Number 1 in heavy tractors, second largest truck brand in the European Union
DAF Trucks has further strengthened its position on the European truck market last year. With a record market share of 16% in the heavy segment (16 tons+) DAF is now the second largest heavy truck brand in the EU*. Moreover, DAF is leading the market in the heavy tractor segment with a market share of 19.1%.
Company Achieves Record Annual Revenues
“PACCAR reported record revenues for 2012 and its 74th consecutive year of net profit. PACCAR’s annual revenues of $17.05 billion were the highest in company history and the $1.11 billion of net income was the fourth best in our history,” said Mark Pigott, chairman and chief executive officer.
New programme for young used DAF trucks
First Choice is a completely new programme for young used DAF trucks offered exclusively by European DAF dealers. DAF vehicles with the First Choice label are less than five years old and have no more than 500,000 kilometres on the clock.
New Aerodynamic Vehicles Establish Industry Quality Benchmark
DAF introduced its new flagship Euro 6 XF model at the Hanover truck show. The new XF will enter production in Spring-2013. DAF design criteria delivered maximum transport efficiency, resulting in industry leading low operating cost and optimized vehicle performance. The Euro 6 DAF XF includes a new chassis, a fuel efficient Euro 6 PACCAR MX engine, an aerodynamic exterior design and a modern spacious interior.
Developed for maximum efficiency and sustainability
DAF Trucks announces a new engine generation, developed for the new Euro 6 emissions legislation, which comes into force in the European Union on 1 January 2014. The 12.9 litre Euro 6 PACCAR MX-13 engine uses ultra-modern common rail technology, a turbo with variable geometry and advanced controls for maximum efficiency. In order to comply with the strict Euro 6 emissions requirements, it features exhaust gas recirculation, together with SCR technology and an active soot filter. "The PACCAR MX-13 engine is ultra clean", says Ron Borsboom, member of the DAF Trucks N.V. Board of Management and responsible for Product Development. "In addition, we've gone to great lengths to obtain industry leading fuel efficiency, reliability and sustainability."&nbsp;