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12th December 1947
12th December 1947
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Passing Comments

Match Brake Facings NAUCH_ of the efficiency of to the Particular Drum iVi brakes depends upon the Material proper matching of...

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Hopes for Increased Tractor Output T HE close relationship which is

being developed between the manufacture of tractors and motor vehicles might offset the disadvantage of low production under...

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"B.T.C. Must be Firm with Executives"

THE British Transport Commission will have to deal firmly with the I. Executives if they are to be prevented from functioning...

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A.E.C. Carrying Excessive Stocks : Government to Blame

B ECAUSE of the uncertainty and L./irregularity of supplies, the Associated Equipment Co., Ltd., is having to carry a larger...

in a Line or Two

To serve the Eastern Counties, the India Tyre and Rubber Co., Ltd., has opened a new depot at 10, Upper Goat Lane, Norwich....

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Packaging Material Now

Sprayed on to Products T HE new plastic packaging, Cocoon, was shown to business representatives from all parts of the country...

10 Month? Exports—E21,000,000 A FURTHER advance in the exports of new

commercial vehicles, includ. ing industrial trucks, general haulage tractors and trailers, was recorded in October. Figures...

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a d7 //altr ol ti By Ashley F. Taylor A Lancashire Brewer with Long Experience of Motor Vehicles Uses a Mixed Fleet of...

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Although the Transport Act was Passed Four Months Ago, There are as Yet No Indications of the Date When Nationalization Will...

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Telegraph Poles Set by Lorry

A MONG the more unusual types of commercial vehicles is one which has been developed in America for the digging and setting of...

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RELIABILITY in Steering Gear Causes NEGLECT

sqys R. W. Bent, M.I.Mech.E. T HE steering gear is, perhaps, the most important safety factor in vehicle operation. It is...

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New Front-wheel-drive Citroen Van

A PARTICULARLY useful type of fight delivery van has recently been put into series production by the French Citroen company....

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E XPERIENCE with the vast fleet of Bedford vehicles which was

maintained by the Services during the . war, showed that little could be done to the chassis to better its performance. It...

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Effects of Speed on Cost

Simple Calculations Show Whether a 20 m.p.h. or • 3o 'm.p.h. Vehicle will be More Profitable on Regular Work Over a 21 0 -mile...

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A Rubber-bushed Shackle for Heavy Vehicles

D UBBER -.MOUNTED siding ends Pt are becoming increasingly popular for light vehicles, but they. have not proved tobe so...