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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
02/07/2014

Training our technicians

If there was ever any doubt over the importance that DVSA (Driver and ...
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02/07/2014

Trakker transformation

Preparing defence standard trucks for delivery on active service from ...
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Walmart wonder wagon - 02/07/2014
Turbo retarder - 02/07/2014
Borismaster or Saunamaster? - 02/07/2014
Power surge - 02/07/2014
Fighting friction - 02/07/2014

Environment
02/07/2014

Walmart wonder wagon

Even Walmart's CEO admits his company's latest hybrid concept artic might ...
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02/07/2014

Power surge

With Nissan's e-NV200 electric van now available to order, John Kendall ...
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IRTE Conference 2014 - 04/06/2014
Not so niche - 04/06/2014
Air to the throne - 04/06/2014
Fuel for thought - 29/04/2014
Just the ticket? - 28/04/2014

Fleet Management
02/07/2014

On the right tach

Transport managers and drivers need to know their responsibilities ...
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04/06/2014

IRTE Conference 2014

Now that Euro 6 emissions compliance is a done deal, other transport ...
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Helping hands - 04/06/2014
Service with a smile - 04/06/2014
Lane discipline - 04/06/2014
Air to the throne - 04/06/2014
Fuel for thought - 29/04/2014

Health & Safety
02/07/2014

Cracking performance?

Now that the latest EU Roadworthiness package has passed into European ...
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04/06/2014

Rubber and fuel

Texaco's Truck Research Report reveals subtle changes in transport ...
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Driving business - 28/04/2014
Spotlight on stability - 28/04/2014
Pressure testing - 28/04/2014
CV Show preview - 03/04/2014
Tyres maintenance - 03/04/2014

Legislation and Compliance
02/07/2014

Training our technicians

If there was ever any doubt over the importance that DVSA (Driver and ...
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02/07/2014

On the right tach

Transport managers and drivers need to know their responsibilities ...
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IRTE Conference 2014 - 04/06/2014
Helping hands - 04/06/2014
Lane discipline - 04/06/2014
Air to the throne - 04/06/2014
Fuel for thought - 29/04/2014

On-Vehicle Equipment
02/07/2014

On the right tach

Transport managers and drivers need to know their responsibilities ...
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04/06/2014

Air to the throne

Could a small liquid nitrogen-powered engine have a big impact on ...
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Tipping point - 03/04/2014
Cold starts - 04/03/2014
Load luggers - 06/01/2014
Combination lock - 06/01/2014
Renault: a new construct - 05/12/2013

People
02/06/2014

People news June 2014

The new president of ACEA (the European Automobile Manufacturers' ...
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28/04/2014

People news May 2014

Mark Todd has been appointed to the new role of head of aftersales at ...
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People news April 2014 - 02/04/2014
People news March 2014 - 05/03/2014
People news February 2014 - 03/02/2014
People news January 2014 - 06/01/2014
People December 2013 update - 04/12/2013

Training
02/07/2014

Training our technicians

If there was ever any doubt over the importance that DVSA (Driver and ...
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04/06/2014

Service with a smile

Maintenance and inspection of vans and LCVs under 3.5 tonnes are coming ...
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Smooth operator - 28/04/2014
Got what it takes? - 03/04/2014
Front line maintenance - 04/03/2014
Losing their heads - 04/02/2014
Funding for engineering - 05/12/2013

Vehicle
02/07/2014

Trakker transformation

Preparing defence standard trucks for delivery on active service from ...
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02/07/2014

Walmart wonder wagon

Even Walmart's CEO admits his company's latest hybrid concept artic might ...
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Borismaster or Saunamaster? - 02/07/2014
Daily surprise - 02/07/2014
Power surge - 02/07/2014
Service with a smile - 04/06/2014
Not so niche - 04/06/2014

Vehicle Parts
02/07/2014

Turbo retarder

Truck transmissions running at STGO gross weights take a lot of ...
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02/07/2014

Fighting friction

Engine bearing materials, coatings, piston materials and designs and ...
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Euro 6 vehicle electronics - 04/06/2014
Not so niche - 04/06/2014
Air to the throne - 04/06/2014
Rubber and fuel - 04/06/2014
Driving business - 28/04/2014

Workshop
04/06/2014

Euro 6 vehicle electronics

The arrival of Euro 6 has resulted in changes to heavy truck electronic ...
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04/06/2014

Tools of the trade

Workshop equipment is not all the same – and neither are the firms that ...
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Workshop worries - 03/04/2014
Health check - 03/04/2014
Good as new - 04/02/2014
Faster, better, cleaner - 05/12/2013
Uplifting experience - 03/10/2013

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