Tag Archives: DAF

TRANSPORT NEWS | BMG Kenworth DAF Mount Gambier Honoured as DAF Dealer of the Year 2018

BMG Kenworth DAF Mt Gambier has been awarded the 2018 DAF Dealer of the Year award, presented at PACCAR’s annual dealer event, held in Queenstown New Zealand. Andrew Hadjikakou, Managing Director PACCAR Australia presented the Dealer of the Year trophy to BMG Kenworth DAF Mt Gambier Dealer Principal, Jim Cornolo, congratulating the dealership for winning the hotly contested DAF prize ...

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SWITCHED ON DAF | Truck Review -The Dutch truck maker heads down the plug-in path

The Dutch truck maker heads down the plug-in path The recent announcement by PACCAR Australia that DAF trucks would be joining the production line in Bayswater, following the Kenworth tradition of local assembly, suggests that the European brand will now be receiving further impetus from its marketing programme to position the LF, CF and XF models as a more serious ...

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TRACKSIDE | TRUCK REVIEW-Ed Higginson joins Steve Richards Motorsport and the team DAF XF105

Ed Higginson joins Steve Richards Motorsport and the team DAF XF105 I’ve driven between Melbourne and Sydney many times in lots of different trucks, but driving two up with Steve Richards will definitely be my most memorable. The ride in his brand-new DAF XF105.510 with the Super Space cab, hooked up to his B-double transporter, made it even more special. ...

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Going Dutch | TRUCKING HISTORY – DAF

DAF Trucks celebrates 90 years in its birthplace Eindhoven – Report by Sven-Erik Lindstrand. Think of Holland, and, if you have a European background, you’ll probably be thinking of daffodils, canals and a national dress that includes wooden clogs as footwear. If you have a transport background, you’ll probably be thinking of DAF Trucks, a success story for European trucking ...

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Poles Apart | COMPANY PROFILE- East Coast Scaffolding

It’s a long way from making safety rails to providing full scaffolding support for the building industry, but it’s proving to be the right route for East Coast Scaffolding. Words and images by Warren Caves. There are times when the future of a company depends on a total change of direction, and for two businesses located in Liverpool that change ...

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DUTCH BY DESIGN | TRUCK REVIEW DAF XF105-510 on B-double work

Brenton O’Connor puts the DAF XF105-510 through its paces on B-double work. As the flagship of the DAF Tuck range, the XF105-510 is the weapon the Dutch manufacturer takes to the Australian market in a highly competitive 500-plus horsepower segment that includes single trailer, B-double and rigid applications such as truck and dog. Thanks to PacLease Melbourne, the truck rental ...

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Distribution by DAF | TRUCK NEWS – DAF LF FAP 280 6×2 for urban delivery

Brenton O’Connor checks out the abilities of the DAF LF FAP 280 6×2 for urban delivery.  It was around the early part of the 1970s, back in the days of the first forays into the Middle Eastern countries by Western European truck operators, that driver comfort started to take a prominent role in vehicle selection. The aspirational trucks for any ...

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HIGH RISE CONCRETE-Sadek Group Concrete | TRUCK REVIEW – Volvo Trucks – Concrete Pumpers

The right equipment is the key to future company growth for concrete specialists, the Sadek Group – Words and images by Warren Caves. There’s no denying it, as anyone who’s driven around Sydney of late would agree – major building projects are “on the go”. Whether it’s new roads or tunnels, high-rise housing developments and office blocks to rail projects ...

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SUMMING UP -“Do the Math, Buy a DAF”, PACCAR’s European brand gets more power | TRUCK REVIEW DAF TRUCKS Australia

With a new slogan of “Do the Math, Buy a DAF”, PACCAR’s European brand gets more power and becomes immediately more attractive. When we split trucks up into their respective market categories, we do it in a few ways. Generally it’s GVM or horsepower ratings that define where a truck fits in the market, but the easiest way, in general ...

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DAF launches new creative campaign

PACCAR Australia, parent company of DAF Trucks Australia, announced it will launch a new creative platform and brand campaign to be rolled out from March. DAF’s integrated campaign message ‘Do the Math, Buy a DAF’ speaks to the value DAF offers buyers and focuses on the brand’s core belief, that DAF is ‘A Smart Investment.’  “The new brand identity reflects ...

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