News Archive

Browse the following archive to find news items about Progressive from last year back to 2002.

December

December 29, 2010

Progressive sponsors 2011 Gator Bowl
Local independent agent from each team's state to be on field for coin toss

December 22, 2010

Safe, low-mileage drivers in Michigan can save more, faster with Snapshot from Progressive

December 13, 2010

Progressive retains title as best insurance website on Keynote Systems Scorecard
Car insurance group stays in first place for last 16 of 17 Scorecards

December 7, 2010

Better drivers in Virginia pay less for car insurance with one-of-a-kind program from Progressive
Safe, low-mileage Virginia drivers could save up to 30 percent in 30 days

December 6, 2010

Better New York drivers pay less for car insurance with one-of-a-kind program from Progressive
Safe, low-mileage New York drivers could save up to 30 percent in 30 days

December 6, 2010

Safe, low-mileage drivers in New Jersey can save more, faster with Snapshot from Progressive

December 1, 2010

In an extension of Progressive's advertising efforts, a new campaign expands Flo's reach
In "The Messenger," a passionate customer turned advocate is out there with a better way

November

November 22, 2010

Bikers chow down and give back, helping to provide more than 200,000 meals to families struggling with hunger

November 18, 2010

Progressive motorcycle insurance offers photos with Flo at Progressive International Motorcycle Shows
Virtual Flo photo booth just one fun feature of title sponsor's booth at Progressive International Motorcycle Shows

November 11, 2010

Progressive once again named a top 100 military friendly employer by G.I. Jobs
Hiring practices and veteran training programs land car insurance group on magazine's list of Top 100 Military Friendly Employers

November 1, 2010

Better drivers in Arizona pay less for car insurance with one-of-a-kind program from Progressive
Arizona drivers can save up to 30 percent on their car insurance based on how, how much, and when they drive

October

October 18, 2010

Safe, low-mileage drivers in Oregon can save more, faster with Snapshot Discount from Progressive
Oregon drivers can save up to 30 percent more on their insurance after just 30 days of driving

September

September 29, 2010

Customers Save Money, Get Accident Forgiveness with Loyalty Rewards Program from Progressive
Progressive's car insurance customers can now look forward to more than just carefree days on the road

September 28, 2010

Progressive Car Insurance to Hire 175 People in Austin by End of January
One of the "Best Places to Work in Central Texas" now hiring customer service and sales reps

September 28, 2010

Progressive Car Insurance to Hire 200 people in Colorado Springs by End of January
Progressive now hiring customer service and sales reps

September 28, 2010

Progressive Car Insurance to Hire 240 People in Tampa by End of January
One of Tampa Bay's top places to work now hiring customer service and sales reps

September 28, 2010

Progressive Car Insurance to Hire 260 People in Cleveland by End of January
One of Northeast Ohio's top workplaces now hiring customer service and sales reps

September 16, 2010

Three Teams Awarded Share of $10 Million Purse in Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE for Super Fuel-Efficient Vehicles
Prize Awarded Today at Ceremony in Washington, D.C. Edison2 takes home $5M; Li-ion Motors and X-Tracer receive $2.5M each

September 16, 2010

Progressive Car Insurance Named to InformationWeek 500 for 11th Straight Year
IT integration system featured in "20 Great Ideas to Steal" section

September 15, 2010

Pets Can Stand on Sea Legs Too
Progressive's free Pet Injury coverage now protects boaters' furry friends

September 14, 2010

Progressive Named One of the Best Companies to Work for in Northeast Ohio
Flexible work arrangements, on-site medical facilities among benefits that land car insurance company on NorthCoast 99

September 13, 2010

Progressive Car Insurance Named One of the 50 Best Places to Work for Military Veterans
Recruiting efforts, reserve policies and corporate culture help land Progressive on the Military Times EDGE "Best for Vets" list

September 13, 2010

Safe, Low-mileage Drivers in Connecticut Can Save More, Faster with Snapshot Discount from Progressive
Connecticut drivers can save up to 30 percent more on their insurance after just 30 days of driving

August

August 30, 2010

Progressive Car Insurance Named One of the 50 Best Places to Work in the U.S. for Latinas
Diversity and recruiting efforts help land Progressive on LATINA Style 50

August 16, 2010

Safe, low-mileage drivers in Missouri can save more, faster with Snapshot Discount from Progressive
Missouri drivers can save up to 30 percent more on their insurance after just 30 days of driving

August 8, 2010

Safe, low-mileage drivers in Colorado can save more, faster with Snapshot Discount from Progressive
Colorado drivers can save up to 30 percent more on their insurance after just 30 days of driving

August 4, 2010

Better Drivers in South Dakota Pay Less for Car Insurance with One-of-a-Kind Discount from Progressive
Safe, low-mileage South Dakota drivers could save up to 30 percent in 30 days

July

July 27, 2010

Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Concludes On Track Competition Events; Announces Teams Advancing to the Validation Stage
Nine vehicles from seven teams continue in their pursuit of a multimillion dollar prize for super fuel-efficient cars

