Motor Insurance Market Trends

Statistics for the 2023 & 2024 Motor Insurance market trends, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. Motor Insurance trend report includes a market forecast to 2029 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry trends analysis as a free report PDF download.

Market Trends of Motor Insurance Industry

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Motor Insurance Market according to our research experts:

Emerging Countries Driving the Market Growth

Emerging countries will remain the growth engine of the global economy and insurance industry over the next decade, reflecting a continuing shift of economic power from west to east.  Emerging economies together will account for 60% of global growth in 10 years’ time. The seven largest emerging markets will contribute up to 42% of global growth, with China on its own contributing 27%. Economic growth also drives growth in the insurance sector, with the emerging markets’ share of global premiums forecast to increase by about 50% over the next 10 years.
Growth-enabling regulation helps increase insurance penetration in emerging markets and create a social safety net, pointing to governmental policies that promote insurance take-up, help build financial resilience of households and develop certain industries. For example, compulsory motor third-party liability (MTPL) insurance can protect drivers against liability claims for death or injury to individuals. In addition to this, international solvency standards are being adopted at different speeds by different emerging nations. They are designed to protect consumers, maintain financial stability, and build trust in insurance companies.
The use of technology in insurance is helping make products more affordable, business more profitable and provide access to new risk pools, however, that the adoption of tech is not uniform across emerging markets. While China has become a major enabler of insurtech solutions, adoption has been slower elsewhere.
The growth rate in emerging Asia is forecast to be three times the world average over the next two years and China remains on course to be the biggest insurance market by the mid-2030s.
Emerging Countries

Growth opportunities in the Commercial Fleet Market

Motor fleet insurers have struggled with intense competition and falling margins in recent years, but a brighter future lies ahead. Changing mobility patterns, demographic developments, and new technologies will drive the return of the fleets, creating exciting opportunities for insurers over the next five to ten years.
  • Commercial vehicle sales in China were down 13%, reflecting 351,000 units, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Meanwhile, commercial vehicle production was also down: 8.8% month over month and down 8.5% year-over-year.
  • The number of commercial vehicles sold in South Korea rose steadily from 2012 to 2015 (from 234,000 to 262,000) but took a slight dip in 2016 to 256,000. That number rose again in 2017 to 263,000 and was tracked at 60,000 vehicles, in March 2018.
  • Commercial fleet registrations in Germany increased by 14.9% in July and also helped the new passenger car segment achieve its best month since 2009.
  • Registrations of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) in Brazil were up 15.6% in May 2019, compared to the same time last year, and were also up by 9.9%, year-to-date. Truck registrations were also up significantly, comparing the numbers in May 2019 to the same time last year, up by 62.2%. Registrations for this segment were also up, year-to-date, 48.5%. When broken down by fuel type, sales of flexible-fuel vehicles were up 21.6%, year-over-year, and diesel vehicles were up 21.5% from a year ago. Hybrid and electric vehicles increased by 18.2% to 357 units, while, gasoline vehicles decreased 16% to 6,196 units.

It was observed that, globally, the fleet sizes and sales fluctuated in 2018 and 2019. But due to the increasing technology integration in commercial fleets insurance, the market has witnessed positive growth.


Motor Insurance Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)