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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
04/02/2016

Change is certain

We’re just a few short weeks into 2016, yet the CV Show (26–28 April, NEC) ...
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04/02/2016

Mission zero

Technologies capable of slashing road transport’s environmental impact may ...
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Reach for the sky - 04/02/2016
Ringing the changes - 04/02/2016
Suspended sentence - 04/02/2016
Marshalling resources - 04/02/2016
Safe and sound? - 04/02/2016

Environment
04/02/2016

Change is certain

We’re just a few short weeks into 2016, yet the CV Show (26–28 April, NEC) ...
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04/02/2016

Mission zero

Technologies capable of slashing road transport’s environmental impact may ...
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Ringing the changes - 04/02/2016
Electric dream? - 04/02/2016
irtec accreditation - 05/01/2016
Economic folly? - 04/12/2015
Informed pragmatism - 04/12/2015

Fleet Management
04/02/2016

Change is certain

We’re just a few short weeks into 2016, yet the CV Show (26–28 April, NEC) ...
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04/02/2016

Mission zero

Technologies capable of slashing road transport’s environmental impact may ...
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Ringing the changes - 04/02/2016
Technician training - 04/02/2016
Marshalling resources - 04/02/2016
Safe and sound? - 04/02/2016
In lieu of legislation - 04/02/2016

Health & Safety
04/02/2016

Reach for the sky

Selecting cranes and loaders for vehicle mounting may not be rocket ...
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04/02/2016

Marshalling resources

Four years ago Marshalls embarked on a major fleet replacement programme ...
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Safe and sound? - 04/02/2016
In lieu of legislation - 04/02/2016
Rapid response - 05/01/2016
Licensed to skill - 05/01/2016
Dangerous liaisons - 04/12/2015

Legislation and Compliance
04/02/2016

Mission zero

Technologies capable of slashing road transport’s environmental impact may ...
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04/02/2016

Reach for the sky

Selecting cranes and loaders for vehicle mounting may not be rocket ...
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Marshalling resources - 04/02/2016
Safe and sound? - 04/02/2016
In lieu of legislation - 04/02/2016
Electric dream? - 04/02/2016
Buckle up: enjoy the ride - 05/01/2016

On-Vehicle Equipment
04/02/2016

Reach for the sky

Selecting cranes and loaders for vehicle mounting may not be rocket ...
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04/02/2016

Marshalling resources

Four years ago Marshalls embarked on a major fleet replacement programme ...
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Safe and sound? - 04/02/2016
Heavy metal - 05/01/2016
Informed pragmatism - 04/12/2015
Heavy light commercials - 04/12/2015
Advancing systems - 18/11/2015

People
04/02/2016

People news for February 2016

The commercial vehicle board of directors of ACEA (European Automobile ...
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05/01/2016

People news January 2016

SOE (Society of Operations Engineers – the home of IRTE) past president ...
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People news for December 2015 - 04/12/2015
People news November 2015 - 09/11/2015
People news October 2015 - 05/10/2015
People news September 2015 - 03/09/2015
People news August 2015 - 04/08/2015

Training
04/02/2016

Change is certain

We’re just a few short weeks into 2016, yet the CV Show (26–28 April, NEC) ...
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04/02/2016

Technician training

Apprenticeships are increasingly being used as a recruiting mechanism by ...
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Buckle up: enjoy the ride - 05/01/2016
Licensed to skill - 05/01/2016
irtec accreditation - 05/01/2016
Dangerous liaisons - 04/12/2015
Winning formula - 18/11/2015

Vehicle
04/02/2016

Change is certain

We’re just a few short weeks into 2016, yet the CV Show (26–28 April, NEC) ...
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04/02/2016

Mission zero

Technologies capable of slashing road transport’s environmental impact may ...
» Read More

Reach for the sky - 04/02/2016
Ringing the changes - 04/02/2016
Suspended sentence - 04/02/2016
Marshalling resources - 04/02/2016
Safe and sound? - 04/02/2016

Vehicle Parts
04/02/2016

Suspended sentence

Developments with running gear are not as few and far between as many ...
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05/01/2016

Four legs good

Having examined not-so-humble fleet tractors last year, Ian Norwell turns ...
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Pressure on tyres - 04/12/2015
Advancing systems - 18/11/2015
The gas man cometh - 17/11/2015
Breathing easy - 16/11/2015
Cold shoulder - 13/11/2015

Workshop
04/02/2016

Technician training

Apprenticeships are increasingly being used as a recruiting mechanism by ...
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04/02/2016

Marshalling resources

Four years ago Marshalls embarked on a major fleet replacement programme ...
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Licensed to skill - 05/01/2016
irtec accreditation - 05/01/2016
Service level - 05/01/2016
Build a better body - 04/12/2015
Right side of the law - 17/11/2015

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