Usage-based auto insurance comes to China

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Lichengbao releases China’s first usage-based auto insurance product Auto data company Lichengbao has launched a new usage-based auto insurance product in China, which is the first of its kind in the country. The company has partnered with several smaller insurers to make this possible, aiming to provide drivers with a way to save money on auto insurance coverage. Usage-based insurance has been gaining popularity in China, largely due to the fact that drivers in large cities only use their vehicles sparingly. 40% of consumers in China drive less than 15,000…

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Insurance news from China shows it easing access for foreign investment

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The country is making it easier for companies from around the world to join the industry. According to an American business group, China has announced its latest insurance news by saying that its restrictions on foreign companies within that industry as well as in delivery and travel will be eased as a part of an effort to turn around the current plummet in foreign investors. Some of these efforts were revealed in talks between the United States and China last May. However, additional details are now being added at this…

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AIG sets sights on Chinese auto insurance market

American International Group Inc. (AIG) has announced insurance news information that it will be joining other insurers, such as Allianz SE (ALV), in entering into the auto insurance market in China after the rules regarding foreign insurance companies are relaxed. These insurers are keen to get in the door as quickly as they can to take their portions of the $50 billion dollar marketplace that exists among the drivers in that country. They are waiting for the upcoming lift on the ban that has been blocking companies from other countries…

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PICC Property & Casualty says auto insurance in China may boost profits

According to PICC Property & Casualty, the decision made by China to permit foreign insurance companies to sell mandatory auto insurance might help the local insurers to make base rate government changes for those policies. The board secretary in Beijing for this largest non-life insurance in the country, Zhang Xiaoli, said that the result of bringing in compulsory vehicle coverage with third-party liability will be “quite limited” for the countries based in the country. He explained that insurance companies from other countries probably won’t “launch any big offensive” because they…

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China Auto Logistics announces the addition of vehicle coverage to its available services

China Auto Logistics Inc. – one of the top website developers in the country for sellers and buyers of both domestic and imported vehicles, as well as being a leading seller of imported luxury cars in China, and a top auto service provider – has unveiled its intentions to begin offering automobile insurance following a number of agreements with some of the top insurers and banks in the country. China Auto Logistics has stated that it hopes this new offering will help it to broaden its business for services in…

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