Nationwide Announces Free Amazon Echo Auto Giveaway
Sept. 26, 2019—Nationwide has announced that it will give away one million Echo Auto devices to qualifying Nationwide auto insurance policy holders.
The free Echo Auto promotion is available now. Those interested in receiving one can visit nationwide.com/echoauto, call 1-800-347-1792 or contact their local Nationwide insurance agent.
"Voice services like Alexa will continue to impact our lives. Nationwide wants to leverage this technology to meet our members' needs in new and unique ways," said Nationwide's president, emerging businesses group, and chief marketing officer Terrance Williams.
Nationwide will also be introducing three new features to its skill for Alexa:
- New driver checklist: Provides a safety checklist to help drivers learn safe driving habits
- Nationwide’s roadside assistance: Nationwide members can call Nationwide Roadside Assistance for help
- Road Conditions: Quickly check weather and road conditions before heading out
Nationwide members can also access their Nationwide SmartRide information through Echo Auto and use the device to find a local insurance agent.
"We believe that voice is the most natural way of interacting with technology—and there's no place where voice can be more effective than the car," said Miriam Daniel, vice president of Alexa and Echo Devices, Amazon. "As we designed Echo Auto, we thought a lot about the unique on-the-go experiences that our customers would want and worked closely with Nationwide and others to create new skills purposely built for the vehicle. We're excited for Nationwide members to experience Echo Auto.”