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Jul 02, 2015, 16:38 ET
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AAA Appoints Marshall Doney as New CEO of AAA National Office

 AAA is pleased  to announce the appointment of Marshall L. Doney  as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective...

Jun 25, 2015, 00:01 ET
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AAA Projects 41.9 Million Americans will Celebrate Independence Day with a Holiday Getaway

AAA projects 41.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day, the most since 2007 and a 0.7 percent increase...

Jun 24, 2015, 12:00 ET
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AAA roadside assistance comes to Apple Watch

AAA is proud to announce the launch of an Apple Watch version of Service Tracker for the CAA app. The app allows members to easily track the...

Jun 18, 2015, 00:01 ET
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AAA Travel Lists Top Summer Vacation Destinations

This summer is an ideal time to travel to Europe as the U.S. dollar is nearly equal in value to the euro, helping travelers stretch their vacation...

Jun 09, 2015, 16:43 ET

Two Oregon Students Outlast 98 Others To Claim Top Prize In National Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition

Students from across the country gathered in Dearborn today, to match wits and workmanship in a race against the clock – and one another...

Jun 08, 2015, 09:35 ET

Get Your Motor Running: Ford and AAA National Student Auto Skills Competition Tuesday

 As automotive vehicles become more technologically advanced, demand is high for skilled auto technicians that understand the intricacies of...

May 28, 2015, 10:39 ET
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AAA Elects First Canadian Executive as Chairman of National Board

Don Main, President of Main Group, Incorporated, and past Chairman of the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA), was elected chairman of the AAA...

May 21, 2015, 00:01 ET
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AAA PetBook Offers 15,000 Reasons to Travel with Your Pet

AAA has released a newly updated Traveling with Your Pet: The AAA PetBook® . Now in its 17th edition, the guide features more than...

May 19, 2015, 19:58 ET
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AAA Applauds Expanded Recall of 34 Million Defective Takata Airbags

"AAA supports the over-due announcement that Takata has agreed to a national recall of driver and passenger side air bag inflators. Since late last...

May 18, 2015, 16:37 ET
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Penske Truck Rental Now a Platinum AAA Discounts & Rewards Partner

 As the spring and summer moving season kicks off, AAA is pleased to announce that Penske Truck Rental is now a platinum-level AAA...

May 13, 2015, 00:01 ET
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AAA Tests Shine High-Beam on Headlight Limitations

New test results from AAA reveal the potential for significant headlight shortcomings when traveling on roadways that lack overhead lighting,...

May 08, 2015, 10:00 ET
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AAA: 37.2 Million Americans to Kick Off Summer with a Memorial Day Getaway

AAA Travel projects 37.2 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 4.7 percent increase...

Apr 28, 2015, 00:01 ET

Annual Cost to Own and Operate a Vehicle Falls to $8,698, Finds AAA

Due to declines in gas prices and finance charges, the annual cost to own and operate a vehicle has fallen to $8,698, a nearly 2 percent drop from...

Apr 20, 2015, 13:30 ET

Top Green Vehicle is a 2015 Tesla, According to Fifth Annual AAA Green Car Guide

The 2015 Tesla Model S P85D earned the top score in the 2015 AAA Green Car Guide, the motor club announced today.  The Palo Alto-based...

Apr 16, 2015, 00:01 ET

New Study Reveals When, Where and How Much Motorists Drive

On average, Americans drive 29.2 miles per day, making two trips with an average total duration of 46 minutes. This and other revealing data are...

Apr 09, 2015, 00:01 ET

Older Drivers in Florida Get "Fit" and Push Safety Program to Milestone

–Designed to help older drivers find a better "fit" with their cars, the CarFit program reached a proud milestone welcoming the 50,000th...

Mar 25, 2015, 00:01 ET

Distraction and Teen Crashes: Even Worse than We Thought

 The most comprehensive research ever conducted into crash videos of teen drivers has found significant evidence that distracted driving is...

Mar 12, 2015, 00:01 ET
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AAA Reveals Top Spring Travel Destinations in the U.S.

As snow continues in many parts of the country, travelers are ready to escape to warmer weather and sunny destinations, according to AAA. Warm...

Feb 23, 2015, 12:25 ET

AAA Travel Marketplace Will Help You Leave This Winter Behind

The 12th Annual AAA Travel Marketplace is taking place just in time to get your mind off winter and to take you to your favorite vacation spot. The...

Feb 18, 2015, 10:00 ET

AAA To Create Nearly 600 Local Jobs At New Member Service Call Center

 AAA of Northern California, Nevada and Utah announced today plans to open a new call center that will bring nearly 600 new jobs to Clearfield,...