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  • Innovative Electric Trucks Demonstrate the Road to the Future

    DAF Trucks at IAA 2018 in Hanover:

    ‘Proud of our heritage, leading today, ready for the future’ is DAF’s overall theme at IAA 2018 - which is being held in Hanover from 20 to 27 September. DAF Trucks is exhibiting its full, industry-leading product and services range, the result of 90 years of heritage in developing innovative transport solutions. DAF is the European market leader in tractors and is number 1 in fuel efficiency, uptime, reliability and driver comfort. DAF’s powertrain leadership is demonstrated by the advanced LF Electric, CF Electric and CF Hybrid Innovation trucks that are on display at Europe’s largest truck exhibition and are a key part of DAF’s vision on future transport.

  • DAF Trucks and Power Electrics support ‘ultra-clean’ HVO fuel at LoCITY

    DAF Trucks is heading to the third LoCity Annual Conference and exhibition this week and is doing so powered by clean burning HVO (Hydro-treated Vegetable Oil) fuel. The company’s state-of-the-art Showtrekker hospitality unit and New XF low-deck tractor combination heads to the Kempton Park Racecourse venue running on the new ultra-clean fuel product.

  • DAF Trucks at IAA Hanover 2018: Proud of our Heritage, Leading Today, Ready for the Future

    Proud of our Heritage, Leading Today, Ready for the Future. That is the overall DAF theme at the IAA 2018, which will be held in Hanover, from 20 to 27 September. DAF Trucks will proudly showcase its innovation capabilities throughout its 90 year history, which is illustrated by the classic DAF A1600 from 1967 through to the future DAF CF Electric Innovation truck – both of which will be displayed on the DAF Trucks stand in Hall 17. A prominent position will be taken by DAF’s latest LF, CF and XF ranges, setting the industry benchmark in quality, reliability and fuel efficiency.

  • DAF Trucks at IAA Hanover 2018

    Proud of our Heritage, Leading Today, Ready for the Future

    That is the overall DAF theme at the IAA 2018, which will be held in Hanover, from 20 to 27 September. DAF Trucks will proudly showcase its innovation capabilities throughout its 90 year history, which is illustrated by the classic DAF A1600 from 1967 through to the future DAF CF Electric Innovation truck – both of which will be displayed on the DAF Trucks stand in Hall 17. A prominent position will be taken by DAF’s latest LF, CF and XF ranges, setting the industry benchmark in quality, reliability and fuel efficiency.

  • What is the oldest DAF truck still in operation?

    DAF Trucks is looking for the oldest truck still in transport operation. The search focuses on typical DAF vehicles from past decades that continue to run day-to-day.

  • Leading livestock haulier refreshes fleet with DAF New XF tractors

    Six New XF 530 FTR tractors with Super Space Cabs are first DAFs for RW Stewart

  • DAF New XF fleet shows immediate fuel bonus for Knights of Old

    The Knights of Old fleet has been joined by 10 DAF New XF 530 FTG tractor units, the first DAF tractors to enter service with the operator at its Kettering headquarters. They join the fleet of 250 trucks and 400 trailers as part of significant business investments being made by the operator.

  • DAF Genuine Parts – it pays to ‘go genuine’

    DAF Trucks is underlining the importance of its DAF Genuine Parts programme as the market leader launches its new complete hub kit for the popular CF and XF ranges. The company says its hub kit assembly offers long-term financial benefits thanks to its durability and reliability.

  • Brakes sees major NOX reduction with Shell GTL Fuel-powered DAF fleet

    An intensive nine-month trial with 50 DAF New LF 230 fridge trucks fuelled with Shell Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) Fuel, Brakes, a leading supplier to the foodservice sector, has delivered significant air quality improvements including a 47% reduction in NOX emissions.

  • DAF Trucks supplies 6x2 rigid in support of Transport Association and Transaid

    DAF Trucks is donating a New CF 370 rear-steer 26-tonne 6x2 rigid for use by Transport Association (TA) members in their support of industry charity, Transaid. The initiative means any TA member may use the vehicle in regular service in return for donations to Transaid.