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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
13/07/2021

Clear driver communication

These days there are any number of technologies available for pushing out ...
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13/07/2021

How to build a hydrogen bus

BAE Systems is a world-leading developer of electric propulsion systems ...
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Learning from LCVs - 28/06/2021
Roller brake tests - 14/06/2021
Longer heavier vehicles, again - 14/06/2021
Stop and go for trucks - 11/06/2021
Automated vs automatic clutch - 11/06/2021

Fleet Management
13/07/2021

A bit of give and take

The driver is always an integral part in any vehicle maintenance system. ...
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13/07/2021

Clear driver communication

These days there are any number of technologies available for pushing out ...
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How to build a hydrogen bus - 13/07/2021
Learning from LCVs - 28/06/2021
Remote control and servicing - 14/06/2021
Information is king - 11/06/2021
The future of hybrid engines - 07/05/2021

Legislation and Compliance
13/07/2021

A bit of give and take

The driver is always an integral part in any vehicle maintenance system. ...
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13/07/2021

The future of Driver CPC

Will live online courses come to dominate periodic driver CPC training ...
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Clear driver communication - 13/07/2021
Legal update July 2021 - 13/07/2021
How to build a hydrogen bus - 13/07/2021
Learning from LCVs - 28/06/2021
Roller brake tests - 14/06/2021

Bus and coach
13/07/2021

Coaches as safe as houses

Coach operators who want to coax customers back onboard have to adopt a ...
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13/07/2021

A new Scania urban bus

Scania has chosen the UK for the worldwide launch of its new Fencer bus ...
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How to build a hydrogen bus - 13/07/2021
Skills Challenge all together - 28/06/2021
First Bus's recovery plan - 02/05/2021
ATFs earn a solid pass - 06/04/2021
Safety in depot operations - 06/04/2021

Vans and LCVs
28/06/2021

Learning from LCVs

As the move toward electrification is most pronounced in passenger cars ...
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11/06/2021

Inside supermarket deliveries

Over the past two decades, supermarkets have perfected a new intraurban ...
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Commercial Vehicle Show - 08/12/2020
Ride-hailing minibus services - 14/10/2020
Full-electric panel van review - 03/09/2020
SAIC Maxus profile - 03/09/2020
Linked lanes - 05/03/2020

Workshop
13/07/2021

Digitalising the workshop

Technological aids are closing the communication gaps between operations ...
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28/06/2021

Skills Challenge all together

The 10th annual IRTE Skills Challenge took place 22-24 June, in one of the ...
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Cycle and recycle - 07/05/2021
Making & breaking - 07/05/2021
EV safety in the workshop - 03/03/2021
Oil changes point the way - 03/03/2021
irtec accreditation - 05/02/2021

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