In these pages you will see the rigid DAF fuel tankers for sale – if you are looking for a pet regs DAF tractor unit – there is a specialist are for this – although DAF play a relatively small role in this segment. The DAF models in the UK’s used market tend to be slightly older than for a box truck, for example – fuel companies tend to operate their trucks for longer thanks to the high initial build costs for a fuel tanker. The DAF fuel tankers advertised here all must conform to the petroleum regulations (Pet Regs) so this means additional work on the chassis and electrics in addition to the build of the tanker body. For 18 tonne 4×2 tankers with capacities around 13,000 litres, then you will be looking at a DAF LF model whilst the 6×2 26 tonne DAF tankers will be CF models with tank capacities around the 20,000 litre mark.
A pair of new DAF LF Tankers have made their way to South-west fuel oil and lubricants supplier, Ford Fuels. The company has been a confirmed DAF buyer for over ten years. Two new 18-tonne DAF LF 260s join 11 further rigids which entered service last year, adding to the majority of DAF vehicles in the 90-strong fleet. The company runs a mix of flat-bed, drop-side, curtain-side and predominantly tanker vehicles. Trucks were supplied by local DAF Dealer, MOTUS Commercials in Gloucester, which Ford Fuels praises highly for its aftersales support and is key to ongoing vehicle purchases. The fleet…
New Era Fuel’s new DAF CF tanker looks like a proper moving billboard for HVO. There’s plenty of reasons to shout about it. To the uninitiated, HVO stands for enhanced Hydro-treated Vegetable Oil and can directly replace diesel in many trucks – including all the vehicles in DAF’s current line up. Mobile Billboard for the Alternative to Diesel Why replace diesel with HVO? According to the makers of Green D+ HVO, there is a 90% well-to-wheel reduction in CO2, an 86% reduction in particulate matter and a 30% reduction in NOX emissions. The DAF Tanker The new arrival on New…