Auto insurance may experience a paradigm shift because of driverless cars

Google driverless auto insurance news discount

Driverless cars could have a major impact on auto insurance coverage and how companies protect drivers and their vehicles Driverless cars may soon be quite common on the roads, and this could have a major impact on auto insurance coverage. According to Allstate CEO Tom Wilson, there will be an ongoing debate over insurance coverage for driverless vehicles for years to come. Currently, there are precious few driverless vehicles on the roads, with Google being one of the only companies in the world to apply such a vehicle in a…

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Allstate eyes return to homeowners insurance business

Homeowners Insurance

Allstate beginning to make changes to business plan Allstate, one of the largest insurance companies in the U.S., is looking to get back into the homeowners insurance business. CEO Tom Wilson has announced that the company is working to improve customer loyalty after consolidating several independent agencies, acquiring smaller insurance providers, and a rate increase spree. Part of this effort is to begin expanding its flagging homeowners insurance business, which has shrunk by more than 1 million policies over the last four years. Homeowners insurance business may yield high returns…

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Allstate Insurance growth outlook

Allstate is looking to improve its home and auto insurance units by 2013. Executives at the massive insurance company spoke with investors the other day regarding the matter, saying that focusing on these units will help them recover from losses earlier this year.  Allstate’s auto insurance unit has been hemorrhaging clients for three consecutive years, a trend that executives expect to continue throughout 2011, only to see modest growth again in 2013. The renewed focus on these units comes after Allstate’s CEO, Tom Wilson, reported “inadequate returns.” As far as…

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