DAF new truck in 1952 factory

More than 90 years of heritage


Founded in 1928

More than 90 years of innovative transport solutions

On 1 April 1928 Hub van Doorne set up a small construction workshop in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
From these very modest beginnings, DAF eventually developed into a leading global truck manufacturer with a firm focus on innovation, quality and transport efficiency.

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truck assembly

From the humble beginnings to present day: this is how your truck is built