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Tesla Invites Actuaries to Help It Create a ‘Revolutionary’ Insurance Company

Tesla, which has been testing an insurance product for its drivers in California, is preparing to build an insurer, one CEO Elon Musk says will be “revolutionary.” And he’s inviting actuaries to join his cause. “I would love to have …

Tesla Pays CEO Musk Nearly $1M for Controversial D&O Insurance Arrangement

Tesla Inc. is making a one-time payment of almost $1 million to Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk related to a controversial insurance arrangement he agreed to with the carmaker’s board earlier this year. The company is backtracking from plans to …

CEO Musk Replaces Tesla’s D&O Policy with ‘Personal Coverage’

Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk is getting into the insurance business again, sort of. Musk has cancelled his company’s directors and officers insurance (D&O), replacing it with a promise to personally provide his board members with “equivalent” coverage to …

Tesla Insurance Will Use Driver Video, GPS Data Subject to States’ Approval

Tesla Inc.’s use of individual customer data, such as vehicle camera footage and GPS, to price its new insurance products will depend on drivers’ authorization and individual U.S. state laws, a senior company executive said on Wednesday. “The data is …

Tesla Begins Rolling Out Its Auto Insurance in California

Tesla Inc. said on Wednesday it was launching an insurance service designed to give drivers in California, its biggest market, lower rates because of safety features on its electric vehicles. Chief Executive Elon Musk has been one of the strongest …

Porsche Auto Maker Offers Mileage-Based Auto Insurance in 2 States

Owners of Porsche autos now have their own Porsche auto insurance. The mileage- based coverage is available to all Porsche owners with vehicles 1981 and newer that are garaged in Illinois and Oregon. The company said it will be expanding …

Buffett Has Eyes on Competitor Progressive, Not Car Makers Entering Insurance

Berkshire Hathaway Chair Warren Buffett said he isn’t worried about recent assertions by Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk that the electric car maker could offer a more compelling insurance product than traditional auto insurers. “The success of the auto companies …

Markel Subsidiary State National to Provide Fronting for Tesla’s New Insurance Venture

Elon Musk’s Tesla plans to launch its own insurance product for Tesla drivers, which will be fronted by Markel Corp.’s subsidiary, State National. Markel’s Co-Chief Executive Officer Richard R. Whitt confirmed the partnership during the company’s first quarter earnings call …

Tesla to Create Own Insurance Product, Says Musk

For the second time in three days, Elon Musk has shed light on how Tesla Inc. plans to take on massive industries outside the automotive and clean-energy realms. Tesla’s chief executive officer said during Tesla’s earnings call Wednesday that the …

Liberty Mutual Insurance Tailors Policy for Tesla Electric Car Drivers in U.S.

Tesla Inc. is partnering with Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. to offer an auto-insurance plan designed specifically for its electric cars in the U.S. The plan made available to U.S. customers starting Friday is similar to what Tesla owners have been …