1000th DAF assembled in Taiwan
Date: 20th Dec 11
On Friday 16 December 2011, at FASC—Formosa Automobile Sales Corporation—in
The Formosa Automobile Sales Corporation is responsible for the marketing and sale of DAF trucks in
DAF supplies two and three-axle CF85 tractors and rigids to the Taiwanese market. "These vehicles are ideal for heavy distribution due to their low unladen weight for high load capacities, excellent driver comfort and the unique combination of a compact cabin and high engine outputs", explains Seiko Chen, Chairman of FASC. "By working with DAF, our aim is to further enhance our market position, and our objective for 2012 is to register 650 CF vehicles, compared with the 450 this year. We are also investigating the possibilities to locally assemble the DAF LF distribution truck."
"We are proud of our collaboration with FASC", explains Michiel Kuijs, Managing Director for Sales Operations at DAF Trucks N.V. "FASC is a leading and professional partner that is determined to further enhance DAF's position in
DAF Trucks N.V.—a subsidiary of the American company PACCAR Inc, one of the world's largest manufacturers of heavy-duty trucks—is a leading manufacturer of light, medium and heavy-duty trucks. In 2010, it held an EU market share of around 15.2% in the over 15 tonnes category. DAF manufactures a complete range of tractors and rigids, offering the right vehicle for every transport application. DAF is also a leader when it comes to providing other, product-related, services: MultiSupport Repair and Maintenance Contracts, financial services from PACCAR Financial and a first-class parts service. In addition, DAF develops and manufactures components such as axles and engines for bus and coach manufacturers all over the world. DAF Trucks N.V. has production facilities in
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For more information:
DAF Trucks N.V.
Peter van Kessel: +31 (0)40 214 2874
Rob Appels: +31 (0)40 214 2104
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