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Tech Moves Forward: How Will Insurance Catch Up?

The era of the automobile is coming to an end, and the era of the autonomous vehicle is just beginning. With what seems like breathtaking speed, vehicles have gone from being a sci-fi staple to being a tangible reality. With

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Tesla’s Innovative Autopilot Advances the Insurance Industry

Innovation generally gets ahead of the regulators, legislatures, and industries designed to handle the risks of innovation. This has been a truism since Gutenberg debuted his press. At the moment, a reason for totality in a Tesla driving on autopilot

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Pokémon Go Causing New Insurance Issues

People driving and playing Pokémon Go at the same time may be subject to distracted driving laws that prohibit texting or talking on a device while operating a motor vehicle

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Is there a Car Bubble?

Everyone has heard of real estate bubbles, stock market bubbles, commodity bubbles, but can there be such a thing as a car bubble? The economy is improving, and people are more secure about taking out loans and lines of credit.

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OUCH! The Costs of Fixing Your Car are Getting Higher

As cars become more technologically advanced, repairing them after a collision is becoming a more expensive proposition. Repair claim costs have risen an average of 17 percent over the last ten years. Why? As cars become more technologically advanced, repair

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Are You Going My Way? Self-Driving Cars are Coming!

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Lexus RX450h retrofitted by Google for its driverless car fleet. Image Credit: Driving_Google_Self-Driving_Car.jpg: Steve Jurvetson, derivative work: Mariordo Great news! Self-driving cars are going to be a real thing! Not so great news! You’re still going to need auto insurance. Don’t

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It’s Not Just Gas: The Real Cost of Commuting

Remember how owning a car was so much more complicated and expensive than you thought at first? You thought about the payment, the gas, and the insurance you’d need, but not about depreciation, or the maintenance needed to keep it

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