2015 Ford Motor Co. F150 trucks move through the inspection area on the production line at the company's Dearborn Truck Assembly facility in Dearborn, Michigan. Photographer: Jeff Kowalsky
Verisk is collaborating with Ford Motor Company to provide telematics data to insurers and create new opportunities for usage-based insurance. Ford and Lincoln vehicles will offer personalized safe driving discounts via insurers through Verisk’s data exchange platform. Alex Purdy, director of business operations, enterprise connectivity, Ford Motor Company shared, “Ford is committed to connecting our customers to valuable services that can help them reduce their total cost of ownership and get more out of their Ford vehicle.”
Seibels has appointed Rao Tadepalli as its new CIO with responsibility for software development, implementation and support, data center operations and infrastructure. Tadepalli will also lead digital transformation efforts and insurtech initiatives. Before joining Seibels, Tadepalli served as Chief Information Officer at Great American Insurance.
Fabric, life insurance insurtech, has named Daria Lupinacci as Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for driving customer acquisition. She last was SVP of marketing at Aurate, an online sustainable jewelry seller. Adam Erlebacher CEO and co-founder, said "Daria is a phenomenal marketer with proven expertise in delivering value to consumers and scaling businesses. She is a great addition to our team and will help continue to drive our momentum, especially during this growth period at Fabric."
IMS, which provides connected car data for insurers and other parties, announced its participation in Utah’s Road Usage Charge program. The increasing cost of road upgrade and maintenance, combined with the growing shift to hybrid and electric vehicles, is driving governments to embrace sustainable road pricing models. “As a pioneer and leader in secure, scalable, and compliant road usage charge technology, powering all production deployments across North America, we are pleased to enable Utah and governments at all levels with modern, reliable and fair alternative revenue options to realize a sustainable future of transportation together,” says Miners.