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  • ‘First Choice’ – the new premium used trucks scheme from DAF

    DAF has introduced a new, premium used trucks scheme called First Choice for carefully selected models that meet its strict criteria of being no more than five years old with a maximum mileage of 600,000km on tractor units, and are offered with a class-leading warranty package. First Choice LF used vehicles up to 16 tonnes GVW and multi-axle rigids have a maximum mileage of 300,000km whilst 18 tonne rigids can be up to 400,000km.

  • 125,000th DAF LF is great news for British industry

    Leyland Trucks has produced the 125,000th DAF LF at its state-of-the-art factory in Leyland, Lancashire. The vehicle was officially handed over by Ron Augustyn, Managing Director of Leyland Trucks and Ray Ashworth, Managing Director of DAF Trucks Ltd to Calor Gas representatives David Brown, Fleet Asset Manager and Iain Carr, Operations Manager, at a ceremony held today, 1 July.

  • First Euro 6 DAF LF trucks join Ferryspeed Channel Island fleet

    Four new DAF LF220 16 tonne trucks with Gray and Adams refrigerated bodies are the first Euro 6 compliant models to join the Ferryspeed fleet of 75 vehicles in the Channel Islands and are already delivering fresh and frozen food from the port to hotels, supermarkets and wholesalers across Jersey and Guernsey. They are believed to be the first Euro 6 trucks on the islands, and are expected to be serviced and maintained by the DAF Service Dealer based in St Saviour, Jersey.

  • my DAF app for iOS and Android – and it’s free!

    The comprehensive my DAF app is available for free download from the iTunes store and Google Play. It’s quick and easy to use and is constantly being updated with new information to ensure users get the best out of their DAF.

  • DAF shows new CF and LF Euro 6 construction range at Tip-Ex 2014

    With a range of off-road models specifically tailored for the tipping and construction industry, DAF is proud to be showcasing the latest examples of its new CF and LF Euro 6 Construction range at Tip-Ex 14, the national exhibition for the tipping industry, in Harrogate from 29 to 31 May.

  • Compact yet capable crane unit aimed at city builders merchants

    The fleet management company, Translease Services Limited, has used its experience of the builders’ merchants sector to develop a new, smaller, more versatile truck for making deliveries and driving in busy city traffic conditions.

  • DAF launches Euro 6 CF and XF four-axle trucks

    For extra heavy and special applications

    DAF is expanding its new Euro 6 series with a full range of four-axle CF and XFrigids and tractors for special and heavy duty transport applications. DAF underlines to have a tailored solution for every transport application.

  • DAF Euro 6 XF voted Polish Truck of the Year 2014

    The new DAF Euro 6 XF has been voted ‘Truck of the Year 2014’ by readers of the renowned Polski Traker monthly magazin. DAF's top-of-the-range model was awarded for its elegant design, safety features and superb comfort.

  • PACCAR Announces Higher First Quarter Revenues and Earnings

    "PACCAR reported higher revenues and net income for the first quarter of 2014,” said Ron Armstrong, chief executive officer. “PACCAR’s truck segment results improved compared to last year reflecting the benefits of stronger industry truck sales in North America. PACCAR also generated good aftermarket sales and financial services results. I am very proud of our 21,700 employees who have delivered industry leading products and services to our customers worldwide.”

  • 20 Years of TRP program by PACCAR Parts

    From 300 to more than 72,000 articles

    PACCAR Parts introduced its Truck and Trailer Parts program (TRP) in 1994 within the framework of the ‘One Stop Shop’ strategy, in which the operator can find everything for his entire fleet at one location. In the last twenty years, the TRP program has expanded into the most professional and market leading range of universal parts for all truck and trailer makes.