Tesla opens floodgates for owners to test automated driving

Tesla Inc. is making its controversial driver-assistance system available to customers previously deemed not safe enough behind the wheel to test it out. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk tweeted that the system Tesla calls Full Self-Driving Beta is now available to anyone in North America who’s bought the option and requests it from their car […]

400 Groups Urge U.S. Lawmakers to Take ‘Immediate Steps’ to Block Potential Rail Strike

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! More than 400 groups on Monday called on Congress to intervene in an ongoing railroad labor standoff that threatens to idle shipments of food and fuel and strand rail travelers while inflicting billions of dollars of economic damage. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Association of […]

Inflation continues to impact insurance shopping, TransUnion

TransUnion’s “Personal Lines Insurance Trends and Perspectives Quarterly Report” shows that, despite an initial increase in insurance shopping at the beginning of the third quarter of 2022, impacts from inflation decreased shopping rates for both auto and property insurance. The drops in rates in the end weeks of the third quarter are likely due to […]

Could Recent NotPetya Case Outcomes Pressure Insurers to Reword War Exclusions?

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! With recent news of multinational food and beverage company Mondelez International settling its lawsuit against its insurer Zurich American Insurance Company over the company’s NotPetya claims, conversation has continued around what this could mean for war exclusion language and definitions of cyber war in insurance policies. […]