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When Software Drives the Car, Who Pays the Insurance?

Autonomous vehicles may radically change the way we move people and goods, but they will be no less disruptive for how the insurance industry works.

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When Software Drives the Car, Who Pays the Insurance?

Hosted by Ashley Milne-Tyte

When Software Drives the Car, Who Pays the Insurance?

Autonomous vehicles may radically change the way we move people and goods, but they will be no less disruptive for how the insurance industry works.


   

This week we're focusing on what may be a blind spot in all the excitement over autonomous vehicles: the future of car insurance. How will it work if there are no actual drivers to insure? We get a glimpse of the not-too-distant future by traveling to Mcity, a leading self-driving car test site at the University of Michigan and we hear from Jon Hocking, who covers the auto insurance industry for Morgan Stanley Research, as well as Hilary Rowen, a legal insurance expert who keeps close track of emerging technologies in Silicon Valley.

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