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The 2016 Winners have been announced!<br />
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After a fantastic evening at Heythrop Park, the fierce 2016 competition was finally brought to a close as we announced the winners. Congratulations to them all. See the information below for full details. Congratulations to all our winners!
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The winners of the first Commercial Motor Dealer Awards were announced on 23 November 2016 at a gala dinner at Heythrop Park Hotel, Oxfordshire.

Watch the video highlights here.

The two big awards of the evening were won by Northern Ireland’s Road Trucks (Scania) – which took home Franchised Dealer of the Year – and PM Commercials, which was crowned Independent Dealer of the Year.

Ten awards were given out on the night with a further three firms Highly Commended in their category by the independent panel that judged the entries.

The audience was entertained by Edinburgh Festival and BBC FiveLive Fighting Talk regular Ian Moore.

Service to Industry went to Chris Kelly snr, founder of Keltruck, who the judges described as a “pioneer of the industry who has made his business a household name”.

Kelly, who was unable to attend on the night, accepted his award in a video shown to a packed hall of more than 250 of the industry’s movers and shakers.

Sales Team of the Year went to Thomas Hardie Commercials with Technician Team of the Year going to Imperial Commercials.

Winners in full:

Franchised Dealer of the Year: Road Trucks (Scania), Highly Commended: Thomas Hardie Commercials

Independent Dealer of the Year: PM Commercials, Highly Commended: Britcom International

Aftersales, Workshop and Maintenance Provider of the Year: Sparks Commercial Services, Highly Commended: Waldron Commercials

Finance Provider of the Year: Close Brothers Asset Finance

Technician Team of the Year: Imperial Commercials

Workshop Innovation of the Year: Checked Safe

Sales Team of the Year: Thomas Hardie Commercials

Auction House of the Year: Protruck Auctions

Apprentice of the Year: Tom Christie, Northside Truck and Van

Service to Industry: Chris Kelly snr