Press Release Category: Car Care

CAROLINIANS BEGIN TO FEEL RELIEF AT THE PUMP AS INDEPENDENCE DAY APPROACHES

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 27, 2018) – At $2.85, the national gas price average is five cents cheaper than a week ago, 12-cents less than a month ago, but 58-cents more than a year ago. Gas prices have consistently been declining since Memorial Day. On the week, 49 states saw pump prices drop. North Carolina’s $2.66 […]

Gas Prices Trend Cheaper, but Increases are Likely Looming

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 18, 2018) – On the week, the national gas price average is two cents cheaper at $2.90. Today’s national average is only one cent more expensive than a month ago, but 60 cents more expensive than a year ago. Nationwide, 44 states have less expensive or steady gas price averages compared to […]

Tread Lightly: Worn Tires Put Drivers at Risk 

AAA tests reveal hazards of worn tires in wet weather CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jun. 7, 2018) – Afternoon downpours could spell disaster for millions of road trippers this summer, thanks to an unlikely suspect – tires. New research from AAA reveals that driving on relatively worn tires at highway speeds in wet conditions can increase average […]

AAA Carolinas: Make Load-Securing a Habit

Secure Your Load Day is June 6 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 5, 2018) – The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety estimates that nationally over 51,000 car crashes are caused by debris on the road every year. Secure Your Load Day is Wednesday, June 6 and AAA Carolinas urges motorists to make load-securing a habit before hitting the […]

More Motorists Consider Going Electric in Next Vehicle Purchase

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 8, 2018) – American appetite for electric vehicles is heating up. A new AAA survey shows that 20 percent or 50 million Americans will likely go electric for their next vehicle purchase, up from 15 percent in 2017. With lower-than-average ownership costs, increased driving ranges and the latest advanced safety features, AAA sees […]

EARTH DAY: AAA Offers Tips for Going Green Behind the Wheel

As Earth Day comes to a close, we are reminded of the importance of being environmentally conscious every day. Fortunately for motorists, taking steps to go greener on the roads will also save them money in the process. AAA offers the following tips for lessening our environmental impact when behind the wheel: Imagine Eggs Under […]

AAA Hosts Fort Mill Superstore Grand Opening

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 17, 2018) – Over 200 attended the grand opening of AAA Carolinass newest Superstore in Fort Mill, SC, on Saturday, April 14. The first 50 Members were treated to AAA prize pack bags filled with Bagallini pieces, luggage tags and other travel items. Guests had the opportunity to speak with AAA employees […]

Double Digits Means Double Trouble for Vehicle Breakdowns

AAA expects to rescue 7.7 million drivers at the roadside this summer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 17, 2018) – As 64 percent of family travelers gear up for a road trip this summer, AAA warns that the majority of U.S. vehicles are at a higher-than-average risk for a breakdown. A new analysis of AAA roadside data […]

AAA Carolinas Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Indian Land SuperStore

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (February 6, 2018) – The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce declared Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 as AAA Carolinas Day at the ribbon cutting ceremony for AAA Carolinas’ new Indian Land location. The Lancaster Chamber was present at the ceremony, along with AAA Carolinas Vice President of Car Care Rob Williams, Car Care Manager Mike […]

Once the Ice Melts, Wash Your Car!

CHARLOTTE, NC (JANUARY 19, 2018) Following the recent winter storms that hit several areas throughout the Carolinas, AAA urges motorists to thoroughly wash their cars to help prevent pricey vehicle repairs caused by chemicals used to de-ice roadways. According to a recent AAA survey, U.S. drivers paid an estimated $15.4 billion in rust repairs caused by […]