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Ride sharing and car clubs set to benefit as Trak Global spearheads growth in the ‘new mobility’ sector

Telematics and big data company Trak Global Group (TGG) is launching a new Fleet and Mobility Division to service growing demand for its products and services from businesses that are shaping the way we’ll travel by car in the future, according to Group CEO, Nick Corrie. Nick Corrie explained that TGG is looking to build… Read more

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31st May 2018

Trak Global 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’s insurance division, 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 presenter… Read more

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4th May 2018

How Mobility as a Service is reshaping the automotive and associated industries along with society as a whole

Formerly a somewhat bland banner focussed largely on public transport, ‘mobility’ is now the umbrella under which an absolutely vibrant and fascinating shift is taking place. From car-sharing and ride-hailing services to ‘first mile’ and ‘last mile’ solutions, the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) revolution is starting to reshape not just the automotive world but… Read more

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3rd May 2018

Trak Global named in Fastest 50 for second year running

Trak Global Group has been named as one of the 50 fastest-growing companies in Greater Manchester for the second consecutive year. The Ward Hadaway Greater Manchester Fastest 50 celebrates the achievements of fast-growing, profitable companies in the region by publishing an annual list of the 50 fastest growing privately-owned businesses across Greater Manchester. Trak Global will… Read more

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30th April 2018

Trak Global Group named one of Europe’s fastest-growing companies

The Financial Times has named Trak Global Group one of the 1,000 fastest-growing companies in Europe. Trak Global is ranked 212 in the FT 1000 table, joining the likes of Deliveroo, Carwow and GoCardless. According to the Financial Times, “The FT 1000 lists the companies in 31 European countries that have achieved the highest compound… Read more

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29th April 2018

Could Bosch’s remarkable breakthrough put diesel back on the table?

Two and a half years ago, diesel emissions spiralled into the news and dominated not just motoring and consumer columns but also main headlines1. Since then, various cities across Europe and the UK have mooted plans to ban certain diesel vehicles from their streets. The media has regularly featured stories over the popular fuel’s contribution… Read more

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20th April 2018

Solid-state batteries plus earning money for generating domestic electricity boost electric cars’ appeal

Over the last few days, the UK firm OVO Energy1 unveiled a bi-directional vehicle-to-grid (V2G) electric vehicle charging point that it firmly believes will contribute towards revolutionising not just motoring but also communities and the environment. Motivated by the way in which more than 90% of cars are parked at any one time, which for… Read more

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9th April 2018

What’s new in the world of big data? We round up some remarkable developments

Away from recent negative headlines surrounding how a small number of companies may have used the world’s largest social media platform to influence elections, ‘big data’ continues to be harnessed in a wide variety of very positive ways. Big data converted into sound One of the most remarkable latest developments is the sonification of big… Read more

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3rd April 2018

How is the new WLTP emissions test already having an impact on fleets?

Over the last few decades, it’s fair to say that very few private and at-work motorists will have seen their vehicles achieve or exceed the ‘MPG’ figures cited in manufacturers’ marketing and other material. Why this traditional disparity between published and real-world MPG and CO2 figures? Putting individuals’ driving styles to one side, a significant… Read more

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29th March 2018

Trak Global Group launches Carrot Insurance’s New Driver in Canada

Trak Global Group, the UK’s leading telematics technology company, has launched a Carrot-branded young driver product in Canada. The smartphone app based product “Drive with Carrot”, is being exclusively distributed via InsureMy Inc., a Calgary-based insurance broker, who are a market leader in the management and delivery of data based insurance products (motor insurance is… Read more

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20th March 2018

Geneva 2018 – plenty of fuel for thought as manufacturers’ differing takes dilute clarity

In the first part of our Geneva International Motor Show 2018 roundup, we resisted the ridiculously fast hyper cars with predictably sensational price tags and focussed on models that will be making their way onto organisations’ fleets in the near future, along with fleet-focussed technology for today’s connected world, plus a remarkable tyre concept with… Read more