Insurance News Archive 2013

Welcome to the car insurance and travel insurance news archive from Swiftcover. Here you will find insurance related news stories from 2013.

  • Motor Companies Compete to Bring FCEVs to the Road 16 December 2013 A string of exciting new unveilings at this year's Tokyo and LA motor shows have thrust environmentally-friendly technology back into the spotlight, as manufacturers race to dominate the green car...
  • Think-Tank Urges Government to Build More Homes 26 November 2013 Experts in the housing industry have warned that a lack of supply is to blame for the current house price boom; cautioning that the government urgently needs to build more homes.
  • House Prices to Rise Massively by 2018? 18 October 2013 The new house price bubble doesn't look like it's going to pop any time soon, if forecasts can be believed. The Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) has said that over the next five years...
  • Bank of England Asked to Prevent House Price Bubble 25 September 2013 It's no secret that house prices have been on the rise over the past year. Thanks to various government lending schemes and increased confidence in the housing market, Halifax estimates that the...
  • Is Pricey Parking The New Normal? 22 August 2013 Just how much are you willing to pay for off-road parking? According to recent reports, a Knightsbridge-based estate agency is currently selling a single parking spot for a whopping £275,000 in London...
  • Make the most of the summer with Swiftcover 26 July 2013 Every day can be fun for all the family with a Merlin Annual Pass. With 31 attractions to choose from, including Alton Towers, LEGOLAND and eight Sea Life Centres, you'll never be short of things to...
  • Devon & Cornwall Police Use Unusual Tactic to Raise Road Safety Awareness 03 June 2013 The Devon and Cornwall police forces are thinking outside the box when it comes to approaching new ways to boost road safety awareness - and their latest tactic involves a £50,000 custom-designed...
  • Supersonic Car to go on Tour This Summer 16 May 2013 It's been almost 30 years since Richard Noble first broke the land speed record in the name of Britain, travelling at a whopping 633.468 miles per hour. That may sound pretty fast, but compared to his...
  • Unusual Home Insurance Claims From Around the World 24 April 2013 The world is full of great mysteries, but none quite so puzzling as the thought processes behind some of the most weird and wonderful home insurance claims.
  • Cars of the Future: The Car Insurance Verdict 14 March 2013 Here are a few speculative car insurance quotes for some of the more out-there futuristic concepts to have been featured in the LA Auto Show Design competition over the last few years.
  • Internet Cars to be the Norm by 2014? 25 February 2013 Industry analysts have suggested that cars connected to the internet and packed with useful apps could be the norm by next year. Information company IHS has predicted that all new big brand cars in...
  • 2013 house price projections: What the experts say 14 January 2013 The housing market will be challenging in 2013, but there is profit to be made if people are vigilant.

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