About Universal Garage

Universal Garage

The Chassis Cab Group is a family run and owned business operating in the East Anglia Region.

  • Chassis Cab was formed in 1982 by Mr David Ruffles.
  • Started as body repairer in Bury St Edmunds.
  • Appointed as Parts and Service Dealership in late 1980’s by Leyland-DAF.
  • Appointed Leyland-DAF main dealer in Ipswich in 1993.
  • Moved to new purpose built premises in Great Blakenham in October 1998.
  • Massive improvements to Bury St Edmunds facility between 2003 and 2005.
  • Tachograph testing bay installed at Ipswich Site in 2006.
  • Acquired Universal Garage, a DAF Service Dealer since 1975, in Cambridgeshire in 2006.
  • Acquired DAF Trucks franchise for Cambridge from the Marshall Motor Group in 2014.
  • The Group currently employs over 145 members of staff between its four locations.



Universal Garage AFT Approved Tachograph Centre