Tesla Inc. just jumped into auto insurance. The unconventional automaker is selling policies to owners of its vehicles in California, in what may be the company’s first step toward providing coverage for a fleet of driverless taxis.The expansion announced Wednesday came four months after Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk told analysts that his company would branch into insuring its own electric cars for people who buy or lease them.Musk believes Tesla has learned so much about its cars that it will be able to offer rates as much as 30% lower than traditional insurers’ rates. That probably will appeal to Tesla owners who have been complaining about being charged too much for coverage.Tesla is selling the insurance only in California to start, but it plans to offer coverage nationwide in the future. The current policies cover only personal use of the Tesla cars. The Palo Alto company said it wants to eventually offer commercial policies too.Tesla may have to make that move if … [Read more...] about Tesla just started selling auto insurance
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Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher, Ap Business Writers Updated 5:02 pm PDT, Wednesday, August 28, 2019 FILE - In this July 19, 2019 file photo, a Tesla vehicle charges at a Tesla Supercharger site in Charlotte, N.C. Tesla owners can now buy insurance policies from the electric car company in what may be an essential step toward it selling driverless vehicles. The company says it’s now selling policies in California and will go nationwide at an undisclosed date. less FILE - In this July 19, 2019 file photo, a Tesla vehicle charges at a Tesla Supercharger site in Charlotte, N.C. Tesla owners can now buy insurance policies from the electric car company in what may be an ... more Photo: Chuck Burton, AP Photo: Chuck Burton, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE - In … [Read more...] about Tesla heads down new road with car insurance in California
Share Tweet Email 7 On Your Side Share: Share Tweet Email EMBED <> More Videos <iframe width="476" height="267" src="https://abc7news.com/video/embed/?pid=5173260" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> With the latest flagship phones from Apple and Samsung priced at $1,000 and up, consumers are looking for ways to save. Share: Share Tweet Email KGO By Michael Finney SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- With the latest flagship phones from Apple and Samsung priced at $1,000 and up, consumers are looking for ways to save. Consumer Reports offers some ideas you may not have considered before. Anyone who has shopped for a new smart phone recently knows they're not cheap. Consumer Reports' top-rated phones are Samsung's Galaxy Note9 for a $1,000, Apple's iPhone XS Max for $1,100, and XS for a $1,000. But the experts at Consumer Reports know not everyone is running out to buy the latest and greatest. … [Read more...] about How to save around $1,000 by keeping your current smartphone
It’s no secret that your personal data is routinely bought and sold by dozens, possibly hundreds, of companies. What’s less known is who those companies are, and what exactly they do. Thanks to a new Vermont law requiring companies that buy and sell third-party personal data to register with the state, we’ve been able to assemble a list of over 100 data brokers operating in the U.S. It’s a rare, rough glimpse into a bustling economy that operates largely in the shadows, and often with few rules. Even Vermont’s first-of-its-kind law, which went into effect last month, is limited in scope: It doesn’t require data brokers to disclose who’s in their databases, what data they collect, or who buys it. Nor does it require brokers to give consumers access to their own data or opt out of data collection. Brokers are, however required to provide some information about their opt-out systems under the law–assuming they provide one. If you do want … [Read more...] about Here are the data brokers quietly buying and selling your personal information
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