July 26, 2010

Better Drivers in Iowa Pay Less for Car Insurance with One-of-a-Kind Discount from Progressive
Safe, low-mileage Iowa drivers could save up to 30 percent in 30 days

July 26, 2010

Better Drivers in Wisconsin Pay Less for Car Insurance with One-of-a-Kind Discount from Progressive
Safe, low-mileage Wisconsin drivers could save up to 30 percent in 30 days

July 19, 2010

Better Drivers in Nebraska Pay Less for Car Insurance with One-of-a-Kind Discount from Progressive
Safe, low-mileage Nebraska drivers could save up to 30 percent in 30 days

July 19, 2010

Safe, Low-Mileage Drivers in Ohio Can Save More, Faster with Snapshot Discount from Progressive
With Progressive's Snapshot Discount, customers can save up to 30 percent on their car insurance based on how, how much, and when they drive

June

June 30, 2010

Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Concludes Knockout Qualifying Stage; Announces Teams Moving into Finals
15 vehicles from 12 teams continue in pursuit of ten million dollars in prize money for super fuel-efficient cars

June 16, 2010

Goleta, CA Students Win Grand Prize in DASH+ National High School Contest
EDV Technologies from Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, CA, has been named the Grand Prize winner of the DASH+ student contest

June 8, 2010

There's No Business Like the Insurance Business
A loan collector from Kentucky wins the role of Flo's helper in a national Progressive ad

June 8, 2010

Progressive is Highest-Rated Insurance Website on Keynote Scorecard
Progressive's easy-to-understand car insurance keeps company on top for last 15 of 16 scorecards

June 1, 2010

Progressive Car Insurance Recognized by CIO Magazine for Excellence in IT
The CIO 100 award program, now in its 23rd year, recognizes organizations around the world for operational and strategic excellence in information technology

June 1, 2010

Progressive and KOA Kick Off New Relationship with the Chance to Win an Airstream Sport
To celebrate the new collaboration, Progressive and KOA will give one lucky adventurer a 16' Airstream Sport travel trailer, 30 days' worth of free camping at KOA sites, and a KOA VIP Value Kard Rewards membership

May

May 24, 2010

Get Back on the Road Faster After a Storm
The 2010 summer hurricane season officially begins on June 1, but a recent spate of tornados, floods, and windstorms show why it's important to be ready for bad-weather emergencies year round

May 13, 2010

Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Concludes First of Three On-Track Competition Stages at Michigan International Speedway; Announces Teams Qualified to Move on to Scored Knockout Stage
Twenty-two teams Representing 28 Vehicles Continue to the Pivotal, Scored Knockout Stage June 16-30 in Pursuit of the Multimillion Dollar Cash Prize for Super Fuel-Efficient Cars

May 11, 2010

A Stand-up Comedian, an Aspiring Actress, and a Loan Collector Put Their Day Jobs on Hold for Hollywood
A trio of helper-hopefuls get their chance at Superstore stardom and the opportunity to appear in a national Progressive ad

April

April 26, 2010

Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Teams Arrive at Michigan International Speedway for Start of On-Track Testing
Vehicles From Around the Globe Begin Performance Testing Today in Pursuit of the Multimillion Dollar Cash Prize for Super Fuel Efficient Cars

April 20, 2010

Progressive Launches Industry's First Android App for Car Insurance
Car insurance and car shopping are more convenient with Progressive's latest free mobile offering - app for smart phones using the Google Android operating system

April 5, 2010

It's America's Turn to Vote to "Insure" Their Favorite Makes It to the Finals
Thousands of helper-hopefuls told Flo why they're the one for her - Now, ten move one step closer to starring in a national Progressive ad

April 1, 2010

Better Drivers Pay Less for Car Insurance with One-of-a-Kind Discount from Progressive
Safe, low-mileage Minnesota drivers could save up to 30 percent in 30 days with Progressive's MyRate program

March

March 2, 2010

By Filling Up on Free Corn, Bikers Feed Those in Need
Progressive helps bikers countrywide give back through the "Corn for Kids" program

March 1, 2010

Progressive Launches Social Responsibility Web Site
People can now easily see Progressive's efforts on sustainability, community involvement and more

February

February 4, 2010

Progressive Launches Mobile Web Site
Progressive's mobile site goes beyond car insurance – it's useful to car shoppers, too

January

January 25, 2010

Help Wanted: Seeking a Friendly Hard-Worker Who Has a Passion for Insurance to Help Flo
You can try out to be the next Progressive Insurance Superstore employee to appear in a national ad with Flo

January 19, 2010

MyRate Available to Georgia Drivers
Progressive's program that gives drivers a personalized rate based on their driving habits, is now available in Georgia

January 12, 2010

Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Chooses Michigan for 2010 Competition Events
$10 Million Competition for Super Fuel Efficient Vehicles Announces Partnership with Michigan Economic Development Corporation to Host Multi-Stage On-Track Challenges