Desjardins General Insurance Offers Fuel-Efficient Vehicle Owners a
10% Green Discount
LÉVIS, QC, Aug. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - Desjardins General Insurance, Quebec's
number 1 insurer, is once again showing its strong commitment to
sustainable development by launching the new Green Discount in Quebec.
This discount allows fuel-efficient vehicle owners to reduce their
automobile insurance premium by 10%.
The Green Discount is available for all new insurance quotes for
fuel-efficient vehicles. To be eligible, vehicles must meet
fuel-efficiency criteria set by Desjardins General Insurance based on
the Fuel Consumption Guide published by National Resources Canada.
Owners of fuel-efficient vehicles already insured with Desjardins
General Insurance will automatically get the Green Discount when their
For Desjardins General Insurance, Quebec's leading insurer and a
socially responsible company, the launch of the Green Discount is
confirmation of the company's commitment to doing its part for the
environment. "We're very proud to have developed a product that rewards
our clients' responsible attitude and good driving habits. We will
continue to focus on sustainable development in the coming years," says
Denis Dubois, Vice-President of Market Development.
Increased Discount for Hybrid Vehicles
There is also good news for hybrid vehicle owners, who previously
benefited from a 10% discount on their automobile insurance premium.
With the Green Discount, they will now enjoy savings of 15%.
About Desjardins General Insurance
Desjardins General Insurance (DGI) ( href="http://www.desjardinsgeneralinsurance.com/Pages/D-Welcome.aspx?MCA=D&LNG=EN">www.desjardinsgeneralinsurance.com),
Quebec's leading P&C insurer, is a subsidiary of Desjardins General
Insurance Group and a member of Desjardins Group. DGI sells home and
auto insurance products to individuals and businesses through the
largest network of agents in Quebec.
About Desjardins Group
Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada
and the sixth largest in the world, with assets of more than $173
billion. Drawing on the strength of its caisse network in Quebec and
Ontario, and its subsidiaries across Canada, it offers a full range of
financial products and services to its 5.8 million members and clients.
Desjardins specializes in Wealth Management and Life and Health
Insurance, in Property and Casualty Insurance, in Personal Services, and
in Business and Institutional Services. As one of the largest employers
in the country, Desjardins is supported by the skills of its 42,200
employees and the commitment of over 6,200 elected officers. For more
information, visit cr="true" href="http://www.desjardins.com/fr/bienvenue.jsp">www.desjardins.com.
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