MA Press Release List

GAS PRICES DOWN THREE CENTS, SAYS AAA

July 16th, 2018

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down three cents this week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s July 16 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.83 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is four cents lower than the national average for regular unleaded of $2.87. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 65 cents lower at $2.18.   “An increase in gasoline inventories in the northeast has helped keep prices stable in states throughout the re...Read More


GAS PRICES UP TWO CENTS, SAYS AAA

July 9th, 2018

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are up two cents this week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s July 9 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.86 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is the same as the national average for regular unleaded of $2.86. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 69 cents lower at $2.17.   “Demand for gasoline this summer has remained strong and pump prices have been relatively stable,” said Mary Maguire, Direct...Read More


GAS PRICES DOWN THREE CENTS, SAYS AAA; RECORD HOLIDAY TRAVEL WEEK UNDERWAY

July 2nd, 2018

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down three cents this week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s July 2 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.84 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is one cent below the national average for regular unleaded of $2.85. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 66 cents lower at $2.18.   “Prices are at their highest point for Independence Day since 2014, but are still eight cents lower in Massachusetts th...Read More


AAA: Apple, Google Software Reduces Driver Distractions - But Not By Much

June 27th, 2018

Drivers using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Distracted 5-15 Fewer Seconds Study Shows Systems Can be Designed to Help Reduce Driver Distraction Distracted Driving Responsible for 3,500 Deaths Every Year Apple CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto are less distracting to drivers when compared to built-in vehicle infotainment systems designed by automakers, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. While many of today’s infotainment systems create potentially ...Read More


GAS PRICES STAY THE SAME, SAYS AAA

June 25th, 2018

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are the same this week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s June 25 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.87 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is three cents above the national average for regular unleaded of $2.84. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 67 cents lower at $2.20.   “An increase in crude oil production was announced at last week’s OPEC meeting, at least 600,000 barrels per day,” said...Read More


AAA PREDICTS RECORD INDEPENDENCE DAY TRAVEL

June 21st, 2018

            A record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day holiday, an increase of more than 5 percent compared with last year and the highest number at any point since 2001. For the 39.7 million Americans planning a Fourth of July road trip, travel times in the most congested cities in the U.S. could be twice as long as the normal trip, with “Terrible Tuesday” being the busiest day.        &nb...Read More


GAS PRICES DOWN TWO CENTS, SAYS AAA

June 18th, 2018

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down two cents this week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s June 18 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.87 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is two cents below the national average for regular unleaded of $2.89. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 66 cents lower at $2.21.   “The next factor that may influence gas prices is this Friday’s OPEC meeting in Vienna,” said Mary Maguire, Directo...Read More


Hertz and AAA Celebrate 40 Years of Partnership

June 14th, 2018

 Hertz, one of the world's most iconic and recognized car rental brands, and AAA, North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization, are celebrating a major milestone this year—the 40th anniversary of their partnership. “As AAA’s longest-tenured partner, Hertz shares the association’s commitment to providing our members with exceptional value and service,” said Rick Del Nero, AAA Northeast Vice President of Travel. “We’re proud to celebrate 40 years of collaboration with Hertz, ...Read More


Paying at the Pump is Taking More of Motorists’ Paychecks

June 13th, 2018

Consumers are spending $69 more a month to fill up this their gas tanks this summer than they did a year ago. According to AAA Northeast, gasoline expenses are accounting, on average, for seven percent of an American’s 2018 annual income, a 1.5 percent increase since the summer of 2017.             Here are the highlights from AAA’s summer gasoline price report: ·         Last June, no stations in Massachusetts were...Read More


GAS PRICES DOWN THREE CENTS, SAYS AAA

June 11th, 2018

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down three cents this week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s June 11 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.89 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is three cents below the national average for regular unleaded of $2.92. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 63 cents lower at $2.26.   “Gas prices are falling across the country, while remaining more expensive than they were a year ago,” said Mary ...Read More