27th January 2023

Insurers Scrapping Crashed BEVs Citing Cost of Repairs

The huge cost of repairing BEVs involved in collisions has been recognized not only by insurance companies but even by Tesla’s chief Elon Musk. Reuters reports that insurers are...


30th November 2022

Ford Builds on Wejo UBI Partnership with US Roll-Out

Smart mobility software provider Wejo is expanding its UBI tie-up with Ford into the US market. The UK company is building on its successful European launch with Ford in...


17th November 2022

Ford Deploys AI-Driven Platform for UBI Services

Ford is offering UBI services to US customers using AI driven data collection from CerebrumX. The automotive data services and management platform has announced it will incorporate Ford connected...


28th October 2022

Eliminating the Grey Areas of CAV Insurance

The UK government is taking some positive steps forward with regard to addressing some of the great areas of connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) liability and insurance. That’s the...

By Graham Jarvis


9th September 2022

Autonomous Insurance: How Future-Ready are insurers?

With connected and autonomous vehicles set to change the insurance liability paradigm away from human drivers, this article examines whether insurers and automakers are really ready for a driverless...

By Graham Jarvis


10th March 2022

Absolving Users of Blame in Driverless Cars Could Accelerate Adoption

TU-Automotive’s editor, Paul Myles, reports that “British lawyers are calling for automakers to shoulder unlimited legal responsibility for a driverless vehicle’s actions on the roads.” Subsequently, drivers will become...

By Graham Jarvis


9th March 2022

Ford Extends UBI Consumer Options to Europe

Ford of Europe has agreed a UBI telematics service deal with data analytics provider Verisk. The automaker will receive standardized, insurance-ready telematics data from its connected vehicles in some...


2nd February 2022

Insurers Have Little to Fear with Driverless Technology

Dr Christoph Lauterwasser, managing director, Allianz Center for Technology claims in a press release, The new rules of the road: Get ready for driverless driving’, that the automobile liability...

By Graham Jarvis


12th January 2022

Insuring e-Scooter Mobility Hampered by Data

In Russia, the boom of e-scooter use in 2020 and 2021 resulted in an eight-fold overall growth of scooter-related traffic accidents. Public concerns are heightened from knowing that only...

By Roma Nazarov


24th November 2021

Automakers About to Shake Up the Insurance Industry

Elon Musk recently announced Tesla’s intent to launch a usage-based insurance (UBI) product in Texas. The move came after General Motors and Ford launched their own telematics insurance programs...

By Graham Jarvis


14th September 2021

Kia Releases Vehicle Build Data to US Insurers

Kia has agreed to begin sharing vehicle build data with an insurance data aggregator enabling its US consumers to enjoy discounted auto insurance. The agreement between LexisNexis Risk Solutions...


4th August 2021

More Opportunities than Challenges for Insurers in an AV World

Insurers should have no concerns about opportunities in the autonomous vehicle world because there will be plenty of new revenue streams to look forward to. That’s the view of...