Top Trends and Future Prospects For the Global Auto Insurance Market

RELEASE DATE: Jul 2024 Author: Spherical Insights Request Free Sample

Global Auto Insurance Market

How auto insurance companies can expand as a decade of interruption approaches.

The report provides a summary of the global top trends and future prospects for the global auto insurance market based on historical data sets (current trends, industry statistics, and emerging trends shaping the auto insurance industry’s future, preliminary estimates from 2020-2021, 2022, and 2023), as well as projections for the global auto insurance trends and future prospects for global regions in 2024 and 2025. This data-driven research offers users an industry-wide view of emerging technologies and innovative insights to help them make critical business decisions.


The Global Auto Insurance Market Size is Expected to Grow from USD 735.39 Billion in 2023 to USD 1655.84 Billion by 2033, at a CAGR of 8.46% during the forecast period 2023-2033.


Global Auto Insurance Market Insights Forecasts to 2033

  • The Global Auto Insurance Market Size was Valued at USD 735.39 Billion in 2023
  • The Market Size is Growing at a CAGR of 8.46% from 2023 to 2033
  • The Worldwide Auto Insurance Market Size is Expected to Reach USD 1655.84 Billion by 2033


What is Auto Insurance?

Auto insurance covers vehicles on the road, such as cars, trucks, motorcycles, and others. Its primary function is to provide financial protection against bodily harm or physical damage sustained in automobile accidents, as well as potential liability arising from similar situations involving vehicles. In addition to financial protection against traffic collision damage, auto insurance might cover theft, weather-related or natural disaster-related damage, and damage caused by collisions with stationary objects. Furthermore, auto insurance acts as a financial buffer, protecting drivers from physical harm caused by traffic accidents and vehicle theft. Moreover, it covers expenses resulting from accidents in which an insured vehicle owner is liable for injuries, fatalities, or property damage caused to other drivers, vehicles, or third-party assets such as buildings, fences, or utility structures. Although auto insurance laws vary by jurisdiction, many areas require the purchase of bodily injury and property damage liability coverage before operating or maintaining a vehicle on public roads. Given the global increase in the number of road-related incidents, the vehicle insurance sector has significant growth potential.


Type of Auto Insurance

  • Third-Party Liability Coverage

Third-party liability insurance is a type of policy in which the insurance company protects the insured from legal liabilities arising from loss or damage caused by them to a third party's body or property.


  • Collision/Comprehensive Coverage

Collision insurance is a type of automobile insurance. It covers the cost of repairing or replacing your car if it is involved in a collision with another vehicle, or an object, or has rolled over. It is not always required by law, but it is necessary if the vehicle is financed with a loan or lease. On the other hand, comprehensive insurance, also known as 'other than collision,' is a type of coverage that protects against damages caused by accidents, natural disasters, and man-made activities. It is an optional coverage that includes theft, vandalism, fire, flood, and falling objects.


Top Trends in Auto Insurance That Are Transforming the Market in 2024

  • The Growth of InsurTech

InsurTech businesses are predicted to explode in 2024, completely upending the auto insurance market. These creative companies use technology to provide seamless digital experiences, optimize the insurance process, and provide data-driven solutions for claims administration and risk assessment. InsurTech businesses are transforming conventional insurance models, increasing productivity, and enhancing client interaction.


  • Safety Towards Electric Vehicles (EVs)

In 2024, insurance solutions designed exclusively for electric cars (EVs) will become increasingly commonplace due to the increasing demand for these vehicles. Insurance companies may provide coverage for EV batteries, specialized repairs, and charging infrastructure in order to mitigate the particular risks related to electric mobility. Furthermore, rebates and incentives for environmentally friendly cars could encourage more people to switch to electric vehicles.


  • Expanding Insurance Coverage in Rural Communities

There will probably be more of an emphasis on bringing auto insurance to rural areas in 2024. Insurance companies can work with local partners, government agencies, and microfinance organizations to raise awareness of the value of insurance and provide policies that are more easily available to rural areas. The adoption of insurance in rural areas can be aided by mobile-based insurance solutions and streamlined claim processes.


  • Rapid Adoption of Add-Ons

In order to accommodate a wide range of client wants, automobile insurance policies in 2024 are probably going to offer more add-on coverage. Vehicle owners can enjoy increased protection and peace of mind with add-ons including engine protection, roadside assistance, zero depreciation coverage, and key replacement coverage. Drivers can evaluate their insurance needs and select the best coverage alternatives by using an auto insurance calculator.


  • Usage Based Insurance (UBI)

Usage-based insurance (UBI) is anticipated to pick up steam in 2024 as insurers use telemetry technology to track driver behavior and provide customized rates. In the end, UBI promotes road safety and lowers the probability of accidents by encouraging safer driving practices and enabling auto insurance firms to customize coverage based on individual driving behaviors.


Growth of the Global Auto Insurance Market

Auto insurance is the largest part of the non-life insurance industry. The gross premium written for worldwide non-life insurance is rising, with the primary driver being a rise in gross premium written for auto insurance. Vehicle insurance growth is frequently used to explain overall changes in the non-life sector because insurers collect the majority of premiums. This line of business was identified as a key driver of non-life segment growth in a number of nations. Furthermore, the increase in demand for auto insurance based on accidents such as traffic collisions, physical damage or bodily injury, theft, and fire puts pressure on insurance companies to invest in and develop products with low proliferation, high coverage, and financial security in the form of medical injury or other damages. Accidents have increased in recent years, including road wrecks, traffic injuries, drunk driving, and distracted driving while speeding, necessitating the purchase of auto insurance. The majority of vehicle owners rely on auto insurance to protect themselves against future financial losses, such as injuries to drivers, passengers, or pedestrians.  In addition, auto insurance includes such coverages, which help to reimburse policyholder family members following his or her death. Insurance companies have noticed an increasing number of coverages in their products in order to improve the overall user interface experience and remain competitive in the market in the coming years.


