Mercury Insurance Expands Rideshare Coverage

  • Emma Sandler
  • May 8, 2017
Mercury Insurance has expanded its rideshare insurance offerings to Illinois and Oklahoma, just a few weeks after joining online insurance comparison shopping platform CoverHound. Los Angeles-based Mercury began offering the rideshare coverage in January 2016 in California. With the expansion into Illinois and Oklahoma — which was announced last week — Mercury’s markets now include California, Arizona, Nevada, Oklahoma, and Illinois. […]

CoverHound Joins Rideshare Insurance Market, Eyes Autonomous Cars Next

  • Emma Sandler
  • April 21, 2017
Online insurance comparison shopping platform CoverHound is joining in on the booming rideshare market, and eventually the autonomous vehicle insurance space as well, Mobility Buzz has learned. The platform partnered with several large carriers to offer auto insurance quotes in 24 states for people who drive for rideshare services like Uber and Lyft. The San Francisco, […]

RideConnect to Merge Rideshare, Carshare With New Model

  • Emma Sandler
  • April 20, 2017
In a shared-use transportation market that is becoming increasingly saturated with startups, RideConnect is taking a new approach. The rideshare broker looks to offer a hybrid model, combining peer-to-peer carsharing and ridesharing into one offering this fall, Mobility Buzz has learned. This hybrid model will allow car owners to temporarily loan their car out to another person — the same way […]

Is the Rideshare Market Too Saturated for Startups to Succeed?

  • Natalie Mattila
  • April 19, 2017
In the overcrowded ridesharing market, the question of whether the industry will remain open to new players has vexed startups and investors since Uber launched seven years ago. But that unanswered question has not stopped rideshare startups from trying (and many failing) to conquer the market. These days there are carpool apps for any taste: […]

3 Insurance Agencies Changing How We Think of Mobility

  • Emma Sandler
  • April 13, 2017
It is a truth universally acknowledged that the traditional auto insurance industry is going through an upheaval. Many companies, from startups like Slice Labs, to brand names like Geico or Farmers Insurance, now offer insurance to rideshare drivers to fill the gap between personal and commercial auto insurance. But there is more disruption happening within the […]
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