Tuesday 25th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

DAF enhances urban environment

DAF is making many of its urban delivery vehicles EEV compliant as standard from January. The move involves all models in the LF range using the Paccar FR 4.5 litre engine.

In the 7.5t to 15t sector the LF accounts for almost 40 per cent of registrations. It is frequently used for local and regional distribution into urban areas, where operating with low emissions and minimal environmental impact is most important.

DAF has offered EEV (Enhanced Environmentally Friendly Vehicle) compliant engines as an option since Spring of last year.

The EEV option has proved particularly popular choice in the LF with the previous version of the FR engine, where it was available at a single power rating of 160hp.

DAF now offers the FR EEV engine with power outputs of 140, 160, 185 and 210 hp. It is the standard engine in the LF45 at 7.5 to 12 tonnes, and in the LF55 at 13 to 15 tonnes GVW.