Pandemic-reduced Progressive auto insurance rates are getting hiked

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As more drivers head back out onto the road again, the insurer is increasing the cost of coverage again. When the pandemic hit, sending drivers across Illinois home and leaving their cars in their driveways, Progressive auto insurance rates were lowered by about 10 percent. That said, drivers are heading back out again, and their premiums are also starting to rise. The insurer is increasing its rates by 4.2 percent for the majority of its customers in Illinois. The new Progressive auto insurance rates were filed with the Illinois Department…

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Progressive life insurance may be a future move, says CEO

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The insurer is looking into moving into a new market as the CEO says there is “more to come.” It may not be too long before Progressive life insurance becomes a product available to consumers in the United States. Though the move is far from confirmed, the insurer’s CEO has indicated that it is being considered. “We actually are considering that,” said Tricia Griffith, chief executive officer, when asked about the potential for Progressive life insurance in the future. “We have a life-insurance company filed in Ohio. More to come…

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Progressive Insurance company ads demonstrates shift from pandemic

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Companies across many industries have seen their advertising transformed due to the crisis. Advertisers are keeping a close watch on the mood of the country and Progressive insurance company ads are a direct reflection of the shift caused by the pandemic crisis. The insurer, like the other biggest brands across the nation, is seeking the right tone. A number of weeks ago, Progressive Corp’s advertising team got together to develop insurance company ads showing the company’s pitchwoman, Flo, running from a bowling alley to assist someone whose car was damaged…

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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

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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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