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These are the most expensive new cars in America to insure

Average rates climbed 33% between 2010 and 2016

There are a lot more costs to consider than just the monthly payment of a new car. Here are the top five most expensive new cars to insure in America for 2018.

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Drivers in Maine, Ohio, and Idaho pay much less for insurance

Drivers in Maine, Ohio, and Idaho pay one third less for their insurance premiums than motorists in other states. Michigan is the most expensive.

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Self-driving cars will send insurance premiums plummeting

Autonomous Impact On Insurers Will Be 'Severe,' KPMG Says

Self-driving cars may help consumers by ushering in an era of faster commutes, safer travel, and greater independence. But the greatest benefit may be for their wallets.

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Motorists grow more comfortable sharing driving data

But Older Drivers Nearly Twice As Resistant As Younger Ones

Interested in savings as much as 30 percent off your insurance premiums? Safe drivers can do so, if they're willing to share their personal driving data.

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First accident makes insurance jump up 67% in Massachusetts, survey says

We don't have to tell you to think twice about causing an accident (we hope), but if you do happen to be at fault in a crash, there are a few states where insurance rates jump by as much as 67 percent. That's in Massachusetts, but California drivers who are at fault in a crash experience a substantial 62 percent rate hike, and New Jersey isn't far behind at 59 percent, according to a survey reported by the Damon Lowney

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Popularity of pay-as-you-drive auto insurance accelerating

In the face of rising auto insurance premiums, insurance companies have been responding with potentially cheaper, pay-as-you-drive plans that, for billing purposes, track when, how, how much and where drivers use their vehicles instead of basing rates on statistics and past trends, The Detroit News reports. The practice isn't yet mainstream, but the National Association of Insurance Commissioners predi

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Plug-in vehicle drivers often get lower insurance rates

Plug-in vehicle drivers are probably less likely to get cited for shredding rubber or doing 80 in a 50 zone and, apparently, insurance companies are taking note.

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Can removing your late spouse from your auto insurance policy raise your premium?

The auto insurance industry is strange. While past driving history plays a small role in deciding a driver's premium, insurance company research on prior claims determines a driver's likelihood of getting into an accident. That's why it's more expensive for young males to insure their vehicles than young females, and why married couples typically enjoy a discount on their coverage co

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More women lie on car insurance applications than men

There is a debate that's been raging for decades now, and it revolves around the extremely exciting world of car insurance. The discussion is centered on the topic of gender, and its relationship to insurance premiums. It seems that men, on average, have higher premiums compared to the ones carried by women. In an odd twist, however, a survey was recently conducted that found women are the ones fibbing a bit more often when applying for those p

UK drivers favor an end to lower insurance premiums for women

According to a study done by InsWeb earlier this year, car insurance premiums for women in the U.S. are nine percent lower than those for men. Things are much the same in the UK, where insurance companies will offer the fairer sex lower rates than those given to men. Companies like Sheila's Wheels in the UK – founded by a man – specialize in lower-priced offerings for women, including handbag insurance.