January 31, 2000
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PickupTruck.Com Teams with InsWeb to Offer Online Insurance Shopping
Corte Madera, CA - January 31, 2000 - PickupTruck.Com, the online community for pickup truck enthusiasts, announced today that it has chosen InsWeb (www.insweb.com) to provide insurance shopping services for its Internet site. The agreement helps PickupTruck.Com expand its services to the growing number of pickup truck enthusiasts on the Internet.
By going to InsWeb through PickupTruck.Com, consumers can compare insurance-company sponsored quotes for actual coverage from up to 27 auto insurance companies, including State Farm, MetLife Auto, Nationwide, Progressive, RelianceDirect, and AIG. Free quotes are available by completing a single quote form.
"We are extremely excited about this relationship with InsWeb," said Scott Fleming, VP of Business Development of PickupTruck.Com. "Research shows that consumers who comparison shopped online at InsWeb can save up to $400 or more on auto insurance. The quotes you receive from them are real and accurate. This "best of breed" service is exactly what our community is looking for."
" PickupTruck.com is a valuable online partner whose community for pickup truck enthusiasts wants the best care for its vehicles, and that includes insurance," said Peter Tao, vice president, InsWeb. "At InsWeb, pickup truck owners can review multiple insurance quotes and choose the insurance company and coverage they prefer."
According to PickupTruck.Com, the service will be available in early February at www.pickuptruck.com.
About PickupTruck.Com PickupTruck.Com (www.pickuptruck.com) is the online community for pickup truck enthusiasts. First launched in 1995, PickupTruck.Com exists to provide everything "pickup" to the online community, including information, news, dialog, and products. The site includes information about all types of pickup trucks, coverage of major truck shows, discussion groups, and e-commerce capabilities for parts and accessories.
Based in Corte Madera, CA, PickupTruck.Com is a privately-held company.