Trailer makes Airedale Chemical delivery fleet more responsive, efficient and manoeuvrable
DAF European Technician of the Year 2014
The DAF European Technician of the Year 2014 Award has been won by 39-year old Mike Christensen of Truckcenter A/S in Padborg, Denmark. The European final, which consisted of several assignments and tests, took place at DAF Trucks in Eindhoven. The trophy was presented by Johan Drenth, After Sales Director of DAF Trucks N.V.
DAF Trucks has been awarded the title LGV Manufacturer of the Year by industry-leading GreenFleet magazine.
£12k and counting!
The joint charitable project involving DAF Trucks and members of the Transport Association has already raised £12,000 for Helen & Douglas House, the world’s first children’s hospice when it was created in 1982. Located in Oxfordshire near DAF’s HQ in Thame, the hospice offers care for children and young adults with life shortening conditions as well as support for their families.
The multi-award winning DAF Trucks National Dealer Apprentice Programme has enrolled nearly 1,350 students since its introduction in 1995. At an awards ceremony held this week in Bristol, where the programme is based, the 2014 finalists were honoured and the overall winners announced.
“PACCAR reported higher revenues and net income for the third quarter of 2014,” said Ron Armstrong, chief executive officer. “PACCAR’s third quarter results reflect the benefits of strong truck sales in the U.S. and Canada, and excellent aftermarket parts revenues and financial services results worldwide. I am very proud of our 23,400 employees who have delivered outstanding results to our shareholders and customers.”
The PACCAR MX-11 Euro 6 engine has won the Truck Innovation Award at the annual Fleet Transport Awards 2015 in Ireland. The engine received the recognition because of its state-of-the-art technology, resulting in maximum reliability, high fuel efficiency and low weight for optimum payload.
Contract signed at IAA Hanover 2014
Monopoly, one of Russia’s largest companies specialized in transportation of conditioned food products, will acquire 700 new DAF XF trucks to expand its fleet. The order was signed at the IAA exhibition in Hanover by Ilya Dmitriev and Maxim Onyfrienko - Monopoly directors -, Marcel Verbeeten - general director of DAF dealer Terra Truck - and Ron Bonsen - member of the DAF Board of Management and responsible for Marketing & Sales. Delivery of the vehicles will take place this and next year. As a result of the new order, the fleet of Monopoly will grow to over 1.000 units of which 700 DAF trucks.