“Ask Patty” Endorsed by the Women’s Automotive Association International
Published Aug 9th 2006, 10:26pm by
Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) May 26, 2006 -– CarsMagazine.com announced today
that the Women’s Automotive Association International based in Detroit
Michigan has given their endorsement to “Ask Patty”, a division of
CarsMagazine.com. “Ask Patty” is a women’s consumer website that
provides a “safe” place for women consumers to ask questions about car
purchases, car maintenance, repair, safety and car care. An advisory
panel of automotive women experts will field questions from consumer
women and respond via an interactive blog to help women become better
prepared before they approach their local automotive dealerships.
Additionally, “Ask Patty” will offer car reviews and articles written
by women and educational seminars.
are pleased to give our endorsement to “Ask Patty” and whole heartedly
support their efforts to reach out to women consumers and provide an
opportunity to enhance the experiences of women who visit automotive
dealerships around the country.” Said Lorraine Shultz, President and
CEO of the Women’s Automotive Association International (www.waai.com).
“The automotive industry has come a long way since I made my first car
purchase; however there is much room for improvement to satisfy the
needs of today’s women car buyers. The “Ask Patty” website is fun,
smart, savvy and timely; women consumers and automobile dealerships
will certainly reap the benefits.”
Automotive Dealerships can become an “Ask Patty” Certified Dealer by
purchasing a subscription to “Ask Patty” and attending a specialized
course for automotive dealership employees to improve communications
with women. Women consumers can search for “Ask Patty” Certified
Dealers in their local area from a search engine on the “Ask Patty”
About the Women’s Automotive Association International:
The Women's Automotive Association International (WAAI) began in 1995
when Lorraine Schultz, Founder, brought to life the vision she had to
establish an organization dedicated to the development and advancement
of women as automotive industry leaders. Today, the organization
continues to thrive throughout the United States and Canada as the
leading women's global organization dedicated to this purpose. The
Women’s Automotive Association International is a non-profit,
professional society comprised of women who are key players in all
aspects of the automotive industry.
About “Ask Patty”:
Women purchase half of the vehicles sold in the United States each
year, spending over $80 billion. Yet, shopping for and buying a car can
be a challenge for women who are first time car buyers or for women who
had a bad experience in the past with a car salesman or dealership.
The ““Ask Patty”” website is a safe place for women to get advice on
car purchases, maintenance and other automotive related topics. Women
can “Ask Patty” for automotive advice when they go to www.askpatty.com
or, go to www.carsmagazine.com and click on the ““Ask Patty”” icon.
Questions can be submitted to “Ask Patty” via an interactive blog.
Patty will typically reply back to the consumer the same day. Selected
questions and answers will be posted on an interactive blog, paneled by
automotive women experts for the benefit of all consumer women.
About Cars Magazine:
Founded in 1997 in Long Island, New York, Cars Magazine quickly became
one of the leading Used Vehicle Marketing Publications in the Tri State
area. Cars Magazine has become an industry leader in marketing
pre-owned vehicles and with the launch of www.CarsMagazine.com they
plan to take their vast experience nationwide. As part of this national
expansion they have opened a satellite office in Sarasota Florida.
The executive management of CarsMagazine.com has over 80 years of
combined experience in automotive retail, advertising, finance and
eMarketing. Their dedication to excellence in customer satisfaction
sets CarsMagazine.com apart and ahead of our competitors.