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  • 5,000th DAF truck produced in Taiwan

    DAF Trucks is the market-leading European brand

    DAF Trucks is experiencing impressive growth in Taiwan. The 5,000th truck has rolled off the assembly line less than ten years after it opened in Dadu. With a market share of almost 30% in the 12 ton+ segment, in Taiwan DAF is the undisputed market leader among non-Asian truck brands.

  • DAF receives 2016 Commercial Fleet Awards

    DAF LF, DAF CF ánd DAF Trucks awarded by UK transport industry

    DAF Trucks collected three prestigious awards at the 2016 Commercial Fleet Awards ceremony: next to DAF Trucks being awarded ‘Truck Fleet Manufacturer of the Year’, the DAF LF-series was voted 'Best Urban Delivery Truck' and the DAF CF-series won the 'Best Distribution Truck' Award. It is for the second year in a row DAF Trucks scoops the Commercial Fleet Award for both the LF-series as well as for ‘Truck Fleet Manufacturer of the Year’.

  • DAF Trucks introduces the new High Gear collection

    DAF Trucks presents a completely new High Gear clothing line, complemented by elegant accessories and gadgets for anyone with a DAF heart.

  • DAF CF Wins Prestigious Award in Ireland

    DAF Trucks received a prestigious Irish Truck of the Year category award at the 2017 Fleet Transport Awards in Dublin. The versatile CF distribution truck with the state of the art PACCAR PX-7 engine was named the Irish Truck of the Year in the ‘Distribution – Heavy Duty Rigid’ category. The prize was awarded at the 10th anniversary of the Fleet Transport Awards Gala Dinner.

  • PACCAR Announces Good Quarterly Revenues and Earnings

    Increases Truck Market Share in Major Markets

    “PACCAR reported good revenues and net income for the third quarter of 2016,” said Ron Armstrong, chief executive officer. “PACCAR’s third quarter results reflect strong truck markets in Europe, increased heavy-duty truck market share in North America and Europe, and good aftermarket parts and financial services results worldwide. I am very proud of our 23,000 employees who have delivered industry-leading products and services to our customers.”

  • DAF XF Awarded ‘Master Truck of the Year 2016’

    The DAF XF 460 FT Super Space Cab won the prestigious ‘Master Truck of the Year 2016’. The XF won the award for its leading overall efficiency and driver comfort. DAF Trucks’ extensive network of highly professional European dealers were instrumental in selecting the XF as ‘Master Truck of the Year 2016’.

  • DAF Trucks at IAA 2016 in Hanover

    Product innovations highlighting ‘DAF Transport Efficiency’

    ‘DAF Transport Efficiency’ is DAF’s overall theme at IAA 2016 - which is being held in Hanover from 22 till 29 September. DAF Trucks is exhibiting its full, industry-leading product and services range. DAF offers the most efficient total transport solutions with the highest return per kilometer. The new and innovative DAF Connect fleet management system optimizes fleet and driver performance and enhances logistic efficiency. Innovations to the reliable and efficient PACCAR PX-5 and PX-7 engines in the popular LF and CF distribution trucks provide the perfect balance of power, torque and fuel efficiency. DAF Transport Efficiency showcases the company’s heritage in providing lowest operating cost and highest fuel economy. DAF is further demonstrating its commitment to environmental and fuel economy leadership with its Innovation truck.

  • PACCAR Achieves Good Quarterly Results

    Strong European Truck Demand Drives Excellent Profit Margins

    “PACCAR achieved good quarterly net income in the second quarter of 2016,” said Ron Armstrong, chief executive officer. “PACCAR’s financial results reflect favorable truck markets and good aftermarket parts and financial services results worldwide. I am very proud of our 23,000 employees who have delivered outstanding products and services to our customers.”

  • DAF XF awarded ‘Fleet Truck of the Year’

    The DAF XF has been voted ‘Fleet Truck of the Year 2016’ at the prestigious ‘Motor Transport Awards’ in London, giving DAF its sixth win in the last nine years. DAF was handed the award at an official ceremony, which was attended by 1,600 leading representatives from the transport industry.

  • 100,000th service contract for SUEZ Recycling and Recovery

    Popularity of DAF MultiSupport doubled

    Sales of DAF MultiSupport repair and maintenance contracts have doubled since 2014. At present, more than 40% of all trucks leave the factory under this type of tailor-made service contract, which provides the owner maximum security up front in terms of costs per kilometre. The 100,000th DAF MultiSupport contract was signed by the pan European operating SUEZ Recycling and Recovery for a DAF CF 400 8x2 FAQ, which will be used to empty subterranean waste containers.

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