8 December 2011

Hagerty Silver Wheel Plan To Debut in January 2012

Partnership with Aviva will Transition Silver and Custom Wheel Classic Car Insurance Plan to Hagerty, Customers Benefits Continue

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. & TORONTO, Ont. (December 8, 2011) – Aviva Canada Inc., one of Canada's leading providers of home, auto and business insurance, and Hagerty Canada, LLC, a subsidiary of Hagerty Insurance Agency, the world's leading provider of classic vehicle insurance, are proud to introduce the Hagerty Silver Wheel Plan. 

The Hagerty Silver Wheel Plan offers antique and classic car enthusiasts extensive coverage, including Agreed Value coverage – with no appraisal requirements – and access to Hagerty's extensive network of products and resources.

Beginning January 1, 2012, all Silver and Custom Wheel policies will be transitioned to the Hagerty Silver Wheel Plan upon policy renewal. Current Silver and Custom Wheel clients will continue to receive all of the benefits afforded by their existing policy and there will be no changes to existing coverage. 

"Some of the most passionate classic car enthusiasts in the world reside in Canada, and with the Hagerty Silver Wheel Plan, Canadians will have access to the same resources as classic car owners in the U.S.," said McKeel Hagerty, CEO of Hagerty Insurance. "In partnership with Aviva Canada, we look forward to providing unique coverages and services tailored specifically to fit the needs of the Canadian classic car owner."

Hagerty and Aviva originally partnered in 2009 to bring Hagerty's innovative classic car insurance program to the Canadian market.

"Making the best products available to our independent broker partners and customers is a key part of the value we provide," stated Maurice Tulloch, President and CEO of Aviva Canada. "The Hagerty Silver Wheel Plan is best-in-class and we are proud to offer this to our brokers and car enthusiasts nation-wide."

For more information contact Hagerty at 877-922-9701 or visit www.hagerty.ca.

About Hagerty
Based in Traverse City, Michigan, Hagerty is the world's leading insurance agency for classic vehicles and host to the largest network of classic car owners. Hagerty offers insurance for classic cars, motorcycles and motorcycle safety equipment, tractors, automotive tools and spare parts, and even "automobilia" (any historic or collectible item linked with motor vehicles). Hagerty also offers overseas shipping/touring insurance coverage, commercial coverage and club liability coverage. For more information, call (800) 922-4050 or visit www.hagerty.com.

Hagerty Canada, LLC established in 2009, offers insurance for classic cars in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador. For more information, call (877) 922-9701 or visit www.hagerty.ca.

About Aviva Canada
Aviva Canada Inc. is one of the leading Property and Casualty insurance groups in Canada, providing home, automobile, recreational vehicle, group and business insurance to more than three million customers. The group has more than 3,000 employees, 30 locations, 1,700 independent broker partners and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based Aviva plc, the world's sixth-largest insurance group. For more information visit avivacanada.com.