Category: Insurance Solutions

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27th September 2016

Carrot Insurance wins marketing and engagement award at the UK Broker Awards 2016

Carrot Car Insurance, one of Trak Global Group’s top brands, won the Best Marketing and Customer Engagement accolade at the UK Brokers Awards Ceremony held at The Brewery in London. Carrot is regarded as one of the most innovative, customer-centric providers in the young driver User Based Insurance market. Much of their focus is placed… Read more

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23rd September 2013

FLEET OWNER SEES AN IMMEDIATE RETURN ON INVESTMENT AFTER TRAK GLOBAL SWIFTLY REUNITES HIM WITH HIS STOLEN VAN

Within hours of equipping their fleet with GPS tracking units, Cheshire Vehicle Rental found themselves putting their new system to test. One of their rental customers reported a brand new Peugeot Partner van had been stolen while out on hire for the first time after Trak Global Solutions engineers had fitted a GPS tracking device…. Read more

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7th October 2014

TRAK GLOBAL INCREASES ITS INSURANCE PEDIGREE

Leading telematics solutions provider Trak Global has further cemented its direct links with the insurance sector with the appointment of Steve Cotton, who joins in the newly formed role of Insurance Relations Director. Steve joins the business after 18 years with Cheshire Datasystems Ltd (CDL) where his most recent role was leading CDL’s very successful telematics relationships and product strategy. Reporting to the Board, Steve said of his… Read more

10th August 2015

Trak Global hires Bob Skerrett to spearhead telematics growth

Trak Global, the leading UK telematics technology business that also owns Carrot Insurance, has announced that Bob Skerrett will join the business in the new role of MD Insurance Division. Bob will report to Trak Global chief executive Nick Corrie and takes up his appointment this month (August 2015). Nick said: “We are delighted that… Read more

11th November 2015

Trak Global extends mass market capability to Spain with senior hire

Trakglobal, the leading UK telematics business that also owns the Carrot insurance brand, has hired Luis Peña from Mapfre to spearhead the introduction of its mass-market telematics capability to Spain, Southern Europe and Latin America. Mr Peña, who will be managing director Southern Europe and Latin America, spent 20 years in a variety of senior… Read more

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9th December 2015

Carrot wins Prince Michael International Road Safety Award

Carrot Insurance, the telematics-based insurance provider specialising in young and newly qualified drivers, has been awarded the prestigious Prince Michael of Kent International Road Safety Award for 2015. 

The company received the award from HRH Prince Michael on 8 December at an event attended by over 300 road safety professionals. Prince Michael International Road Safety… Read more

1st September 2015

CARROT MOVES INTO MASS MARKET TELEMATICS WITH LAUNCH OF ‘BETTER DRIVER’ INSURANCE

Carrot, the telematics insurance company for young drivers, is launching the UK’s first mass-market, full underwriting-based motor insurance that is entirely built around a unique smartphone app. ‘Better Driver,’ by Carrot, uses Bluetooth to enable robust, accurate journey scoring. The app also provides weekly rewards to encourage positive driving behaviour. According to Nick Corrie, MD… Read more

9th February 2016

Why we shouldn’t discriminate against young drivers

The Northern Ireland Executive has announced reforms designed to reduce road accidents involving young drivers, including an increased minimum learning period, a more structured syllabus and restrictions on the age and number of passengers a young driver can carry at night. The measures have been well received, and there have already been calls form some… Read more

14th March 2016

Carrot insurance urges the Government to support young drivers in the 2016 Budget

Carrot, the insurance company for young drivers, has urged Chancellor George Osborne to exempt young drivers from IPT if they purchase an approved safe driving telematics programme within a year of passing their driving test.” Ed explained that Carrot customers will pay well over £2m in IPT this year, but on average the company saves… Read more

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3rd May 2016

Trak Global, Carrot and Volkswagen Financial Services bring telematics innovation to the UK mass market

Trak Global, the telematics technology business which also controls Carrot, the telematics insurance business, has signed a partnership agreement with Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) that takes a significant step to the fusion of connected cars and insurance. Under the terms of the agreement, which started in April, VWFS will offer one year’s free insurance with… Read more