Greene King has taken on nine Daf CFs from Ryder for dray deliveries across the South East. The 26-tonne 6×2 rigids have Don-Bur curtainsided bodies mounted on a three-axle chassis with day cab and are the first in the fleet to feature the London Glory beer branding, alongside branding for its other leading ales Greene King IPA and Abbot Ale. The customised trucks offer easier and safer unloading for dray drivers, with features including EN12642 XL accredited load restraint system; […]
DAF is partnering with Dutch technology firm VDL Groep to produce a fully electric CF truck.
With the news that the UK is to get its first platooning trial underway next year with DAF supplying the vehicles, MT took a closer looks at the feasibility study published alongside the funding announcement itself to understand how the technology might work. Produced via a partnership between the Transport Research Laboratory, Ricardo and Transport and Travel Research, the 100 page-plus document lays out the groundwork that will inform the £8.1m trial and lists some of the challenges ahead and […]