Year: 2019

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30th August 2019

Trak Global Group completes significant minority investment from Three Hills Capital Partners

New growth capital investment of over £40m will accelerate the development of new products and services via IMS’ DriveSync 6 platform, benefitting the Group’s clients across insurance, mobility, automotive OEMs and governments. Company confirms that its focus will be on supporting rapid growth in the N. American territory; also considering further acquisition activity. IMS now… Read more

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7th August 2019

Dash cams: their growth, effectiveness and future in a rapidly-evolving automotive world

Look a little more closely at the windscreens and even the rear windows of cars, vans and other vehicles and it won’t take long before a dash cam is spotted. Influenced by ‘crash for cash’ scams, concerns over uninsured drivers on the road, fears surrounding ‘relay theft’ of cars with keyless entry, and by motorists’… Read more

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1st August 2019

Parking’s unabated controversies and remarkable future

From the fees levied at many hospitals and in local high streets, to finding a space in multi-storey car parks, in increasingly congested urban centres and even outside one’s own home where pavement positioning may be a necessity, parking is a challenge faced by many motorists on a regular basis, no matter what car they… Read more

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5th August 2019

Trak Global Group helps raise a record £10,000 for charity at the 13th annual Anoush Cup

On Friday 26th July friends, family and golfers gathered at Branston Golf and Country Club for the 13th annual Anoush Cup which raised £10,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust and UK Youth. The Anoush Cup began in 2007 and is the annual fundraising charity golf day hosted by The Anoush Memorial Foundation. The foundation was set… Read more

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2nd August 2019

Read our PaceNotes blog post on Gov.uk

Andrew Brown-Allan, Group Marketing Director at Trak Global Group, has published a guest blog post about PaceNotes on the Gov.uk website. PaceNotes is our new app for learner drivers. It’s designed to encourage them to spend more time learning to drive, as well as helping them track their progress. Entitled “Developing a smartphone app to help… Read more

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16th July 2019

Are the UK and Europe’s clean air zones anticipated to be successful and what influences are shaping their development?

With acronyms including ANPR, CAZ, LEZ, NOx, PM and ULEZ to digest, the subject of clean air zones can sometimes prove confusing, without the added complexity of governmental and other influences resulting in date-changes and tier adjustments. Essentially, though, much of the planet has become dangerously polluted by industry, farming and most notably by vehicles,… Read more

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31st July 2019

Trak Global Group achieves Investors in People accreditation

Trak Global Group (TGG), a leader in telematics-enabled insurance and mobility solutions, has achieved accreditation against the Investors in People Standard in the UK, demonstrating outstanding commitment to great people management. The standard framework investigates how companies reflect the latest workplace trends, gain essential skills and have what it takes to put their company ethos… Read more

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1st July 2019

The latest snapshot on young driver safety around the world

The safety of young and newly-qualified drivers has always been one of Trak Global Group’s core focusses, as evidenced through our Carrot Insurance business’ seven years at the forefront to date. With our primary global markets now experiencing the fullness of summer, which organisations including the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety have periodically described as… Read more

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5th July 2019

How autonomous, electric and shared mobility vehicles plus IoT connectivity are shaping tyre development

One aspect of tyres will never change, even if affordable flying vehicles do become a reality. Tyres will always remain vitally important, as they are the only parts of a car, van or larger vehicle that directly contact the road. As TyreSafe, the UK charity dedicated to raising awareness of tyre safety, explains1: “safety in… Read more

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26th June 2019

Video: Andrew Brown-Allan speaks to Insurance Business Magazine

Trak Global Group Marketing Director Andrew Brown-Allan spoke to Insurance Business Magazine about our acquisition of IMS, expansion into North America and the role of our Carrot Insurance brand. Watch the video on the Insurance Business Magazine website.