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Discount from insurance companies to Tesla’s autopilot mode drivers

Discount from insurance companies to Tesla’s autopilot mode drivers
08 Aralık 2017 - 18:36

Car sharing economy, rechargeable electric vehicles, automotive world with destructive technologies such as autonomous cars are experiencing the greatest revolution after Henry Ford. we will see the autonomous vehicles of the leading vehicle manufacturers entering the bazaar very later, but Tesla from the pioneers of the market, flowing in the traffic a few years later.

Tesla vehicles, which rely on autopilot mode, offer bids in some countries for drivers who leave their cars to autopilot driving. In the US, auto insurance company Root has announced that discounts will be made for customers in nine states that activate autopilot functionality in Tesla. Root is now followed by the UK’s largest car insurance company, Direct Line. The company announced that it would apply a 5 percent discount to its users who have activated autonomous vehicle functionality.

Car insurance companies offer these offerings are shaping the automobile world of the future, giving the signals of a transition period.

Although the autopilot system is safe, it is not a fatal accident. A driver who travelled through autopilot mode of the Tesla Model S last year lost his life unfortunate. but machine learning, artificial intelligence technology is being integrated into the automobile industry day by day, it is estimated that this field will be safer in the future. so that according to the World Health Organization, 1.25 million people in the global are losing their lives due to traffic accidents every year. It is expected that this number will be prevented with autonomous means.

It can Increase the rental car model

When companies sweep autonomous vehicles into the market, it is estimated that they will be able to take over their responsibilities by accepting damages in any case in the event of an accident. this will lead the automotive industry to a business model in which cars are mostly rented and the sector does not belong to the driver itself.

And the states are pushing for new laws on the subject. In Australia and the United States, when agencies are convened to enact new laws on autonomous vehicles, agencies are told that there are many more points to enlighten the issue.