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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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4th December 2018

Mental health and driver safety in today’s technology-assisted world of fleet management

The recent report entitled ‘It’s good to talk: caring about mental health’ from Venson Automotive Solutions is extremely encouraging1, the wellbeing and safety of at-work and general drivers being at the heart of Trak Global Group’s telematics and other products and solutions. Statistics from all perspectives are unarguably humbling and motivating. Human resources personnel deal… Read more

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4th December 2018

Trak Global Group calls for telematics to be at the heart of the Government’s road safety programme

Trak Global Group, the company that provides the technology for approximately 1 in 4 young driver insurance policies in the UK, said that telematics technology must play a leading role in the government’s plans to improve road safety. Speaking after the government published its 50-point strategy to tackle road justice and protect vulnerable road users,… Read more

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27th November 2018

What impact might the PiCG’s significant reduction have on fleets and motorists?

Introduced in 2011, the government’s Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG) scheme was initially welcomed by the majority of motorists, automotive and environmental bodies and other voices. At face value, as a way of nudging UK drivers into greener vehicles, there was little not to like about the original PiCG1, which reduced the price of all plug-in… Read more

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24th November 2018

Evaluating the multipronged approach to cleaning up and modernising commercial vehicles

Performance targets are ubiquitous in every corner of today’s world, from school children right through to entire governments and indeed unions like the EU – and few targets achieve such prolific coverage as those pertaining to emissions and air pollution. With all manner of localities, products and organisations under the microscope, a key area of… Read more

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18th November 2018

Spotlight on the latest statistics and initiatives as Road Safety Week 2018 arrives

Road safety is one of Trak Global Group’s primary aims and focusses, evident through our products including Carrot Insurance and Appy Fleet, and we eagerly anticipate the theme of each year’s Road Safety Week from Brake, arguably one of the UK’s leading campaign groups. A perennial debate Brake certainly works tirelessly to keep road users,… Read more

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8th October 2018

Trak Global makes two senior hires as it eyes international growth

Trak Global Group (TGG), the UK’s leading telematics technology business, has announced two senior appointments to help spearhead the company’s international expansion. Ivan Bumstead has joined the business as CFO, and Stevan Hoyle has joined the Board as a non-executive director. CEO Nick Corrie said the two appointments will add significant M&A and international experience… Read more

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25th September 2018

Carrot Insurance named in Insurance Age Top 50 Brokers

Carrot Insurance has been named one of the UK’s top 50 insurance brokers. The accolade comes from Insurance Age, a leading online insurance publication. Ed Rochfort, MD of Carrot Insurance: “It is fantastic to be recognised as one of the top 50 brokers in the UK. Telematics plays an increasingly large role in personal lines… Read more

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24th September 2018

Trak Global features in Financial Times Future 100 list

Trak Global has been named in the Financial Times’ Future 100 – a list of UK companies making a long-term impact on their sector and wider society. The FT Future 100 recognises “high growth companies that are shaping their industry, or contributing positively to society and their community”. The full list can be found on… Read more

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19th July 2018

How can fleet managers keep young at-work drivers safer behind the wheel?

Today’s fleet managers are ever more aware of and alert to the duty of care their personnel deserve and the increased penalties attracted under corporate culpability, at-work driving including grey fleet drivers and occasional journeys. Fleet drivers are often thought of as being older, so it’s very encouraging that road safety charity Brake has published… 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