Year: 2015

10th August 2015

Trak Global hires Bob Skerrett to spearhead telematics growth

Trak Global, the leading UK telematics technology business that also owns Carrot Insurance, has announced that Bob Skerrett will join the business in the new role of MD Insurance Division. Bob will report to Trak Global chief executive Nick Corrie and takes up his appointment this month (August 2015). Nick said: “We are delighted that… Read more

9th October 2015

RSA launches new Smart Fleet app

RSA, one of the largest UK commercial insurers, today announced the launch of Smart Fleet, a new smartphone app aimed at SMEs with fleets up to 15 vehicles. The Smart Fleet app can help business owners reduce fleet operating costs and empower them to take action to promote safer and more efficient driving. The app… Read more

11th November 2015

Trak Global extends mass market capability to Spain with senior hire

Trakglobal, the leading UK telematics business that also owns the Carrot insurance brand, has hired Luis Peña from Mapfre to spearhead the introduction of its mass-market telematics capability to Spain, Southern Europe and Latin America. Mr Peña, who will be managing director Southern Europe and Latin America, spent 20 years in a variety of senior… Read more

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9th December 2015

Carrot wins Prince Michael International Road Safety Award

Carrot Insurance, the telematics-based insurance provider specialising in young and newly qualified drivers, has been awarded the prestigious Prince Michael of Kent International Road Safety Award for 2015. 

The company received the award from HRH Prince Michael on 8 December at an event attended by over 300 road safety professionals. Prince Michael International Road Safety… Read more

1st September 2015

CARROT MOVES INTO MASS MARKET TELEMATICS WITH LAUNCH OF ‘BETTER DRIVER’ INSURANCE

Carrot, the telematics insurance company for young drivers, is launching the UK’s first mass-market, full underwriting-based motor insurance that is entirely built around a unique smartphone app. ‘Better Driver,’ by Carrot, uses Bluetooth to enable robust, accurate journey scoring. The app also provides weekly rewards to encourage positive driving behaviour. According to Nick Corrie, MD… Read more

23rd December 2015

Street joins Trak Global

Trak Global has appointed Nick Street to a new role:  Insurer Solutions & Claims Manager. The Crewe-based technology business, which created Carrot young driver insurance in 2012 and launched its mass-market telematics smartphone app in October, has made a number of senior hires in recent weeks. Engineering specialist Nick, who has a claims background, joins… Read more