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Auto, Tech Companies Spending Big on Driverless Cars Americans Are Afraid Of

The auto and tech industries are spending billions of dollars to develop autonomous (driverless) vehicles. But is that money well-spent, considering that nearly three-quarters of Americans (71%) don't even want ...
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Auto, Tech Companies Spending Big on Driverless Cars Americans Are Afraid Of

The auto and tech industries are spending billions of dollars to develop autonomous (driverless) vehicles. But is that money well-spent, considering that nearly three-quarters of Americans (71%) don't even want ...
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Driving: It’s How Americans Spend 70 Billion Hours a Year

Whether it's from the love of the open road or necessity, Americans spend a lot of time behind the wheel. About 70 billion hours a year, according to the American ...
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Does Self-Driving Technology Live Up to Its Name?

Two-fifths of Americans expect vehicles equipped with automated driving systems with names like Autopilot, ProPilot and Pilot Assist to be able to drive without any human intervention. That belief is ...
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The Largest Expense of Car Ownership Is Invisible

Owning a car comes with a variety of expenses. There's gasoline (or diesel fuel or electricity), routine maintenance and insurance, for starters. But nearly 40% of the cost of owning ...
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Gas Prices Will Ease Further in Fall: AAA

The summer's highest national average retail pump price for a gallon of gasoline was $2.97 and came on the Memorial Day holiday weekend. AAA on Wednesday forecast that once the ...
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Is Travel Insurance Worth the Cost?

If you are planning a family vacation to Paris from, say, New York City, and are paying about $750 per plane ticket for a family of four, is it smart ...
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Is It Time for New Tires? AAA Weighs the Risks of Waiting Too Long

The only parts of your car, pickup or sport utility vehicle that are supposed to touch the ground are the tires. Because these are your only connection to planet Earth ...
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Americans Now More Scared of Self-Driving Cars

Late last year a survey of American drivers revealed that 63% were wary of riding in a fully autonomous (self-driving) car. A new survey by AAA shows that nearly three-quarters ...
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AAA Warns of Spring Gas Price Spike

The national average pump price for a gallon of regular gasoline Friday morning was about $2.54. That's nearly six cents a gallon less than the average price one month ago. ...
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Do You Really Need to Pay the Price for Premium Gasoline?

Pump prices for gasoline have risen for several months now as the production cuts instituted by OPEC and its partners have begun to force consuming nations to draw down oversupplied ...
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51 Million Americans Traveling This Thanksgiving

There are more Americans expected to travel more than 50 miles from home to celebrate Thanksgiving this year than at any time since 2005 and up 3.3% compared with the ...
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U.S. Gas Prices Could Top 2017 High by End of Summer

The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline Thursday morning is $2.28 a gallon, but that price could rise by more than 10 cents a gallon by the ...
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AAA Touts Benefits of Synthetic Oil

Americans are wary of claims from automakers and mechanics regarding the kind of motor oil to use in their vehicles. Some two-thirds do not trust repair facilities, fearing that recommended ...
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US Drivers Remain Wary of Self-Driving Cars

While U.S. drivers remain overwhelmingly reluctant to ride in a self-driving (autonomous) car, more than half (59%) would welcome autonomous driving features in their next car. Americans want self-driving technology, but ...
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