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Are driverless cars really close to being a reality?

Source: Insurance Business

Indeed there are other developments in the automotive industry that are changing the way insurers look at the way cars are insured. Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS) has also been granted a European patent for the requirements to enable connected car services using mobile devices. The system would allow a mobile phone to be used to track a car’s telemetry and a driver’s behaviour.

CEO and president of IMS Dr Otman Basir said the platform could be used for driver coaching, advanced vehicle diagnostics and usage-based insurance. The company estimates smartphones will represent about 30 per cent of new usage-based insurance policies sold in the European aftermarket in 2020.

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