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  • ‘New XF’ 530 DAF is ‘catch of the day’ for AMG Transport

    Specialist fresh fish transport operator, AMG Transport from Airdrie in Scotland, has taken delivery of a DAF New XF 530 FTG unit as an addition to its six-strong fleet.

  • DAF Trucks scoops two wins at Commercial Fleet Awards

    DAF Trucks has collected two headline awards at the 2017 Commercial Fleet Awards. The truck industry’s market leading DAF LF scooped the top ‘Commercial Fleet Truck of the Year’ prize, and was quickly followed by Truck Fleet Manufacturer of the Year’. Both awards were received by DAF Trucks’ Director of Fleet Sales, Ian Grant.

  • Massey Feeds getting in and out with DAF Trucks’ FAQ tridem

    Specialist farm feeds manufacturer and distributor, Massey Feeds, has added a DAF CF 440 FAQ chassis – an 8x2 ‘tridem’ axle configuration with lift capability on the second and lift-and-steer on the fourth axle – to its growing Preston office fleet.

  • DAF LF cleans-up Brakes fleet with Shell GTL Fuel

    In a significant move to cut vehicle emissions in the Capital, wholesale food supplier, Brakes, is championing the use of 18-tonne DAF LF rigids powered by Shell Gas to Liquid (GTL) Fuel from Certas Energy on its London delivery fleet.

  • DAF New CF and XF voted 'International Truck of the Year'

    DAF’s New CF and XF have been voted ‘International Truck of the Year 2018’ by an independent jury of leading road-transport journalists from 23 European countries. The most prestigious award in the European truck industry was handed to DAF Trucks president Preston Feight by Gianenrico Griffini, chairman of the jury at the Solutrans exhibition in Lyon

  • DAF Opens State of the Art New Cab Paint Facility in Westerlo

    Belgium Vice Prime Minister Kris Peeters and PACCAR Executive Chairman Mark Pigott today officially opened DAF Trucks’ completely new cab paint facility in Westerlo, Belgium. The new facility represents a 100 million euro investment and sets new standards in quality, efficiency and environmental-friendliness.

  • 400 DAF New CF and New XF Trucks for Révész Group

    The leading Hungarian Révész Group is putting 400 DAF New CF and New XF trucks into operation. After evaluating several brands this year, DAF was found to be the best in terms of value for money, and low operating and service costs.

  • DAFcheck hits two million jobs

    DAFcheck, DAF Trucks’ own electronic vehicle maintenance record system, has reached a noteworthy milestone this month after two million individual ‘jobs’ were completed and registered by DAF Dealers from its total of 136 locations across the UK and Ireland.

  • 400 DAF New CF and XF Trucks for Révész Group

    The leading Hungarian Révész Group is putting 400 DAF New CF and New XF trucks into operation. After evaluating several brands this year, DAF was found to be the best in terms of value for money, and low operating and service costs.

  • PACCAR Achieves Excellent Quarterly Revenues and Earnings New Products and Record Aftermarket Sales Drive Results

    “PACCAR reported excellent revenues and net income for the third quarter of 2017,” said Ron Armstrong, chief executive officer. “PACCAR’s third quarter results reflect a strong European truck market, increased PACCAR market share in North America, and record global aftermarket parts results. I am very proud of our 25,000 employees who have delivered industry-leading products and services to our customers.”