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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
03/10/2014

On the threshold of a storm

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with deadlines: meeting them can ...
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03/10/2014

Boxing clever

Getting trailer specifications right is all about focusing on the ...
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Euro Bus Expo 14 - 03/10/2014
Get what you pay for? - 03/10/2014
Intelligence test - 03/10/2014
Electric motor - 03/10/2014
Secrets of success - 03/10/2014

Environment
03/10/2014

Electric motor

With eight of Fuso's 7.5-tonne Canter E-Cell now being trialled in ...
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28/08/2014

Alternative fuels

Despite the lack of proven Euro 6 dual-fuel engine conversions to date, ...
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Rrenewables to go mainstream - 06/08/2014
Light challenge - 06/08/2014
Walmart wonder wagon - 02/07/2014
Power surge - 02/07/2014
IRTE Conference 2014 - 04/06/2014

Fleet Management
03/10/2014

On the threshold of a storm

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with deadlines: meeting them can ...
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03/10/2014

Euro Bus Expo 14

The latest products and services for the coach and bus market are set to ...
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Intelligence test - 03/10/2014
Alternative fuels - 28/08/2014
Do you feel lucky? - 28/08/2014
Enforcement order - 28/08/2014
Rrenewables to go mainstream - 06/08/2014

Health & Safety
03/10/2014

Euro Bus Expo 14

The latest products and services for the coach and bus market are set to ...
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28/08/2014

When times change

So there's good news and bad news. The DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards ...
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Enforcement order - 28/08/2014
Weighing up the odds - 28/08/2014
Trailer inspection - 06/08/2014
Lighten that load - 06/08/2014
Case review - 06/08/2014

Legislation and Compliance
03/10/2014

On the threshold of a storm

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with deadlines: meeting them can ...
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03/10/2014

On the buses

Keeping buses and coaches roadworthy and costs under control is about ...
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When times change - 28/08/2014
Alternative fuels - 28/08/2014
Do you feel lucky? - 28/08/2014
Enforcement order - 28/08/2014
Weighing up the odds - 28/08/2014

On-Vehicle Equipment
03/10/2014

Euro Bus Expo 14

The latest products and services for the coach and bus market are set to ...
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28/08/2014

Do you feel lucky?

Tachograph fraud remains alive and kicking in the UK, but DVSA, the police ...
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Weighing up the odds - 28/08/2014
Lighten that load - 06/08/2014
On the right tach - 02/07/2014
Air to the throne - 04/06/2014
Tipping point - 03/04/2014

People
02/10/2014

People news for October 2014

Tony Martyn has been appointed as engineering director for Wrightbus. He ...
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27/08/2014

People news for September 2014

Simon Elliott has been appointed the new managing director of MAN Truck & ...
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People news for August - 06/08/2014
People news for July 2014 - 09/07/2014
People news June 2014 - 02/06/2014
People news May 2014 - 28/04/2014
People news April 2014 - 02/04/2014

Training
03/10/2014

Learning notes

Technicians, today more than ever, need a good understanding of vehicle ...
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28/08/2014

When times change

So there's good news and bad news. The DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards ...
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Early diagnosis - 28/08/2014
Enforcement order - 28/08/2014
Roll of honour - 06/08/2014
Trailer inspection - 06/08/2014
Training our technicians - 02/07/2014

Vehicle
03/10/2014

On the threshold of a storm

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with deadlines: meeting them can ...
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03/10/2014

Boxing clever

Getting trailer specifications right is all about focusing on the ...
» Read More

Euro Bus Expo 14 - 03/10/2014
On the buses - 03/10/2014
Intelligence test - 03/10/2014
Electric motor - 03/10/2014
Secrets of success - 03/10/2014

Vehicle Parts
03/10/2014

Boxing clever

Getting trailer specifications right is all about focusing on the ...
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03/10/2014

Euro Bus Expo 14

The latest products and services for the coach and bus market are set to ...
» Read More

Get what you pay for? - 03/10/2014
Intelligence test - 03/10/2014
Raising your game - 03/10/2014
Alternative fuels - 28/08/2014
Reality check - 28/08/2014

Workshop
03/10/2014

Euro Bus Expo 14

The latest products and services for the coach and bus market are set to ...
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03/10/2014

Learning notes

Technicians, today more than ever, need a good understanding of vehicle ...
» Read More

Raising your game - 03/10/2014
Early diagnosis - 28/08/2014
Reaching the parts - 28/08/2014
Efficiency equation - 06/08/2014
Euro 6 vehicle electronics - 04/06/2014

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