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DAF LF crowned Light Truck of the Year in Czech Republic

‘Construction Truck of the Year’ title for DAF CF

  • 11 September 2019
  • Eindhoven
  • DAF Trucks N.V.

DAF Trucks’ LF series has been crowned ‘TOP Light Truck of the Year’ in the Czech Republic. Operators and drivers together identified the DAF LF as their favourite distribution truck thanks to its ‘excellent design, view and extraordinarily low operating costs’. In addition, the DAF CF Construction was awarded as the ‘TOP Construction Truck of the Year’ for its ‘robustness, high payloads and low operating costs’.


The TOP CZECH TRANSPORT 2019 Awards are an initiative from magazine TRANSPORT a LOGISTIKA CZ and the three Czech transport associations ČESMAD Bohemia, Svaz Spedice a Logistiky ČR en Česká Logistická Asociace. Michal Štengl, editor-in-chief of the TRANSPORT a LOGISTIKA magazine and chairman of the jury, said: “DAF has convinced customers that it builds the best tractors on the market. With the LF series and the CF Construction it proves its leading position in other segments as well.”

‘LF has best package in the segment’

“The DAF LF provides the best overall package in the segment of medium duty trucks designed for urban distribution and municipal services,” added Štengl, “It offers an excellent view from the cabin, the smallest turning circle in the market and adds a sturdy design with rugged steel bumpers. The wide range of extremely efficient power trains and its high payload make the LF ideal for literally any application.”

‘CF Construction is ready to face every challenge’

“The Czech industry has a clear unanimous opinion on who the winner is in the segment of construction vehicles”, Štengl said. “The CF Construction. It is sturdy and ready to face any challenge of operation under tough conditions, while being extremely light and offering high payloads at the same time. New technologies and powerful drivelines, together with extraordinary levels of axle articulation, ensure excellent off-road driving characteristics”, concluded Štengl.

‘Valuable recognition from the market

“It is unique to win no less than two TOP Truck of the Year awards at the same time,“ commented Richard Zink, Director Marketing & Sales and Member of the Board of Management at DAF Trucks. “That makes us feel extra proud. The accolades are a valuable recognition from a comprehensive group of Czech experts and underlines that our light, rigid and construction trucks are of the same high level of our award winning tractors: highly efficient, extremely reliable and very comfortable.”




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