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Leyland Trucks is a United Kingdom truck manufacturer based in Leyland, Lancashire. It emerged from the bankruptcy of DAF NV as the result of a management buy-out, and was later acquired by PACCAR, of which it is now a subsidiary. Trucks which are designed and manufactured at Leyland Trucks are marketed under PACCAR's DAF brand name.


DAF LF designed and built by Leyland Trucks

2004 Foden Alpha 3000

Its history lies in origins as Leyland Motors Ltd which subsequently became part of the nationalised British Leyland conglomerate. Upon the breakup of BL's successor Rover Group, the truck making division merged with DAF's truck business as DAF NV. When the new company became insolvent a few years later, Leyland Trucks emerged as an independent company.



  • DAF LF - Designed, developed and assembled at Leyland Trucks. This truck received the International Truck of the Year award in 2002.[1]
  • DAF CF - All CF65 2 axle rigids, and all right hand drive (RHD) versions of the CF75 and CF85 are assembled at Leyland Trucks.[1]
  • DAF XF - All RHD versions are assembled at Leyland Trucks. This truck received the international truck of the year award in 2007.[1]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Leyland Trucks' Product Range". Leyland Trucks.


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