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    Fined Insurer Now Says No Rules on Drop-Off Days

    USAA Insurance was fined $95,500 by the Connecticut Insurance department after a market conduct examination found that, among other violations, the company told some claimants that they could not drop their car off for repairs on a Thursday or Friday. That’s a common practice by insurers in many markets because late-in-the-week drop-offs

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    Auto Insurers Accused of Cutting Corners

    Following an 8News investigation into recycled car parts, we’ve learned that auto insurers are cutting corners One local auto body association tells 8News that car repair shops are being pressured by auto insurers to use after-market parts. These are parts not made by car’s original manufacturer — they’re reproduced replacement parts that can cost

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    Used Car Prices Hit New High

    Used-car prices hit a record high in the second quarter of 2015, climbing 7.6 percent year-over-year to an average of $18,800, according to a new study by car shopping site The price growth mirrors the average transaction price for new light-duty vehicles, which hit a near-record $33,340 in the

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