DAF presents extra quiet CF distribution truck

At the IAA 2014, which is being held in Hanover from 25 September to 2 October, DAF introduces an extremely quiet CF for urban distribution during the evening and at night. The CF Silent will be available from the beginning of 2015.

DAF developed the CF Silent for urban distribution during the evenings and at night.  When the CF Silent is set to its special 'Silent mode', the noise level is no more than 72 dB(A), which means that the CF complies with the conditions for certification as a Quiet Truck and enables goods to be loaded and unloaded in areas where evening, night-time or early morning noise restrictions apply.

The new DAF CF Silent is equipped with a 10.8 litre PACCAR MX-11 Euro 6 engine with ratings of 210 kW/290 hp to 320 kW/440 hp and that is already well-known for its low noise levels.

There is a special 'Silent' button on the dashboard. If it is pressed, the engine software switches to a programme that limits the torque and engine speed. Gears are changed at lower engine speeds then. The encapsulation of the gearbox also contributes to the noise reduction.

DAF will supply the extra quiet CF distribution truck from the beginning of 2015 as a 4x2 rigid and tractor, with the option of a Day Cab, Sleeper Cab and a Space Cab and, of course, a wide range of wheel base options.  

For more information:

DAF Trucks N.V.

Corporate Communication Department

Rob Appels, +31 (0)40 214 2874

www.daf.com

Specifications and vehicle models may differ from country to country in connection with different market needs and circumstances. For detailed information on the product range available in your country, please contact the PR representative of the national DAF organisation.

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