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Cars & Trucks

Basic Car Maintenance 101

September 29, 2023. Andrew Sheldon

While basic car maintenance should be done routinely, there’s no better time to check up on your car than the present.

Auto Insurance

Fall Driving Tips

September 25, 2023. AAA Staff

Fall weather can be unpredictable. Prepare yourself and your vehicle for wet leaves, fog and more.

Games

Crossword: 1970s Cars

September 16, 2023. AAA Staff

The cars of the 1970s were all about style. Test your knowledge of this era in automotive history with our crossword.

Auto History

Latin America’s Automotive Innovators and Trailblazers

September 14, 2023. AAA Staff

From the turn of the 20th century to today, Latin Americans have pioneered in the automotive world – many of them unsung heroes.

Auto History

The Rise and Fall of Car Hood Ornaments

August 31, 2023. Nicole Wakelin

What ever happened to car hood ornaments? Learn how the shiny auto adornments went from popular to obsolete.

Cars & Trucks

The Origins of Popular Car Idioms and Expressions

August 04, 2023. Andrew Sheldon

Turns of phrase are a dime a dozen. But for our money, car idioms take the cake. Learn how these expressions came to be.

Roadside Services

How to Change a Tire

July 18, 2023. Nicole Wakelin

While AAA Roadside Assistance is available 24/7 to help when needed, knowing how to change a tire could come in handy someday.

Cars & Trucks

Be on the Lookout for Flood-Damaged Cars

July 17, 2023. AAA Staff

With a shortage of new and used cars, flooded cars may be making their way into the used car market.

Auto History

Why Are Popular Car Colors So Boring? A Brief History of Car Paint

June 29, 2023. Andrew Sheldon

The most common car colors have gone from all the luminous colors of the rainbow to a mix of black, white and gray. Here’s why.

AAA Wishlist

The Top Road Trip Car Essentials

May 23, 2023. Sarah Hopkins

Planning on hitting the road? Prepare for your journey with these supplies.

Cars & Trucks

Parkway vs. Highway: What’s the Difference?

May 09, 2023. Andrew Sheldon

The names for major roadways are often used interchangeably, but there are some key distinctions that set them apart. Find out the difference between parkways and highways, freeways and expressways.

Auto History

STOP for Stop Sign History

April 20, 2023. Andrew Sheldon

It may may seem simple enough, but stop sign history shows a lot of work went into its red octagonal design.

Cars & Trucks

Highlights of The New York Auto Show

April 10, 2023. Andrew Sheldon

From lava-colored cars to the newest electrified pickup trucks, here are some of the highlights from the New York Auto Show.

Cars & Trucks & Electric Vehicles

EVs Take Top Honors in 2023 AAA Car Guide

April 06, 2023. AAA Staff

Six electric vehicles were winners in their respective categories, including the BMW iX xDrive50, which was named the top overall car.

Cars & Trucks

The Most Bizarre State Driving Laws in the Country

March 28, 2023. Andrew Sheldon

From illegally parking in front of Dunkin’ to hugging while driving, we’re uncovering some of the strangest traffic laws on the books.

Cars & Trucks

Pioneering Female Race Car Drivers

March 17, 2023. Sarah Hopkins

For as long as there’s been professional race car driving, there have been female race car drivers. Take a look through history at some of the most influential female race car drivers and pioneers.

Cars & Trucks

10 of the Most Famous Movie Cars

March 09, 2023. Andrew Sheldon

There are iconic characters, enduring songs and classic quotes, but often, it’s the set of wheels that steals the scene in movies.

Auto History

The Worst Cars in History

March 07, 2023. Andrew Sheldon

Design fails. Cheap manufacturing. Unorganized management. For one reason or another, these go down in history for all the wrong reasons.

Cars & Trucks

Everything You Need to Know About Car Recalls

March 03, 2023. Andrew Sheldon

Car recalls occur all the time. But how do you know if your vehicle has been recalled? And what do you do next?

Lifestyle

Famous Female Explorers and Adventurers

March 02, 2023. Sarah Hopkins

These famous female explorers and adventurers saw the world, lived life on the edge and broke gender barriers.