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Popularity of new and used electric cars is growing. However, one of the problems with electric cars is their insurance, but Czech customers can now arrange additional insurance, such as extended warranties or GAP insurance for their electric vehicle.

DEFEND is entering the German market. This is the 8th country in which the Central European market leader is active. In Germany, DIG is offering its extended warranties for used cars through its strategic partner Driverama.

The Central European market leader in specialty car insurance, is expanding into Lithuania, making it the 7th European market where DIG operates. As of July, DIG offers its extended warranties through the local agent, Mango Insurance.  

Business partnerships, like life partnerships, are built on similar foundations. What matters most is mutual trust, support, open communication and satisfaction. Get to know the partnership approach of DEFEND INSURANCE GROUP.

You have been involved in a serious traffic accident. Luckily, you have escaped with only a few bruises, but your car is severely damaged, worse yet, it has been completely destroyed. The insurance company classifies your case as a so-called total loss. 

Fortegra Europe Insurance Company, a leading international specialty insurer, today announced the registration of a branch office in Prague, Czech Republic. The establishment of which will further strengthen Fortegra’s European presence.

In Slovakia, DEFEND presented a new addition to its portfolio, an assistance service called Carlife Assistance. The product is available exclusively for the Slovak network consisting of twelve AAA AUTO branches. It was created in cooperation with  AXA ASSISTANCE CZ.

The range of DEFEND products has expanded with our new addition called DEFEND AllSafe. It is a package containing car security markings that utilize a unique VIN code together with an assistance service. The product is available exclusively in the AAA AUTO.

Electric cars sales are growing in the Czech Republic. It had more than tripled year-on-year to 1,888 vehicles sold in the first ten months of the year. DEFEND has predicted this trend and has been offering insurance for alternative fuel cars for more than 2 years.

Nowadays, most people go online when they are interested in buying a car. The potential sale is determined by just a few clicks. The key is therefore to be different and offer a unique experience. This is where DEFEND SpinCar comes in.

Unexpected expenses can hit the family budget hard. According to a survey by the Czech Banking Association (CBA), every third Czech household has lost one or part of their income. In such situations, extended warranties can be more than helpful.

The insurance industry is highly regulated and a number of rules need to be followed. The key is to have open and fair communication with customers as well as business partners. What does it mean for us at DEFEND INSURANCE?

DEFEND SOLUTIONS launches DEFEND Spincar in the HAVEX-auto network. This unique solution gives customers the ability to choose and purchase a car from home, with virtual reality-like technology, with a 360 ° presentation of the interior and exterior of the vehicle.

DEFEND INSURANCE will continue to be in permanent operation and will provide all standard services. All our staff will be working from home and are available for communication anytime during the standard working hours.

DEFEND INSURANCE GROUP closed a very successful third quarter, which was also our first period with Fortegra by our side. We registered 49,000 policies, a total GWP value of € 22.5 million making it a growth of 21.6 % compared to the same period last year.

DIG today announces a new partnership with Fortegra Financial Corporation. Effective 1 July, Fortegra acquired a majority stake in Ingenasys, Ltd., the parent holding company of DIG to help further strengthen DEFEND’s insurance market position.    

DEFEND INSURANCE GROUP has closed the first quarter of 2019 with a great success. Thanks to our branches, we have reached € 20.6 million in gross written premium, registered a record 43,400 insurance policies, which resulted in 27% growth.

The results of DIG for 2018 confirm the significant growth of the whole group and its stable position as one of the leading providers of supplementary car insurance. Year-on-year the newly registeredinsurance contracts increased by 31 %.

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