Progressive News

Progressive Says Technology Is Edge for Driverless-Car Insurance

Progressive Corp. said its technology that tracks driver behavior to set insurance rates will help the company adapt as automated cars take the road. The auto insurer offers a device called Snapshot, which plugs into a vehicle and monitors habits …

63% of Drivers Don’t Know They Pay Higher Rates to Subsidize Bad Drivers

Progressive Insurance recently surveyed 500 consumers about their knowledge of auto insurance pricing and found 63 percent of respondents didn’t know that the bad driving of others affected their car insurance rates. The survey also found: Men were less likely …

Progressive Reaches Settlement in Auto Claim Case Amid Online Protest

Progressive Corp. announced Thursday it reached a settlement with the family of Kaitlynn Fisher — a Progressive policyholder who died in an auto accident when her car was struck by an under-insured driver in Baltimore in 2010. The insurance giant …

Progressive Expands Commercial Auto Coverage Limits

Progressive Insurance announced it has doubled the available liability limits of its commercial auto policies, offering options for $1.5 or $2 million. “We’ve seen business owners struggle at times with liability requirements on larger projects,” said Cory Fischer, commercial auto …

Progressive Hiring 1100 People Across the U.S.

Ohio-based Progressive Insurance Company is set to hire more than 1100 employees at five locations throughout the United States. Helping to boost the economy, Progressive car insurance expects to fill positions in the following states: Austin, Texas – 185 positions …

Progressive Plans to Fill 101 Positions in Texas by Fall

Progressive Insurance announced it is looking to fill 101 new positions in sales, service, and claims at its Austin contact center by the end of September. In May, Progressive announced it was hiring 65 phone representatives in Austin. New hires …

Progressive Hiring in Multiple States

Progressive Car Insurance, the fourth largest auto insurer in the country, announced it will fill multiple positions in several states by the end of June. The Cleveland call center will add 125 customer service positions. The Colorado Springs location expects …