Supply chain disruptions, cyber risks, tariffs, environmental regulations—automotive risk is ever evolving. Newfront helps you navigate changing territory with deep experience across the automotive value chain, including specialized knowledge of autonomous and electric vehicles.

Our approach

We work with tier 1, 2, and 3 suppliers, as well as original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), dealerships, and parts distributors, crafting coverage to their business profile, risk tolerance, and budget.

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Streamlined process

Our clients must do more with less in a competitive industry. With your financial goals in mind, we offer best-in-class placement and advising, and automate administrative tasks to free up your time.


Trend tracking

The EV wave is here—autonomous vehicles aren’t far behind. We have deep experience in both areas and continuously monitor market activity. As you innovate, we can provide insights into novel risks.

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The forefront of innovation

In addition to vigilantly monitoring contracts and remaining in constant contact with clients, we offer state-of-the-art analytics and AI contract review.

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Navigate cyber risk

Cyber attacks target production, connected vehicles, and more. Our cyber team can evaluate your security systems, help close security gaps, and protect your processes, digital assets, and customers.

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Subject matter expertise

As the automotive industry experiences transformative change, Newfront offers skilled experts who keep you informed on the latest updates.

  • We have a firm grasp on industry trends including price inflation, supply chain disruptions, and labor shortages

  • Our team has significant expertise in mitigating risk across the entire automotive industry value chain

  • We are well-versed in crafting policies to cover losses stemming from product liability, recalls, and more

  • From autonomous vehicles to EVs and beyond, we can enhance your protection—while improving your balance sheet

Phil Huffman


Phil Huffman

Phil Huffman is the Automotive & Manufacturing Leader at Newfront. Specializing in the manufacturing, construction, energy, real estate, technology, and healthcare sectors, he has worked with organizations of all sizes to drive financial impact via risk management programs. Phil is a 2022 Risk & Insurance Rising Star winner.