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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
06/02/2017

Fast forward

Never before has electronics, sensor and computing technology so dominated ...
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06/02/2017

Electric revolution

Last year Transport Engineer revealed ambitious plans for the futuristic, ...
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Gas analysis - 06/02/2017
Next-gen gas trucks - 06/02/2017
Ready to roll - 06/02/2017
Quality street - 06/02/2017
Injecting intelligence - 05/01/2017

Environment
06/02/2017

Sound approach

Tomorrow’s delivery trucks will have to be safer, greener and quieter, ...
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06/02/2017

Fast forward

Never before has electronics, sensor and computing technology so dominated ...
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Professional standard - 06/02/2017
Electric revolution - 06/02/2017
Gas analysis - 06/02/2017
Next-gen gas trucks - 06/02/2017
Thermal break - 06/02/2017

Fleet Management
06/02/2017

Sound approach

Tomorrow’s delivery trucks will have to be safer, greener and quieter, ...
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06/02/2017

Fast forward

Never before has electronics, sensor and computing technology so dominated ...
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Professional standard - 06/02/2017
Electric revolution - 06/02/2017
Gas analysis - 06/02/2017
Next-gen gas trucks - 06/02/2017
Thermal break - 06/02/2017

Health & Safety
06/02/2017

Professional standard

As the transport industry increasingly wakes up to the importance of ...
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08/11/2016

Tell it like it is

Two enforcers, one defender, with news on O-Licence reforms, DVSA’s future ...
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Sharing the space - 08/11/2016
Fuelling benefits - 08/11/2016
Getting technical - 08/11/2016
Winter woes - 03/11/2016
Who’s in charge of truck safet - 03/11/2016

Legislation and Compliance
06/02/2017

Sound approach

Tomorrow’s delivery trucks will have to be safer, greener and quieter, ...
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06/02/2017

Fast forward

Never before has electronics, sensor and computing technology so dominated ...
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Professional standard - 06/02/2017
Electric revolution - 06/02/2017
Gas analysis - 06/02/2017
Next-gen gas trucks - 06/02/2017
Legal Page - 06/02/2017

On-Vehicle Equipment
06/02/2017

Fast forward

Never before has electronics, sensor and computing technology so dominated ...
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06/02/2017

Thermal break

As city and urban authorities increasingly frown on diesel engines, it’s ...
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Fully loaded - 05/01/2017
Technology trailer - 05/12/2016
Tough on tankers - 05/12/2016
Sum of its parts - 05/12/2016
Sharing the space - 08/11/2016

People
06/02/2017

People news January 2017

Thomas Hemmerich is to be the next managing director of MAN Truck & Bus ...
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05/01/2017

People news for December 2016

Dr Will Murray, research director of eDriving Fleet, an expert in ...
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People news November 2016 - 05/12/2016
People news October 2016 - 03/11/2016
People news for September 2016 - 05/10/2016
People news August 2016 - 07/09/2016
Top technicians - 04/08/2016

Training
06/02/2017

Professional standard

As the transport industry increasingly wakes up to the importance of ...
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05/01/2017

Don’t miss out on funding

Training moves to the next chapter of funding on 1 April this year, as the ...
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Tell it like it is - 08/11/2016
Saving the planet - 08/11/2016
Getting it right - 08/11/2016
Welcome from SOE - 08/11/2016
Who’s in charge of truck safet - 03/11/2016

Vehicle
06/02/2017

Sound approach

Tomorrow’s delivery trucks will have to be safer, greener and quieter, ...
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06/02/2017

Fast forward

Never before has electronics, sensor and computing technology so dominated ...
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Electric revolution - 06/02/2017
Gas analysis - 06/02/2017
Next-gen gas trucks - 06/02/2017
When less is more - 06/02/2017
Thermal break - 06/02/2017

Vehicle Parts
06/02/2017

Fast forward

Never before has electronics, sensor and computing technology so dominated ...
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06/02/2017

Ready to roll

Truck running gear has seen mostly only gradual evolution over the years, ...
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Injecting intelligence - 05/01/2017
Safety in numbers - 05/01/2017
Top speed - 05/12/2016
Gas Station - 05/12/2016
Lean machine - 05/12/2016

Workshop
05/12/2016

Body beautiful

Although low-entry cab rigids may be stealing the limelight, their bodies ...
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08/11/2016

Getting it right

From the IRTE’s irtec and Workshop Accreditation schemes to the ...
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Welcome from SOE - 08/11/2016
Friendly face - 08/11/2016
Getting technical - 08/11/2016
Winter woes - 03/11/2016
Who’s in charge of truck safet - 03/11/2016

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