off the back foot - 05/08/2019
A step too far? - 05/08/2019

Fleet Management
06/09/2019

Heads up on tails

A broken or damaged tail-lift is not good news for anyone; such faults ...
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06/09/2019

Legal update

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse ...
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Parts for print - 05/08/2019
Happy trails - 05/08/2019
Practice makes perfect - 05/08/2019
Safe System sorted - 05/08/2019
First priority - 08/07/2019

Legislation and Compliance
06/09/2019

Keeping trucks in check

DVSA maintenance assessments are not widely reported, possibly because of ...
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06/09/2019

Doing the right thing

Gaining and retaining a commercial vehicle operating licence revolves ...
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Legal update - 06/09/2019
Good for you - 05/09/2019
Happy trails - 05/08/2019
Screen time - 05/08/2019
Practice makes perfect - 05/08/2019

Bus and coach
05/08/2019

Happy trails

Trailblazer apprenticeships for bus, coach and HGV technicians turned ...
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04/06/2019

Seeing double

The latest step on Transport for London’s march to electrify the capital’s ...
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TE Legal update, June 2019 - 04/06/2019
Further hope for hydrogen - 08/04/2019
Greening the fleet - 08/04/2019
Singapore irtec profile - 04/02/2019
Bus and coach conversions - 03/12/2018

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
06/09/2019

Inspector gadget

An Israeli start-up is using artificial intelligence to automatically ...
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06/09/2019

Keeping trucks in check

DVSA maintenance assessments are not widely reported, possibly because of ...
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Parts for print - 05/08/2019
First priority - 08/07/2019
Hacked off - 07/07/2019
Buyer beware - 04/06/2019
Seeing all the angles - 29/04/2019

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