Fifty years ago, as the first Ford Capris, Austin Maxis and Aston Martin DBS V8s arrived on the UK’s forecourts, Thatcham Research was established to improve vehicle safety standards and contain claims cost. However Graham Gibson, chief claims officer at…
New technology can save lives, but Neil Atherton, sales and marketing director at Autoglass, fears a lack of expertise at bodyshops could put drivers at risk and lead to increased insurance claims.
The best minds in motor insurance are already grappling with how to manage the new risks that come from evolving automotive technologies – from connected and electrified vehicles to full-blown autonomous motoring.
From vehicle size to type, motorists need to be given greater choice by insurers when their car is off the road. James Roberts of Europcar Mobility Group UK outlines some suggestions as to where flexibility could play a greater role.
The tipping point between level two and level three automation is a potentially dangerous place, according to the head of motor at Direct Line.
Motor insurers, manufacturers and repairers must tackle their “dysfunctional relationship” and work together if the sector is to remain relevant with increased technology being added to vehicles.
Strict laws to prevent drivers using mobile phones – even hands free – would have the biggest impact on vehicle collision numbers, the Zurich UK CEO told Post's Motor Insurance World event last week.
Having taking over the reins of National Windscreens as managing director in 2018, Jan Teo spoke to Jonathan Swift about what attracted her to the role; the challenges the business faces and what it is like being caught up in a motor manufacturer space…
There is no question that the UK is on the brink of big change in urban mobility and that it is set to transform the motor insurance landscape, says James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group UK.
Analysis: Joining forces on Adas: How motor manufacturers are looking to work with insurers on driver safety
As insurers complain of double-digit increases in repair costs as a result of advanced driver assistance systems, Edward Murray spoke to motor manufacturers about why the underwriting focus needs to move from the driver to the vehicle.
For all the work has been done by the insurance industry to contain and control personal injury costs, many are seeing repair claims increasing as a result of a wider use of advanced driver-assistance systems. Edward Murray looks at what the sector can…
With Adas on the rise, insurers need to better understand these technologies, including their impact on safety and claims, to derive the greatest benefits from them. National Windscreens managing director Jan Teo highlights how education can play a…
What’s fueling motor insurance today? Michele Bacchus talks to the industry and gives the low-down on what’s heading down the highway towards insurers in both the fast and slow lanes
How do passengers 'use' motor vehicles? Ozlem Gurses, reader in insurance and commercial Law at King’s College London and British Insurance Law Association committee member, explains how the law sees this question when it comes to insurance.
In Post's first research project of 2019 we'll be looking at all the factors that are shaping the motor insurance market.
In his 38th year in the motor insurance market, former Insure the Box CEO Mike Brockman has global plans for his new “revolutionary” telematics and dash cam device. He met Post to reveal how Thingco’s ‘Theo’ works and how he’s determined to bring…
As cars move towards automation, Jen Frost spoke to Graham Gibson, chairman of Thatcham Research and Allianz’s chief claims officer, and Matthew Avery, director of insurance research at Thatcham Research, about how the UK research centre is working with…
With positive claims experience being one of the most important aspects of policyholder retention, the impact of the supplier on their journey will come under increased scrutiny. And motor claims is no different writes Pete Marsden of National…
Supply chain procurement continues to evolve against a backdrop of consolidation among both insurers and third party administrators. Edward Murray looks at how tendering is changing from the demands on suppliers to the length of partnerships
With more Advanced Driver Assistance Systems being installed on cars, Alistair Carlton, technical manager at National Windscreens, says insurers shouldn't underestimate the demand for ADAS calibration.
As assistance systems are making cars safer, but also more costly to repair, insurers would love a database listing which features are fitted on which vehicles - but motor manufacturers aren’t sharing that information yet
A panel of motor experts discussed the challenges of repairing cars equipped with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, at a webinar organised by Post in association with Auto Windscreens.
Rupert Armitage, managing director of Auto Windscreens, argues Advanced Driver Assistance Systems need to be recalibrated by manufacturers, and not the aftermarket