DAF New XFs for Primafrio

15-01-2018, DAF Trucks UK

Leading Spanish transport company, Primafrio, has taken delivery of 280 DAF New XF trucks into its Murcia-based chilled, frozen and high-value goods operation.

“Based on the excellent reliability and fuel efficiency of the first 30 New XF trucks added to our fleet,” said Juan Conesa, Managing Director of Primafrio, “we have taken delivery of another 250 units. These great new trucks are part of our plan to further expand our business throughout Europe.”

He added, “Our decision to opt for the top-of-the-range DAF XF truck follows comprehensive market research. To support our position as a premium transport operator we required a premium product, offering lowest operating cost, among other things, through lowest fuel consumption. In addition,” he said, “Primafrio is committed to the environment. DAF surpassed our expectations because it offers low CO2 emissions, also thanks to the introduction of the New XF of which fuel efficiency has increased by at least 7%, setting a new standard in the industry. In the same way, in the constant search for maximum well-being of our employees, and in order to have the best possible truck in the market for our drivers, we have chosen the most comfortable and spacious Super Space Cab versions.”

The 250 DAF New XF Primafrio trucks are equipped with a 12.9 litre PACCAR MX-13 engine (365 kW/480 hp).


“The fact that leading transport operators like Primafrio are opting for our New XF – International Truck of the Year 2018 – is a huge recognition of the trucks’ quality, reliability, efficiency and driver comfort,” added DAF Trucks President Preston Feight.

Since its foundation in the early sixties Primafrio has developed into an industry leading transport company, with specialisation in handling chilled and frozen food, and high-value goods. In fact, it is among the fastest growing companies in Europe in its sector.

Primafrio has its headquarters in Murcia with subsidiaries in Spanish Andalusia, Catalonia and Basque Country, as well as in Portugal, France and Germany. The modern facilities include state-of-the-art warehouses providing customers with a wide range of added value logistics. The total Primafrio fleet currently consists of over 2,000 vehicles.

Caption Leading Spanish transport company Primafrio has put 280 DAF New XF trucks into operation. Managing Director Juan Conesa: “DAF surpassed our expectations by introducing the New XF for which fuel efficiency has increased by at least 7%, setting a new standard in the industry.” More information in https://primafrio.com/en/

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. DAF manufactures a full range of tractor units and trucks, offering the right vehicle for every transport application. DAF is also a leading provider of services, including MultiSupport repair and maintenance contracts, financial services from PACCAR Financial and a first-class parts delivery service from PACCAR Parts. In addition, DAF develops and manufactures components such as axles and engines for bus and coach manufacturers worldwide. DAF Trucks N.V. has production facilities in Eindhoven in the Netherlands, Westerlo in Belgium, Leyland in the United Kingdom and Ponta Grossa in Brazil, and over 1,000 dealers and service points in Europe and beyond.

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