Tesla Autopilot

UK insurer first to offer discount for self-driving car tech

Tesla drivers in the United Kingdom have all the more reason to engage the car's AutoPilot system when in the appropriate situation. Direct Line, a British auto insurer, will now offer a 5 percent discount on premiums for drivers who use the self-driving technology. The system's use is actually in... read more

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Car Accident Sidekick app from the American Lawyer Academy

Car Accident Sidekick App Claims To Find Nearby Ambulance-Chasers

Ads from ambulance-chasers make life worth living. Many are so outrageous, so ridiculous, so covered in schmaltz that viewers can't help but smile. But the times they are... read more September 16, 2011 by

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport

Fraudsters Claim Luxury Cars As Farm Equipment To Escape High Insurance Bill

It turns out a Porsche 911 Carrera, Mercedes-Benz SL-Class and BMW Z4 have all been classified as farm equipment by shady owners throughout the country in an effort to... read more July 21, 2011 by

Snapshot car insurance tracking device

Want Cheaper Car Insurance? Take A Snapshot, Pay As You Go

You'd struggle to find someone out there who wouldn't like to pay a little less for their car insurance. Whether you drive an Aveo or an Aventador insurance is a necessary... read more May 24, 2011 by

State Farm Driver Feedback app for iPhone

Uh-Oh: State Farm Is Watching (And Rating) Your Driving, Too

Remember Progressive's Snapshot program? Sign up, and the agency sends you a device that plugs into your car's onboard diagnostic port and lets Progressive know how safely... read more May 2, 2011 by

Classic Car Guide app for iPhone

Search For Vintage Rides (And Get Insurance Quotes, Too) On 'Classic Car Guide' App

We've seen a handful of apps for classic car aficionados, and we've seen apps for insurance quotes and claims, but until now, we haven't seen those two services combined in... read more April 8, 2011 by


Nanny Cams Prove Popular For Parents Of Teen Drivers

Once upon a time, parents had to be pretty crafty to track their teenagers' driving habits. Sure, they could look for obvious signs of recklessness like dents and scratches... read more January 24, 2011 by

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Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG: Most Expensive 2011 Model To Insure

If you're salivating over a limited-edition luxury performance vehicle easily capable of triple-digit speeds, four-second zero-to-60 times, hand-made engines, and serialized... read more January 12, 2011 by

2011 Ford Mustang GT

After 35 Years, Stolen Mustang Returns To Owner

A Los Angeles publisher has gotten his stolen Mustang back--35 years later. Jack Klunder, president and publisher of the Los Angeles Daily News, had his 1966 Mustang stolen... read more September 24, 2010 by

2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate

Mercedes-Benz Customers Can Now Be Covered For Paint And Interior Damage

Don’t you hate it when one of the kids spills soft drink and stains--often permanently--your expensive leather seats, or worse still, when a moment of carelessness on your... read more May 19, 2010 by

2010 Porsche Panamera

Ouch, My Wallet: 2010's 10 Most Expensive Cars To Insure

None of us want to think about getting our mechanical mistresses (or masters) in situations that require insurance intervention, but we all have to pay it just in case we... read more March 16, 2010 by

2010 Range Rover

Range Rover, HUMMER H2, other luxury cars costly to insure

That luxury sport-utility vehicle you're eyeing could come with lots of street credentials - as well as a hefty insurance bill. It's no surprise that expensive rides can cost... read more July 6, 2009 by

2009 John Cooper Works Mini Cooper

Small car fuel savings offset by higher insurance costs

Savings at the pump may be a false economy for small cars, as higher insurance costs offset the financial benefits of higher fuel efficiency. For many popular models, the... read more October 26, 2008 by

Safer driving through video games

Playing video games could lower your auto insurance rates

Video games get a lot of blame for social effects they may or may not deserve, but a new pilot program with insurance company Allstate hopes to prove video games can enhance... read more October 3, 2008 by

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GMAC Insurance Offers Unique Child Seat Replacement Benefit

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 21 - 27, GMAC Insurance today announced a unique benefit to its customers, now... read more September 23, 2008 by


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