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J.D. Power: Drivers Ignore High-Tech Car Features, Don't Want Apple CarPlay Or Android Auto

J.D. Power: Drivers Ignore High-Tech Car Features, Don't Want Apple CarPlay Or Android Auto

This week, J.D. Power released its 2015 Driver Interactive Vehicle Experience (DrIVE) Report, which reveals that motorists often don't use or appreciate the high-tech features in their new cars. The results should be a wake-up call to automakers around the globe. Heck, even Apple and Google should... read more

August 27, 2015 by  -
 
2015 Ford F-150

2015 Ford F-150: Insurance Rates Hold Steady, Despite Aluminum Body

Wise people often say, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it", and if ever there was a vehicle that wasn't broke, it's the Ford F-150. That pickup has been America's best-selling... read more March 23, 2015 by 


 
Flo, for Progressive Insurance

Auto Industry Shakeup, Part 2: Insurers Anxious About Autonomous Cars & Shrinking Profits

Yesterday, we discussed automakers' growing concern over Apple and Google. They're not just worried about the tech firms' plans to begin selling autonomous vehicles by 2020... read more March 6, 2015 by 


 
Flo, for Progressive Insurance

Insurance Companies Sued For Forcing Garages To Make Shoddy Repairs With Cheap Parts

Americans are wary of insurance companies. In fact, a recent Gallup poll about trustworthy professions put insurance agents near the bottom of the "trusted" list, besting... read more February 18, 2015 by 


 
money

Study: Even First Accident Claim Raises Car Insurance Rates For Years

Afraid that making just one auto-insurance claim will raise your rates? That fear is entirely justified by the results of a new study—pointing to a premium rate hike of... read more January 28, 2015 by 


 
Detroit (via Google Maps)

10 Most & Least Expensive ZIP Codes For Car Insurance: Are Your Neighbors Driving Up Your Rates?

Most insurance ads would have you believe that your premium is based solely on your driving history. They talk about forgiving motorists for accidents and reducing premiums... read more January 26, 2015 by 


 
Walmart store sign (via Wikimedia)

Walmart Eases Into The Auto Insurance Business

Walmart sells everything -- everything but insurance. Now, the big-box retailer is hoping that a new foray on that front will boost revenue at a time when many of its... read more May 2, 2014 by 


 
Police officer with radar gun

So, You Got A Ticket. How Will That Affect Your Insurance Rate?

No one likes getting a ticket. For starters, there's the fear that comes with being pulled over, even if you're the goodiest goody-two-shoes in the shoe store. Then, there's... read more March 31, 2014 by 


 
Uber's updated insurance policy as of March 14, 2014

Uber & Lyft Upgrade Insurance For Drivers: Is That Enough?

The way we travel is changing. Planet Earth's automotive fleet has begun the long, slow process of shifting from fossil fuels to electricity. Simultaneously, the future of... read more March 24, 2014 by 


 
car crash at intersection after running red light

Whose Car Insurance Should Pay?

Accidents – fender-benders or worse – are unfortunate occurrences that nevertheless still need to be dealt with. When accidents do occur, the costs involved in... read more March 9, 2014 by 


 
'Uncertain Future' by Daniel Teoli Jr.

Should You Pay More For Auto Insurance Because Of Your College Degree (Or Lack Of One)?

Insurance companies are all about managing risk -- especially the risk to their bottom line. We understand why insurers charge higher premiums to smokers than non-smokers, or... read more January 30, 2014 by 


 
Map of the U.S.A.

Georgia Is The Most Expensive State For Car Owners: How Does Your State Stack Up?

It's no secret: buying a car is a major investment. Sadly, shoppers often become fixated on the purchase price of a vehicle, forgetting that the cost of ownership includes... read more August 21, 2013 by  6


 
Teen driver

Adding A Teen Driver Can Send Parents’ Auto Policy Rates Soaring

With summer almost here and teens eager to get behind the wheel, parents may be weighing the prospect of adding their son or daughter to their existing auto policy. This... read more July 3, 2013 by  1


 
Dean Winters as 'Mayhem' in Allstate ad campaign

J.D. Power: Insurance Rates Rise & So Does Customer Dissatisfaction

If you keep tabs on your insurance premium, you may have recently noticed it edging up. And as it does, your dissatisfaction with your insurer is likely to climb, too. While... read more June 26, 2013 by  3


 
Cellcontrol

Insurance Firm Partners With Anti-Texting Gadget-Maker: A Sign Of Things To Come?

UPDATE: See below We've seen plenty of insurance companies offering discounts for devices that track driving habits like mileage and hard braking. Now, one small U.S. insurer... read more May 21, 2013 by  0


 
Flo, for Progressive Insurance

Few Look To Switch Auto Insurers, But Those Who Do Often Jump Ship

Back in January, J.D. Power & Associates released its 2013 U.S. Auto Claims Satisfaction Study, which showed that most Americans are happy with their insurers, based on... read more May 2, 2013 by  0


 

 
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