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Stellantis Plans to Offer Usage-Based Car Insurance

Stellantis Plans to Offer Usage-Based Car Insurance
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The automaker also hopes to develop software that will produce subscription revenue

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Don't Drive Much? Consider Pay-Per-Mile Car Insurance

Don't Drive Much? Consider Pay-Per-Mile Car Insurance
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Consumers who don't drive much could save hundreds of dollars per year

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Forget the Car - Crooks Busy Boosting Catalytic Converters

Forget the Car - Crooks Busy Boosting Catalytic Converters
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Crooks now see cars as little more than wrappers for catalytic converters

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Cars
Are Electric Cars Really Cheaper to Maintain than Gas?

Are Electric Cars Really Cheaper to Maintain than Gas?
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Consumers generally think electric cars are cheaper to operate. But is that true?

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Cars
Traffic Fell but Deaths Rose in 2020

Traffic Fell but Deaths Rose in 2020
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Less traffic but more deaths. That's 2020 in a nutshell.

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Traffic Fell But Traffic Deaths Rose in 2020

Traffic Fell But Traffic Deaths Rose in 2020
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Less traffic but more fatal accidents. That’s the quickest way to sum up the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on traffic safety. Federal safety regulators say the increases came mostly in the third and fourth quarters of 2020, as a nationwide lockdown cut commuter traffic to a fraction

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Lemonade Entering Car Insurance Market

Lemonade Entering Car Insurance Market
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Insurance
Sensors to Save Babies in Hot Cars OK'd by FCC

Sensors to Save Babies in Hot Cars OK'd by FCC
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It’s a common story, and a tragic one: A harried parent forgets about the baby in the back seat. Hours go by and the baby dies from the heat, which builds up quickly in a parked car. A four-month-old girl was in critical condition after just such an

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