The newly expanded Group will connect over half a million vehicles, have revenues of over $50m and employ around 300 people, a third of whom are based in North America. The move will also see the Group realign all its international activities within connected insurance under the IMS brand, and its services to the mobility market under the Trak Global brand.
4th December 2018Trak Global Group calls for telematics to be at the heart of the Government’s road safety programme
Trak Global Group, the company that provides the technology for approximately 1 in 4 young driver insurance policies in the UK, said that telematics technology must play a leading role in the government’s plans to improve road safety. Speaking after the government published its 50-point strategy to tackle road justice and protect vulnerable road users,… Read more
27th November 2018What impact might the PiCG’s significant reduction have on fleets and motorists?
Introduced in 2011, the government’s Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG) scheme was initially welcomed by the majority of motorists, automotive and environmental bodies and other voices. At face value, as a way of nudging UK drivers into greener vehicles, there was little not to like about the original PiCG1, which reduced the price of all plug-in… Read more
24th November 2018Evaluating the multipronged approach to cleaning up and modernising commercial vehicles
Performance targets are ubiquitous in every corner of today’s world, from school children right through to entire governments and indeed unions like the EU – and few targets achieve such prolific coverage as those pertaining to emissions and air pollution. With all manner of localities, products and organisations under the microscope, a key area of… Read more
18th November 2018Spotlight on the latest statistics and initiatives as Road Safety Week 2018 arrives
Road safety is one of Trak Global Group’s primary aims and focusses, evident through our products including Carrot Insurance and Appy Fleet, and we eagerly anticipate the theme of each year’s Road Safety Week from Brake, arguably one of the UK’s leading campaign groups. A perennial debate Brake certainly works tirelessly to keep road users,… Read more
8th October 2018Trak Global makes two senior hires as it eyes international growth
Trak Global Group (TGG), the UK’s leading telematics technology business, has announced two senior appointments to help spearhead the company’s international expansion. Ivan Bumstead has joined the business as CFO, and Stevan Hoyle has joined the Board as a non-executive director. CEO Nick Corrie said the two appointments will add significant M&A and international experience… Read more
25th September 2018Carrot Insurance named in Insurance Age Top 50 Brokers
Carrot Insurance has been named one of the UK’s top 50 insurance brokers. The accolade comes from Insurance Age, a leading online insurance publication. Ed Rochfort, MD of Carrot Insurance: “It is fantastic to be recognised as one of the top 50 brokers in the UK. Telematics plays an increasingly large role in personal lines… Read more
24th September 2018Trak Global features in Financial Times Future 100 list
Trak Global has been named in the Financial Times’ Future 100 – a list of UK companies making a long-term impact on their sector and wider society. The FT Future 100 recognises “high growth companies that are shaping their industry, or contributing positively to society and their community”. The full list can be found on… Read more
19th July 2018How can fleet managers keep young at-work drivers safer behind the wheel?
Today’s fleet managers are ever more aware of and alert to the duty of care their personnel deserve and the increased penalties attracted under corporate culpability, at-work driving including grey fleet drivers and occasional journeys. Fleet drivers are often thought of as being older, so it’s very encouraging that road safety charity Brake has published… Read more
20th June 2018Trak Global hosts BVRLA terrorism awareness workshop
On 14th June 2018, Trak Global welcomed over 15 guests for a BVRLA terrorism awareness workshop in its Crewe head office. Forming part of Project Griffin, the government-backed counter terrorism awareness initiative for businesses produced by NaCTSO (National Counter Terrorism Security Office), the workshop aimed to equip vehicle and rental leasing companies with information and… Read more
31st May 2018Trak Global Telematics MD Bob Skerrett speaks at Festival of Ideas
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Amazon Growing Business Awards – which Trak Global won in 2017 and 2018 – Bob Skerrett, MD of Trak Global Telematics, was invited to speak at the Festival of Ideas in London on 22nd May. Speaking to a room of entrepreneurs and business leaders, Bob sat on a panel alongside BBC… Read more
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