Currie takes away a tasty prize at the Commercial Motor Awards

Brian Currie collects award

Brian Currie, chairman, Brian Currie Milton Keynes, was the inaugural winner of the Dealer Principal of the Year Award at the 2018 Commercial Motor Awards.

“This award,” said Currie, “is in recognition of much more than just one individual. My wife, Pat, my family and a hugely dedicated, long-serving team of professionals have contributed to the success of Brian Currie. It’s a simple recipe; hard work and dedication, but to have delivered such a high level of service to our customers for 40-years is testament to the calibre of individual we have in our team.”

While Dealer Principal of the Year is nominated by our panel of independent judges, there at 15 categories that dealerships, service providers and bodybuilders to enter. Categories include Apprentice of the year, sponsored by Fleet Auction Group; the Customer Service Award, sponsored by Hankook Tyre UK; Technical team of the Year, sponsored by Diesel Technic; Workshop Innovation of the Year, sponsored by Hexagon leasing and Aftersales and Maintenance Provider of the year, sponsored by TotalKare.

If you think your business has what it takes to win in any of these categories or more go to to enter now – where you’ll find all the award criteria, plus our easy to use online entry process. All award entries are 1,000 words and you can support your entry with photography and customer testimonials.

This year’s awards take place on 28 November at the Vox in Birmingham.












2015 Scania R450 Topline 6x2 - Used Truck of the Day

Scania R Series Topline

Today’s used truck bargain is this Euro-6 2015 Scania R450 Topline which features a twin sleeper cab and a 12.7-litre engine.

Producing 450hp and 2,275Nm of torque, this engine is paired to the Swedish manufacturer's Opticruise 2-pedal semi-automatic gearbox.

It features a custom aluminium catwalk, giving the driver more space to hook up trailers.

Other weight-saving measures include aluminium fuel tanks, while the truck is fitted with a full air deflector kit with side extensions to help boost fuel economy.

Creature comforts include programmable night heater, electric windows and sunroof, digital climate control and driver aids like Hill Start Assist (HSA).

Twin bunks are included too, as well as an FM radio CD stereo with Bluetooth, so you’ve access to plenty of entertainment out on the road.

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