Insurance

26th June 2019

Telematics Not the Only Answer to Reducing Insurers’ Risks

It wasn’t so long ago that an automobile was a free-ranging universe all its own. The only real connection it had with the outside world occurred when someone inside...

By Eric Volkman

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21st June 2019

Lada Bales on Plan to Boost UBI in Russia

Bad work attracts bad clients. Years of expensive, albeit inconvenient, service had taught Russian car owners to shun many offerings from insurance companies and buy nothing but mandatory liability...

By Roma Nazarov

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29th May 2019

ADAS Cuts Risk But Still Raise Insurers’ Costs

The word “revolution” is perhaps used too frequently when pundits talk about connected cars. This is particularly true of the massive vehicle insurance business, which those-in-the-know tell us will...

By Eric Volkman

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30th April 2019

UBI Will Find Room to Grow But it Will Take Time

With most new cars now equipped with connected features or ADAS, there has been a change in the way auto insurers handle policies. As drivers become more aware of...

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11th April 2019

Tech Can Reduce Risk But Not Insurance Costs

The introduction of new technologies nearly always comes at a high promise and quite often with an equally large promise and expectations. ADAS technology is not immune to this...

By Graham Jarvis

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15th March 2019

Insurance Risks Same for Car Subscribers, Research Claims

Insurers are being told the growing trend of vehicle subscription instead of car ownership does not pose any greater risks of loss or damage. That’s the findings of research...

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11th March 2019

Autonomous Tech Costs Could Reshape Auto Insurance Risks

Insurance is a key topic surrounding who will be liable for the safety and repair of autonomous vehicles but the legal intricacies could be far more complex than many...

By Louis Bedigian

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Arity Says Insurers Not Considering AV Risk
4th March 2019

Arity Says Insurers Not Considering AV Risk

Insurers are not considering whether self-driving technology or human occupants are to blame if an autonomous vehicle crashes. That’s the view of Grady Irey, senior vice-president of data and...

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22nd November 2018

‘Old Tech’ Cams Still Cutting a Dash With Auto Insurers

Would you invest $50 or so for a perpetual 15% discount on your auto insurance? Most of us would unhesitatingly say ‘Yes’. Well, in certain insurance markets around the...

By Eric Volkman

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20th November 2018

Vodafone Study Claims Consumer Warming to UBI

Study results presented to this week’s Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference in the UK suggest consumers are starting to warm to telematics services such as UBI. The research...

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Release Waymo’s Insurance Documentation, Pressure Group Tells DMV
16th November 2018

Release Waymo’s Insurance Documentation, Pressure Group Tells DMV

A pressure group has called for details of Waymo’s insurance for the 39 autonomous vehicles it is testing in California to be publicized. Anti-corporate consumer rights group Consumer Watchdog...

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Researchers: Telematics Insurance Cuts Young Driver Deaths
15th November 2018

Researchers: Telematics Insurance Cuts Young Driver Deaths

A risk management firm claims a 35% reduction in deaths and injuries of 17-to-19-year-old drivers since 2011 is due to telematics insurance. LexisNexis Risk Solutions says it has correlated...

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