No, Direct Auto is not the same as National General, but the two companies are related, as Direct Auto Insurance is a subsidiary of National General Holdings Corporation. National General has owned Direct Auto since 2016, though Direct Auto mainly operates independently from National General. Additionally, Direct Auto and National General have separate headquarters, in different cities.
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Although they are not the same, keep in mind that if you have a policy with either National General or Direct Auto, the other may have access to your insurance information. This information may include your payment records and claims history, and this data is typically shared to provide technical support or to assist in resolving a claim.
National General is owned by The Allstate Corporation. The Allstate Corporation is a publicly-traded American insurance company headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, and it has owned National General since 2020.
Direct Auto is part of the Direct General Group, which is owned by National General Holdings Corp., a property and casualty insurance company headquartered in New York City. National General has owned Direct Auto since 2016.
The General and National General are not the same company. Although both companies are publicly traded companies, National General is owned by the Allstate Corporation while The General is owned by PGC Holdings Corp. (PGC) which is in turn a subsidiary of American Family Insurance.
The General offers only auto insurance, although it lists a variety of other insurance types that it can offer through other partners, while National General offers a variety of products, including auto insurance, health insurance, and home insurance, among others. Both companies are considered to be … read full answernon-standard insurance auto companies however, because their auto policies are geared more towards high-risk drivers.
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