Truck builder marks milestone with DAF CF 530 – Prime Mover Magazine
DAF Trucks Australia has, as part of a recent batch of vehicles, imported a landmark new CF 530. Set to be shipped with three other DAF commercial vehicles, the CF 6×4 rigid chassis is the 100,000th DAF CF and XF series truck built by Leyland Trucks. It has been designated for the fuel tanker market in Australia.
Leyland Trucks has produced DAF CF and XF trucks for right hand drive markets such as Australia and UK, where it is based in Preston Lancashire, since the late 1980s. Nowadays, Leyland Trucks builds the market-leading DAF LF, CF and XF model range in any chassis configuration at its state-of-the-art facility. In April the plant received the coveted Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2020 for increasing exports by almost 50 per cent over the last three years.
“This 100,000th CF and XF truck produced at the Leyland Assembly Plant is a hugely significant milestone for Leyland Trucks,” said Brennan Gourdie Leyland Trucks Managing Director.
“There is a proud heritage of truck building in the UK and at Leyland, culminating with the production of the current line-up of DAF trucks today.
The 100,000 CF and XF chassis is a landmark moment representing an exceptional commitment from everyone here at Leyland and from the wider DAF organisation world-wide.”