10 things you might not know about Chris Hodge Commercials.
We love truck racing! The Chris Hodge Truck Racing Development team, sponsored by global diesel engine giant Caterpillar won the FIA European Supertruck Drivers’ Championship in 1997 and again in 2000, and the Constructors’ Championship in 2002.
We’re passionate about trucks and especially their history. Together with photographs originally from Commercial Motor magazine we’ve created an unrivaled image bank called ‘Stilltime Collection’ which has one of the largest collections of historic truck and transportation photos in the world.
We export to over 20 different countries throughout the world, not only supplying vehicle to regular haulage companies but also to aid organisations, charity concerns and World Bank-sponsored projects.
We regularly modify standard vehicles to create unique ‘customer specials’ including horse boxes, mobile class-rooms, race support vehicles and outside catering units for the film and entertainment industry.
We provide a full advisory service to companies on both vehicle procurement and disposal and have notable consultation client list which includes major blue chip companies.
If you want your truck to be liveried then we can do it for you. From initial graphic design work, through sign-writing or decals right up to full vehicle painting and vinyl ‘wrapping’.
Together we have more than 100 years experience in buying and selling used trucks and vans.
We can supply a truck with ‘non-standard’ specialist bodywork whether it’s a furniture pantechnicon, skip loader or dedicated recycling vehicle.
We check all ancillary equipment on our trucks including fridge’s, tail-lifts and cranes providing servicing and safety certification depending on customer requirements.
We’re not just into trucks either! ‘Seactive’, a new venture into marine technology by CHC, has developed a highly innovative suspension system for the crew members of high-speed boats that significantly improves their comfort and safety. Seactive is currently working closely with MoD.