Vehicle Tracking System Thwarts Violent Van-hijacking

Thieves’ violent attempt to hijack a security-equipment company’s van has been foiled by Quartix vehicle tracking.

Vehicle Tracking Finance Contracts Reach the End of the Road

The use of asset finance for vehicle tracking systems dates from the nineties, when the tracking systems could cost £1000 or more to buy. Leasing made sense to both customers and suppliers alike, as the cost could be spread over anything up to 5 years and the tax benefits of taking it as an operating cost instead of depreciation were significant. But during the credit boom some tracking companies took this financing model a step further and included the service charges for the contract in the amount to be financed. This had the potential to double the pay-out to the tracking company – to anything up to £2000 per unit.

Telematics Specialist Quartix Reports Record Results for 2011

Quartix, one of the UK’s leading vehicle tracking specialists, reports record sales and new installations for 2011, with exceptionally strong growth forecast for 2012.