Month: June 2019

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26th June 2019

Video: Andrew Brown-Allan speaks to Insurance Business Magazine

Trak Global Group Marketing Director Andrew Brown-Allan spoke to Insurance Business Magazine about our acquisition of IMS, expansion into North America and the role of our Carrot Insurance brand. Watch the video on the Insurance Business Magazine website.

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26th June 2019

How Big Data is shaping various sectors in 2019

Big data is a term that has increasingly been used in widespread forums over recent years and has perhaps grown in public consciousness through its discussed use in elections and even Brexit. The Institute of Physics defines1 big data as ‘a term describing the storage and analysis of large amounts of data which is frequently… Read more

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17th June 2019

Newly introduced and forthcoming plug-in hybrids ideal for fleets

Despite appreciating the reasoning behind experts’ opinions such as Arval consultant David Watts, who wrote for Fleet World1 that there’s “no need to panic over clean air and ultra-low emissions zones” on the grounds that only Birmingham’s forthcoming charges look set to include cars like London’s ULEZ, we concurrently agree with the Energy Saving Trust2… Read more

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11th June 2019

The UK’s smart motorways – are they proving successful and what does their future look like?

With the upgrading of the M6 between junctions 19 for Knutsford and 16 for Crewe where Trak Global Group’s headquarters are located recently having been completed after 3.5 years and upto a reported £274 million, we investigate whether smart motorways are proving to be more efficient and safe as intended1, 2. What is a smart… Read more

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4th June 2019

Carrot Insurance comments on government IPT consultation

Commenting on the government’s announcement that it has published its consultation into insurance premium tax (IPT), Ed Rochfort, managing director of Carrot, which insures young drivers said: “We have been expecting this consultation since the Chancellor announced a review in his Spring Statement. While we welcome the review, we were hoping to see the terms… Read more