Westar Energy Partners with HomeServe to Offer Emergency Repair Plans

Westar Energy is partnering with HomeServe USA to offer residential customers optional service plans offering protection against repairs to household electrical systems.

Full Press Release: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20141028006198/en/Westar-Energy-Partners-HomeServe-Offer-Emergency-Repair#.VFEt65PF_K4

Vehicle Service Contract Company Toco Warranty Launches New Online Car Care Portal

Direct to consumer Vehicle Service Contract marketer Toco Warranty Corporation has launched a new online care care portal to assist consumers with expert advice and support.

Full Press Release:  http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20141029005852/en/Toco-Launches-%E2%80%9CTocoCares%E2%80%9D-Online-Car-Care-Portal#.VFEp9pPF_K4

Assurant to Strengthen Mobile Services Capabilities with Acquisition of CWI Group

Purchase of Market Leading Mobile Device Insurance Provider in France

Atlanta, Oct. 27, 2014 –Assurant Solutions, a business segment of Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), has made a binding offer and has been granted exclusivity to acquire CWI Group,  a market leading mobile insurance administrator in France, for approximately €56 million ($71 million), subject to certain conditions with a possible earnout payment based on future performance. The acquisition would strengthen Assurant Solutions’ market-leading capabilities in mobile device protection and expand its distribution into independent retailers and the financial services affinity market in Europe.

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GM 2014 Recalls Now Total Over 30 Million Vehicles

With GM issuing 75 recalls this year the automaker has now recalled 30,011,637 vehicles worldwide with 26,502,668 of the total in the US.  For perspective, GM recently reported it sold 2,449,595 vehicles around the world in the third quarter of 2014.

View all GM Recalls at:  http://media.gm.com/content/dam/Media/images/US/Release_Images/2014/05-2014/recalls/Recalls-Running-Total.jpg