Automobile Insurance in the US: Market Research Report

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Automobile Insurance Market Research Report | Advisory & Financial Services | Specialist Insurance Lines | Jan 2014

Road to recovery: Providers will benefit from more car purchases and higher interest rates

IBISWorld’s Automobile Insurance market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Allstate Insurance Company Allstate Insurance Company market share
Farmers Insurance Group Farmers Insurance Group market share
Geico Geico market share
Progressive Progressive market share
State Farm State Farm market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The number of cars registered indicates industry demand for individual automotive insurance; therefore, an increase in car purchases will necessarily benefit automobile insurance providers. An increase in interest rates and renewed investment activity will also facilitate industry growth over the next five years. While discount retailers such as Geico and Progressive are expected to continue growing, pricing competition is set to cool as the economy slowly improves.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Automobile Insurance industry operates with high and steady barriers to entry. Obtaining sufficient capital from downstream clients to pool risk and complying with mounting regulatory requirements represent the most significant barriers to entry in the industry. Moreover, the auto insurance market is highly competitive, with brand recognition representing a crucial variable for a company's growth strategy. In addition, the market is also competitive across product lines, with most consumers willing to purchase a range of insurance products from one company. Consequently, to effectively compete with the industry's largest players, new entrants must be willing to underwrite both auto insurance and other types of insurance policies... purchase to read more


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What is the Automobile Insurance Industry?

This industry underwrites (i.e. assuming the risk and assigning premiums) auto insurance policies. Car insurance provides financial protection against physical damage to automobiles and bodily injuries resulting from traffic collisions. Automobile insurance can also protect against resulting liability.

Industry Products
Personal liability insurancePersonal collision insurancePersonal comprehensive coverageCommercial vehicle insurance
Industry Activities
Directly underwriting liability insuranceDirectly underwriting collision insuranceDirectly underwriting comprehensive insuranceDirectly underwriting commercial vehicle insurance

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