Connected and autonomous vehicles are capturing headlines across sectors, none more so than in the insurance industry and at times we could be forgiven for thinking that a hands-off eyes-off car is just around the corner.
The airspace above our cities could be the roadway of the future but what will insurance look like in times to come? And what kind of policy would cover flying taxi cabs – motor or aviation?
The majority of insurers are unprepared for the arrival of driverless vehicles, according to a report from KPMG.
Telematics providers have welcomed the opening of the government consultation on autonomous cars.
Insurers met on Tuesday in Parliament to discuss the government's consultation paper on insurance for driverless cars.
A third Tesla car has crashed using the driverless 'autopilot' feature, raising fears over the safety of the technology.
Insurers have welcomed the consultation paper released today by the Department for Transport on the use of autonomous cars on the road.
Driverless cars could be vulnerable to cyber attacks and could even be used as a “potential weapon" in a city, a report from Axa has warned.
A major consultation on the use of autonomous cars has been launched officially today by the Department for Transport.
Axa has written a bespoke policy for driverless car tests across the UK.
The first potential death caused by a Tesla car will push the reality of fully autonomous vehicles further down the road and have repercussions for the insurance industry, experts have warned.
Post’s first Motor Insurance World conference hosted a VIP roundtable, debating how insurers can grow telematics propositions in the UK and help motor insurance shed its distress purchase tag
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association said it has a “lot of questions” over the government’s consultation document on driverless cars.
On the day the Queen's Speech confirmed driverless cars would soon become insurable on UK roads, more than 2000 motor engineers, manufacturers, insurers, suppliers and academics gathered in Lisbon to hear from some of the industry's headline acts
The UK’s first driverless car insurance policy has been launched ahead of a government consultation this summer.
DFT confirms it will amend Road Traffic Act to cover driverless technology and invites insurers to consult on legislation
A government minister has called for the insurance industry to participate in a consultation over regulations surrounding the cover of autonomous vehicles.
Entering automotive dealership and manufacturing is not the agenda for Google, delegates were assured at IBIS Global Summit 2016 in Barcelona today.
Autonomous cars have gained legislative backing in the Queen’s Speech today (18 May) as insurers hail the innovation as doing more to save lives than seatbelts.
More than half of drivers worry they will automatically be classed as ‘at fault’ by insurers if they are involved in an accident with a driverless car, according to a survey.
The Association of British Insurers’ has hailed Volvo’s autonomous driving trial in London next year as “really exciting” and potentially “transformational,” while the motor manufacturer itself has called for more government help to speed up adoption.
Technology giant Google is partnering with taxi-hailing app maker Uber and US carmaker Ford to lobby the US government over driverless car regulations.
Vehicles are increasingly connected and far more software-reliant than they used to be. Unfortunately, most insurers offering product recall solutions are unprepared for this new reality.
With a raft of new technology being installed in motor vehicles, the debate has started over who owns the data it produces – insurers or manufacturers?
While the government is gung-ho about the development of autonomous vehicles, insurers may seek to temper that enthusiasm if there are too many risk uncertainties