17:21 Feb 24, 2016
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Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Insurance
Swedish term or phrase: vagnskadegaranti
This is a substitute for formal insurance, offered by a car manufacturer for damage to cars sold to a rental firm that is entitled to resell the cars to the manufacturer. Something similar but not identical here in the U.S. is the "collision damage waiver" available from the rental firm.

It's not insurance, because there is no insurer involved per se. A subsidiary has published a document in which "vehicle damage guarantee" is used for this, but that hurts my eyes in this context. Anyone have something better, preferably in use already?
Charles Ek
United States
Local time: 12:04

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1 +3vehicle damage guarantee
Diarmuid Kennan
3(AmE) vehicle loss damage waiver; (E&W + OZ) motor damage > warranty > (Scots) warrandice
Adrian MM. (X)



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vehicle damage guarantee

Explanation:"vehicle damage guarante...

Note added at 16 mins (2016-02-24 17:37:50 GMT)

Sorry Charles, I didn't read the second part of your message - so apologies for any further pain caused to your eyes :o(

Diarmuid Kennan
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Asker: And here I thought you were my friend. ;-) I've found uses of "vehicle damage waiver" that soothe this ex-underwriter's eyes, so absent anything better, I'll be using that.

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agree  sans22 (X)
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agree  Michele Fauble
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agree  Charlesp
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(AmE) vehicle loss damage waiver; (E&W + OZ) motor damage > warranty > (Scots) warrandice

I thought I too, Charles, was your friend, sob, sob....

PS I guess the target-readership does need to be accommodated in the case of a 'collision of legal & insurance systems'.

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