See some of the specialist tools and equipment carried by our patrols

AA Innovation and technology

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As the market leaders in the industry, the AA prides itself with effecting roadside repairs for our members and business customers alike. We actively seek innovation to make Britain’s driving life better. Taking feedback from an engaged and proactive Patrol force of over 2000 highly-skilled mechanics, led by our dedicated in-house Technical specialist team, we design and create innovative repair/recovery solutions ensuring our Patrols have the best means available to get you back on the road faster.

Chargepost diagnostics

Leading the charge in shaping the future of roadside assistance

Diesel injector replacements

Expert AA Patrols replace diesel injectors at the roadside

The "concept" aero jack

The technical boffins look at ways to improve the AA's jack

The AA Freewheeling Hub video

Watch patrols Ben Sheridan and George Flinton demonstrate the AA's latest innovation in recovery tech


Recovery Operation Securing Element. An AA Innovation in safety

Toyota Mirai HFCEV refuel

The AA attends it's first hydrogen refuelling job

The AA Freewheeling Hub

AA experts roll-out freewheeling hub to rescue electric vehicles and 4x4s

AA Technical Developments Van

See the AA's latest technical developments

AA drives innovation with location technology what3words

AA customers can now provide their what3words address during a breakdown to help identify their location faster

The AA Multifit wheel

See how our the specialist equipment developed by the AA to deal with punctures where no spare wheel is supplied with the vehicle

The Seals Tyre Plugger

The AA's innovative solution to minor punctures

The AA Midtronics Battery Tester

Our patrols carry the latest battery testing equipment with bespoke software developed for use at the roadside

High Voltage Vehicle Training

The AA's state of the art high voltage and hybrid vehicle training rig at the Oldbury training centre

AA innovation supports hydrogen journey

A unique solution developed by the AA and Fuel Cell Systems Ltd helped the hydrogen-powered Hyundai Nexo to complete a landmark journey

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