Car premiums increase by 16%

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The cost of comprehensive car insurance has continued to spiral during the first quarter of 2017 with motorists facing an average premium of £781.

The figures, which came from the latest Confused.com Car Insurance Price Index in association with Willis Towers Watson, said comprehensive car insurance prices rose 16%, or £110, more than they were this time last year.

According to the research, which is based on price data compiled from almost two million customer quotes, the benefits of a 1.8%

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