The agreement is the latest in a series of deals with car-related sites.
Financial arrangements were not disclosed.
Consumers visiting CarPrices.com can obtain free auto insurance quotes from
insurance carriers including State Farm, Nationwide, Liberty Mutual,
RelianceDirect and AIG. Currently, InsWeb provides auto insurance to consumers
from 17 insurance companies nationwide.
“Consumers shopping for a car are now able to better manage the process of
shopping for insurance,” said Paul Weiskopf, InsWeb’s senior vice president of
strategic partnerships. “Using InsWeb, these consumers can get the best value
for their insurance dollar by having easy access to the widest range of
carriers offered on the Internet.”
InsWeb has a network of more than 20 car buying sites, which include MSN
Carpoint, Intellichoice, Kelly Blue Book and Consumer Car Club of America.
AutoFusion is a San Diego-based
Internet/automotive infomediary specializing in the development of consumer-
oriented virtual markets and business to business e-commerce applications. In
1997, it acquired and expanded the car-buying site, which claims more than
400,000 visitors each month.