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Welcome to the official Google+ page of Munich Re (US), one of the world’s leading risk carriers. http://www.munichre.com/en/service/imprint.aspx
Welcome to the official Google+ page of Munich Re (US), one of the world’s leading risk carriers. http://www.munichre.com/en/service/imprint.aspx

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Building a Business Case for Road Safety - Mike Scrudato builds the case for analyzing loss data and identifying potential preventative technology solutions to reduce auto accidents in his most recent LinkedIn article. https://lnkd.in/dzVCK2q
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Natural catastrophe review: Series of hurricanes makes 2017 year of highest insured losses ever

The hurricane trio of Harvey, Irma and Maria will cost the insurance industry a record amount in 2017: the final insurance bill for those and other natural catastrophes, including a severe earthquake in Mexico, is expected to come to US$ 135bn. And overall losses – i.e. including uninsured losses – amounted to US$ 330bn, the second-highest figure ever recorded for natural disasters.

According to Tony Kuczinski, President and CEO of Munich Re, US, “This hurricane season is a stark example of the incredibly important role that Munich Re plays in helping people and communities rebuild in the wake of natural catastrophes.”

Read more: https://www.munichre.com/us/property-casualty/press-news/press-releases/PressRelease-2018/natcat-2018/index.html
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Understanding #AutonomousVehicles One Acronym at a Time

Munich Re, US' Maureen Brown familiarizes us with the terms and acronyms used to describe the components that are used in autonomous vehicles. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/understanding-autonomous-vehicles-one-acronym-time-maureen
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Autonomous Vehicles: How Safe Is Safe?

This is a question commonly asked about the deployment of self-driving cars from various critical stakeholders. Munich Re, US' Mike Scrudato discusses this question in his latest LinkedIn post. Read more: https://lnkd.in/dbmgm-p
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Mobileye and Munich Re, US Announce Collaboration to Reduce Automotive Collisions

Beginning immediately, Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. (Munich Re, US) will make available Mobileye’s Aftermarket Advanced Collision Avoidance System to its clients, including commercial fleets. The new program will provide Munich Re, US clients with the option of retrofitting existing vehicles with Mobileye ADAS technology, designed to help mitigate the potential for collisions among fleets and improve driver behavior through the use of warning signals. Munich Re, US will also conduct a loss analysis to help quantify the potential impact of Mobileye’s technology on a client company’s portfolio of commercial fleet business.

Read more: https://lnkd.in/dRQEU7f

Learn more about Smart Mobility at Munich Re, US: https://lnkd.in/dvjT7YQ
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#Drones are transforming the way we do business

Drones are transforming the way many industries do their business, and we are seeing the widespread logistical and legal implications of drones in the commercial sphere. From an insurance perspective, it’s important to understand how businesses are using drones and the risks that drones open up for them and the people around them. Learn more from Munich Re, US' Jason Dunn, MBA, CPCU, ARe as he discusses commercial use of drones and the risks involved.

https://lnkd.in/dTWjxHc
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‘Invasion of Privacy’ Tops List of Concerns Linked to Growing Commercial Drone Use - Survey of risk managers highlights rapidly evolving drones market

“New FAA regulations have encouraged the commercial use of drones across a broad spectrum of industries,” said Tim Brockett, Senior Vice President, Reinsurance Division, Munich Re, US, “and more companies and public entities are exploring new, safe and cost effective ways to use drone technology. However, they may be at risk since most commercial insurance policies don’t cover or offer very limited liability protection for drones.”

Read more from our recent survey: https://lnkd.in/dtgakYy

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From commercial uses such as agriculture, security, and delivery, to public uses like firefighting, law enforcement and infrastructure, drones are positioned to make a big difference in the day-to-day operations of the private and public sectors. In response to the widespread proliferation of this technology, Munich Re, US is launching a customizable drone coverage that will protect insureds against the unique exposures and liabilities that come with utilizing drones.

Read more: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/new-tech-needs-kind-insurance-thats-where-we-come-jason
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Older Drivers Embrace Active Safety Features; Resist Autonomous Vehicles, According to Munich Re, US Survey

Older drivers are increasingly comfortable with and recognize the benefits of active safety technology, but they are still reluctant to relinquish total control to an autonomous vehicle, according to a nationwide survey by Munich Re, US of drivers age 65 and older.

Approximately two out of three (63 percent) of drivers over age 65 intend to purchase their next vehicle with active safety technology. Blind spot detectors (51 percent), a backup camera (43 percent) and automated braking (31 percent) were identified by senior drivers as the most sought after features. Of those surveyed, 44 percent said they would be willing to pay more for a vehicle with active safety features if the added cost is less than $5,000.

Read more: https://t.co/Q9YXO3lzY6
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What does an innovation culture at Munich Re, US look like? Tony Kuczinski sat down with us to discuss his vision of the type of culture we need to drive change and innovation, and what we’re doing to get there. https://youtu.be/RsGKCWTW_j0
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