Auto insurance premiums continue to rise in the U.S.

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Falling gas prices bring more drivers to the roads Auto insurance premiums are on the rise in the United States, and this may be due to falling gas prices. Global oil prices have been falling, which has resulted in lower gas prices for drivers in the U.S. As such, many consumers have been traveling more frequently. According to the Maine Turnpike Authority, some 16 million cars passed through tolls this year, which is the highest number of vehicles passing through tolls that the organization has ever recorded. More drivers on…

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Mobile auto insurance honor handed to GEICO

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An independent research firm has said that the insurer’s smartphone functionality tops the ranks. According to Forrester Research, when it comes to mobile auto insurance functionality, GEICO is leading the way in the industry and is providing the best overall customer experience. Considering the importance of smartphones and cell phones in our lives, this is an important statement. The November 2013 report has been released by Forrester Research to include their 2013 U.S. Mobile Insurance Functionality Rankings. They determined that when it came to the performance of mobile auto insurance…

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GEICO called one of Virginia’s best places to work for 2012

The Virginia Business and Best Companies Group has named GEICO insurance one of the top places to work in the state, in recognition of the insurer’s efforts as one of Virginia’s leading employers. The regional vice president of the Fredericksburg office for GEICO, John Izzo, said that the company is proud of receiving this honor and acknowledged that it is the company’s associates who propel the insurer forward. Therefore, “we make a strong effort to ensure they get as much out of their hard work for GEICO as they put…

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State Farm auto insurance remains outside of Massachusetts

Following the end of the state-set auto insurance rates in Massachusetts three years ago, there have been over a dozen new insurers that have rushed in to take their piece of that sector. However, the largest auto insurer in the country, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., has decided that it will be remaining outside of the state. Other insurers that have made their way in include Allstate, Geico, and Progressive. It’s believed that a fourteenth new auto insurer, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin-based General Casualty, will soon be joining that market.…

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GEICO launches Facebook app to connect with consumers

With the nation’s health insurance system soon to become electronic, other insurance industries are attempting to establish their digital presence in the hopes of connecting with consumers. GEICO Insurance has long enjoyed a formidable presence on the Internet, even before the so-called “digital gold rush.” The auto insurer is looking to further its reach, however, and has launched a new application on Facebook titled “GEICO Shortcuts.” The app will help GEICO customers find policies through the social network. Facebook has been targeted by the insurer due to its dramatic and…

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