Month: March 2017
29th March 2017Geneva Motor Show 2017 tech that caught our attention
Geneva is widely known for an array of heart-racing automotive exotica on show from hypercar manufacturers like Bugatti, Koenigsegg, Pugani and electric-touting newcomers like Rimac, but as an innovative telematics and insurance solutions company whose staff live and breathe big data and the internet of things, it’s the tech announcements that primarily get us salivating,… Read more
28th March 2017Request a VIP copy of our AutoTech Disruption Report 2017
The automotive industry is currently experiencing a period of rapid innovation not seen since the invention of the mass-produced car. We are entering a time of increasing connectivity, automation and competition across the industry, driven by exceptional advances in technology and a major shift in customer expectations. Our report identifies the challenges and opportunities faced… Read more
27th March 2017Trak Global Group to speak at the Insurance Times Innovation & Disruption Conference in May ‘17
Trak Global Group (TGG), the leading UK telematics technology business, will tell the story of its successful customer engagement strategy at the Insurance Times Innovation and Disruption Conference in London on 23 May 2017. Andrew Brown-Allan, TGG’s chief marketing officer, will cite Carrot, the young driver business launched by TGG in 2012, as a market… Read more
16th March 2017Gold for Appy Fleet and Skanska at the Fleet Awards
Appy Fleet, the division of Trak Global Group that provides app-based telematics products for business drivers around the world, was a gold sponsor at the prestigious Fleet News Awards on 15 March. The event, in its 29th year, took place in the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. Appy Fleet sponsored the Safe Fleet category, which… Read more
28th March 2017Could the UK cope with a surge in EVs?
Several major European cities have laudably been playing the clean air tune for some time and now a growing number of voices here in the UK including London Mayor Sadiq Khan1, Go Ultra Low2 plus the BVRLA3 and its rental and leasing members are increasingly ratcheting up the case for ditching diesel in favour of… Read more
16th March 2017A unique look at the hybrid cars currently on the market
Certain organisations such as local councils, charities and tourist attractions may well be increasingly seen tootling around in fully electric cars from the diddy Renault Twizy through to the medium-size e-Golf, electric vans like the Nissan e-NV200 and even the occasional Tesla Model S, but for many entities, so-called ‘range anxiety’ as well as the… Read more
8th March 2017Carrot Insurance becomes member of the IFB
Carrot Insurance, part of Trak Global Group, has become a member of the Insurance Fraud Bureau in a move that will see both parties sharing data with one another. Carrot Insurance will now use IFB products to prevent application fraud and will provide the bureau with data to identify insurance crime. By using the IFB’s application fraud… Read more
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- Trak Global Group has acquired Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc (IMS), North America’s leading insurance telematics business
- Emerging last-mile delivery and mobility solutions – the benefits and challenges
- Amidst the plug-in obsession, do niche alternative fuels like CNG have a future?
- The mandating of more in-car safety tech is good news – but will it really help make our roads accident-free any time soon?
- Impressive car technology in the pipeline from OEMs and others
- Will SUVs become less popular due to WLTP and other factors?