Frederic Bruneteau, managing director of consultancy Ptolemus Group, on how market-specific solutions are key to usage-based insurance success
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As OEMs and telematics service providers roll out global platforms for usage-based insurance offerings, they need to tailor them for regional and local markets. While a handful of UBI solutions are taking off, the road is littered with failures. In this podcast with TU’s Susan Kuchinskas, Bruneteau identifies the factors that have made these local solutions successful and warns of the risks to vendors that don't offer the right services and the right business model.
Susan Kuchinskas is a regular contributor to TU.
For more on UBI, see Industry insight: Insurance telematics.
For the latest on UBI, check out Insurance Telematics Europe 2013 on May 8-9 in London.
Coming up: Consumer Telematics Show 2013 on January 7 in Las Vegas, V2X for Auto Safety and Mobility Europe 2013 on February 20-21 in Frankfurt, Telematics for Fleet Management Europe 2013 on March 19-20 in Amsterdam, Telematics India and South Asia 2013 on April 16-17 in India, Telematics Russia 2013 on May 14-15 in Moscow, Telematics Detroit 2013 on June 5-6 and Content & Apps for Automotive Europe 2013 on June 17-21.
For exclusive telematics business analysis and insight, check out TU’s reports: In-Vehicle Smartphone Integration Report, Human Machine Interface Technologies and Smart Vehicle Technology: The Future of Insurance Telematics.
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