Self-driven cars will change the car insurance industry forever, say Buffet and Gates

The two billionaires are of the opinion that the future of car insurance is at a precipice

Overdrive May 04, 2016 09:00:32 IST
Self-driven cars will change the car insurance industry forever, say Buffet and Gates

Two visionary billionaires, Warren Buffet and Bill Gates, recently said that the rise of self-driven cars would spell the end of the car insurance industry. The two giants appeared recently on Squawk Box on CNBC, wherein they said that they believed that autonomous vehicles would upend car insurers.

The foreseeable change is already in its early stages, with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reaching an agreement with a large number of manufacturers in the United States to make automatic emergency braking, a standard...

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