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  • DAF’s aftersales excellence delivers results for Carlsberg

    After a competitive open tender, DAF has won an £11.7m order from Carlsberg UK for 98 new trucks for its in-house national distribution service.

    After a competitive open tender, DAF has won an £11.7m order from Carlsberg UK for 98 new trucks for its in-house national distribution service.

  • DAF demonstrates commitment to road safety at CLOCS display

    DAF Trucks is unveiling two construction vehicles optimised to give maximum protection to vulnerable road users

    DAF Trucks is unveiling two construction vehicles optimised to give maximum protection to vulnerable road users at the annual CLOCS Progress event being held at ExCeL London today.

  • Prime Minister Rutte unveils millionth DAF truck manufactured in Eindhoven

    On Wednesday, February 25th, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte unveiled the millionth Eindhoven-produced DAF truck. He then presented the truck to Mr. Bálint Révész from the Hungarian transport company bearing the same name, which specializes in bulk and tanker transport.

  • DAF introduces tractor with steered trailing axle

    For a high payload and maximum manoeuvrability

    DAF is launching the CF and XF tractor units with a steered trailing rear axle. These units have been specially designed for applications requiring a high payload combined with maximum manoeuvrability.

  • Haulier celebrates its 100th DAF with special livery

    S&R Smith & Son now has its 100th DAF truck

    A family-owned and run transport and distribution company, S&R Smith & Son, is celebrating its 100th DAF truck.

  • DAF renews website for bodybuilders industry

    New functionalities for maximum efficiency

    DAF Trucks has completely renewed its special website for the bodybuilder industry (www.DAFBBI.com). The online platform is now available in no less than thirteen languages and makes it even easier for bodybuilders to access advice and guidance on mounting superstructures on DAF chassis in the most efficient way.

  • DAF strengthens transport efficiency leadership

    DAF Transport Efficiency

    At the start of 2015, DAF will introduce a large number of innovations that will significantly contribute to optimised transport efficiency. Enhancements to the already efficient PACCAR MX engines combined with innovative technologies such as Predictive Cruise Control, Predictive Shifting and Eco Mode add up to fuel saving opportunities of 4–5%. New deflectors and fenders offer possibilities for additional savings. All these innovations are part of the new ‘DAF Transport Efficiency’ programme, with products and services aimed at achieving maximum return per kilometre.

  • First DAF Euro 6 models prove successful choice for growth of Prohire’s short term commercial vehicle rental business

    Having had the confidence to be one of the first to invest in Euro 6 technology for its growing short-term hire business, Prohire PLC, the commercial vehicle contract hire and fleet management specialist, is extremely satisfied with its choice of new DAF LF and CF Euro 6 trucks, which have been well received after their first six months in operation.

  • Off-the-shelf Euro 6 DAF LF Aerobody gives 160 year old furniture retailer more efficient deliveries

    From Macclesfield to Monaco

    A leading family-owned and run furniture retailer, Arighi Bianchi, has chosen two, new ‘off-the-shelf’, DAF LF PACCAR Aerobody Euro 6 trucks, with special livery featuring the 160thanniversary of its business, to demonstrate its commitment to its carbon footprint, and to ensure it complies with the latest emissions legislation for deliveries across the UK and mainland Europe.

  • DAF establishes subsidiary in Istanbul

    To support further growth in Turkey

    DAF Trucks N.V. will establish its own marketing and sales office in Istanbul to further strengthen its market position in Turkey. The new subsidiary – DAF Trucks Turkey Otomotiv Ticaret Limited Şirketi – will be operational December 1, 2014.