DAF Trucks N.V. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the North-American corporation PACCAR Inc. DAF Trucks’ core activities are focused on the development, production, marketing and sale of medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. DAF Trucks has production facilities in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, in Westerlo, Belgium and in Ponta Grossa, Brasil. Thanks to its high efficiency and the world class manufacturing and products, the company has established a strong competitive position on the European market.
Within AEROFLEX, DAF will have a main contribution in the generation and evaluation of aerodynamic concepts as part of work package 3. In close cooperation with project partner NLR (Netherlands Aerospace Centre), DAF will provide their specific knowledge on the aerodynamic analysis of heavy duty vehicles and their applications, whereas NLR has relevant knowledge available from the aerospace domain which is highly valuable to the investigations related to active aerodynamic measures proposed in the project.