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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
05/01/2017

Injecting intelligence

As truck and engine OEMs look to a future regulated by Euro 7, their ...
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05/01/2017

Safety in numbers

Fleet engineers choosing from the array of competing money-saving ...
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High flyer - 05/01/2017
Top speed - 05/12/2016
Gas Station - 05/12/2016
Technology trailer - 05/12/2016
Body beautiful - 05/12/2016

Environment
05/01/2017

Injecting intelligence

As truck and engine OEMs look to a future regulated by Euro 7, their ...
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05/01/2017

Safety in numbers

Fleet engineers choosing from the array of competing money-saving ...
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Small is beautiful - 05/01/2017
Gas Station - 05/12/2016
The cost of compliance - 05/12/2016
Cutting carbon - 08/11/2016
Refreshed engineering - 08/11/2016

Fleet Management
05/01/2017

Brexit blues

The EU referendum, and subsequent debate about how exactly the UK will ...
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05/01/2017

Safety in numbers

Fleet engineers choosing from the array of competing money-saving ...
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Don’t miss out on funding - 05/01/2017
Small is beautiful - 05/01/2017
Legal page - 05/01/2017
Gas Station - 05/12/2016
Body beautiful - 05/12/2016

Health & Safety
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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08/11/2016

Sharing the space

How have FORS and CLOCS affected UK truck operators – and not just those ...
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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
Safe not sorry - 03/11/2016

Legislation and Compliance
05/01/2017

Brexit blues

The EU referendum, and subsequent debate about how exactly the UK will ...
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05/01/2017

Safety in numbers

Fleet engineers choosing from the array of competing money-saving ...
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Don’t miss out on funding - 05/01/2017
Small is beautiful - 05/01/2017
Legal page - 05/01/2017
Gas Station - 05/12/2016
The cost of compliance - 05/12/2016

On-Vehicle Equipment
05/01/2017

Fully loaded

While technical developments are slow to gain ascendancy among lorry ...
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05/12/2016

Technology trailer

Semi-trailers ain’t what they used to be: they’re much more sophisticated, ...
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Tough on tankers - 05/12/2016
Sum of its parts - 05/12/2016
Sharing the space - 08/11/2016
Getting technical - 08/11/2016
Low-entry revolution - 03/11/2016

People
05/01/2017

People news for December 2016

Dr Will Murray, research director of eDriving Fleet, an expert in ...
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05/12/2016

People news November 2016

Steve Carroll has been appointed head of transport at Cenex (the UK centre ...
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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
People news for August 2016 - 04/08/2016

Training
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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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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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
Lane discipline - 07/09/2016

Vehicle
05/01/2017

Injecting intelligence

As truck and engine OEMs look to a future regulated by Euro 7, their ...
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05/01/2017

Safety in numbers

Fleet engineers choosing from the array of competing money-saving ...
» Read More

High flyer - 05/01/2017
How low can you go? - 05/01/2017
Small is beautiful - 05/01/2017
Top speed - 05/12/2016
Gas Station - 05/12/2016

Vehicle Parts
05/01/2017

Injecting intelligence

As truck and engine OEMs look to a future regulated by Euro 7, their ...
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05/01/2017

Safety in numbers

Fleet engineers choosing from the array of competing money-saving ...
» Read More

Top speed - 05/12/2016
Gas Station - 05/12/2016
Lean machine - 05/12/2016
Refreshed engineering - 08/11/2016
Fuelling benefits - 08/11/2016

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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