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  • Runshaw secures Leyland trucks training contract

    Leyland Trucks has chosen Runshaw Business Centre to advance the leadership and managerial skills of more than 60 members of its workforce.

  • Prime Minister Rutte unveils millionth DAF truck manufactured in Eindhoven

    On Wednesday, February 25th, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte unveiled the millionth Eindhoven-produced DAF truck. He then presented the truck to Mr. Bálint Révész from the Hungarian transport company bearing the same name, which specializes in bulk and tanker transport.

  • DAF introduces tractor with steered trailing axle

    For a high payload and maximum manoeuvrability

    DAF is launching the CF and XF tractor units with a steered trailing rear axle. These units have been specially designed for applications requiring a high payload combined with maximum manoeuvrability.

  • Leyland Trucks 'Helping Hand' charity donates £500 to local good cause

    The Leyland Trucks Charity ‘Helping Hand’ is proud to continue its tradition of supporting local good causes by recently donating £500 to Galloway’s Society for the Blind which supports over 7,000 blind and partially sighted people across Lancashire.

  • DAF renews website for bodybuilders industry

    New functionalities for maximum efficiency

    DAF Trucks has completely renewed its special website for the bodybuilder industry ( The online platform is now available in no less than thirteen languages and makes it even easier for bodybuilders to access advice and guidance on mounting superstructures on DAF chassis in the most efficient way.

  • DAF strengthens transport efficiency leadership

    DAF Transport Efficiency

    At the start of 2015, DAF will introduce a large number of innovations that will significantly contribute to optimised transport efficiency. Enhancements to the already efficient PACCAR MX engines combined with innovative technologies such as Predictive Cruise Control, Predictive Shifting and Eco Mode add up to fuel saving opportunities of 4–5%. New deflectors and fenders offer possibilities for additional savings. All these innovations are part of the new ‘DAF Transport Efficiency’ programme, with products and services aimed at achieving maximum return per kilometre.

  • DAF establishes subsidiary in Istanbul

    To support further growth in Turkey

    DAF Trucks N.V. will establish its own marketing and sales office in Istanbul to further strengthen its market position in Turkey. The new subsidiary – DAF Trucks Turkey Otomotiv Ticaret Limited Şirketi – will be operational December 1, 2014.

  • Mike Christensen best DAF Technician in Europe

    DAF European Technician of the Year 2014

    The DAF European Technician of the Year 2014 Award has been won by 39-year old Mike Christensen of Truckcenter A/S in Padborg, Denmark. The European final, which consisted of several assignments and tests, took place at DAF Trucks in Eindhoven. The trophy was presented by Johan Drenth, After Sales Director of DAF Trucks N.V.

  • Preston Duo appointed for Leyland Trucks project

    Leyland Trucks has appointed Conlon Construction to undertake a renovation project at its headquarters at Lancashire Business Park, in Farington, Leyland.

  • PACCAR Announces strong quarterly revenues and earnings

    “PACCAR reported higher revenues and net income for the third quarter of 2014,” said Ron Armstrong, chief executive officer. “PACCAR’s third quarter results reflect the benefits of strong truck sales in the U.S. and Canada, and excellent aftermarket parts revenues and financial services results worldwide. I am very proud of our 23,400 employees who have delivered outstanding results to our shareholders and customers.”