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2014-09-16 20:21:33

AAA supports calls for higher penalties, increased transparency and more stringent oversight WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAA released the following statement in response to today's Senate Commerce Committee hearing that focused on the vehicle safety recall process and the committee's broader oversight of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080226/DC15031LOGO "There is plenty of blame to go...

2014-09-15 08:21:10

TrueCar Honored with Milestone Award for its Five Years as an AAA Preferred Supplier SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, today announced that it has renewed its partnership with AAA and will continue to power its auto buying program. The program allows more than 30 million AAA members to connect with TrueCar Certified Dealers to simply and seamlessly purchase a new car at an average...

2014-09-09 00:20:32

AAA Foundation research reveals opportunities to produce smarter, safer drivers AURORA, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teens, fewer new drivers are participating in what used to be considered a rite of passage - driver education. State funding and requirements for these programs have declined over recent decades, leaving uneducated teen drivers vulnerable on America's roads. New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic...

2014-08-05 12:21:30

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of AAA Michigan's community outreach efforts and with a nod to Throwback Thursday, AAA Michigan is bringing back a time-honored tradition: Member Appreciation Day. AAA members and non-members are invited to Member Appreciation Day at all 31 branch offices and 20 sales offices across Michigan. It will be held Thursday, August 7th from 10am-4pm. This summer celebration will feature light refreshments, local baseball game package...

2014-07-24 00:20:24

Research yields up to seven percent mpg improvement and CO2 reduction ORLANDO, Fla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research from AAA shows that automatic stop-start automotive technology delivers a significant fuel economy benefit. Test results indicated that automatic stop-start systems provide a five percent to seven percent improvement in fuel economy and reduction in carbon dioxide emissions compared with tests conducted on the same vehicle with the automatic stop-start...

2014-07-23 23:13:38

SmartAction chosen as a AAA/CAA Preferred Supplier as a result of proven success for AAA/CAA member clubs. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 SmartAction, the premier provider of artificial intelligence voice self-service, announced today they have been named a preferred supplier for both AAA and The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA). Together, AAA and CAA provide automotive membership services to more than 54 million members across North America. SmartAction will provide AAA and...

2014-07-17 20:20:27

AAA Statement from CEO Bob Darbelnet ORLANDO, Fla., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today's Senate Commerce hearing again sheds light on the unacceptable failure of GM executive management to adequately oversee and respond to early warning signals of potential vehicle safety problems. AAA acknowledges GM's recent steps to transform its corporate culture by implementing new protocols and procedures intended to help prevent similar crises in the future. However, it is clear...

2014-07-16 16:21:06

AAA Statement from CEO Bob Darbelnet ORLANDO, Fla., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "AAA is encouraged by the recent Wall Street Journal report that the Environmental Protection Agency is considering a requirement that carmakers use on-the-road data to support their advertised mileage claims. While some automakers already do this, AAA believes all companies should use this sort of real-world test to validate the mileage numbers they calculate from laboratory tests and...

2014-06-28 23:01:26

Luxury All-Inclusive Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Celebrates the 2014 FIFA World Cup With New Soccer Ball Massage Riviera Nayarit, Mexico (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 The excitement of the 2014 FIFA World Cup extends far beyond Brazil, all the way to the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, where soccer or fútbol fans can enjoy the Brazuca Massage (50 min, $120), a new and original treatment using the rolling pressure of two soccer balls which improve circulation, reduce fatigue...

2014-06-26 04:20:10

Travel for U.S., Illinois and Indiana up as Americans dust off credit cards for their vacation AURORA, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Travel projects 41 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, a 1.9 percent increase from the 40.3 million people who traveled last year and a nearly 14 percent increase compared to the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The majority of travelers will be celebrating their freedom with a road trip,...


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