This book chronicles the fascinating first 80 years of DAFas 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.The Marshall Plan enabled the Dutch government to fund a large order in 1952 for 4x4 and 6x6 army trucks from DAF. ... In Britain, manufacturers such as Bedford and Seddon were already using Leyland engines, and these had been joined in Europe by the likes of Pegaso, ... A number of major milestones were achieved during 1955, including the completion of the 10, 000th civilian truck chassis 17.
|Title||:||DAF Trucks Since 1949|
|Publisher||:||Veloce Publishing Ltd - 2010-07-15|