November 1958. Front cover.
November 1958. Index to contents.
Note: This is a sub-section of the Automobile Engineer
- 407. Editorial - Commercial Vehicle Progress
1958 Commercial Motor Exhibition
- 408. Engines - Quest for increased power continues: more interest in turbochargers and distributor type fuel injection pumps
- 418. Clutches - Further development of well established units, and an extension of the use of hydraulic actuation
- 419. Gearboxes New and modified gearboxes to meet the demand for more ratios, and steady development of automatic and semi-automatic transmissions has continued since the previous Show
- 425. Final Drive Units - Fewer worm drive units, and new two-speed and third differential arrangements
- 427. Suspension and Steering - Air suspension attracting much attention and some transverse leaf spring front suspension systems introduced for light commercial vehicles - Primrose Third Axle Co, Eagle Engineering Co
- 447. Bodywork - Great improvements in cabs, and some well designed special purpose vehicles Guy Motors, Walker and Son, Scammell, Commer Cars, Leyland, Bedford, Wadham Brothers, Locomotors, Jensen Motors, Edwards Brothers (Tippers), James Cocker and Sons (Southport), Karrier Motors, Thomas Harrington, J. H. Jennings and Sons, Martin Walter, Dennis Brothers, Marshall's Motor Bodies, Austin Motor Co, Spurling Motor Bodies, Atkinson Vehicles, Seddon Diesel Vehicles, A. G. D. Peters and Co, W. P. Butterfield, Holmes (Preston), York Trailer Co, Reall (Coachbuilders), Carbodies, Beardmore Motors, Mulliners, AEC, Park Royal Vehicles, Standard Motor Co
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