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Automotive Redesigns Expected To Increase Claims Costs

 Monday, August 10, 2015

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The automotive industry has been making changes to the design of many cars and trucks, removing their steel body panels in favor of aluminum ones, which has auto insurance companies feeling a bit jittery about how claims will look in the not-too-distant future. This is not the first time that an aluminum bodied vehicle has rolled its way off the assembly line. The Jaguar XJR and the Audi A8, for example, have been made from aluminum for many years. However, a favorite American truck, the Ford F150 is now starting to draw attention to the drawbacks of this change of materials.