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Jun 20, 2014, 09:33 ET AAA Encourages GM to Work with Independent Repair Shops to Improve Timeliness of Recalls

"General Motors' steps to change its corporate culture and take responsibility for failing their customers are essential. However, with more than 20...


Jun 13, 2014, 03:30 ET AAA, Active Transportation Alliance Pedal 'Roll Together' Campaign for Safer Sharing of the Roads

As the summer bike riding season shifts into high gear with the Bike Commuter Challenge and Chicago Bike Week (June 13-20), Chicago's leading biking, ...


Jun 10, 2014, 03:03 ET Two Wisconsin Students Outlast 98 Others To Claim Top Prize In National Ford/AAA 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 – for the...


Jun 04, 2014, 11:00 ET Get Your Motor Running: Ford and AAA Host 65th Annual National Student Auto Skills Competition Next Week in Michigan

As automotive sales in the United States continue to increase and cars on the road become more technologically advanced, demand is high for skilled...


May 21, 2014, 04:43 ET AAA Statement from CEO Bob Darbelnet

"Today's proposed fee-disclosure requirements from the U.S. Department of Transportation will lead to a better-informed traveling public and should...


May 20, 2014, 02:58 ET AAA Statement from CEO Bob Darbelnet

"AAA acknowledges the step taken by General Motors (GM) today to recall 2.42 million more U.S. vehicles with safety failures that could put motorists ...


May 16, 2014, 10:01 ET After a Harsh Winter More Americans to Start Summer Travel Season with a Memorial Day Getaway

AAA Travel projects 36.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 1.5 percent increase...


May 09, 2014, 03:27 ET Owning and Operating Your Vehicle Just Got a Little Cheaper according to AAA's 2014 'Your Driving Costs' Study

AAA released the results of its annual 'Your Driving Costs' study today, revealing a 2.7 percent decrease in the cost to own and operate a sedan in...


May 08, 2014, 12:01 ET New Older Driver Data Trends in Upward Direction

According to a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, older Americans are extending their time behind the wheel compared to previous...


Mar 20, 2014, 06:00 ET Extreme Temperatures Affect Electric Vehicle Driving Range, AAA Says

Electric Vehicles (EVs) are energy efficient and environmentally-friendly with the added benefit of reducing fuel costs for motorists. But, just as...


Feb 25, 2014, 12:01 ET AAA Foundation Finds LATCH-Installed Car Seats to be a Weighty Issue

AAA Foundation Finds LATCH-Installed Car Seats to be a Weighty Issue Majority of car seat installation experts encounter weight-related errors PR...


Dec 02, 2013, 12:01 ET AAA Names Car Features "Smart" for Older Drivers

Seniors shopping for a new ride can find "smart" features in today's cars that help alleviate a variety of age-related health conditions that...


Nov 20, 2013, 10:00 ET AAA: 43.4 Million Americans to Travel for Thanksgiving, a Slight Decline from Last Year

AAA projects 43.4 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, a decrease of 1.5 percent from...


Oct 21, 2013, 12:01 ET Smarter Teen Driving Starts with Parents

Parents who ensure that teens get ample practice in a wide variety of situations and transfer their safe driving wisdom to their novice drivers are...


Oct 15, 2013, 10:01 ET AAA Travel Offers Tips to Finding the Perfect Place to Stay on Your Next Vacation

Selecting a hotel can be an overwhelming task. On vacation your hotel is your home away from home and base of operations. The right hotel enhances...


Oct 04, 2013, 12:12 ET Paw-fect Travel Photos Wanted for AAA's PetBook Photo Contest

For the many Americans whose vacations wouldn't be complete without their favorite fur ball, the annual AAA PetBook Photo Contest offers an...


Sep 12, 2013, 09:15 ET Eat Here, See That: New AAA Top Destinations Guides Help Travelers Map Out Fun

It's now easier than ever for AAA members to plan memorable travel experiences and activities, thanks to AAA's new Top Destinations digital travel...


Sep 04, 2013, 09:15 ET Spacious Sedans and Fuel-Efficient Crossovers Join the Minivan on AAA's List of Top Vehicles for Growing Families

AAA has released its latest list of top vehicles, targeting expanding families needing more room, easy handling and dependability in their next...


Aug 22, 2013, 12:01 ET Americans Growing Less Concerned about Dangerous Driving Behaviors

Americans are less likely to perceive a serious threat from dangerous driving behaviors such as drunk, aggressive or drowsy driving, according to an...


Aug 20, 2013, 12:01 ET 34.1 Million Traveling for Labor Day Says AAA, Highest Since Recession Driven Decline

AAA Travel projects 34.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming Labor Day holiday, a 4.2 percent increase from ...


Aug 06, 2013, 09:34 ET AAA Inspectors Select Favorite Hotels that Celebrate America's History

To help travelers connect with our nation's history, AAA inspectors assembled a list of their favorite historic hotels — structures of notable record ...


Aug 01, 2013, 12:01 ET Teens Delaying Licensure--A Cause for Concern?

The majority of American teens today delay getting a driver's license, according to new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Less than...


Jul 25, 2013, 09:15 ET Extreme Heat Presents Invisible Danger to Motorists and Vehicles

With temperatures soaring to record highs around the country, AAA cautions motorists not to underestimate the ways in which extreme heat can wreak...


Jul 17, 2013, 09:15 ET AAA Mobile App for iPhone and iPod touch Adds Passbook Support

AAA members can now add their AAA membership card to Passbook on any iOS 6.0, iPhone or iPod touch device through the AAA Mobile app. With a touch of ...


Jun 20, 2013, 12:01 ET AAA: More than 40 million Americans to travel for July 4th weekend

AAA Travel projects 40.8 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday, a 0.8 percent decrease from...