With a dynamic industry that is rapidly driving changes in the vehicle industry, IAA’s thought leadership offers its clients a deep level of insight and critical thinking on trends affecting their business. Our industry-leading reports are meant to be more of a tool than a publication. Our Industry Perspective and News pieces provide a window into recent activities. We want you to be well informed, confident in your decision-making, and satisfied that working with IAA is good for your business.
In this Perspectives article, IAA CEO and President John Kett tackles the increase in total loss frequency. Examining the influencers and factors that affect the rising trend, Kett discusses the challenges insurance carriers face and the forward-thinking solutions that can be put into place.
It’s been a busy year for IAA. We’ve continued to innovate and expand, and we’re able to provide the tools and services insurers need throughout the entire claims lifecycle. President and CEO John Kett takes a look back at 2016 and discusses the path ahead in the coming year.
By now, most of us are at least somewhat familiar with carbon fiber. It may seem like a recent technological breakthrough, but it’s actually been around since the 19th century, first discovered by Thomas Edison. Today, carbon fiber is the talk of the automotive industry and could be poised to change the way vehicles are manufactured for many years to come. Let’s take a look at this wonder material, the opportunities it presents and the challenges that must still be overcome.
Take a look at IAA’s expanding presence around the world. From outlining the many benefits foreign buyers can realize by purchasing vehicles through IAA to the careful strategy IAA employs to continue nurturing relationships with foreign markets, extending the company’s global reach is one of the key priorities through this year and beyond.
Where did average ACV of insurance carrier vehicles land in the last three months of 2016? Some of the factors included total miles driven, the commodities markets and average vehicle age. Read the latest Insurance Quarterly Report for those details and more.
All five of the specialty segments IAA tracks – truck, trailer, equipment, boat and motorhome – posted year-over-year increases in the fourth quarter of 2016. From the value of the U.S. dollar to the fluctuating commodities markets, read this Specialty Quarterly Report to get the latest insight.