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2010-12-31 15:45:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Progressive Enterprises, a newly formed holding company for several insurance services businesses owned by affiliates of funds managed by Stone Point Capital and Fiserv, Inc., announced the acquisition of Progressive Medical, Inc. Based in Westerville, Ohio, Progressive Medical is a leading pharmacy benefit manager and ancillary services provider focused on the workers' compensation and auto no-fault markets that was founded in 1986. David...

2010-12-31 00:01:12

Triest Insurance Agency is growing in the Charleston area adding two new licensed insurance producers. As agents for major insurance companies like Travelers, Prudential Financial, Progressive and Genworth, clients can save time and money by letting Triest Insurance Agency shop for the lowest premium. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) December 29, 2010 Thomas Layden, a licensed South Carolina insurance agent has joined Triest Insurance Agency. Mr. Layden has over ten years of experience having most...

2010-11-04 07:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Although claimant satisfaction with auto insurers has declined slightly from 2009, the industry has retained most of the service gains made since 2008, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 U.S. Auto Claims Satisfaction Study(SM) released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) The study finds that, while overall satisfaction...

2010-10-05 08:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner's variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbocharging technology boosts the performance and fuel economy for the Very Light Car by Edison2, Mainstream Class winner of the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE competition. The four-passenger vehicle is fueled by E85 and built with a focus on low weight, high efficiency and superior aerodynamics. Designed to boost the output of down-sized engines, BorgWarner's VTG turbocharger helped the...

2010-09-16 12:40:00

OAK PARK, MI, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The advanced energy transportation universe turned its collective attention to Washington D.C. today for the final results of the 2010 Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Competition. The intense multi-stage competition pitted some of the world's most fuel efficient vehicles against one another in a quest to win a share of the $10 million prize purse. At the final bell, it was Li-Ion Motor Corp's Wave II featuring Azure Dynamics'...

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2010-09-16 13:09:48

Three winners have been announced in Progressive Insurance's $10 million Automotive X Prize, which is a contest that encourages the development of highly efficient, production-ready vehicles. Edison2's "Very Light Car No. 98" won for its innovative use of lightweight materials, its superior aerodynamics and its very low production cost.  Oliver Kuttner, the founder of Edison2, said his target price tag for the vehicle, which gets 102 miles per gallon, is at $20,000. The "Very Light Car...

2010-09-16 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The X PRIZE Foundation, an educational nonprofit prize organization, and Progressive Insurance, the country's fourth largest auto insurance group, today, at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., awarded $10 million to three teams who successfully completed the rigorous Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE. The winning teams -- Edison2 of Lynchburg, Virginia; X-Tracer of Winterthur, Switzerland; and Li-ion Motors Corp. of Mooresville, North...

2010-09-16 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alias electric car from ZAP Jonway (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP) will be participating in two events in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, September 16, 2010. From 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, the Alias will be featured as a finalist in the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Awards Ceremony at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. From 2:15 to 2:45 PM the Alias will be presented to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu. (Logo:...

2010-09-13 07:45:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHO/WHAT: Progressive Insurance, the country's fourth largest auto insurance group, and The X PRIZE Foundation, an educational nonprofit prize organization, will announce the winners of the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE at a special awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. Up to $10 million will be awarded to as many as three teams that proved their entry vehicle could meet the competition's strictest requirements, including the...

2010-08-26 13:23:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanstar Communications today announced Progressive Insurance as the new title sponsor for the International Motorcycle Shows (IMS), the world's largest powersports tour. This partnership will help Advanstar Communications re-invent the 30 year old event series from the ground up, offering a completely new visual design and show environment, more entertainment and learning opportunities, gifts and prizes custom-built for each unique lifestyle...


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