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  • Leyland Trucks' charity support marathon rowing challenge

    Helping Hand charity donates to local challenge in aid of Endometriosis UK

  • Leyland Trucks Shortlisted for The Manufacturer MX Awards

    Leyland Trucks is pleased to announce that it has been shortlisted in the Partnership with Education category for The Manufacturer MX Awards (TMMX Awards) 2016.

  • Leyland Trucks charity support Leyland Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

    Helping Hand charity donates £1,300 to fund items beneficial to children’s mental health

  • Leyland Trucks' Helping Hand

    Leyland Trucks Provides Helping Hand to Local Charities

    Leyland Trucks Provides Helping Hand to Local Charities

  • Leyland Builds 400,000th Truck

    The 400,000th Trucks to be built at the Leyland Assembly Plant

  • Leyland Trucks crowned Supply Chain Champions 2015 at the Best Factory Awards

    Leyland Trucks has been rewarded for its supply chain excellence at the recent Best Factory Awards 2015, where the company was crowned Supply Chain Champion 2015

  • CF with PX7 engine now available with three axles

    DAF expands its CF range

    DAF now also supplies the Euro 6 CF with the PACCAR PX-7 engine in a number of models with three axles. These combine a higher payload with the efficiency of the 6.7-litre six-cylinder engine.

  • Leyland Trucks offers ‘real work’ for Preston’s College students

    In a move to support a major education initiative and to stimulate career-interest in the automotive industry, Leyland Trucks is lending considerable resources to the new £13 million Innovation and STEM (iSTEM) Centre at Preston’s College in Fulwood, Preston which opens for business this September. In so doing, Leyland Trucks forms a unique partnership with Lancashire Enterprise Partnership, Lancashire County Council and the Chamber of Commerce.

  • Richard Zink appointed Director Marketing and Sales

    Within the DAF Board of Management Richard Zink has been promoted to Director of Marketing & Sales, effective July 15, 2015. He will succeed Ron Bonsen, who will retire, effective September 30, 2015.

  • 500 kg weight saving on 12 tonne distribution truck

    DAF unveils Future Truck Chassis Concept (FTCC)

    With a vision to further increasing transport efficiency, DAF has built a prototype distribution truck with a significantly lower kerb weight. Thanks to the application of innovative and patented chassis design innovations in combination with lightweight materials and components, the Future Truck Chassis Concept (FTCC) achieves a remarkable weight saving of no less than 500 kilograms on a 12 tonne LF truck, which already offers a low kerb weight for highest payload.