Collector Car Specialist Hagerty Expands into Canada

June 25, 2009

Beginning in June 2009, Michigan-based Hagerty Insurance, a major provider of provider of collector vehicle insurance, expanded its operations into Canada. “The move will allow Canadian enthusiasts similar insurance products and services as those currently offered in the United States and the United Kingdom,” said the bulletin.

“The organization provides collector car insurance, financing and roadside assistance as well as a variety of hobby information and resources. Hagerty’s Canadian operations will be underwritten by Aviva Canada Inc.”

“Collector car enthusiasts in Canada are among the most passionate group there are,” noted McKeel Hagerty, CEO of Hagerty Insurance. “In speaking with Canadian collectors at auto shows over the years we realized a true need for our products and services. In partnership with Aviva Canada, we look forward to becoming actively involved in the Canadian collector car community, by providing unique coverages and a host of related services that support the collector lifestyle.”

Aviva Canada’s, Maurice Tulloch, Executive Vice President of Broker and Specialty Distribution, expressed similar sentiments and enthusiasm for the new product offering.

Hagerty indicated that its programs include “their ‘Agreed Value’ insurance policy, a single liability fee, flexible usage with no mileage restrictions, and ability for enthusiasts to pick their own repair shop in the event of a claim.” The company plans to launch operations in British Columbia and Ontario later in the year.

For more information, brokers are asked to contact Hagerty at 800-747-5348 or visit www.hagertybroker.ca

Source: Hagerty Insurance

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