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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
14/10/2021

Silent hydrogen revolution

Richard Simpson examines the implications of switching from diesel to ...
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13/10/2021

Legal update: October 2021

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse ...
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More for less in emissions - 14/09/2021
Carbon bureaucracy - 14/09/2021
Fire risks of the Baumot unit - 14/09/2021
Engine specification - 14/09/2021
The space race in tractor cabs - 14/09/2021

Fleet Management
14/10/2021

Silent hydrogen revolution

Richard Simpson examines the implications of switching from diesel to ...
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14/10/2021

Winter is coming

Advice on care and maintenance of salt spreaders, simple as it might be, ...
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Legal update: October 2021 - 13/10/2021
Transport manager top-up - 14/09/2021
Legal update September 2021 - 14/09/2021
FCL's pathogen HVAC air filter - 16/08/2021
Being a manager - 10/08/2021

Legislation and Compliance
14/10/2021

Silent hydrogen revolution

Richard Simpson examines the implications of switching from diesel to ...
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14/10/2021

Only fair to keep OTC

Early in my road transport career, one of my roles was to provide quality ...
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Legal update: October 2021 - 13/10/2021
Transport manager top-up - 14/09/2021
Legal update September 2021 - 14/09/2021
Being a manager - 10/08/2021
Legal Update August 2021 - 10/08/2021

Bus and coach
14/10/2021

Silent hydrogen revolution

Richard Simpson examines the implications of switching from diesel to ...
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14/10/2021

A new vision for coaches

After 40 years in engineering roles at National Express – including work ...
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All change: the new Optare - 14/10/2021
Post-COVID PSV precautions - 13/10/2021
Coaches as safe as houses - 13/07/2021
A new Scania urban bus - 13/07/2021
How to build a hydrogen bus - 13/07/2021

Vans and LCVs
10/08/2021

Hands-free help

Drivers of IVECO’s revised Daily van and S-Way HGV will be able to call on ...
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28/06/2021

Learning from LCVs

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

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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