DAF Trucks NV
DAF Trucks N.V. is a technology company and the premier commercial vehicle manufacturer in Europe. DAF is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PACCAR Inc, the worldwide quality leader in the design and manufacture of premium light, medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and provides financial services and information technology and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.
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Quality trucks built by quality people
DAF manufactures its industry-leading trucks in world class facilities in Eindhoven (the Netherlands), Westerlo (Belgium), Leyland (the United Kingdom) and Ponta Grossa (Brasil). DAF’s engine factory, component plant, press shop and final assembly line for CF and XF models are located in Eindhoven. Axles and cabins are produced in Westerlo. Leyland Trucks (a PACCAR company) produces the company’s LF series of light and medium duty trucks, as well as CF and XF vehicles. DAF products are sold and serviced by a network of over one thousand independent dealer locations throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America, Australia, New Zealand and Asia.
DAF offers a complete range of trucks from 7.5 tonnes Gross Vehicle Weight up to 50 tonnes Gross Combination Weight and above. All DAF products are of superior quality and developed for a great variety of transport applications. By continuously listening to the customer, DAF has developed an exciting range of modern products, focused on providing the lowest operating cost per kilometre in the industry, excellent transport efficiency and maximum comfort for the driver.
The DAF dealer network is a quality organization behind a quality product.DAF has about 1,000 representatives in Europe and beyond, consisting of DAF Dealers™ and DAF Service Partners™ (many of whom do both). One-stop shopping is the principle in that case, meaning you you can find everything you need for your fleet at one address, whether it be buying a new or used truck, financing, maintenance and repair contracts, parts and accessories, or maintenance and repair of related equipment and components like tail lifts, cooling aggregates and cranes.
DAF Trucks N.V. has subsidiaries in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, United Kingdom, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Russia and Turkey.
In all other European countries and a number of markets outside Europe, DAF Trucks is represented by independent distributors.
To be able to offer its customers optimum service, DAF operates an international network of around 1,000 dealers and service points.
DAF dealers are supported by PACCAR Parts Distribution Centers in The Netherlands, The United Kingdom, Spain, Hungary, Russia.