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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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21st October 2019

Road usage charging to solve our transportation funding dilemma

Dr Ben Miners, Chief Innovation Scientist at IMS (a Trak Global Group company) Surface transportation is essential to our economy, both within the UK and globally, to enable the flow of goods and services. While our surface transportation infrastructure is pervasive, or perhaps because it is pervasive, its funding and maintenance is rarely considered by… Read more

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9th October 2019

Depression, stress and anger can make drivers more likely to have accidents, according to new YouGov research to support Mental Health Awareness Day

More than 2000 people (2090) around the UK were asked about the links between state of mind and driving behaviour for the study, commissioned by Carrot Insurance, which found that: Around two thirds (66%) of people say their state of mind affects their driving Almost a quarter (23%) of young drivers aged 18-24 believe their… Read more

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27th September 2019

Carrot Insurance wins ‘Best Customer App’ at Insurance Times Tech & Innovation Awards

Carrot Insurance, part of Trak Global Group, has won the ‘Best Customer App’ at the Insurance Times Tech & Innovation Awards in recognition of its Better Driver app. The judges highlighted Carrot’s focus on ensuring an outstanding customer experience whilst delivering significant loss ratio benefits for its insurer partners. The Better Driver app, built by… Read more

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25th September 2019

Leon Hurst appointed CEO of Mobility at Trak Global Group

Leon Hurst has joined Trak Global Group (TGG) to spearhead the Group’s international growth plans in the automotive and mobility sectors. He begins his new role as CEO, Mobility with immediate effect and will report to Group CEO Nick Corrie. Leon, formerly a Commercial Officer at automotive SaaS business JATO Dynamics, Head of Product Management… Read more

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23rd September 2019

The continuing rise in relay theft, OEMs’ responses and trackers’ effective role

“Last week, I started keeping my car keys in the freezer, and I may be at the forefront of a new digital safety trend”, wrote Nick Bilton in the New York Times1 in April 2015, following his Prius having suffered no fewer than three ‘relay theft’ attempts using electronic devices. This type of car crime… Read more

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16th September 2019

Nino Tarantino Joins Trak Global Group as CEO of IMS (Americas)

Insurance Telematics Leader to Grow Presence across the Americas Trak Global Group [‘TGG’], one of the world’s leading telematics technology companies with operations in the UK, Europe, and North America, has appointed Nino Tarantino CEO of IMS (Americas). The hire is a key next step in TGG’s rapid-growth strategy in North America. It follows the… 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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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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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