DAF Launches New LF and CF Euro 6 Vehicles
April 9, 2013, Bellevue, Washington DAF Trucks unveiled today the new, versatile LF and CF Euro 6 truck models and the new, innovative PACCAR MX-11 Euro 6 engine at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, the United Kingdom. The LF and CF Euro 6 have been developed for maximum transport efficiency, market-leading low operating costs and optimum vehicle performance. "The launch of the new DAF LF and CF vehicles today and the introduction of the new DAF XF model last year, provide a complete range of exciting Euro 6 vehicles," shared Harrie Schippers, DAF president. "These new DAF Euro 6 vehicles and engines represent the largest, most comprehensive development program in DAF's 85-year history."
DAF's New CF and LF Euro 6 Vehicles
The DAF CF Euro 6 will begin production in the middle of this year and has been developed for a wide number of applications, ranging from regional transportation to heavy construction. The DAF LF Euro 6 is designed for distribution and urban delivery and will begin production in the fourth quarter. These DAF Euro 6 models feature a durable, lightweight chassis, fuel-efficient drivelines, an enhanced aerodynamic exterior and spacious interiors. The reliable, fuel-efficient PACCAR MX-11 engine will be available in DAF's CF and XF Euro 6 vehicles this fall. The PACCAR MX-11 is a 10.8-liter engine with power outputs ranging from 290 to 440 horsepower and a torque range up to 1,500 lb.-ft. The PACCAR MX-11 adds to the existing PACCAR family of engines that are available for DAF's Euro 6 vehicles, which range from the 4.5-liter PACCAR PX-5 engine to the 12.9-liter PACCAR MX-13 engine.
PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business. PACCAR shares are traded on the Nasdaq Global Select market, symbol PCAR, and its homepage is www.paccar.com.