Arity in the news

Find our latest updates, press mentions and news coverage that leverages Arity's mobility insights.

Ford, Arity enter UBI data partnership

Ford and Arity have entered a partnership under which drivers of Ford and Lincoln connected cars can opt in to having Arity score their data for usage-based insurance purposes.

February 19, 2021 | Digital Insurance

What really happened to auto insurance during the pandemic?

Arity experts took a look back at driving trends in 2020 and put together a report on what we saw and how it has and will continue to disrupt the insurance industry.

February 4, 2021 | Digital Insurance

Car insurance prices fell in 2020 as pandemic reduced driving

Miles driven by U.S. vehicles may be returning to pre-pandemic levels after plummeting 51% last year, according to Arity.

February 3, 2021 | Wall Street Journal

The Auto Care Association has partnered with Arity to bring members even more data, even faster.

With Arity, TrendLens users will now have access to monthly vehicle miles traveled (VMT) data collected from more than 25 million consumer connections — eight weeks faster than the U.S. government’s reporting schedule.

January 8, 2021 | aftermarketNews

Your insurer wants to snoop on your driving. Is it worth it?

As many as 50% of drivers say now they’d be comfortable having their insurance costs based partly on their driving activity, according to a recent survey by data analytics firm Arity.

December 7, 2020 | Money

Car insurers struggle to track driving behavior. GM may have a better way to do it

Arity's survey data compared 2019 to 2020 to find that consumers are significantly more open to being priced on their driving behaviors.

November 19, 2020 | Wall Street Journal

COVID-19 didn't end driving, but mobility experts say it could spell the demise of rush hour

Driving has dropped by as much as 70%, but as it's starting to return, people question the rush-hour commuting schedules they used to follow. Gary Hallgren sat down with Business Insider to dive into how #covid19 could kill the rush hour forever.

October 22, 2020 | Business Insider

How comfortable are insurance consumers with telematics?

Arity, a mobility data and analytics company, conducted a survey in May 2019 and May 2020 to understand how consumers feel about their insurers using telematics driving behaviors to calculate auto coverage prices. The survey’s findings show increased comfortability with telematics today than one year ago.

October 17, 2020 | PropertyCasualty360

Southern Farm Bureau launches deductible rewards program using Arity’s data

Using Arity’s mobility data analytics, Southern Farm Bureau arms drivers with insights about how they drive and feedback on how they can improve, which enables them to not only be safer on the roads but also able to lower their deductible in the event of a covered loss.

October 14, 2020 | Coverager

Southern Farm Bureau telematics option will cut better drivers’ deductibles

The system uses Arity’s “Routely” smartphone app — there’s no dongles or other peripheral devices — to scrutinize behavior on the road. A safe-driving Southern Farm Bureau policyholder receives a monthly percentage knocked off their deductible, starting at 5 percent just for enrolling in the program.

October 14, 2020 | Repairer Driven News

Telematics launches from Metromile and Southern Farm Bureau illustrate continuing industry shift

DriveDown, the Southern Farm Bureau/Arity initiative, allows customers who opt in to parlay their safe driving habits into deductible rewards. The new program also provides driver feedback.

October 14, 2020 | Digital Insurance

Four reasons to get rid of your car altogether

When the pandemic hit, many companies sent their employees home to work remotely. Total miles driven plunged by 40% nationally in the second half of March, according to insurance data analyst Arity. Driving is on the rise again, but the interlude showed that we can get along just fine without everyone having their own car.

October 8, 2020 | The Street