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  • New DAFs support growth at Ferryspeed

    Jersey based freight company Ferryspeed has put 30 DAF tractor units into service to support growth in its services in mainland UK and to the Channel Islands.

  • PACCAR Announces First Quarter Revenues and Earnings

    New DAF, Kenworth and Peterbilt Trucks Launched

    “PACCAR reported good revenues and net income for the first quarter of 2013,” said Mark Pigott, chairman and chief executive officer. “PACCAR’s truck segment results compared to last year reflect a decline in industry truck sales in North America due to slower economic growth. PACCAR generated steady aftermarket parts and service business and strong PACCAR Financial Services performance. I am very proud of our 21,700 employees who have delivered industry leading products and services to our customers worldwide.” 

  • DAF introduces Euro 6 XF Low Deck tractor

    For high volume transport

    DAF have introduced the new Euro 6 XF as a Low Deck tractor, specially designed for high volume transport operations. The new 4x2 tractor unit has a fifth wheel height of only 960 millimetres enabling the operation of trailers with an interior height up to three metres. Consequently, within legal parameters, load volumes of up to 100 m3 are possible. 

  • DAF introduces new Euro 6 LF and CF series

    New vehicles establish new quality and efficiency standard

    DAF Trucks unveiled today the new, versatile Euro 6 LF and CF truck models and the new, innovative Euro 6 PACCAR MX-11 engine at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, the United Kingdom.

  • His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange starts Euro 6 production

    First new XF comes off the production line

    His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange officially started production of the new DAF XF on Wednesday April 3. The new truck was developed to meet the Euro 6 emissions standards that will come into force in the European Union. DAF has invested around one billion euro to develop an entirely new Euro 6 vehicle range and to prepare its production facilities in Eindhoven in the Netherlands and Westerlo in Belgium for the new generation of trucks.

  • PACCAR Parts further expands TRP programme

    With over 75,000 parts the most comprehensive offer on the market

    With the addition of a complete series of supports legs, airbrakes and LED lighting for trailers, the TRP product range now contains over 75,000 parts. It represents a leading range of parts for all truck and trailer brands and workshop requisites. PACCAR Parts introduced its TRP Truck and Trailer Parts programme in 1995 within the framework of the "One Stop Shop" strategy, whereby a haulier can find everything for his fleet from one address.

  • PACCAR MX-11 engine offers maximum performance and efficiency

    A brand new development for Euro 6 with outputs of 290 to 440 hp

    DAF Trucks is announcing a brand new generation of engines with a displacement volume of 10.8 litres and outputs ranging from 290 to 440 hp. The new state-of-the-art PACCAR MX-11 engine is compact and offers optimum fuel efficiency and a low weight and noise level, in combination with excellent performance and maximum reliability. The new PACCAR MX-11 engine, developed and built by DAF Trucks in Eindhoven, is scheduled to go into production in the autumn of 2013 and will be available in the new DAF Euro 6 CF and XF series.

  • Factory built bodies provide more payload and space for H & M Distribution

    Specifying the longest available factory-fitted body on three new DAFs has enabled Palletways member H & M Distribution to increase carrying capacity from 16 to 18 pallets.

  • DAF sets new records in 2012

    Number 1 in heavy tractors, second largest truck brand in the European Union

    DAF Trucks has further strengthened its position on the European truck market last year. With a record market share of 16% in the heavy segment (16 tons+) DAF is now the second largest heavy truck brand in the EU*. Moreover, DAF is leading the market in the heavy tractor segment with a market share of 19.1%. 

  • New DAFs are helping keep the nation healthy!

    First class back-up from their local dealer was a key factor in the decision by Yorkshire pharmaceutical company Thornton & Ross to put a pair of DAF CF rigids into service.