Month: October 2016

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12th October 2016

The pros and cons of buying an ex-fleet company car

Don’t elbow us for saying so, but the New Year’s not all that far away and Boxing Day onwards is when some people’s thoughts turn to their plans for the twelve months ahead. Tablets at the ready and leftover mince pies within reach, the nation begins searching topics ranging from holidays and decorating to getting… Read more

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25th October 2016

Appy Fleet from Trak Global Group set to revolutionise how the world’s businesses manage driver safety

Appy Fleet is a free to install app which will cut business driving costs and reduce insurance premiums. As endorsed by RoadSafe, it will reduce RTAs involving vehicles driven for work.  This NEW App has been extended to all business drivers after the same technology reduced accidents by 42% in the young driver market. Trak… Read more

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25th October 2016

Do you drive a company car? You could be at higher risk of being in an accident or causing vehicle damage.

Back in April, the Department for Transport (DfT) published its latest Road Use Statistics Great Britain 2016 report1, which estimates the proportion of cars on the road that are company-registered as being circa 8%. Compared to privately-owned cars that travel an average of 7,500 miles per year, the DfT calculates that company cars cover significantly… Read more

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20th October 2016

Trak Global’s Appy Fleet set to disrupt global fleet telematics market

Trak Global Group, one of the fastest growing technology companies in the UK, is launching a free app for vehicle fleets around the globe. The app, which drivers and fleet managers can download in seconds, will change the way vehicle fleets operate forever, according to chief executive Nick Corrie. Corrie said: “We’re setting out to… Read more

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20th October 2016

Mercedes’ Vision Van points to high-tech and automated courier deliveries of the future in a changing world

It won’t be long until Christmas, which most online and traditional retailers will have planned for months in advance, whilst many shoppers notoriously leave gift-buying until the last minute, getting a mini-fist-pump feeling when they secure the last remaining item and manage to wangle delivery in the nick of time. Mercedes-Benz, renowned for producing revered… Read more

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13th October 2016

Are more incentives needed to encourage UK fleets to adopt ULEV and EV?

Arval, one of the primary funders in the fleet contract hire and leasing market, annually conducts extensive research under the ‘Corporate Vehicle Observatory Barometer’ banner1. This year, they interviewed just shy of 3,000 managers of fleets small to large across Europe and the feedback regarding fleets’ adoption of ultra-low emissions vehicles (ULEV) is generally very… Read more

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12th October 2016

Should fleets switch from diesel to petrol as promptly as possible?

Last month, the City of London Corporation announced that when vehicles from its 300-strong fleet become due for replacement, diesel models will no longer be considered except in the case of specialist vehicles for which no alternative fuel type is available1. With Camden Council already having introduced its own cessation of the purchasing and leasing… Read more

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11th October 2016

Paris Motor Show points to exciting future for fleets

Primarily associated with jaw-dropping concept cars and the glitzy unveiling of the latest production models from major car brands down to boutique manufacturers, motor shows are also where some remarkable technology and services get showcased, which are of particular interest to fleet managers at this time of rapid change. This year at Mondial de l’Automobile,… Read more

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10th October 2016

Another Award nomination for Trak Global Group

The nominations keep flowing for Trak Global Group after the business learned that it has been shortlisted for the Amazon Growing Business Awards, supported by Real Business Magazine and the CBI. CEO Nick Corrie and the team now move forward to the judging stage, which takes the form of a presentation and interview in front… Read more

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10th October 2016

Drive & Win choose ebroker as a technology partner in Spain

A Spanish Insurance news publication has reported on our new collaboration with technology partner, Ebroker. Here is the link to the original news article and below is a translated version.   Drive & Win was born in 2012 in the UK under the name of Carrot Insurance , part of Trak Global Group. As reported by the entity: “…this business model, which… Read more