The Future of the Car

The motor industry is in flux. Carmakers are pivoting from the combustion engine to the electric battery, from selling cars to offering car subscriptions, all the while dealing with tougher regulators and intense competition on design. How we insure cars is also expected to change as automation takes root. We consider the automobile’s uncertain future

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Carmakers seek out different models to appeal to streaming generation

Manufacturers experiment to save weight, but cost is top drawback of steel alternatives

As autonomous vehicles proliferate, insurers face lower premiums

Electric vehicle market is not considered mature enough to take up the slack

Developers battle to increase storage without adding too much weight

Cyber attacks and fraudulent user accounts pose growing risk to vehicles