Insurance

 
IIHS says Tesla electric cars have higher miles, more costly repairs

IIHS says Tesla electric cars have higher miles, more costly repairs

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the Highway Loss Data Institute has once again confirmed the Tesla Model S electric car is an outlier. While the Model S gets high ratings for its crash safety, it also seems to incur higher insurance losses than competing conventional cars. Higher... read more

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Nissan Leaf Accident Repair

Electric-Car Accident? What Your Insurance Company MUST Let You Do

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been driving, what type of car you have or how it happened: having a car accident isn’t nice. Normally, post-accident... read more July 5, 2012 by 9


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

2012 Volt Cheaper To Own Than 2012 Leaf, Says Kelley Blue Book

The 2012 Chevrolet Volt might cost nearly $5,000 cheaper more than the 2012 Nissan Leaf, but over the next five years, it might cost you less to run. At least, that’s... read more February 8, 2012 by 42


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt in IIHS crash test

IIHS Changes View Of Small Cars With Six Top Safety Pick Awards

Twenty years ago small cars were generally seen as low cost transportation that would generally only get you from point A to point B. Small cars have come a long way from... read more May 27, 2011 by 0


 
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Could Your Electric Car Insurance Be Higher Than You Expect?

Arranging insurance for your new car is always a stressful and unpleasant business. Often overlooked, it has a direct impact on your driving habits and your pocket book. But... read more February 10, 2011 by 8


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Cheap Insurance For EVs? LEAF May Benefit, Will Others?

With all the talk of purchase price, charging costs, tax incentives, congestion charging exemptions and maintenance costs for EVs, there's one financial area which often gets... read more November 19, 2010 by 5


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Why The Cost of Insuring Your Hybrid Car Is Going To Rise

We already knew that the quintessential hybrid car, the Toyota Prius, costs a little more to repair than non-hybrid cars. Now, the news gets worse: Insurance rates for... read more August 16, 2010 by 2


 
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California Bill Seeks To Legalize Sharing Your Car For Cash

Ever loan your car to a friend for a day in exchange for a few bucks? Soon, that may not void your insurance and make you a criminal. At least in California. State... read more May 3, 2010 by 0


 
IIHS side crash test of 2004-2006 Toyota Prius

2010 Toyota Prius Gets Top Safety Rating

It's almost sold out in some areas, the solar sunroof is smashing sales projections, and now the 2010 Toyota Prius had added a further laurel to its overflowing cap: The... read more August 19, 2009 by 8


 
Toyota Prius body damage

Yet Another Reason To Buy a Toyota Prius: Cheap Insurance!

There are many excellent reasons to buy a Toyota Prius, new or used, leading off with the hybrid's superb fuel economy: 50 miles per gallon for the new 2010 Toyota Prius. Now... read more August 18, 2009 by 8


 

 
 

 
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