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Berglund Oak Ridge Toyota Partners with Ask Patty to Market to Women Consumers

Published May 1st 2007, 4:03pm by Jody DeVere in Pressroom

Lynchburg, Virginia (PRWEB) May 1, 2007 -- Berglund Oak Ridge Toyota in Lynchburg, Virginia, will embrace the Ask Patty concept. Berglund Oak Ridge Toyota owes this distinction to their high level of customer service and outstanding reputation of total customer satisfaction. Berglund Oak Ridge Toyota's partnership with Ask Patty represents an increased commitment to the female car buyer to provide a safe and comfortable buying experience.

Berglund Oak Ridge Toyota offers many extras while shopping, or servicing your vehicle! From the first time you visit the showroom and enjoy the comfort of indoor shopping, to the moment you drive home in your new Toyota, you can expect more from Berglund Oak Ridge Toyota. Berglund Oak Ridge Toyota earned Toyota's prestigious Presidents Award for excellent Customer Service in 2006.

Berglund Oak Ridge Toyota's showroom is made up of two floors filled with up to 100 new vehicles, all clean and ready for immediate delivery. They offer the perfect retreat to escape the outdoor elements and shop in comfort.

You can even enjoy a delicious home cooked meal in their on-site Café Avalon while visiting our Dealership. The Café Avalon is a special treat for service customers as you get a complimentary meal any time while the customer's vehicle is being serviced. It has been said that the Café Avalon has the best burger in Virginia! Berglund Toyota also offer a complimentary massage on Thursday's, or have daily access to the Internet in the Internet Lounge for their customers.

You can also relax in the large Service Lounge and enjoy large leather couches, flat screen TVs, and complimentary coffee.

"Berglund Toyota realizes that many women do not like dealing with automotive sales people because of the way they have been treated in the past by car dealerships," stated Stephen Plunkett, General Manager, of Berglund Oak Ridge Toyota. "For that reason we at Berglund Toyota are certifying our dealership as an Certified Female Friendly Dealership! We are extremely pleased to know that now our female customers can come to Berglund Toyota and work exclusively with our female sales people who are Ask Patty Certified, and in the process feel comfortable dealing with us."

Stephen Plunkett's decision to partner with Ask Patty reflects the kind of forward thinking needed to deliver consistent outstanding results in customer satisfaction and sales growth to this important consumer segment.

Women represent over half of all vehicles sold annually in the United States with revenues topping $80 billion every year. Until Ask Patty, there hasn't really been a website exclusively devoted to their needs and concerns.

Visit Berglund Oak Ridge Toyota at or give them a call at 888-218-4555 or email protected from spam bots.

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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 their car buying experiences. Women can submit posts directly to the Ask Patty website by going to The Ask Patty advisory panel of automotive expert women is headed up by Deborah Renshaw -- professional NASCAR driver, and is comprised of women who hold various leadership positions in the automotive industry.

Women purchase over 50 percent of all vehicles sold in the United States each year and influence 85 percent of the buying decisions, 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. is a member and 2006 corporate sponsor of the Women's Automotive Association International based in Detroit, MI, (, on the Women's Board of the Car Care Council, (, a SEMA member ( and a member of the SEMA Business Women's Networking Group.

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