DAF has refreshed its LF range with a new ‘city friendly’ engine, exterior design and optional lowered passenger window to enhance safety. The DAF LF, operating in the 7.5- to 18-tonne range, can now be specified with a 3.8-litre PACCAR engine, the PX-4. This has two power ratings: 156hp and 172hp with maximum torque of 500 and 600 Nm respectively between 1,200 and 2,000 rpm. DAF is marketing this option specifically for its LF City, for light, urban distribution. Both […]
Truck manufacturers need a “massive” spike in sales in December to hit the predicted total of 45,000 vehicle registrations over 6-tonne for 2013 – the last year Euro-5 trucks can be built for sale in the European Union.
Temperature-controlled operator Solstor has taken 36 tractor units on contract hire from Ryder: a mixture of Dafs and Mercedes.