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2014-03-20 08:20:16

New study conducted by the AAA Automotive Research Center shows electric vehicle driving range can be nearly 60 percent lower in extreme cold and 33 percent lower in extreme heat. ORLANDO, Fla., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Electric Vehicles (EVs) are energy efficient and environmentally-friendly with the added benefit of reducing fuel costs for motorists. But, just as motorists need to know how far the gas in their tank will take them, EV drivers need to be aware of how...

2013-12-10 23:24:18

Social and Mobile Pages Help Motorists in Times of Need and Drive New Business Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Placeable, the leading location marketing technology for the enterprise advertiser, announced today initial results of its work with AAA Carolinas to improve their mobile user experience and drive new visitors to their website. In just three months, AAA Carolinas has seen organic traffic from mobile devices soar by 691%. For more information, please download the case study...

2013-11-26 12:21:13

BOSTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2020 Project, a not-for-profit public education group, launched a public awareness campaign today against the American Automobile Association (AAA). The objective of the effort - called AAA Truth - is to expose AAA's ongoing alignment with Big Oil and educate motorists about better performing alternatives to AAA for roadside assistance. "Consumers seem to be unaware that AAA carries water for Big Oil and has a long history of...

2013-11-20 12:20:15

Wednesday before Thanksgiving to be the single busiest day for travel ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 the 44 million people who traveled last year. This decrease falls just shy of last Thanksgiving's four-year peak since the recession-driven declines in 2008-2009 when Thanksgiving travel fell by 25 percent. The...

2013-11-05 12:21:11

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The insurance group that provides insurance to AAA Missouri members, Auto Club of Southern California Insurance Group, has been ranked highest in the national J.D. Power 2013 U.S. Auto Claims Satisfaction Study(SM), according to an announcement made today by the market research company. This is the first time the group has achieved the top ranking in the Auto Claims study. "We are honored to receive this recognition," said Jim McGrath,...

2013-06-20 00:20:19

Shorter holiday travel period expected to result in 0.8 percent fewer American travelers this year ORLANDO, Fla., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 the 41.1 million people who traveled last year. The anticipated decline in holiday travel is predominantly due to a shorter holiday period. With the Fourth of July landing on a...

2013-06-18 23:20:22

The American Automobile Association, or the AAA, has recently completed a study in conjunction with researchers at the University of Utah that measured the amount of distraction for drivers caused by hands-free technology in vehicles. The attorneys at Michael D. Ponce & Associates, whose Web site URL can be found at http://www.poncelaw.com, would like to help bring awareness to the results of this study and to respond to its conclusion. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Michael D....

2013-05-23 12:20:23

DEARBORN, Mich., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens. That's why AAA, the Detroit Tigers and the Michigan State Police (MSP) joined together today (May 23) to encourage teens to be safe drivers this Memorial Day weekend, the start of the summer driving season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110321/CL67889LOGO) The three organizations support a key traffic safety message aimed at all drivers - but especially important for...

2013-05-22 12:20:27

An up and down economy, fee fatigue, higher fares and travel frustration top causes for the decline ORLANDO, Fla., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAA Travel projects 34.8 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 0.9 percent decrease from the 35.1 million people who traveled last year. The anticipated decline in holiday travel is predominately due to a decline in air travel of eight percent, fee fatigue among...

2013-04-10 08:26:37

Mount Airy is the only casino resort in all of Pennsylvania to be ranked a four-diamond property MOUNT POCONO, Pa., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Mount Airy Casino Resort, a destination offering incomparable casino gaming, picturesque settings, lavish ambiance, exceptional fine dining, luxury accommodations, outdoor activities and unrivalled amenities, has been awarded the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Rating. Mount Airy Casino Resort remains the only...