Category Archives: car insurance

Location Based Shorts 15 Great New GPS Navigation Features from Kia

Kia has launched some awesome new GPS car navigation and vehicle tracking features for some 2020 models with UVO Phase II. I thought I had seen it all, but a navigation system that is portable through a vehicle fleet is … Continue reading

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Pay As You Drive Car Insurance – A Big Disruptor?

I have written several posts in the past, suggesting that PAYD insurance will become popular in the future, but acknowledging that most traditional car insurance companies won’t like it. Shareholders will hate the concept, because the customers who have the … Continue reading

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What is the Best Home Security for 2020?

House burglaries, theft of, and from cars in people’s driveways, porch pirates are all things we have to deal with today and of course even more so leading up to the Christmas Holidays. What I really want to share with … Continue reading

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Why I think an Autonomous Vehicle Won’t Be Able to Reliably Guess Where a Pedestrian Will Go

In 2016, Volvo ‘promised’ that we would have ‘Deathproof Cars’ by 2020. That’s next year! You may also recall that about this time last year, an Autonomous Uber Volvo crashed and killed a pedestrian. According to the NTSB the car … Continue reading

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There’s a Facebook Stalker Waiting to Burgle Your Home

I recently wrote an article on LinkedIn about how there are criminals who prey on people who put out ‘public’ posts about cool big boys toys or other items that they own. Things like shots of the boat on a … Continue reading

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Self-Driving Cars Clear a Hurdle, With Computer Called Driver

Federal highway regulators, aiming to help companies figure out how to meet safety standards when designing cars, are willing to consider a computer running an autonomous vehicle as the “driver.”… Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wsj.com It seems to have been … Continue reading

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The future of mobility: How transportation technology and social trends are creating a new business ecosystem

How will advances in transportation technologies and shifts in social attitudes shape the future of mobility? Sourced through Scoop.it from: dupress.com As a futurist one of the hardest things to come to grips with, but the most important reality is … Continue reading

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Google’s meetings with UK Government over driverless cars revealed

Internet giant has held five meetings with the Department for Transport in the last two years, documents obtained by the Telegraph show Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk I hope that in their discussions they are talking to industry experts trusted … Continue reading

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Nokia Closes Its $2.8B Sale Of Here To The Audi, BMW And Daimler Car Consortium

One of the bigger makers of maps and location services used in mobile phones and connected cars has now been taken over by a consortium of car makers. Today.. Sourced through Scoop.it from: techcrunch.com I said back in 2013 that … Continue reading

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US government gets in gear by ‘investing’ in connected cars | TU Automotive

PAYD (Pay As You Drive) with rewards for good driving behaviors would be a great start. These could include discounts on registration, reduced insurance premiums as well as bragging rights through gamification. Continue reading

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