Would You Insure a Flying Car? May 14, 2013At a time when the auto insurance industry is evaluating the potential impact of autonomous vehicles, there are actually "flying cars" being produced. Auto Claims Satisfaction Dips in Winter Months: J.D. Power April 19, 2013Road conditions and financial pressures sour policyholders' view of insurers, the company says. Xuber Launches in U.S. in Response to Demand for Modern Commercial Lines Solutions April 17, 2013The software business of Xchanging is offering an end-to-end module-based solution built on a single data model. Esurance Launches 'What If Calculator' For Potential Premium Changes April 10, 2013The calculator is for informational use only, but gives policyholders a window into how certain changes might affect their premium. Main Street America Names New Head of Business Technology April 03, 2013Lisa Murman is responsible for planning and developing underwriting and process automation solutions. Survey: Which Technologies Are Insureds Most Willing to Adopt for Lower Premium? March 07, 2013According to a CarInsurance.com survey, one technology is far more likely to be adopted than telematics boxes or mobile phone blockers. Q&A: Progressive's Usage-Based Insurance Licensing Program Explained March 05, 2013SMA's Mark Breading answers Insurance & Technology's burning questions about exactly how Progressive's licensing offer for usage-based insurance affects other interested carriers. Will Auto Insurance Vanish? There's Actually a Debate January 17, 2013State Farm CEO Edward Rust weighed in on the potential for auto insurance to become irrelevant. Battle Lines Drawn on Insurance Data Use January 15, 2013Some companies vow to protect consumers from use of their personal data by insurers. The Future of Auto Insurance — A Reply January 10, 2013"On-board" technologies are not the only ones insurers need to consider as having the potential to reduce auto premium, insists Celent's Donald Light. Safe Auto Adds Hyland in Document Management Revamp December 06, 2012The insurer wants to manage documents that come out of its Guidewire core systems better. NTSB Safety Recommendations Bring Lower Auto Premium Closer November 19, 2012Celent's scenario of significantly lessened auto premium gained plausibility with National Transportation Safety Board's call to standardize safety technologies on new vehicles Design, Not Performance, Defines Success of Online Quoting: Study November 12, 2012But product satisfaction still is the greatest indicator of customer acquisition. CURE "Beefed Up" Reinsurance After Irene: COO October 29, 2012The New Jersey-based auto insurer also plans hyper-local storm outreach for future storms, according to COO Eric Poe, who envisions these major events hitting the company's home state much more often than they have historically. A 12 Point Checklist for Automated Underwriting October 25, 2012Automated underwriting systems offer the promise of better information and greater efficiency But insurers considering such systems should prepare a checklist to make sure that the systems address the underwriters’ concerns. BCBS North Carolina Selects McKesson for Provider Contract Automation October 11, 2012The insurer will use McKesson Contract Manager to centralize and automate the provider contracting process. Erie Powers Safe Teen Driving Campaign with Facebook October 01, 2012The insurer has developed a contest that revolves around gaining points from actions taken on Facebook. American Family Buys Permanent General for $239 Million, Citing Direct Sales Experience September 26, 2012The target company specializes in nonstandard auto insurance. SafeAuto Selects Thunderhead NOW for Policy, Billing and Claims Document Generation September 24, 2012The Columbus, Ohio-based P&C carrier sought to extent its document management capabilities with a new solution compatible with Guidewire InsuranceSuite. Alberta Motor Associate Selects MajescoMastek for Billing September 13, 2012The company will implement STG Billing first in its auto, property and accident insurance books.