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8 May 2019
Every new DAF vehicle sold in the United Kingdom will now come standard with the DAF Connect fleet management platform
7 May 2019
At this year’s CV Show, DAF Trucks introduced several new axle options and vehicle configurations for its extensive lineup of CF and XF vehicles aimed specifically at U.K. customers.
18 April 2019
DAF is introducing a new 10-tonne front axle designed to support heavy cranes mounted behind the cab, among other new vehicle configurations made for the construction industry.
27 March 2019
DAF now offers the option for a 12-speed AS Tronic two-pedal, automated manual transmission for LF Sweeper trucks.
7 March 2019
DAF Trucks is bringing an extensive lineup of LF, CF, and XF models to the Commercial Vehicle Show (CV Show) 2019, which runs from 30 April to 2 May in Marston Green, Birmingham.
15 February 2019
Tinie Manders Transport of Geldrop, Netherlands, added the fully electric truck to its fleet of 50 tractors and will pair it with a fully electric refrigerated trailer.
5 February 2019
The Welsh transport company has ordered 36 brand-new XF 480s, its first DAF trucks in 10 years.
23 January 2019
At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, PACCAR put several alternative energy vehicles on display.
27 December 2018
The new CF Electric is the truck manufacturer’s first fully electric truck, and features a 210-kilowatt electric motor that produces 2,000 newton metres of torque.
18 December 2018
The DAF LF was named Truck of the Year for the second year in a row at the 2018 Commercial Fleet Awards, coming out on top thanks to its performance and reliability and DAF’s excellent aftersales support.
13 December 2018
The firm’s search for the oldest DAF truck still in operation led to Frits and Nicky Hoefnagels, who use their venerable DAF A1600 to haul a fairground attraction all across the Netherlands.
6 December 2018
The Vilnius, Lithuania, haulage company conducted extensive research prior to its initial order; the second order was based on the everyday performance of the initial 500.
30 November 2018
The Bo’ness haulage firm purchased the new DAF truck from Imperial Commercials in Cumbernauld and added the XF to its fleet of more than 30 vehicles (over three-quarters of which are DAF trucks).
2 October 2018
DAF Trucks UK recently opened a new £20 million, 4,645-square-metre headquarters in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire.
27 September 2018
The company’s theme at the show is “Proud of our heritage, leading today, ready for the future.”
7 September 2018
The firm will have a wide range of trucks on display at the event, ranging from a 1967 A1600 to the DAF CF Electric 4x2.
7 September 2018
The truck manufacturer sent HVO-powered trucks to the event and reports successful long-term HVO and GTL trials that saw decreases in NOX emissions by as much as 47 percent.
29 August 2018
DAF Trucks, celebrating its 90th anniversary, recently launched a Facebook campaign in an effort to find the oldest DAF trucks still in operation, and first up is John Tarrant’s 1984 DAF 2100.
9 August 2018
Transport Association members can support their organization’s charity by donating funds in exchange for use of the 26-tonne 6x2 rigid.
6 August 2018
Alwin Limited, which has been in business for 50 years and maintains operations in the waste management and temperature-controlled distribution industries, wants to make a statement with its two New DAF XF 530 trucks.
31 July 2018
Statham’s Motor Engineers of Dunstable in Bedfordshire recently introduced a DAF New CF 530 FA 4x2 rigid into its fleet to help provide “greater operational flexibility.”
28 June 2018
The new trucks earn the magazines’ Slovenian Truck Of The Year 2018 award thanks to fuel efficiency and driver comfort features.
12 September 2017
A variety of changes and improvements have been made to the new LF family of HGVs from market leader DAF. One of the biggest alterations comes in the form of the latest 3.8 litre diesel engine from PACCAR, and is available with between 156hp and 172hp...
7 July 2016
A pair of new DAF XF510 tractor units have been added to the fleet operated by the growing haulage company KER Transport this month, with the firm seeking to enhance its selection of vehicles with Euro 6 compliant units...

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