Antti Aumo, marketing director of the Car Connectivity Consortium, says MirrorLink’s two-way data exchange between the car and the smartphone opens up endless telematics possibilities for both users and app developers
Our alliance will develop a common platform for vehicles after 2018 to offer insurers a standardised way of accessing vehicle data, says Pascal Le Merle, manager sales and marketing services for Renault-Nissan.
Increasingly sophisticated advanced driver assistance services (ADAS) will bring fresh challenges to insurers over event data where driver behaviour ends and the car’s behaviour takes over, according to Iwan Parry programme development director Transport Research Laboratory.
The second, and last, day of Insurance Telematics Europe 2015, held at London’s Park Plaza Victoria hotel, began not unlike the first day as the conference participants heard some very discouraging words from Katy Ratcliffe, head of marketing at Consumer Intelligence.
Jaguar Land Rover selects SiriusXM for telematics services, as research suggests that motion sickness will plague self-driving cars and rumors swirl that HTC is working on a rival infotainment platform to CarPlay and Android Auto. Andrew Tolve reports.
In Canada, business models for usage-based insurance (UBI) are evolving, as is the regulatory environment in each province. And as Kati Rubinyi reports, insurance industry insiders are optimistic that the business opportunities for UBI will overcome the barriers.