Auto insurance shopping increases as high rates send consumers elsewhere

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Drivers are looking for new ways to make their coverage affordable, including leaving current insurers According to a new report from JD Power and TransUnion, for the first quarter of 2024, drivers were increasingly shopping for new auto insurance policies in the hopes of saving money on their monthly premiums. These drivers felt there were no more ways to save on existing policies Consumers started comparison shopping for new auto insurance policies because they didn’t see any new ways to be able to apply discounts to their existing coverage, said…

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Tesla Insurance Hires Former Member of GEICO Management to Bridge the Gap

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Tesla, renowned for revolutionizing the automotive industry with its electric vehicles, ventured into uncharted territory back in 2019, where CEO, Elon Musk promised customers “vastly better” service compared to the competition. With the recent hire of Allen Laben, a seasoned executive from GEICO, Tesla aims to tackle the high insurance costs that have burdened its vehicle owners. But can a carmaker successfully navigate the complexities of the insurance industry, and what does this mean for consumers? The Challenge of Transitioning Industries Diving into the insurance sector represents a significant shift…

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Insurance agents that want to succeed must focus on digital

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A recent J.D. Power survey showed that consumers want to shop and use services online As auto premiums skyrocket and consumers increasingly shop for better prices than what their current insurance companies have to offer, digital channels are playing a vital role in the overall consumer experience, said a recent J.D. Power survey report. People are turning to their laptops and phones for information Beyond informing themselves, consumers also expect insurance agents to let them obtain quotes and serve themselves online. This has become a critical way of doing business…

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North Dakota launches auto insurance cost comparison tool

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The state’s Insurance Department has released its annual survey results comparing prices North Dakota’s Insurance Department has released the results of its annual auto insurance cost comparison, as well as a helpful tool to help drivers in the state to find the coverage they need at the right price. The survey involved obtaining quotes for six-month policies The department obtained quotes from auto insurance companies in the state for 12 different hypothetical drivers seeking six-month policies. The purpose of the survey was to better understand how premiums vary among motorists…

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Allstate’s auto insurance app users have 25 percent fewer severe crashes

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The insurer’s research showed that its Drivewise app customers are safer behind the wheel The Allstate auto insurance Drivewise app is no longer anything new, and customers across America are using it to help ensure that the premiums they pay are based on their habits, in the hopes of saving money. According to the insurer, those drivers are also safer drivers The insurer provides its customers with the choice to opt in to use its auto insurance app, which offers safe driving support and tracks general vehicle use behaviors.  Allstate…

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