Month: October 2017


3rd October 2017

The fascinating ways in which Big Data is being harnessed by all manner of industries, cities and other groups

As increasing swathes of people, cars, cities, homes and the things in them become connected, a massive amount of data is generated and more and more organisations are realising the benefits of storing, interpreting and utilising this information to positive effect. Outside Trak Global Group’s own primary sector – the automotive industry – we periodically… Read more


4th October 2017

How semi-autonomous vehicle systems are shaping fleet management strategies

During the week in which Trak Labs’ home city of Manchester hosted the Conservative Party Conference 2017 and Appy Fleet once again proudly attended Fleet Management Live at the NEC, news emerged that Jaguar Land Rover’s CEO used the firm’s Tech Fest to stress the vital need for the government to unshackle the feasibly rapid… Read more


29th October 2017

Scotland performs strongly as addressing regional PHEV charging disparities remains a key aim for 2018 and beyond

With significant focus increasingly being placed on reducing emissions and boosting public health in the capital and a passionate Mayor at the helm, it’s unsurprising that London tops Zap-Map’s latest charging connector figures published this month, with a smidgen short of 3,000 charging points throughout the city equating to a 21.8% share of the UK… Read more


12th October 2017

Motorists, mental health and the automotive industry’s own charity

World Mental Health Day is recognised annually on October 10th and was this year given the theme ‘Mental health in the workplace’. With 281,000 licensed taxi and private hire vehicles2 operating on UK roads alongside millions of both employed and self-employed ‘gig economy’ couriers plus company car and van drivers, the workplace for many people… Read more


26th October 2017

Appy Fleet to donate up to £10K to charity with its safe driving Perfect 10 Challenge

Appy Fleet, part of Trak Global Group (TGG), is teaming up with charities Brake and UK Youth during this year’s Road Safety Week (20-26 November) to promote safe driving for fleet employees on the UK’s roads. Andrew Brown-Allan, who runs Appy Fleet, a safer driving app which uses telematics to score driving behaviour, said that… Read more


19th October 2017

MINI signs up Trak Global Group for insurance adventure

New MINI One customers will be offered a year’s inclusive insurance in a new deal signed with Trak Global Group. The UK’s largest telematics technology company has begun a new ‘proof of concept’ arrangement with BMW Financial Services (GB) Limited, starting in October 2017. According to Ed Rochfort, who heads up Trak Global’s Insurance broking… Read more