Furthermore, usage-based insurance (UBI), also known as pay-per-mile, pay-as-you-drive, or pay-as-you-go, is a type of auto insurance that allows the insurer to track how far, where, and how a vehicle is driven. UBI is typically powered by telematics technology that is pre-installed in a vehicle's network or can be accessed via a plug-in device or mobile application. Telematics devices give insurers a wide range of data, such as braking and acceleration, to help them measure drivers' behavior and vehicle usage. Insurers determine the insurance price for each policy based on the data provided.


In addition, according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), roughly 20% of all motor insurers in the United States could offer usage-based insurance within the next five years. Usage-based insurance is gaining acceptance in the market since it benefits both the policyholder and the insurance firm. Also incentivizes drivers to adopt safer driving practices, which can reduce the frequency of accidents and claims for the insurance business, and also benefits policyholders by lowering premiums as driving safety improves. Black box insurance, often known as telematics insurance, is a vehicle insurance scheme that bases premiums on current driving behavior rather than past performance. Black box insurance seeks to provide motorists with tailored premiums based on their driving behavior.


Global Auto Insurance Market Dynamics:


  • Emergence of New Vehicle Technologies

Governments and healthcare providers are implementing reimbursement policies and schemes for assistive devices, including medical slings, which is driving market expansion by making these goods more accessible to patients.


  • Growing Vehicle Ownership

Rising global car ownership, particularly in emerging nations, broadens the potential client base for auto insurance, which drives market growth.



  • Fraud Claims

Insurance fraud, such as staged accidents and bogus claims, is a serious concern that reduces profitability and raises operational expenses.


  • Economic Uncertainty

Economic downturns can result in lower vehicle sales and ownership, reducing demand for auto insurance.



  • Digital transformation

Digital transformation has made it possible for auto insurance companies to provide highly tailored user experiences to their clients. Furthermore, due to social alienation, digital technologies such as cell telematics and photo estimation techniques are becoming more prevalent in claim resolution. As a result, it is expected that these technologies will provide the insured with profitable and rewarding prospects during the forecast period.


  • Growing Demand for Auto Insurance Products & Services

Auto insurance firms have a great potential to expand their market offers. Companies provide medical, comprehensive, physical injury, property damage, and third-party liability coverage. As a result, it is expected that insurers would have profitable opportunities to innovate and diversify their product offerings by including specific coverages such as a pay-as-you-drive policy. Instead of the average number of miles a person travels in a year, this includes the mileage driven by each individual.



  • Rising cost of claims

Claims prices are rising across the auto insurance business due to high labor and repair expenses, supply chain challenges, inflation, increased collision frequency, and labor shortages, which result in a lack of skilled claims adjusters and longer processing times.


  • Changing consumer preferences

Consumers see increasing claims costs reflected in rising policy pricing. This prompts consumers, who are more aware than ever of the process of purchasing auto insurance, to search around for more affordable premiums. Insurers are consequently challenged to compete.


Competitive Analysis:

The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the global auto insurance market along with a comparative evaluation primarily based on their product offering, business overviews, geographic presence, enterprise strategies, segment market share, and SWOT analysis. The report also provides an elaborative analysis focusing on the current news and developments of the companies, which includes product development, innovations, joint ventures, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, and others. This allows for the evaluation of the overall competition within the market.


List of Key Companies

  • AXA SA Group
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Bajaj Allianz
  • American International Group Inc.
  • Insurethebox
  • Verisk Analytics Inc.
  • Allianz
  • State Farm Mutual
  • Tokio Marine Group
  • Automobile Insurance
  • Ping An Insurance (group)
  • Admiral Group plc
  • berkshire hathaway inc.
  • Others


Key Developments:

  • In March 2024, ACKO said that they have successfully implemented a specific insurance package for all Maruti and Tata car owners. Customers who purchase Tata and Maruti insurance through ACKO will not only save money but also have a convenient and efficient experience throughout the process.


  • In July 2022, Bajaj Allianz introduced Pay As You Consume (PAYC), a usage-based insurance cover add-on. Under the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), the company is the first to introduce and launch this sort of insurance, allowing automobile companies to add on advanced insurance.


  • In May 2022, Liberty Mutual Insurance finalized the acquisition of Insurance Portal Services' technological assets. This helped Liberty Insurance Company leverage insurance's inherent capabilities in the automobile sector.


  • In August 2021, AXA S.A., the insurance giant, unveiled STeP, a new digital claims solution designed to help clients simplify their automobile insurance procedure. AXA said that with STeP, the period between customer notice and partners arranging repair or salvage had been reduced to minutes.


  • In May 2021, GEICO partnered with Tractable, an AI technology company, to speed up its auto claim and repair processes. Tractable is the creator of a patented computer vision technique that has been trained on millions of previous claims. The AI can estimate automobile damage using photographs, just like a human appraiser. GEICO intends to use Tractable's technology to accurately review estimates in seconds while lowering administrative costs.


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