GEICO Providing $2.5 Billion to Customers Through Policy Credits

CHEVY CHASE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GEICO is providing a 15 percent credit to its auto and motorcycle customers as their policy comes up for renewal between April 8 and Oct 7. The credit will also apply to any new policies purchased during this period. The credit is part of GEICO’s ongoing efforts to assist customers during this […]

Orion Engineered Carbons Announces First Quarter 2020 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$OEC #chemicals–Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (“Orion” or the “Company”) (NYSE: OEC), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, announced that the Company will release its first quarter 2020 results after the market closes on Thursday, May 7, 2020, to be followed by a conference call on Friday, May 8, 2020, at 8:30 […]

Point Predictive Offers SyntheticID Alert™ to All U.S. Auto Lenders at No Charge

Technology solution will help lenders assess risk of their entire portfolio, as well as new applications they book for the remainder of the year SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Point Predictive Inc., the San Diego-based company that provides machine learning solutions to lenders, announced today that they will provide their patented technology solution – SyntheticID Alert™ – to […]

$100 Billion in Profits Expected to go to Auto insurance Companies Due to COVID-19

Consumers Urged to Contact Insurance Companies to Request Premium Reductions; ValChoice Estimates Average Savings Could be $560 per Vehicle BEDFORD, N.H.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ValChoice, an insurance data analytic company and consumer advocate, today released a special market report titled “COVID-19 Windfall Profits Estimated at $100B for Car Insurers.” In the report, ValChoice estimates that insurance companies could […]

EFG Companies Re-Launches WALKAWAY® Vehicle Return Protection – Program Proven to Increase Unit Sales

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Automotive–EFG Companies announced today the re-launch of the product behind the award-winning Hyundai Assurance Program, WALKAWAY® Vehicle Return Protection. This automotive debt-protection product cancels up to $7,500 of negative equity associated with a vehicle purchase, regardless of age, health, or vehicle type, giving consumers the freedom to walk away from negative equity without impacting […]

Outlook on the North American Electric Vehicle Charging Station Industry to 2025 – Featuring Tesla, Evgo, ABB & Blink Charging Among Others –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “North America Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Market (2020 Edition): Market Insight, Competition and Forecast (2020-2025)” report has been added to’s offering. The North America Electric Vehicle Charging Station Market was valued at USD 1169.7 million in the year 2019. Developed countries in the region including U.S.A and Canada have a highly […]

Navigant Research Names Waymo, Ford Autonomous Vehicles, Cruise, and Baidu the Leading Developers of Automated Driving Systems

Timelines for large-scale deployments of automated driving technology are slipping further toward the mid-2020s while further industry consolidation is expected over next several years BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ADVs–A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 18 companies developing automated driving systems, with Waymo, Ford Autonomous Vehicles, Cruise, and Baidu ranked as […]

Open Book: I-CAR offering free access to Repairability Technical Support Portal

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Last week, I-CAR announced it would be providing free access to its “industry-renowned” Repairability Technical Support (RTS) Portal through May 31, 2020. The Repairability Technical Support portal teaches repairers how to use OEM procedure websites. It also includes the “Ask I-CAR” feature about the content within, which involves I-CAR acting as a […]

Recycler Relief: launches pandemic support initiatives

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— is offering several relief initiatives to the industry amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including 10 percent off service fees for parts suppliers and free upgrades to certain products and services. During the months of April, May and June 2020,⁠—an online marketplace for used automotive parts⁠—will be offering suppliers a 10 […]

Figuring Out Finances: Elite Body Shop Solutions to host Pandemic Finance webinar

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Dave Luehr’s Elite Body Shop Solutions will be hosting a webinar this Thursday dedicated to providing businesses financial advice for getting through the current COVID-19 crisis. Mark Utzig, owner and business advisor for Profit Builders Plus⁠ will be joining Luehr on Thurs. Apr. 9 at 2 p.m. EST (1 p.m. CDT) to […]