Vehicle Events

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Truckfest South East 2019

A fantastic display of DAF trucks were on show at Truckfest South East at the Hop Farm, Paddock Wood 17th and 18th August, where Channel Commercials represented DAF with a wide selection of their customer trucks and were joined by Richard Pepper in the Showtrekker. The manufacturers’ parade around the arena was bursting with new 69 … Continue reading

Truckfest South East 2015

There was a successful show of trucks at Truckfest South East once again this year! Here’s some of our favourite photos at the Detling showground, where Channel Commercials hosted the DAF truck and Nissan light commercial vehicle stands. For further information on any of our vehicles please visit our website.

Truckfest South-East 2014

Following the successful trucking event last month, Truckfest South-East at the Detling Showground near Maidstone, we though we would share some of our photos of the weekend with you. The DAF Showtrekker was surrounded by a large number of Channel Commercials’ customer vehicles on the DAF stand. There were also various other DAF trucks around … Continue reading

Epsom Salt Project Sponsor

Channel Commercials has sponsored Barons Speed Shop for the Epsom Salt Project by painting the fuel tank and fairing. The ‘Epsom Salt’ project has been commissioned by Peter Allan. As a keen motorcycle enthusiast, Peter has followed various bikes over the years at  various Bonneville Land Speed meetings, and decided to have a go himself … Continue reading

Channel Commercial’s Trade Day!! Save the date!

On Thursday 18th October 2012 between 10am and 4pm, we are holding an Innovation/Trade Day to coincide with the launch of our new industrial fixings equipment warehouse and website in association with Channel Commercials PLC, which is based on the Cobbs Wood Estate, Ashford. As we all know the Building Trade has taken a downturn … Continue reading

Channel Commercials Host CPT Meeting 2011

Last night (17th November 2011) Channel Commercials at their Ashford location hosted a quarterly regional meeting of the “Confederation of Passenger Transport” (CPT). Starting with a buffet and introduction from Roger Cronin of Channel Commercials, the evening was then handed over to Mark Poulton from “Transport for London” and Paul Valentine of “Dinex”, both of whom gave … Continue reading

Tacho Seminar Success

Channel Commercials Plc in conjunction with Stoneridge Electronics, held two seminars for local operators yesterday on the subject of New Digital Tachograph Regulations and the ‘One Minute Rule’. The seminars held at Channel Commercials’ Ashford and Strood commercial vehicle depots, were well received by the many operators who attended, each of who were made aware … Continue reading

How will the New ‘One Minute Rule Tachograph’ affect you?

Stoneridge have launched the first ‘one minute rule’ ready tachograph.  This new tachograph model will measure drivers hours in a slightly different way to previous tachograph models and will be in line with the new legislation that comes into force in October this year. Channel Commercials previously hosted tachograph information seminars a few years ago … Continue reading

LEZ Event helps operators decide best course of action

Yesterday, Channel Commercials hosted an event at their Ashford depot, to provide the latest information and advice on the new London Emission Zone regulations that will come into effect in January 2012. An informative presentation was given by Paul Valentine of Dinex, supported by Barry Rapley from DAF. Details of the new regulations were explained … Continue reading

Channel Attends CPT Event

Channel Commercials were invited to attend the quarterly meeting of the Kent area CPT Association, held last night. The event was hosted by Jill Blake and Austin Blackmore of Go Coach Hire at their Head Office and vehicle workshops based in Otford. The informal gathering of bus and coach operators from South London and Kent … Continue reading

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