Everything you wanted to know about the DAF XF and CF ranges, plus a detailed company history

Commercial Motor
May 28, 2019

Fresh from its 2018 International Truck of the Year win, in this CM Special we find out what makes the DAF XF and CF ranges such world beaters. We also take a look down memory lane at the highlights of DAF Trucks' first 90 years.



The introduction provides readers with a detailed history of DAF in the UK, including Commercial Motor’s own road test of the first T1800 tractors to arrive from the Netherlands in 1967.

Pages 4–11 offer a review of the new DAF XF and CF, featuring slippery new exteriors, engine innovations, and improved drivelines, which result in reduced fuel consumption by up to 7%. Beginning with an overview of changes across the two models, this white paper then provides separate detailed analysis of the XF and CF models, before examining the upgraded engines in the new models. While their ability to sip fuel will please operators, the list of interior enhancements will appeal most to drivers.

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