Learn the latest on commercial vehicle engineering and win prizes at FTA Fleet Engineer

Monday 26 September 2011

The Freight Transport Association’s highly popular Fleet Engineer seminars, which take place at two venues this autumn, are ideal for fleet engineers wishing to keep themselves informed of all the latest developments in commercial vehicle technology, as well as giving them the chance to win some fantastic prizes courtesy of sponsors Bridgestone, Isuzu and WABCO.

Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone will be giving away an Apple iPad 2 to one lucky delegate at each venue; truck manufacturer Isuzu is offering an all expenses paid, two-day trip for one to their assembly plant in Portugal, and supplier of commercial vehicle safety and control systems WABCO is offering a £200 Virgin Experience voucher.

Delegates at FTA Fleet Engineer will have the opportunity to hear from vehicle manufacturers, the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) and leading transport industry bodies on technical issues currently affecting fleet engineers, as well as future legislative changes, to ensure vehicle fleets and maintenance procedures operate to their highest potential in a safe, efficient and sustainable way.

Sessions cover a wide variety of topical engineering issues including:

  • Euro 6 – Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) perspective
  • Electric hybrid propulsion and hydraulic hybrid technology
  • Braking and stability control system developments
  • Commercial vehicle transmission systems
  • Dual fuel technology
  • Vehicle testing developments
  • FTA/IRTE maintenance provider accreditation
  • Developments in tyre technology
  • Forthcoming engineering legislation round-up

The cost for FTA members is £325 + VAT for the first delegate and £275 + VAT for subsequent delegates, and for non-members £385 + VAT for the first delegate and £345 + VAT for subsequent delegates.

Notes for editors

Venues and dates for FTA Fleet Engineer 2011:

Thursday 29 September – Park Royal Hotel, Warrington 
Tuesday 29 November – Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire


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