Monthly Archives: November 2007

Tesco Compare – Does it Offer Anything New?

The recently launched Tesco Compare online insurance website has been much feted by the giant supermarket chain. The question is does it offer anything new to motorists searching for the best motor deal on the market. We have already seen the

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Posted in Car Insurance, Insurance Marketing

Escalating Fuel Prices

Regardless of the size of petrol or diesel powered vehicle you drive, you can’t help but notice the rising price of fuel at the pumps. In the south east of England we are now paying up to 105.9 for a

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Posted in Environmental

Ferrari 430 Scuderia

4308cc V8, 510bhp at 8500rpm, 347lb ft at 5250rpm, 198mph, 0-62mph in under 3.6 seconds, £172,500. The above numbers really mean nothing in themselves… They say a picture paints a thousand words… so here goes….. For those individuals who are lucky enough

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Posted in Car Reviews, Performance Cars

Insurance Word of The Week (3)

For our third week, we have chosen – Actuary. Definition An insurance professional skilled in the analysis, evaluation and management of statistical information. Evaluates insurance firms’ reserves, determines rates and rating methods, and determines other business and financial risks. Alternatively…. Actuaries

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Posted in Insurance Glossary, Insurance Marketing

Porsche Close to Majority Ownership of VW?!

I read with continued interest the story of Porsche AG attempts to secure the majority ownership of VW. Hang on a minute…. Niche sports and performance car manufacturer Porsche is seeking a majority ownership stake in motor manufacturing behemoth VW? Most

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Posted in Performance Cars

Insurance Term of the Week (2)

For our second week, we have chosen – ACCIDENTAL DEATH BENEFIT (ADB). Definition A supplementary life insurance policy benefit that provides a death benefit in addition to the policy’s basic death benefit if the insured’s death occurs as the result of

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Posted in Car Insurance, Insurance Glossary, Useful Websites & Information

Speed Camera Rules Have Changed – Did You Know?

If you are anything like me you will probably be unaware of the recent changes to the rules governing speed cameras…. The rules regarding the positioning and colour of speed cameras changed in April (2007). Speed or “safety” cameras, as the

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Posted in Car Insurance, Motoring Law, New Drivers, Safe Driving