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DAF TRUCKS since 1949

DAF TRUCKS since 1949

By Colin Peck
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Paperback 210x195mm 128 pages 120 pictures

ISBN: 978-1-845842-60-4

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Features

First book on the English language on DAF in nearly 30 years
Spans DAFs entire 80-year history
Covers development of highway trucks, army trucks, trailers, buses, coaches, and cars
Details of unique and rare models
Details of involvement with International Harvester, Paccar, Leyland and Foden
Details of components supplied to small manufacturers, such as RABA and GINAF
Focus on export markets and locally-built models
Some 120 photographs
Explores DAFs foray into the world of car and truck racing

Description

This book chronicles the fascinating first 80 years of DAFs history, from being a small Dutch trailer manufacturer through to its acquisition by US truck giant Paccar, and the development of the company to its present position as the top-selling truck in the UK and a major global brand. Buses, cars and army trucks are also covered, as well as details of how DAF has worked with various other truck makers, such as Leyland, International Harvester, Renault, RABA and GINAF, making the book essential reading for truck enthusiasts everywhere.

Synopsis

Interest in trucks has grown tenfold in the past twenty years. Vehicle operators, dealers, drivers and enthusiasts have an insatiable thirst for knowledge about specific marques. This book chronicles the fascinating first 80 years of DAFs history, from being a small Dutch trailer manufacturer through to its acquisition by US truck giant Paccar, and the development of the company to its present position as the top-selling truck in the UK and a major global brand.
The company has a rich history of technical innovation which has helped it become the dominant force it is today. This book highlights these developments, as well as examining how DAF was affected by the ups and downs of the market place, going bankrupt and various rescue deals. It also reveals details of how DAF has worked with various other truck makers, such as Leyland, International Harvester, Renault, RABA, Renault and GINAF, as well as examining its 80-year span of products, ranging from cars and buses, truck and trailers and even trolleybuses. This is essential reading for truck enthusiasts everywhere.

Independent Reviews

A celebration of all things DAF ... With a mix of black and white and colour photos, its a great book packed with interesting information and is highly-recommended.
Trucking

The book is a winner. Colin Peck has successfully put together a great story illustrated by a series of terrific pictures.
Transport News

Some of the lorries in this unpretentious softback are simply glorious.
Octane

   

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