15 octobre 2014

Pay as you drive insurance: Big Brother needs a Makeover

 How do you get your customers to behave? It may not be by watching our every move and then squirreling away the data. For auto insurance providers, the current method calls for a monitor in your car to collect data on your actual behavior behind the wheel so you can earn a discount for safer driving. That’s the approach championed by the Progressive Insurance Snapshot program. Other insurers are now following suit with their own pay-as-you-drive products, including Allstate and State Farm. Progressive and others are still... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2014

M2M : the business model for connected car

Connected cars -- vehicles augmented with Internet-connected intelligent systems and services -- are driving into the fast lane. The number of connected cars is increasing rapidly: Not only are self driving cars set to become legal in the UK from 2015 (as they are already in parts of the US), but analysts expect the market to be worth €39 billion by 2018. So, what do connected cars offer the enterprise? Les voitures connectées - Véhicules intégrant des systèmes et services intelligents connectés à Internet - se développent à grande... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2014

The Connected Car Will Affect Your Car Insurance

Car insurance rates and premiums have always been based on “the group” - age group, gender group, city group, vehicle type group, and so on. For years, insurance companies have been grouping drivers based on statistical and demographic data in an attempt to estimate the likelihood of any one driver getting into an accident. Which makes sense, if static data is all you have, but what if insurance companies could estimate the likelihood of any one driver getting into an accident by knowing exactly how that one driver drives? Switching... [Lire la suite]
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