News archive

  • 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.

  • DAF meets operator OCRS concerns – first time MOT pass rate achieves 95%

    Truck operators are increasingly paying concern to their Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS), a key measurement of vehicle roadworthiness and other legal compliance. VOSA are now adopting a ‘traffic light’ approach to vehicle operators based on their compliance and those with high scores can expect a greater chance of having their vehicles stopped for roadside inspections.

  • DAF MultiSupport now includes proven telematics solution - and it’s free to new R&M customers

    As an integral part of all new DAF Repair and Maintenance contracts, DAF Trucks is to offer to its customers a unique but fully proven telematics solution at no additional cost. The system will be pre-installed on new trucks and it has been specifically tailored for DAF by industry leader and transport management specialist Microlise.

  • Leyland Trucks produces 5000th factory bodied DAF

    At Leyland Trucks in the UK, the 5,000th DAF LF distribution truck with in-house manufactured and mounted PACCAR body came off the production line. The vehicle was handed to Royal Mail, the UK’s postal service that already has more than 700 PACCAR bodied DAF vehicles in its fleet.