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2011-06-02 07:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, a majority of new buyers of auto insurance initiated their policy purchase by applying for a rate quote online, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 U.S. Insurance Shopping Study(SM) released today. The importance of an insurer's website in generating new business among new buyers has been steadily increasing for the past five years, at the expense of more traditional local agency or call center sales...

2011-05-25 06:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A study by InsuranceQuotes.com of mobile phone apps from the country's 10 biggest auto insurance companies found GEICO's GloveBox app is the most consumer-friendly. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110210/DA46287LOGO) The informal review, conducted by InsuranceQuotes.com's Kevin Lyons, found that no auto insurance app combined wow factor and functionality more than GEICO's GloveBox. If you have a GEICO auto insurance app downloaded...

2011-05-22 00:02:20

A major U.S. insurance company generated nearly $17 million in increased premium through marketing materials and campaigns ordered by their agents from a state-of-the-art Web-based tool created and maintained by Progressive Impressions International (Pii), a Taylor company. Bloomington, IL (PRWEB) May 20, 2011 With 14,000 agents located in 29 states, a major U.S. insurance company faced many challenges in controlling brand consistency in their marketing materials, as well as ensuring...

2011-03-04 12:08:00

RESTON, Va., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced the availability of an expanded competitive set of insurers and aggregator sites for its online auto insurance benchmarker. In Q4 2010, these additional sites accounted for 724,000 submitted quotes, making up 8 percent of quotes submitted online. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080115/COMSCORELOGO) "The online auto insurance market has been...

2011-01-19 12:39:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Progressive Medical, Inc., a leading pharmacy benefit manager and ancillary services provider focused on the workers' compensation and no-faulty auto industries, has named Kevin Banion as chief executive officer. Banion will also continue his current role as president of Progressive Medical. This strategic move for the organization comes at the same time that David Bianconi recently announced that he will serve as chairman of Progressive...

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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