Insurance

Whether a small company using an outside insurance company or a large self insured rental company, the fleet insurance channel provides the latest news and insight into Loss Damage Waivers (LDW), Supplemental Loss Insurance (SLI) and Collision Damage Waivers (CDW).


Pink Roadster Promotes Rental Reimbursement

Using a hot-pink roadster named “Rosie,” Enterprise Rent-A-Car in California has launched a new marketing initiative focused on rental reimbursement, an auto insurance option that covers the cost of a rental car.

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Enterprise Updates Management System in UK

Following its launch earlier this year, Enterprise Rent-A-Car has announced two upgrades to its ARMS (automated rental management system) platform, a free online platform that allows body shops to provide real-time updates on repair status.

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Study Grades Credit Card Auto Rental Insurance Coverages

CardHub report finds that types and levels of coverage vary greatly by card; American Express named as having the best coverage.

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Lyft to Provide MetLife Insurance

Peer-to-peer ride-sharing Lyft has partnered with MetLife Auto & Home to provide additional insurance options for protecting drivers and passengers.

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Uber Extends Insurance Coverage for Drivers

Uber, a mobile-application-based company that connects customers with vehicle drivers, has extended its insurance offerings to cover driver liability both during tips as well as when a driver is available between trips.

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How to Explain Loss of Use to an Insurance Company

To effectively recover loss-of-use damages from an insurance company, it's necessary to take a deep dive into the nuances of loss-of-use theory, its legal precedents and the rhetoric to shape the argument.

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The Game Has Changed — Have You?

It's time to stop complaining about Obamacare and start using it to increase profit.

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Car Rental Q&A: Extended Insurance Questions

This extended Q&A addresses typical questions faced by car rental operators regarding all facets of insurance.

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Lyft Adds Insurance Coverage and Joins Rideshare Coalition

In addition to joining the Rideshare Insurance Coalition, Lyft has added new insurance coverage for collision, uninsured motorists and underinsured motorists.

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Why Not Sell an Annual Travel Policy?

A private-label annual travel policy sold by car rental companies could eliminate arguments at the counter about credit cards, prepaid travel sites and the customer’s insurance.

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How Technology Is Addressing Car Rental Underutilization

Three new companies that don’t own fleet are renting your cars through their apps — and pulling traditional car rental into the new mobility agenda.

Trends in the Low-Cab Forward Market

After a day with Isuzu, here are some thoughts on low-cab forward sales, diesel versus gas, and how hard is it to tilt that cab by hand, especially on Isuzu's new Class 6 FTR?

How Car Rental Companies Are Not Like Airlines

The comparison comes up regarding consolidation and its ability to improve pricing — but it’s not apples to apples.

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