Insurance

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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12th November 2018

FCA Bid to Expand UBI Offerings

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is planning to ramp up its connected car offerings by adding an insurance telematics specialist to its list of technological partners. It has signed a...

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11th October 2018

Program Threatens Automakers’ Alleged CV Data Stranglehold

A program that can enable vehicle owners and component makers to access a connected vehicle’s data will soon be unveiled. The Auto Care Association (ACA) will host three separate...

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10th October 2018

Autonomous Cars Face Higher Adoption Barriers Than Drones, Ships

A report from the UK's International Underwriting Association finds an easier path to future success for aerial drones and autonomous ships, compared to autonomous vehicles, due to self-driving vehicle...

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3rd October 2018

Quality Data Drives Moves Against Motor Insurance Fraud

Metromile, the pay-per-mile auto insurer, had a problem: when customers had claims, their satisfaction plummeted. Looking into it, execs realized that, while 70% to 80% of claims were easily...

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26th September 2018

Insurers Tread Warily Among Connected Car Tech

Looking at the auto technology that will work best for tomorrow’s insurers, explored by Eric Volkman. As the auto industry goes, so goes the auto insurance business. As everyone...

Eric Volkman

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21st September 2018

Safety, Convenience, Discounts the Keys to UBI Expansion

When developing automotive UBI products, insurance providers must often employ innovative approaches to ensure their offerings are exciting for customers. So, what types of strategies do insurance providers employ...

By Andrew Williams

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7th September 2018

Day Two: Connected Car Insurance USA 2018

Is customer experience the key to insurance success? Susan Kuchinskas reports. The second day of the Chicago conference had a strong focus on consumer experience, that somewhat elusive concept...

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6th September 2018

Day One: Connected Car Insurance USA 2018

What will it take to become Amazon of insurers, Susan Kuchinskas tries to find out. Consumers are picky and spoiled by Amazon. As Shawn Broadfield, vice-president of claims innovation...

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22nd August 2018

LexisNexis Patent Extends Connected Car Data Coverage

A US data aggregation specialist is claiming a global connected car coverage of 60% of vehicle production with the addition of a sixth patent for its technology. LexisNexis Risk...

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13th August 2018

Tesla Safety Features Are Reducing Some Kinds of Liability Claims

While many have their doubts about ADAS features, one study shows that's Tesla's Autopilot technology appears to have reduced some insurance claims.

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