Here are the 10 most stolen cars in the US

1 Aug
2019 Dodge Charger SRT HellcatA stolen car is never a great scenario, and it appears car thieves have favorites. The Highway Loss Data Institute released Thursday its list of vehicles most stolen in the U.S., and it's not good news for Dodge owners. Topping the list is the Dodge Charger equipped with a Hemi V-8 engine. The muscle car is stolen over five times more often than...

Survey: Most parents don’t enforce teen driver safety laws

2 Nov
Texting while drivingA new survey shows almost a quarter of parents don't enforce teen driver safety laws, better known as Graduated Drivers Licensing (GDL) restrictions. Insure.com produced the results of its 2018 study last month, which showed 17 percent of parents said they sometimes don't enforce the laws. Five percent of parents acknowledged they never enforce...

Honda, Ford lead list of 10 most affordable vehicles to insure for 2018

7 Jul
2018 Honda CR-VBefore you think about buying a new car, it’s important to consider all of the related costs: how much you’ll be paying for fuel every year, what your insurance rates will be, and more. To help take some of the guesswork out of choosing a new vehicle, Mercury Insurance on Monday named their top 10 most affordable vehicles to insure for...

Insurer to monitor drivers via cell phone data

8 Jan
Arity InsuranceFirst, there were insurance companies using dongles — devices that plug into your car’s data port and transfer vehicle information like acceleration and braking data to your phone, which then relays it to insurance companies. Now, one insurer is taking things a step further and directly monitoring cell phone data when assessing a...

Tesla partners with British insurer for Autopilot discount

14 Dec
Tesla AutopilotBritish insurer Direct Line is now offering a 5 percent discount to Tesla drivers to encourage them to use semi-autonomous driving tech. The offer is part of a collaboration between the insurance company and Tesla, which is estimated to have sold over 2,500 vehicles equipped with its Autopilot tech in the U.K. to date. The tie-in is part of the...

The most (and least) expensive states for car insurance

4 Aug
Average cost of car insurance by state (Insure.com, July 2017)Like all insurance, auto insurance premiums can be affected by a wide range of variables, including a driver's age, driving record, and credit score. One of the most important factors in determining that rate, though, is where the driver lives. State laws can have a huge effect on what insurance companies pay out to policy holders when things go...