LONDON, August 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Insurer offers a premium incentive to the 'E'conomical and 'E'nvironmentally concerned driver
The insurer Allianz Your Cover (http://www.yourcoverinsurance.co.uk/) is now offering a 10% discount on motor policies for a range of economically friendly cars, including petrol-electric hybrids, electric cars and vehicles that fall within car tax band A
Gareth McChesney, head of home & motor insurance portfolio management, Allianz Retail, said: "It is important that insurers show that they are socially responsible and support policyholders who choose to drive economical and environmentally friendly vehicles.
"Allianz is evolving its products to recognise new technology and electrical vehicles. We are being responsive and anticipating customer needs - making sure we are on the front foot in changing times."
Motorists can also follow a few simple tips to decrease their CO2 emissions and become more economical with fuel:
- Share journey's where you can
- Make shorter journey's by foot or bike
- Try to use as low engine revs
- Make sure you have the right tyre pressure
- If you are stationary in traffic for long periods, turn your engine off
- Use your cars momentum of the motorway to lower fuel consumption
- Try to remove unnecessary weight from your car.
For more information please visit: http://www.YourCoverInsurance.co.uk
Notes to Editors:
Allianz Insurance is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz SE Group, one of the leading integrated financial services providers worldwide and the largest property and casualty insurer in the world. With approximately 142,000 employees worldwide, the Allianz Group serves approximately 78 million customers in more than 70 countries.
The mission of Allianz Insurance is to be the outstanding competitor in our chosen markets by delivering products and services that out clients recommend, being a great company to work for and achieving the best combination of profit and growth.
About Allianz Your Cover
Your Cover is a new breed of insurance product, offering cover that customers select to precisely match their own lifestyle and circumstances. Using an easy to use 'Quote and Buy' website, Your Cover makes it simple to design, obtain a quote and manage your insurance online.
The result of two years' research involving thousands of insurance buyers, Your Cover is a product from Allianz Insurance plc, which is a part of the global Allianz Group.