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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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26th June 2019

How Big Data is shaping various sectors in 2019

Big data is a term that has increasingly been used in widespread forums over recent years and has perhaps grown in public consciousness through its discussed use in elections and even Brexit. The Institute of Physics defines1 big data as ‘a term describing the storage and analysis of large amounts of data which is frequently… Read more

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17th June 2019

Newly introduced and forthcoming plug-in hybrids ideal for fleets

Despite appreciating the reasoning behind experts’ opinions such as Arval consultant David Watts, who wrote for Fleet World1 that there’s “no need to panic over clean air and ultra-low emissions zones” on the grounds that only Birmingham’s forthcoming charges look set to include cars like London’s ULEZ, we concurrently agree with the Energy Saving Trust2… Read more

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11th June 2019

The UK’s smart motorways – are they proving successful and what does their future look like?

With the upgrading of the M6 between junctions 19 for Knutsford and 16 for Crewe where Trak Global Group’s headquarters are located recently having been completed after 3.5 years and upto a reported £274 million, we investigate whether smart motorways are proving to be more efficient and safe as intended1, 2. What is a smart… Read more

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4th June 2019

Carrot Insurance comments on government IPT consultation

Commenting on the government’s announcement that it has published its consultation into insurance premium tax (IPT), Ed Rochfort, managing director of Carrot, which insures young drivers said: “We have been expecting this consultation since the Chancellor announced a review in his Spring Statement. While we welcome the review, we were hoping to see the terms… Read more

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29th May 2019

Environmental, technological and other influences shaping the world of motorcycles as electric bike development accelerates

Although consumer motoring and fleet media predominantly focus on plug-in hybrid and electric cars, motorcycles very much remain a popular method of mobility throughout the world, so we discuss the latest market trends as emissions regulations, battery power and other forces rapidly shaping the car and van markets also permeate the two-wheeled sector. The current… Read more