TORONTO, November 13th, 2008 -- Today, Kanetix (, Canada's insurance marketplace, released the results of its latest Quick Poll that asked: Given the high cost of fuel, are you considering buying a more fuel-efficient car? Overwhelmingly, the results were 'Yes' at 73.6 per cent, and 'No' at 26.3 per cent.

While gas prices seem to rise and fall like the tide recently, it seems that consumers are thinking about alternatives to gas chugging vehicles, and are looking into the possibility of switching to more fuel-efficient cars (

Co-founder of, George Small explains, "Canadians may have learned their lesson about fluctuating gas prices. While gas prices have come down in recent weeks, almost 74 per cent of people polled on Kanetix claim they're thinking about buying a more fuel-efficient vehicle (

Mr. Small goes on to elaborate that, "The results of the Quick Poll may very well suggest that people are tired of paying outrageous prices for gas, and are willing to make the switch to something that not only saves money, but is good for the environment."

Whether you are thinking of buying a more fuel-efficient vehicle or not, can help ensure drivers are not paying unnecessarily high auto insurance premiums. At, Kanetix offers auto insurance consumers a better and quicker way to shop for auto insurance. With just one visit to, drivers can easily get auto insurance quotes from competing insurance companies.

About Kanetix
Launched in October 1999, Kanetix is Canada's leading national, online insurance marketplace. The Kanetix insurance information and shopping service brings consumers and insurance companies together in a one-stop shopping environment. Each day, thousands of consumers visit the Kanetix website to compare insurance quotes from a variety of Canadian insurance companies. Kanetix visitors can select the insurance quote of their choice and where available, choose to complete the application for coverage online or purchase their policy over the phone.

In addition to the insurance marketplace, Kanetix is a leading provider of online insurance quotation technology and develops online quotation systems and websites for some of Canada's leading insurance providers.

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