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  • All-makes TRP brand introduces brake calipers for DAF LF range

    TRP, the UK’s leading all-makes truck and trailer parts brand is to stock and supply remanufactured brake calipers for DAF Trucks’ LF rigid range. Remanufactured to OE-approved specification, TRP brake calipers for DAF LFs are offered at an extremely competitive cost for customers, supported by a two-year manufacturers’ warranty; the same as that provided for genuine DAF LF calipers.

  • 90th Anniversary DAF No.44 makes double-sense for D&A Rhead

    Specialist, palletised Hazchem finished goods and Hazchem waste haulier, D&A Rhead, has taken delivery of No.44 in the limited edition run of 90th Anniversary New XFs from DAF Trucks. Based in Stoke, the operator runs nine trucks, the majority DAF tractors, on the demanding work that sees it cover the country.

  • Myers celebrates 50 years with three 90th Anniversary DAFs

    BJ Myers Transport, the Kent traction operator founded in 1968, has taken delivery of three DAF ‘90th Anniversary Edition’ XF 530 FTG twin-steer 6x2 tractors as part of celebrating its 50 years in business.

  • DAF XF gives extra lift to Askey fleet

    H.Askey Transport has taken delivery of a DAF XF 480 6x2 tractor with single-mounted trailing axle, plus a PM 38.5SP crane to increase the spread of capabilities from the diverse Sheffield fleet.

  • All-makes TRP brand unveils new Propshaft range

    TRP, the UK’s leading all-makes truck and trailer parts brand, has launched a new Propshaft range. With the key benefit of an extremely competitive price point, and with over 100 part numbers in the range, TRP Propshafts are suitable for mixed fleets across a range of popular vehicle marques.

  • Denby’s DAFs break ‘magic’ 30 litres / 100km barrier

    As part of its thorough and ongoing mixed-fleet fuel analysis programme, Lincoln-based Denby Transport has seen its entire DAF-only marque achieve an average fuel consumption figure of 29.96 litres / 100km for the four-week period during August. It is the first time the average for any fleet sub-group has dipped below what Denby describes as the ‘magic’ 30 litres / 100km mark.

  • DAF presents new merchandise collection

    For men. For women. For children. For sports enthusiasts. For business. For daily use. DAF Trucks presents a completely new merchandise line for its large fan base, including a series that celebrates DAF's 90th anniversary year. The new collection is now available via the DAF online store: www.dafshop.com.

  • All-makes TRP brand adds to Clutch Programme

    Since the Spring launch of its TRP Clutch Programme, TRP, the UK’s leading all-makes truck and trailer parts has seen a significant upturn in demand for its clutch assemblies. Mixed-fleet operators will now be able to choose from over 200 kits in the range, with every TRP Clutch assembly manufactured to OE-approved specifications and with the key benefit of an extremely competitive cost proposition.

  • AIM targets DAF XF for fleet growth

    Temperature controlled transport specialist, AIM Logistics in Evesham, has added 12 DAF New XF 480 ‘FTG’ 6x2 tractor units to its fleet – increasing the DAF marque’s representation in the AIM fleet to over 80% and coinciding with the company’s move to a new £5 million distribution centre and cold-store.

  • DAF Trucks opens new UK Headquarters

    DAF Trucks UK held an official opening ceremony this week to celebrate its recent move to a new head office facility in Haddenham. The £20 million investment in the new headquarters is described by Robin Easton, Managing Director of DAF Trucks, as “a demonstration of the commitment to further strengthen DAF’s leading position in the UK market.”