DAF XF530 Tanker

Chemical Brothers

As a niche segment, chemical transportation by road often involves a different mindset to fuel haulage. Unanderra Tanker Hire is one of the industry’s leading practitioners. At nearly 18,000 kilometres into its maiden run, the DAF XF530, one of three new Euro VI prime movers purchased earlier this year by Unanderra Tanker Hire (UTH), is excelling in the areas that …

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DAF Trucks Australia Helping To Deliver World-First Lung Checks To Regional Miners

Heart of Australia, in partnership with the Queensland Government, has officially launched a first-of-its kind mobile medical imaging clinic called HEART 5, that will provide increased accessibility to lung checks to current and former mine and quarry workers in rural and remote Queensland. The mobile medical imaging clinic is the fifth truck, a DAF XF 530 prime mover, in the …

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DAF Trucks Partner with Heart of Australia

Regional, rural and remote Queensland mobile cardiology service Heart of Australia (HOA) is expanding its fleet with a new DAF XF 530 prime mover. HOA delivers medical services in regional Queensland, including Dalby, Goondiwindi, Stanthorpe, St George, Charleville, Roma, Emerald, Barcaldine, Longreach, Hughenden, Charters Towers, Moranbah, Cloncurry, Blackall and Quilpie. PACCAR Australia has proudly supported the Heart of Australia since …

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1,300 DAF XF 480 Super Space Cabs for Primafrio Group

Based on excellent in-service reliability and fuel efficiency, leading Spanish transport company Primafrio Group has once again placed a major order with DAF Trucks for 1,300 XF 480 Super Space Cab trucks. The fleet order will be handed over according to a delivery schedule that will run to the end of 2023. The first batch of 400 trucks has just …

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DAF Trucks crowned Irish Fleet Truck Brand 2021

DAF Trucks has been awarded ‘Irish Fleet Truck Brand of the Year 2021’ by Fleet Transport Magazine, the leading road haulage and commercial vehicle magazine in Ireland. The recognition is the result of an extensive range of interviews with mixed fleet truck owners and operators. The fleet choice of many “The title is a recognition that DAF Trucks is the …

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Leyland Trucks Builds the 100,000th DAF CF and XF Truck

Leyland Trucks has completed the build of its 100,000th DAF CF and XF truck, a CF 530 FAT 6×4 rigid chassis. The truck is part of a batch of four vehicles ordered by DAF Trucks Australia and will be exported shortly, spec’d for our fuel tanker market. The state-of-the-art Leyland production facility has been producing DAF branded commercial vehicles since …

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Fuel Efficiency – A Game of Percentages

Improving fuel efficiency, for operators and drivers is a game of percentages. Here are some interesting statistics that can save your business hundreds or thousands of dollars each year on fuel costs. A roof spoiler and side collars can save up to 10% on fuel costs, and an incorrect roof spoiler setting may reduce the benefit by up to 1%. …

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DAF XF and CF Wins Best in Class Accolade

Today, the DAF XF and CF model range was announced as the winner of Australia’s peak international design awards during the 2020 Good Design Week, the highest honour for design and innovation in the country. DAF Trucks Australia received the prestigious Good Design Award Best in Class Accolade in the Product Design Automotive and Transport category in recognition for outstanding …

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A New Hope

Some design tweaks combined with significant engineering advances make the Euro 6 DAF XF an exciting addition to PACCAR’s Australian offering. Already a strong seller and multi-award winner in Europe where it topped the Heavy Duty market in 2018, DAF’s new Euro 6 XF exhibits the results of significant re-engineering of many of its systems and components to deliver a …

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DAF Get With The Program

The Australian truck industry has been waiting some time for the point at which DAF got with the program. Tim Giles drives the new flagship model pulling a B-double to find the new DAF range really is right up to date. When the new DAF range was introduced earlier this year, it was the opportunity on the part of the …

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