PACCAR Parts is supporting the brand new DAF XF and CF trucks with a comprehensive range of DAF Genuine parts across its extensive dealer network and distribution centres.
The recently unveiled next generation DAF XF and CF trucks are a result of extensive redesign and redevelopment in Europe.
The new generation of trucks set new standards in transport efficiency and driver comfort. Innovations including new PACCAR MX-11 and redesigned MX-13 engines, new TraXon automated gearboxes, new rear axles with faster ratios, battery energy monitoring and aerodynamic optimisations result in significantly reduced fuel consumption, according to DAF.
As a result, the total cost of ownership reduces.
“Building on the excellent reputation for fuel efficiency, reliability and driver comfort that the Euro 6 DAF range has earned in Europe, DAF has developed a new generation of XF and CF trucks offering the best possible solutions for both the customer and the driver,” PACCAR Australia sales and marketing director Brad May says.
Following its commitment to supply a full range of genuine DAF parts and accessories, PACCAR Parts has added over 1,600 new parts across its dealership network to complement the New XF and CF trucks.
“The New DAF XF & CF have many new components over our previous Euro 5 generation of truck,” PACCAR Parts DAF & Power Train product manager Stuart Russell says. “PACCAR Parts Australia have been working in collaboration with DAF Trucks and PACCAR Parts Europe to prepare our distribution centres and dealerships to ensure we have exceptional parts coverage across the country.”
With major components such as cabs, engines, engine parts, after treatment systems, transmissions and differentials in stock, PACCAR Australia has added an extra half million dollars in value to the DAF Genuine parts inventory.
“Backed by our extensive and professional dealer network, the new trucks have superseded the existing range with exceptional advancements. We have made great trucks even better. The new generation of our XF and CF range further extends the current trucks’ excellent reliability, fuel efficiency and driver comfort and we have made major steps to further enhance vehicle efficiency. The New XF and CF truly represent ‘Pure Excellence’,” May says.
“Our DAF parts coverage in Australia represent ‘Pure Excellence’ too,” Russell says. “Over 96 per cent of every DAF order is filled from our distribution centres. We can even fly parts from DAF’s hub distribution centre in Eindhoven to our dealers’ door in just three days. This ensures our customers’ trucks can be back on the road as quickly as possible to maximise uptime.”
Uptime is the name of the game
DAF Trucks Australia, a division of PACCAR Australia, assembles and distributes a range of medium and heavy duty trucks through an extensive Australian dealer network. Providing industry-leading sales and aftersales support and services is PACCAR’s commitment to the Australian transport sector, with customer uptime a prime focus.
PACCAR Australia’s network of 57 dealers Australia-wide and two distribution centres are passionate about supporting customers get the right part at critical times to reduce downtime and maximise efficiency.
In addition to the newly-added parts for the redesigned DAF XF and CF trucks, PACCAR Australia distribution centres stock over 250,000 parts at any given time. PACCAR’s dealer network covers all major routes around the country, stocking a wide range of genuine and branded replacement truck parts to fit all models of DAF and Kenworth trucks, and certain US and European drivelines and trailers.
“Our people know parts, like you know trucks,” PACCAR Parts general manager Damian Smethurst says. “We’re not just the market-leading truck parts distributor, we’re also an industry leader in technical expertise. Our promise is to always strive to deliver customers the right part, to the right place, at the right time.”
Service and maintenance
PACCAR Australia’s service support is second to none, Smethurst states. No matter what the maintenance issue is, customers can rest assured that they will receive excellent service from any of its dealerships in the country.
“Our 57 dealers across Australia are experts in DAF Trucks. The service team aim to maximise your uptime on the road when it comes to service, maintenance and warranty repairs. Our factory-trained technicians have the latest product knowledge and direct communication lines with factory and engineering personnel to ensure our customers have peace of mind with the support they need, when they need it,” Smethurst says.
Why genuine DAF parts and accessories
DAF aims to provide the best-quality products that offer optimum performance, functionality and safety for the trucks, and peace of mind and cost-effectiveness for owners. DAF Genuine parts and accessories are subject to the same high manufacturing standards that each vehicle goes through in the factory. DAF uses only the highest-quality materials, which translates to low wear and tear for long service life and less workshop visits for customers.
Superior engineering results in unmistakable design and impressive craftsmanship. The dimensional accuracy of DAF genuine parts and accessories ensures fast installation and flawless interaction with other vehicle components. As a result, there is significantly reduced need for reworking and lower service costs.
DAF genuine parts and accessories also come with a fully backed one year unlimited kilometre DAF warranty, which assures long-lasting satisfaction for the owners. Improved durability and reliability can help make sure business owners are able to maximise efficiency and keep their trucks moving on the roads. All DAF genuine parts and accessories are available across PACCAR’s dealer network.
New Australian range
The DAF Genuine Accessories range is going to see another big jump when the latest range of accessories designed specifically for the Australian market arrives in mid-2020. The new range will include specially designed bull bars, stone guards, sun visors and other accessories that are unique to Australian version of the new DAF models.
For more details about the current and new DAF product range, visit PACCAR Parts. You can also sign up for PACCAR Parts promotional catalogues to get the best deals on DAF Genuine parts and accessories.
Reproduced from ATN e-Newsletter, 22/04/2020.
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