Auto Insurance Industry May See Upheaval As Self-Driving Cars Move Forward

By Jon LeSage Auto insurance companies are carefully monitoring the state of self-driving cars, with migration to autonomous vehicle features over the next few years potentially causing upheaval for the industry.
As automakers transition over to fully autonomous vehicles, more of the liability will be shifted from the drivers to the vehicles, analysts say. Some of the concern from insurers comes from how liability policies may differ for human-driven cars versus self-driving cars.
Increased safety of the vehicles, which is expected from self-driving cars, could cut insurance bills for consumer and revenue for insurers. The U.S. market for personal auto insurance policies, which currently generates

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