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  • DAF New XF 530 FAS heavy recovery unit for fast-growing RD Avery

    Strong business growth, which has seen the operator double its turnover in the last three years, has seen RD Avery invest around £¼ m in a DAF New XF 530 FAS recovery unit. The Super Space cab of the rear lift 6x2 includes a host of driver safety and comfort features, while its Boniface body and the latest Mk.6 ‘K-Boom’ lifting equipment make it one of the most sophisticated recovery units in the UK.

  • DAF European Technician of the Year 2018

    Who is the best DAF Technician in Europe? To find out, DAF Trucks is organising the fourth staging of its DAF European Technician of the Year competition. The quest to find the best DAF Technician in Europe underlines just how important the intensive training of professional workshop personnel is to DAF Trucks’ aftersales portfolio

  • London Concrete adds DAF New CF 450 8x4s to fleet to deliver Euro-6 compliance

    London Concrete has added another 11 DAF 8x4s to its operations to help it meet the forthcoming requirement for Euro-6 emissions compliance in London, significantly increasing the DAF share of the total fleet. The New CF 450 ‘FAD’ 8x4 mixers are going into operation at a number of the pre-mixed concrete supplier’s 12 state-of-the-art production plants across the capital.

  • HW Martin Waste enjoys boost from New DAF CF’s

    The waste and recycling operation of the diverse Martin Group of Companies, based near Alfreton, Derbyshire, has taken one DAF CF 460 FAT six-wheel draw bar units and two CF 460 FAD eight-wheel hook-loader as completion of its 15-strong order for DAF trucks in 2017. The vehicles are partly for fleet replacement, but overall the HW Martin Waste fleet has grown by some 35% this year.

  • DAF Trucks’ New CF 8x4 provides solid credentials at UK Concrete Show

    Two New CF ‘Construction’ eight-wheelers on display at NEC

  • DAF Trucks - 90 Years of Innovative Transport Solutions

    1928 - 2018

    On 1 April 1928, Dutch engineer Hub van Doorne started a small construction workshop in the city of Eindhoven, the Netherlands. From these humble beginnings, DAF has evolved into a leading global truck manufacturer focused on innovation, quality, and transport efficiency.

  • ‘New XF’ 480 DAFs confirm growth at 2MV Logistics

    2MV Logistics has added two DAF New XF 480 FTG tractors to its fleet at its Portsmouth base. The haulage, groupage, HazChem and pallet services operator says it is seeing consistent growth, which fuelled its decision to bring fleet numbers up to 20.

  • Matt Lawrenson appointed MD at DAF Dealer group Imperial Commercials

    Loyal and long-serving Imperial Commercials executive, Matt Lawrenson, has been appointed as Managing Director at the leading DAF Dealer group – DAF Trucks’ largest dealer group both in the UK and in Europe with 25 locations in the UK.

  • Imperial Commercials Hull wins top UK and overseas dealer awards

    UK Dealer of the Year prize follows international Gold Award

  • DAF Dealer Ford & Slater lands top UK and international dealer awards

    Ford & Slater picks-up ‘2018 PACCAR Financial International Dealer of the Year’

    Ford & Slater picks-up ‘2018 PACCAR Financial International Dealer of the Year’ Leicester-based DAF Dealer also scoops UK DAF Dealer Award prizes PACCAR funding arrangements key to successful business model “Our sole use of PACCAR Financial is key to our success…” Ford & Slater joint Managing Director, Tim Strevens