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Infoseek, InsWeb Launch Auto Insurance Center

Infoseek Corp. launched a new auto insurance center made to enable millions of users to shop and select auto insurance coverage from InsWeb, an Internet insurance marketplace.

Financial arrangements were not disclosed.

Infoseek users going to the Automotive Channel can obtain free auto quotes and select products from InsWeb's 13 auto insurance partners, including State Farm, Nationwide, AIG, CNA, Liberty Mutual and InsureDirect. Infoseek users can also use InsWeb's research tools and other information to evaluate their coverage requirements.

"Infoseek users can now save time and potentially money by using InsWeb to shop for auto insurance. . . " said Ned Desmond, vice president of online services at Infoseek.

"This partnership with Infoseek gives InsWeb premier exposure at one of the Internet's leading destinations," said senior vice president Paul Weiskopf, head of Strategic Partnerships for InsWeb. "This agreement is also important for our insurance partners because it significantly extends the reach of their products."