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31st May 2018

Trak Global Telematics 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 Telematics, 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… Read more

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20th June 2018

Trak Global hosts BVRLA terrorism awareness workshop

On 14th June 2018, Trak Global welcomed over 15 guests for a BVRLA terrorism awareness workshop in its Crewe head office. Forming part of Project Griffin, the government-backed counter terrorism awareness initiative for businesses produced by NaCTSO (National Counter Terrorism Security Office), the workshop aimed to equip vehicle and rental leasing companies with information and… Read more

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14th May 2018

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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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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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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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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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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23rd February 2018

Will larger organisations be negatively impacted by imminent new accounting rules that specify the inclusion of contract hire vehicles on balance sheets?

Sir David Tweedie will be happy. As former chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), he’s famous in accountancy circles for having said: “One of my great ambitions before I die is to fly in an aircraft that is on an airline’s balance sheet”. This daydream wish of his has become reality following the… Read more

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3rd January 2018

Readily obtainable vehicle theft kits pose an added concern for private and business motorists

With Christmas fresh in our minds, we set about identifying what could be bought for £2,600. Some brief Googling pinpointed a healthy range of 65-inch 4K smart TVs to choose from, one of the more modestly-priced dresses from designer Tom Ford’s fashion range, or an Eastern Europe river cruise from a leading tour operator. Why… Read more

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14th December 2017

Trak Global Group takes Amazon Growing Business Award for the second year running

Trak Global Group, the UK’s largest telematics technology company, has scooped the Real Business Award, sponsored by Amazon, for Business of the Year 2017, this time for Mid-Sized Business. Bob Skerrett, MD of the Telematics division, said: “It is hugely satisfying to win this award. In 2016 TGG won the smaller company award, and this… Read more