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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
07/05/2021

The new electric truck brands

The passenger car market has seen it most prominently with Tesla, but now ...
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07/05/2021

Whatever happened to...

In the race down to zero emissions, electrical propulsion technologies ...
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The future of hybrid engines - 07/05/2021
To demo or not to demo - 07/05/2021
Making & breaking - 07/05/2021
Hot air? - 06/04/2021
Hydrogen injection - 06/04/2021

Fleet Management
07/05/2021

The future of hybrid engines

Internal combustion has a key role to play in the transition to zero ...
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07/05/2021

To demo or not to demo

It’s easy enough to work out the fuel economy of an operator’s existing ...
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Legal Update - May 2021 - 07/05/2021
Road accident investigator? - 07/05/2021
Hot air? - 06/04/2021
Hydrogen injection - 06/04/2021
Legal update - April 2021 - 06/04/2021

Legislation and Compliance
07/05/2021

The future of hybrid engines

Internal combustion has a key role to play in the transition to zero ...
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07/05/2021

Road accident investigator?

Like the setting of the popular television show CSI:UK, investigation of ...
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Hot air? - 06/04/2021
Hydrogen injection - 06/04/2021
Road safety: London and beyond - 06/04/2021
Legal update - April 2021 - 06/04/2021
ATFs earn a solid pass - 06/04/2021

Bus and coach
06/04/2021

ATFs earn a solid pass

A government review of the heavy vehicle annual test programme has found ...
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06/04/2021

Safety in depot operations

Bus operators have come up with many ways of keeping the people that work ...
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Skills Challenge- back UPDATED - 03/03/2021
Apprenticeship standard review - 03/03/2021
Skills Challenge: 14-18 June - 11/01/2021
BAE Systems Tech Talk - 08/12/2020
Ride-hailing minibus services - 14/10/2020

Vans and LCVs
08/12/2020

Commercial Vehicle Show

After 26 months, the Commercial Vehicle Show is coming back to the NEC ...
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14/10/2020

Ride-hailing minibus services

Some regular bus routes have been scaled back because of COVID-19. They ...
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Full-electric panel van review - 03/09/2020
SAIC Maxus profile - 03/09/2020
Linked lanes - 05/03/2020
Low Riders - 06/09/2019
Lightweight rigid roundup - 07/03/2019

Workshop
07/05/2021

Cycle and recycle

Not all vehicles involved in accidents are old; sometimes they are almost ...
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07/05/2021

Making & breaking

High-quality replacement parts need not only come from a warehouse. ...
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EV safety in the workshop - 03/03/2021
Oil changes point the way - 03/03/2021
irtec accreditation - 05/02/2021
How I do diagnostics - 05/02/2021
Legal update: February 2021 - 05/02/2021

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