Month: April 2019
25th April 2019What factors influence the business case for EV adoption?
While private motorists and indeed SMEs may take a more flexible, short-term approach, businesses and organisations with larger fleets of vehicles typically make longer-term decisions, an increasingly pertinent one being whether to embrace electric vehicles (EV) now or to wait. Although certain OEMs continue to invest in diesel and petrol, with BMW1 quite rightly citing… Read more
16th April 2019Are fully-autonomous vehicles really likely to feature on public roads soon?
It’s fair to say that various facets of autonomous or ‘driverless’ cars and other vehicles, from their capabilities to the time-scales involved in consumer availability, continue to cause a degree of confusion, which is in many ways no surprise. Is semi-autonomous technology misunderstood? Firstly, with systems1 like Audi’s Traffic Jam Pilot and BMW’s Traffic Jam… Read more
11th April 2019Internal combustion engine developments of cheer for fleets and others not suited to plug-in adoption
Despite encouragement to switch to plug-in hybrid or fully-electric cars coming from all angles these days, it still remains an unfeasible move for various company car fleets and private motorists, for reasons ranging from annual mileages covered and vehicle affordability to the practicality limitations of charging. Fortunately, certain OEMS are continuing to devote considerable resources… Read more
8th April 2019Emerging last-mile delivery and mobility solutions – the benefits and challenges
The term ‘last-mile’ used to primarily be associated with supply chain logistics, deliveries and other commercial operations, essentially referring to a product or service’s final journey to end customers. As wide-ranging automotive, environmental, governmental and other bodies strive to clean up the environment and enrich people’s lives through ever-improving mobility, ‘last-mile’ has also become an… Read more
4th April 2019Amidst the plug-in obsession, do niche alternative fuels like CNG have a future?
While plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) and pure EVs tend to dominate automotive news and discussions, their adoption will remain unfeasible for swathes of society for at least a good few years, until prices match or perhaps even eventually undercut internal combustion engine models, rural recharging infrastructure improves and other factors become more conducive. Even… Read more
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- Trak Global Group has acquired Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc (IMS), North America’s leading insurance telematics business
- Trak Global Group helps raise a record £10,000 for charity at the 13th annual Anoush Cup
- Read our PaceNotes blog post on Gov.uk
- Trak Global Group achieves Investors in People accreditation
- Are the UK and Europe’s clean air zones anticipated to be successful and what influences are shaping their development?
- How autonomous, electric and shared mobility vehicles plus IoT connectivity are shaping tyre development