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5 November 2021
November 4 marked the start of series production of a new generation of trucks at DAF in Eindhoven.
4 October 2021
The DAF CF has a PACCAR MX-13 engine and is fitted with Hiab crane and a specialist body designed by Forshaw Engineering; NWTT says the eight-wheeler can match its 6x2 rigids in manoeuvrability.
4 October 2021
The LF Electric provides 260 kilowatts of nominal power (370 kW peak) and has a range of up to 280 zero-emission kilometres with a payload of 9100 kilograms.
22 September 2021
The truckmaker had three tridem-axle municipal trucks on display at Letsrecycle Live in Birmingham last week on 14 and 15 September.
22 September 2021
The haulier especially appreciates the truck’s low kerb weight, which allows them to “maximise payload and drive down costs.”
3 August 2021
The project is part of the UK Government’s £20 million road freight trials for zero-emission vehicles in support of Department for Transport carbon reduction goals and delivered using the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI).
15 July 2021
The temperature-controlled food haulier has one of the UK’s largest refrigerated truck fleets and has kicked off a fleet replacement programme with a recent order placed with DAF Trucks.
13 July 2021
The CF Electric’s 210-kilowatt electric motor delivers 2,000 newton-metres of torque, and its 350-kilowatt-hour battery has a fully charged range of up to 220 kilometres.
7 July 2021
DAF Trucks is showcasing its New Generation DAF range at the ITT Hub show in Farnborough, and two of the main attractions—shown for first time in the UK—are DAF’s LF Electric and CF Electric.
21 June 2021
DAF and its customers have tested the New Generation over more than 20 million kilometres and found, amongst other benefits, that they provide an improvement of up to 10% in fuel efficiency.
18 June 2021
South-west fuel oil and lubricants supplier, Ford Fuels, is taking delivery of its latest batch of vehicles from DAF Trucks, marking ten years of acquisitions from the market-leading truck manufacturer.
20 May 2021
Over 400 entrants flooded in for DAF Trucks’ May Bank Holiday Virtual Truck Show.
14 May 2021
The new fixed charging stations offer power levels from 20 up to 360 kilowatts, while the mobile chargers have levels from 24 to 40 kW.
13 April 2021
The shiny new CF will work alongside a 17-year-old, 53-plate DAF CF 85.430 6x2 wrecker that the recovery specialist says is still seeing frontline duty.
9 April 2021
DAF’s fleet management tool is getting a webshop where users can manage their subscriptions and an open-source platform to enable easy integration of third-party fleet management tools.
25 March 2021
The Northumberland-based recovery specialist purchased the truck from Stockton-on-Tees dealerpoint Evans Halshaw and says it will “certainly earn its keep.”
17 March 2021
The multi-stream conference will take place on 30 and 31 March and will include product and service information from more than 500 companies as well as seminars on construction, recycling, and other vocational topics.
11 March 2021
The Bridgend-based firm has chosen DAF as its brand of choice, amassing 78 trucks from the marque in three years, including a mix of LFs and XFs configured as box trucks, tankers, low decks, and much more.
10 February 2021
The Dutch truck manufacturer sold 37,580 heavy-duty trucks in Europe last year, increasing its market share in the segment to 16.3%.
28 January 2021
The manufacturer’s newest vehicle draws on innovations from its previous all-electric offering, the CF, as well as from years of developing the standard LF range.
25 January 2021
The move helps PACCAR take a major step toward deploying Kenworth T680 and Peterbilt 579 trucks that use the Aurora Driver platform in North America in coming years.
22 January 2021
The firm also boasts more than 850 trailers and over 185,000 square metres of warehousing to support its logistics, pallet distribution, bulk haulage, and delivery fleets.
30 December 2020
Selwood head of transport Paul Green says DAF’s increasing presence in his firm’s fleet is directly linked to the trucks’ impressive performance as well as dealerpoint Lancashire DAF’s aftersales support.
23 December 2020
The haulage firm ordered 1,000 DAF trucks in 2016 and has decided to return to the brand because of the trucks’ fuel efficiency, reliability, and comfort.
17 December 2020
“We are, of course, very proud to have reached this important landmark in the history of not only the LF product, but also of Leyland Trucks,” says Leyland Trucks MD Brennan Gourdie.

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