Month: November 2016

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24th November 2016

Musing over the Autumn Statement from the perspective of fleet and business drivers

Two blokes sharing the surname Hammond have considerable clout when it comes to the world of motoring. Richard, Top Gear’s lovable ‘hamster’ likely pops into people’s minds more readily. The other is, of course, our new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, who delivered his first Autumn Statement yesterday. It also happened to be his… Read more

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25th November 2016

What Big Data is and 5 amazing ways in which it’s being used

From mobile phones, social media platforms, home central heating systems and research surveys, to public transport networks, hospitals, air quality sensors and orbiting satellites, everything around us pumps out all kinds of information. Once the Internet of Things (IOT) gains ever more traction, it genuinely will be conceivable that fridges will tell ovens what food… Read more

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20th November 2016

Five incredibly diverse solutions from the Internet of Things

It’s fair to say that the bog-standard internet has revolutionised life for so many people, from international businesses being able to exchange large files within seconds, to grandparents Skype-chatting with their grandchildren like they were in the same room, if they and their parents have emigrated after watching one too many overseas property programs on… Read more

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11th November 2016

Fleet electrification: a fascinating snapshot spanning wide-ranging organisations

With the British government facing quite a challenge when it comes to tackling vehicle-related air pollution after the high court1 ruled that existing plans are so lacking they are illegal, businesses and other organisations large and small are increasingly exploring the possibility of switching some or all of their fleets over to hybrid or fully… Read more

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30th November 2016

Nick Street puts Trak Global on the road safety map

 Trak Global’s insurance solutions and claims manager Nick Street was guest speaker at Post Magazine’s Claims Club seminar on telematics. At the meeting, held in London on 24 November, delegates from leading insurers heard how telematics and data can be invaluable to the customer claims process and lowering risk. Street said that telematics data collated… Read more

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30th November 2016

Only Young Drivers signs supplier deal with Trak Global

Only Young Drivers (OYD), the young driver specialist insurance broker, has announced a new partnership with Trak Global to be the supplier of OYD’s  telematics app. OYD’s director of insurer relationships, Jon Kirk, said the app would be used for its Smartdriver product for 17-29 year old drivers.  The business’ new customers will benefit from… Read more

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2nd November 2016

Trak Global Group Partners with Canadian Insurance Broker – InsureMy

InsureMy, a Calgary-based insurance brokerage, today announced a partnership with Trak Global Group, the UK based telematics provider, behind the multi award-winning Carrot Insurance brand. Working together, these two innovators are making good on InsureMy’s promise to empower their customers and improve road safety for all drivers. As the exclusive Canadian distributor of Carrot’s New… Read more