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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
02/07/2015

Dash for gas?

Gas trucks have a long and slightly disappointing history, but with the ...
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02/07/2015

Driving seat

Like the death of Mark Twain, the demise of the driver in autonomous ...
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Knowledge is power - 02/07/2015
Injecting ideas - 02/07/2015
Waste recovery - 02/07/2015
Spinning wheel - 02/06/2015
New government, new assistance - 02/06/2015

Environment
02/07/2015

Dash for gas?

Gas trucks have a long and slightly disappointing history, but with the ...
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02/07/2015

Injecting ideas

With 15 speakers and 150 delegates from all-over the world, Delphi’s CV ...
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Waste recovery - 02/07/2015
Spinning wheel - 02/06/2015
New government, new assistance - 02/06/2015
Transport of delight - 02/06/2015
Winning formula - 28/04/2015

Fleet Management
02/07/2015

Dash for gas?

Gas trucks have a long and slightly disappointing history, but with the ...
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02/07/2015

Driving seat

Like the death of Mark Twain, the demise of the driver in autonomous ...
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Knowledge is power - 02/07/2015
Service with a smile - 02/07/2015
Raising the standard - 02/07/2015
Waste recovery - 02/07/2015
New government, new assistance - 02/06/2015

Health & Safety
02/07/2015

Driving seat

Like the death of Mark Twain, the demise of the driver in autonomous ...
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02/06/2015

Power challenge

When Power Electrics needed to rethink its eight-wheelers to accommodate ...
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Careless torque - 02/06/2015
Tread carefully - 02/06/2015
Back to the future - 28/04/2015
Rise and shine - 28/04/2015
CV Show: the main event - 01/04/2015

Legislation and Compliance
02/07/2015

Dash for gas?

Gas trucks have a long and slightly disappointing history, but with the ...
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02/07/2015

Driving seat

Like the death of Mark Twain, the demise of the driver in autonomous ...
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Burden of proof - 02/07/2015
Waste recovery - 02/07/2015
New government, new assistance - 02/06/2015
Careless torque - 02/06/2015
Tread carefully - 02/06/2015

On-Vehicle Equipment
02/07/2015

Knowledge is power

From lowly beginnings, telematics is increasingly at the heart of all ...
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02/06/2015

Power challenge

When Power Electrics needed to rethink its eight-wheelers to accommodate ...
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Winning formula - 28/04/2015
Back to the future - 28/04/2015
Rise and shine - 28/04/2015
Tippers update - 28/04/2015
CV Show: driving industry - 01/04/2015

People
31/03/2015

People news April 2015

Mike Belk is taking over as managing director for Mercedes-Benz Trucks ...
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02/02/2015

People news March 2015

Senior traffic commissioner Beverley Bell is to be the next president of ...
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People February 2015 - 02/02/2015
People news January 2015 - 05/01/2015
People news for December 2014 - 03/12/2014
People news for November 2014 - 04/11/2014
People news for October 2014 - 02/10/2014

Training
28/04/2015

Election choice

As we go to press and 7 May draws tantalisingly close, the 2015 election ...
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28/04/2015

Manager means manager

Traffic commissioners and the courts are increasingly focusing on ...
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Independently assessed - 01/04/2015
Get a grip - 03/03/2015
Training trouble - 03/02/2015
Self regulation - 03/02/2015
DVSA and irtec - 06/01/2015

Vehicle
02/07/2015

Driving seat

Like the death of Mark Twain, the demise of the driver in autonomous ...
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02/07/2015

Waste recovery

As engine makers strive to boost diesel efficiency, is waste-heat recovery ...
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Spinning wheel - 02/06/2015
New government, new assistance - 02/06/2015
Grand designs - 02/06/2015
Power challenge - 02/06/2015
The pit lane - 02/06/2015

Vehicle Parts
02/07/2015

Injecting ideas

With 15 speakers and 150 delegates from all-over the world, Delphi’s CV ...
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02/07/2015

Raising the standard

As trucks get more sophisticated and operators spend more time worrying ...
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Spinning wheel - 02/06/2015
Grand designs - 02/06/2015
Power challenge - 02/06/2015
Tread carefully - 02/06/2015
Winning formula - 28/04/2015

Workshop
02/07/2015

Raising the standard

As trucks get more sophisticated and operators spend more time worrying ...
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02/06/2015

The pit lane

The ongoing rise in vehicles’ first-time pass rate at MOT is a welcome ...
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CV Show: the main event - 01/04/2015
Fix the flaws - 01/04/2015
Choice is yours - 01/04/2015
CV Show 2015 - 03/03/2015
Shifting gear - 04/12/2014

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