What does DAF mean on a truck?
Van Doorne’s Aanhangwagen Fabriek
In 1932, the company, by then run by Hub and his brother, Wim van Doorne, changed its name to Van Doorne’s Aanhangwagen Fabriek (Van Doorne’s Trailer Factory), abbreviated to DAF.
What best describes DAF transport efficiency?
In line with the DAF Transport Efficiency philosophy, both engines are characterised by their low fuel consumption, optimum reliability and long service intervals of up to 150,000 kilometres, for maximum vehicle availability and the highest returns per kilometre.
Who is DAF owned by?
DAF is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PACCAR Inc, the global technology leader in the design and manufacturing of premium quality light, medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles.
Are DAF Trucks good?
In our experience, DAF trucks are extremely reliable. The DAF trucks we break have, on average, covered over 600,000 kilometres and can still run, although because of their age, are no longer favoured due to efficiency and safety improvements in recent years.
Where is DAF made?
DAF products are manufactured in Eindhoven (the Netherlands), Westerlo (Belgium), Leyland (UK), Ponta Grossa (Brasil), Bayswater (Australia) and Taichung (Taiwan).
How good are DAF Trucks?
What engine is in a DAF?
The DAF XF is powered by multi-torque PACCAR MX-11 and MX-13 engines with new power ratings, including an extra powerful 390 kW/530 hp variant. Many innovations result in even more torque at lower rpm for highest fuel efficiency.
What is the width of a DAF truck?
Its smooth, continuous roofline enhances the modern and stylish design of the LF. The exceptional finish is typical of the high quality of this versatile truck. The LF Aerobody is available for LHD LF 7.5 – 12t vehicles with a body width of 2,540 mm.
Does Freightliner own Peterbilt?
The namesake of company founder T.A. “Al” Peterman, Peterbilt has operated as part of PACCAR since 1958, operating alongside sister division Kenworth Truck Company (though serving as one of the longest-running marketplace rivalries in American truck manufacturing)….Peterbilt.
Who makes Freightliner?
Freightliner LLC, which is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is the leading manufacturer of medium and heavy-duty trucks in North America. Freightliner builds and sells 7.3 tonnes+ (Class 5 – 8) vehicles. It is part of DaimlerChrysler AG, the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles.
Why choose a DAF coach&bus dealer?
For optimum efficiency, it is important that a bus or coach is maximum usable. Operators of buses or coaches featuring a PACCAR engine can call on the assistance of more than 1,000 DAF service points located across Europe and beyond, of which 200 are specially appointed as ‘DAF Coach & Bus dealers’.
What is the DAF transport efficiency programme?
At Busworld Kortrijk, to be held from 16 to 21 October, DAF will be extending its DAF Transport Efficiency programme to the bus and coach sector. This programme aims to further increase efficiency for operators.
What is the DAF LF chassis module?
The DAF LF chassis module is perfect for building compact school buses or luxurious VIP buses. Bus and coach manufacturer Solaris will be exhibiting the first bus built on the LF chassis module during Busworld Kortrijk. For optimum efficiency, it is important that a bus or coach is maximum usable.
What’s new at DAF?
A key new addition to the DAF Components offering, is a DAF LF chassis module as a basis for compact buses. For decades, DAF has held a prominent position on the international market for buses and coaches as an independent supplier of engines. DAF Components provides a complete range of Euro 6 engines for this market.