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1 October 2020
The supermarket chain bought its first DAF 15 years ago and currently operates a 10-year-old CF with nearly 1 million kilometres on it.
25 September 2020
Yusen Logistics (UK) purchased a mix of box and curtainside rigids for moving consumer goods between distribution centres and to retail stores.
23 September 2020
A panel of 55 judges awarded the two trucks for their ergonomic designs, durable build materials, and “superior NVH (noise, vibration, and harshness) qualities,” according to the jury’s verdict.
9 September 2020
There has been an increase in demand for trucks during the pandemic, and DAF has seen orders for Ready-to-Go vehicles rise along with it, including hook loaders, tipper trucks, mixers, and more.
9 September 2020
The auction will take place on September 18; the 6x2 XF 460 FTG proudly bears a custom Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. livery.
31 August 2020
The exhibition will take place 29 September through 1 October; DAF will highlight their DAF Webshop and DAF Genuine Parts range.
19 August 2020
Due to concerns surrounding the pandemic, the physical show has been cancelled, but DAF is embracing the show’s new virtual format and encourages members of the trucking industry to attend.
23 July 2020
The trucks include rear-, side-, and top-loading refuse trucks as well as tank trucks and street sweepers that double as snow ploughs in the winter months.
8 July 2020
DAF President Harry Wolters briefed the King before His Majesty visited with employees at the truck factory to discuss adjustments made to production and how they have affected the workers’ daily activities.
6 July 2020
These “Pure Excellence” XF FTG 6x2 tractors are available with 480 and 530 horsepower engines, and each bears the custom “liquid metal silver” livery.
24 June 2020
With an increased forward range and a dramatically increased near-range angle of view, the new system provides earlier warnings, making it easier for drivers to avoid collisions.
11 June 2020
Purchased in March, the four rigid crane trucks have been very well received indeed; the firm have already established a build spec to simplify future orders from dealer Kingdon Wessex DAF.
9 June 2020
Thanks to their zero-emission, low-noise operation, these trucks are well-suited to urban distribution and other tasks, even in heavily regulated areas such as London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone.
1 June 2020
The firm says buying DAF rather than replacing like-for-like was “a simple decision” due to DAF’s cost, performance, and “well-known reliability.”
27 May 2020
The show was originally planned as a live event but was moved to social media due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
20 May 2020
This follows a Renewi order for 250 DAF vehicles just 18 months ago; the newest CFs will be based at the company’s branches in Belgium and the Netherlands, with some also operating in the larger Benelux region.
5 May 2020
The LF Series is fewer than 20 years old but has already garnered a number of prestigious industry awards and is a mainstay in the regional and local distribution industry.
4 May 2020
Each wheel hub on the front axle of the truck features a hydraulic motor that produces at least 6,435 newton-metres of torque “at a maximum system pressure of 360 bar.”
30 April 2020
The truck manufacturer says the film serves as a reminder of the essential role all commercial vehicle technicians are playing during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure essential deliveries continue.
29 April 2020
The company has adjusted workstations, separated tasks and developed new routes as needed, and is making sure that workers are 1.5 metres or more apart with access to cleaning solutions and face masks.
27 April 2020
Available in 4x2, 6x2, 6x4, 8x2, and 8x4 axle configurations with a Space or Super Space cab, the latest models in the range can handle higher payloads and have service intervals of up to 200,000 kilometres.
23 April 2020
PACCAR Parts, which consists of 18 distribution centres, earned a record pretax income of $214.7 million in Q1 2020, a 3% increase over first quarter of 2019.
22 April 2020
In addition to 20 years of producing a full range of LF, CF, and XF commercial trucks for DAF for the UK, European Union, and other markets, Leyland Trucks is the home of PACCAR’s parts business in the UK.
10 April 2020
The Preston-based operation recently took delivery of the new 4x2 tractor unit, which was ordered before the national emergency began.
6 April 2020
The CF is available as a tractor unit or rigid and is well-suited to a wide range of applications, including long haul, tank transport, regional distribution, refuse collection, construction, timber, and more.

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