Has Progressive Insurance fallen out of love with Flo?

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The nationwide insurer has launched a new marketing campaign in which the beloved mascot was notably absent. Progressive Insurance recently launched a whole new marketing campaign from which Flo, the company’s fictional salesperson/mascot, was left out. That character has been included in nearly every campaign since 2008. This has left some people to wonder whether or not the insurance company is testing the waters without her. The new Progressive Insurance campaign has adopted a new style and angle. It was humorously designed to reflect a trend exceptionally familiar to millions…

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Progressive motorcycle insurance gives Flo a makeover

Progressive motorcycle insurance

We may be used to seeing her in her apron and bubbly attitude, but this Flo has attitude. In the latest ads for Progressive motorcycle insurance, Flo – the iconic ad character – has taken on a whole new look. The actress and comedian who plays Flo, Stephanie Courtney, has traded her apron for a tough new look. The tongue-in-cheek print campaign features Flo donning new rider gear to go with her new attitude. The Progressive motorcycle insurance campaign was designed by Arnold Worldwide. He worked with Buffalo Art Co…

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Progressive to launch new app to help drivers save money on auto insurance

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New app will work in tandem with insurer’s Snapshot program Progressive Insurance has begun developing a new pilot mobile application that may allow drivers to earn discounts on their auto insurance coverage. The insurer has chosen Censio to develop the software for the new mobile application, which will be based on Progressive’s usage-based insurance program, called Snapshot. This type of insurance coverage is becoming more popular among consumers, especially as they look for ways to save money on the coverage they have. Usage-based auto insurance continues to attract more interest…

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Insurance company sues Winnebago for recreational vehicle fire

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The insurer has now filed a grievance on behalf of its client against the massive RV manufacturer. Progressive Classic Insurance Company has now sued Winnebago industries on behalf of its Cleveland, Ohio client, Jerry Harry, at a Mason Circuit Court, with a claim of negligence in a fire that occurred in the RV of the client in 2013. The filing said that a recreational vehicle was purchased by Harry and RV insurance was purchased through Progressive. The vehicle in question is a 2012 Winnebago Vista 35F. It was purchased in…

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Lyft driver insurance is available from Progressive

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This unique coverage is a part of a pilot program that will start being sold in Pennsylvania. Progressive has recently announced that it is launching a new Lyft driver insurance program that will be available as a part of a pilot test in Pennsylvania, and that it is exclusive to that ride sharing program. This special form of auto insurance coverage will not extend to drivers with the much larger Uber company. This Lyft driver insurance program is a first of its kind and was just rolled out by Progressive…

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Insurance fraud plea deal keeps Ted Lilly out of jail

Ted Lilly insurance fraud

The former MLB pitcher has accepted a plea deal in California in order to keep himself out of prison. Recently, Live Insurance News reported on the case of Ted Lilly, who was charged with insurance fraud and who was facing jail time as a part of his sentence for defrauding insurers. This case in California has taken a new turn, now that the former MLB player has accepted a plea deal. Although Lilly did not actually appear in the California court, the attorney representing him entered a no contest plea…

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Progressive brings a new take on auto insurance and savings

Auto Insurance Savings

Progressive continues to generate hype for its Snapshot device Progressive Insurance has been making waves in the world of insurance news with its in-car device that helps calculate the cost of auto insurance policies. In 2011, Progressive introduce an ambitious new auto insurance scheme that provided drivers with a way to save money on their coverage by providing the company with detailed data concerning their vehicles and driving habits. This is accomplished through a device called Snapshot, which can be installed in any vehicle manufactured after the year 1996. Device…

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Usage based insurance licensing terms released by Progressive

Progressive usage based Insurance

With six American patents in place, the insurer has now announced the rules for the use of its intellectual property. Progressive has just announced the terms of a new licensing program that it has developed for the use of its usage based insurance programs and the various proprietary elements that are related to them. The insurer has been carefully developing and protecting the various parts of these programs over the years. This licensing option has been long awaited by the industry, as the insurer has been indicating that it would…

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Insurance news story about Progressive should be seen as a warning to insurers

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Experts now wonder if this social media fail will generate changes in the industry. In an attempt to save $75,000, Progressive Corp. has now found itself at the sour end of an insurance news story that has brought the rage of thousands, if not millions, of people against it. Other insurers who witnessed the story may soon be making changes to prevent this from happening to them. This type of insurance news, spread throughout social media, can be exceptionally damaging to the reputation of a company. This may mean that…

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Progressive makes insurance news with opportunities for drivers to save

Progressive has made several announcements regarding ways in which it is making auto insurance coverage more affordable. For example, it has announced that drivers in West Virginia will now be seeing lower premiums for their car insurance. According to Allison Feakins, the West Virginia product manager for Progressive, “We make it easy and affordable for consumers to get car insurance.” She explained that the company is regularly reviewing the rates that it charges and that the market conditions have now permitted some changes that will assist individuals in saving money. Moreover,…

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