Tesla auto insurance rolls out in Texas

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The electric vehicle company has announced that its customers can now purchase coverage from them. Tesla auto insurance products are now available for the company’s electric vehicle customers in Texas. CEO Elon Musk recently announced that the company will be moving from California to Texas. The new Tesla auto insurance product is being added exclusively to Texas, though the company plans to expand into other states as well. The policy uses “real-time driving behavior” to help better understand a driver’s real risk level and therefore more accurate insurance rates. This…

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Tesla Insurance is taking steps to move into New York and Texas

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Elon Musk recently tweeted that the coverage that started in California a year ago may move into new states. Though Tesla Insurance rolled out in September 2020 and has been exclusive to that state ever since, Elon Musk recently tweeted that the company intends to expand into massive new markets in the United States. The electric auto policy could be coming to Texas and New York before the end of 2022. The regulatory process for approval to offer insurance is extremely slow & complex, varying considerably by state. Tesla is…

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Could Tesla car insurance become the largest auto insurer in the US?

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According to a recent valuation by CEO Elon Musk, the company is headed in that direction. If a recent valuation of the Tesla car insurance offshoot of the electric vehicle company is to be believed, it could eventually become one of the largest auto insurers in the United States. Musk dropped several hints of this nature during a recent quarterly earnings call. Musk discussed the Tesla car insurance unit in terms of comprising a substantial portion of the company’s auto business. “Obviously, insurance is substantial. So, insurance could very well…

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Elon Musk announces another attempt at Tesla car insurance

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This time, he is promising a “major insurance company” despite the failure of last year’s rollout. Tesla is pushing forward for a full Tesla car insurance product that will use data collected using its vehicles about the habits of its drivers. The goal is to use real driving data to provide policyholders with lower premiums than traditional insurers. “We’re building a great, like a major insurance company,” said CEO Elon Musk when speaking about the Tesla car insurance to investors during the second-quarter earnings conference call. This occurred on the…

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Elon Musk to cover Tesla directors and officers liability insurance himself

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The company cited “disproportionately high” D&O policy premiums quotes from insurers. Electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc has stated that it will be forgoing directors and officers liability insurance for the 2019-2020 policy hear. The reason they gave for skipping the coverage is that insurer premiums quotes were “disproportionately high.” That said, Tesla won’t be without any form of D&O coverage at all. Elon Musk, the company’s CEO, has stated that he will personally provide coverage “substantially equivalent” to the directors and officers liability insurance Tesla would receive from traditional insurers.…

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The Tesla Model 3 has earned top safety ratings from the insurance industry

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The electric vehicle has become the first from the company to receive this I.I.H.S. rating. The Tesla Model 3 electric sedan has received the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s (I.I.H.S.) top safety rating. This represents the first time the electric vehicle maker has received this highest safety designation level. The I.I.H.S. granted its top safety pick+ designation to the electric vehicle. The Tesla Model 3 received the top safety pick+ designation from the I.I.H.S. after the vehicle performed exceptionally well. The institute said that the Model 3 earned this top…

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Tesla insurance still slated to move forward after delay, says Musk

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Elon Musk spoke at the company’s annual shareholder meeting, addressing his previous coverage claims. CEO Elon Musk spoke at his company’s annual shareholder meeting, addressing the topic of the Tesla insurance he’d previously promised to drivers of the automaker’s electric vehicles. Musk insists that the electric vehicle insurance product is still in the works, only delayed. Musk explained that the Tesla insurance product would become available after an unspecified acquisition is completed. He also pointed out that additional software was in development. The Tesla electric vehicle insurance would become available…

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