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AAA: Owning an Electric Vehicle is the Cure for Most Consumer Concerns

Michigan Business Network
January 29, 2020 9:00 AM

New study pulls back the curtain on the experience of going green and costs of ownership

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AAA NEWS RELEASE | Michigan Gas Prices Rise 7 Cents

Michigan Business Network
January 13, 2020 2:00 PM

AAA: MICHIGAN GAS PRICES RISE 7 CENTS COMPARED TO LAST WEEK

The Michigan state average is 44 cents more than this time last year

DEARBORN, Mich., (January 13, 2020) - Gas prices in Michigan are up 7 cents compared to last week.  Michigan drivers are now paying an average price of $2.60 per gallon for regular unleaded. This price is 8 cents more than this time last month and about 44 cents more than this time last year.

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FCA’s $4.5 Billion Investment in Michigan Recognized as 2019 Deal of the Year

globalEDGE Business Beat
January 9, 2020 10:00 AM

Part of FCA’s plans involve converting two Michigan-based plants into the future assembly site for the next-generation Jeep® Grand Cherokee, as well as an all-new three-row full-size Jeep SUV and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models.  

 

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AAA NEWS RELEASE | AAA Urges Motorists to Celebrate the Holidays Safely

Michigan Business Network
December 23, 2019 12:00 PM

Almost 54 percent of 2018 Christmas time traffic deaths in Michigan were alcohol-involved

DEARBORN, Mich., (December 23, 2019) — With the holiday season upon us, as many Michiganders are out celebrating and finalizing party plans, AAA-The Auto Club Group is issuing a statewide Holiday Reminderurging motorists to take extra precautions NOWto help make their celebrations safe.  The end of the year Holiday Season can dangerous.  According to 2018 statistics, almost 54 percent of all the traffic deaths during the Christmas time period (6pm Dec 21, 2018-11:59pm Dec 25, 2018) in Michigan were alcohol -involved.

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AAA NEWS RELEASE | Michigan Gas Prices Hold Steady

Michigan Business Network
December 23, 2019 11:00 AM

The Michigan state average is up 1 cent compared to last week

DEARBORN, Mich., (December 23, 2019) - Gas prices in Michigan are up 1 cent compared to a week ago. Michigan drivers are now paying an average of $2.49 per gallon for regular unleaded. This price is 5 cents less than this time last month and 33 cents more than this time last year.
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AAA NEWS RELEASE | Gas Prices Jump by Eleven Cents

Michigan Business Network
November 11, 2019 11:00 AM

Shorter supplies and greater demand drive prices 

DEARBORN, Mich., (date) - Gas prices in Michigan are increasing. The average price for gasoline jumped eleven cents last week.

Michigan drivers are now paying an average price of $2.52 per gallon for regular unleaded. Monday's state average is eleven cents more than a week ago, nine cents less than this time last month, and nine cents less than this time last year.

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AAA NEWS RELEASE | Addressing Changes in Driving Comfort Early Can Keep Older Adults Driving Longer

Michigan Business Network
November 7, 2019 5:00 PM

Lack of comfort or confidence on the road can cause older adults to make unnecessary changes or reduce their driving

DEARBORN, Mich., (November 7, 2019) — Older adults with discomfort or low confidence while driving are adjusting their driving patterns to avoid driving at night, on the freeway, in afternoon rush hour traffic, or in unfamiliar areas, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Some of the self-regulated changes older drivers make can be unnecessary and do not always improve safety. In order to extend their mobility and reduce risk on the road, AAA recommends older drivers consult a healthcare professional when feelings of driving discomfort arise.

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AAA: Michigan Gas Prices Decline 11 Cents this week

Michigan Business Network
October 14, 2019 1:00 PM

The Michigan state average is 30 cents less than this time last year 

DEARBORN, Mich., (October 14, 2019) - Gas prices in Michigan slipped 11 cents compared to a week ago. Michigan drivers are now paying an average of $2.58 per gallon for regular unleaded. This price is 1 cent less than this time last month and about 30 cents less than this time last year.

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NEWS RELEASE : AAA Warns Pedestrian Detection Systems Don’t Work When Needed Most

Michigan Business Network
October 8, 2019 3:00 PM

Study finds safety systems fail at night when the majority of pedestrian vehicle fatalities occur

DEARBORN, Mich., (October 3, 2019) — New research from AAA reveals that automatic emergency braking systems with pedestrian detection perform inconsistently, and proved to be completely ineffective at night. An alarming result, considering 75% of pedestrian fatalities occur after dark.

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ChargeD Initiative Brings Electric Vehicle Fast Chargers to Downtown Detroit

Michigan Business Network
October 1, 2019 3:00 PM

Last week, Project Kinetic, a unique collaboration between the public, private and philanthropic sectors, launched ChargeD – the city’s first network of electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers in downtown Detroit’s Beacon Park. The four ChargePoint DC fast-charger stations enables Detroit residents and visitors to fast-charge their EVs while enjoying the park and learning about the benefits of EV ownership.

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