News archive

  • 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.”

  • DAF launches downspeeding power train components at Busworld '17

    Substantially more fuel-efficient, quieter, more powerful and more comfortable. DAF Components introduces significant innovations at Busworld 2017 in Kortrijk, Belgium – downspeeding engines and accompanying axles for buses and coaches. The newly improved PACCAR MX-11 and MX-13 engines are incredibly quiet, providing optimum return at extra-low engine speeds. DAF is also introducing newly developed, extremely fast DAF rear axles, which - in combination with optimised transmissions - delivers exceptionally low fuel consumption and unprecedented travel comfort.

  • Turners adds DAF Trucks’ New XF to refrigerated fleet

    Turners (Soham) Ltd. has added 20 DAF XF six-wheel tractor units to its 450-strong refrigerated fleet. Five of these are the manufacturer’s New XF 450 FTG models, with twin-steer and mid-lift axles.

  • Support key as Yeardley chooses DAF Trucks’ New XF low-deck tractor

    Brian Yeardley Continental, already regarded as operating one of the highest profile advanced fleets of international mega trucks and trailers in Europe, is adding three New XF 480 FT low-deck tractor units to its fleet – the first to be delivered in the UK. Kevin Hopper, managing director of the business, says he expects, “more to come if the success of the initial fleet additions lives up to expectations”.

  • DAF CF and mixer-trailer combination reduces traffic movement for Hanson

    Aggregates, cement and ready-mix concrete producer, Hanson UK, says its trials with a new DAF CF 6x2 mid-lift tractor with Muldoon trailer and McPhee mixer combination has been a ‘resounding success’ in reducing its traffic movements. The truck / rear-steer trailer configuration, unusual for UK mixer operations, is proving to be highly effective in boosting delivery volumes while at the same time reducing the number of Hanson’s rigid mixer vehicles on the road.

  • New DAF XF ‘as good as it gets’ for AAD Transport

    Following the global launch of DAF’s New CF and XF models at the CV Show earlier this year, one of the first customer deliveries has gone to AAD Transport in Forfar. The XF 530 FTG is a 6x2 mid-lift tractor unit with a new uprated 530bhp PACCAR MX13 engine and new TraXon 12-speed automated gearbox.