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  • DAF Introduces New Euro 6 XF Product Range

    New Aerodynamic Vehicles Establish Industry Quality Benchmark

    DAF introduced its new flagship Euro 6 XF model at the Hanover truck show. The new XF will enter production in Spring-2013. DAF design criteria delivered maximum transport efficiency, resulting in industry leading low operating cost and optimized vehicle performance. The Euro 6 DAF XF includes a new chassis, a fuel efficient Euro 6 PACCAR MX engine, an aerodynamic exterior design and a modern spacious interior.

  • DAF announces Euro 6 engines with common rail

    Developed for maximum efficiency and sustainability

    DAF Trucks announces a new engine generation, developed for the new Euro 6 emissions legislation, which comes into force in the European Union on 1 January 2014. The 12.9 litre Euro 6 PACCAR MX-13 engine uses ultra-modern common rail technology, a turbo with variable geometry and advanced controls for maximum efficiency. In order to comply with the strict Euro 6 emissions requirements, it features exhaust gas recirculation, together with SCR technology and an active soot filter. "The PACCAR MX-13 engine is ultra clean", says Ron Borsboom, member of the DAF Trucks N.V. Board of Management and responsible for Product Development. "In addition, we've gone to great lengths to obtain industry leading fuel efficiency, reliability and sustainability." 

  • Grundy Excavations digs in with DAF CF 8x4s

    First ever DAF 8x4s for busy Widnes-based excavations and recycling operator

    Bulk-excavations contractor and specialist recycling company, Grundy & Co Excavations Ltd., has taken delivery of its first DAF 8x4 tippers. The CF 450 ‘FAD’ eight-wheelers join the operator’s mixed heavy-duty tipper fleet runing out of Widnes alongside the firm’s own washing and recycling plant. Grundy also has a Transfer Station, Skip Hire operation, Waste Disposal facilities and a Landfill site.

  • Adam Baker named 2018 DAF Trucks’ UK Technician of the Year

    Baker, from DAF Dealer, Chassis Cab, crowned top DAF Technician

    Baker, from DAF Dealer, Chassis Cab, crowned top DAF Technician Award for Baker follows DAF European Technician of the Year title in 2016 Culmination of tough series of tests at DAF Trucks in Thame