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Ask Patty and Crown Dealerships Featured in the Puget Sound Business Journal

Published Feb 19th 2007, 9:34pm by Jody DeVere in Pressroom Articles

Crown dealerships go female friendly

Tampa Bay Business Journal - February 19, 2007

AskPatty.Com Inc. has certified 13 Crown dealerships across the country, including the one in St. Petersburg/Clearwater.

The Ask Patty Certified Dealer program was designed specifically for car dealerships to attract, sell, retain and keep loyal women consumers. recently launched a Web site designed to provide women with automotive advice. Ask Patty provides women consumers an opportunity to send questions about car buying, selling, repair and maintenance to a panel of expert automotive women, and is a safe online place to share and discuss car buying experiences, a release said.

Crown decided to partner with AskPatty to provide better service for its female customers, who represent more than half of all vehicles sold each year.

The Crown Dealership Group is one of the largest privately held dealership groups in the country, covering markets in the Tampa Bay area, Tallahassee and Columbus, Ohio. Crown dealerships sold more than 16,200 new and used vehicles in 2005.

The company hopes that becoming certified as AskPatty Female Friendly as an entire auto group will open the door for even more sales and satisfied customers in 2007, it said in a release.

The Crown Dealership Group in St. Petersburg/Clearwater includes Acura, Audi, Buick, Jaguar, Maybach, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Honda, Nissan, Pontiac-GMC, Hyundai, Suzuki, and Kia.

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