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Top Honours for DAF Dealers at Commercial Motor Awards
Top Honours for DAF Dealers at Commercial Motor Awards

DAF Dealers Pick-Up Top Honours at Commercial Motor Awards

Ford & Slater and Brian Currie both scoop top awards Apprentice of the Year and Dealer Principal of the Year won respectively Imperial Commercials highly commended in Forecourt category Awards recognises industry’s best is truck sales, aftersales and support services DAF Dealers Ford & ...

Myers celebrates 50 years with three 90th Anniversary DAFs.

BJ Myers Transport, the Kent traction operator founded in 1968, has taken delivery of three DAF ‘90th Anniversary Edition’ XF 530 FTG twin-steer 6×2 tractors as part of celebrating its 50 years in business. The trucks are in the special DAF 90th Anniversary colour choices; one in special ...

DAF XF gives extra lift to Askey fleet

H.Askey Transport has taken delivery of a DAF XF 480 6×2 tractor with single-mounted trailing axle, plus a PM 38.5SP crane to increase the spread of capabilities from the diverse Sheffield fleet. The operator, which describes itself as ‘just a haulier really’, already has vehicles and ...

FG Barnes Group installs TotalKare lifts for DAF truck servicing

FG Barnes Group has appointed TotalKare to provide heavy-duty vehicle lifting solutions for its state-of the-art truck centre in Guildford. Its award-winning Barnes DAF division has installed two sets of four T8AC mobile column lifts to help engineers at the centre carry out a range of services ...

New DAF XF 530 FAS heavy recovery unit for fast-growing RD Avery

Strong business growth has seen operator RD Avery double its turnover in the last three years, whilst investing around £250,000 in a DAF New XF 530 FAS recovery unit. The Super Space cab of the rear lift 6×2 includes a host of driver safety and comfort features, while its Boniface body and ...

Van der Vlist: Generating Green Energy

Zwaar Transport Twente and Van der Vlist have recently completed the transport of a biomass system, to generate energy from vegetables. It had to move from near Bielefeld in Germany all the way down to 2 locations just below Perpignan in Southern France. The machinery had to be moved in 6 ...