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Wayne's Garage Renews as AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly Service Center in Philadelphia, PA

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 18th, 2013 11:00am

Wayne's Garage Renews their Commitment to Offer Services Designed with Women in Mind Wayne's Garage, a service center in Philadelphia, PA is proud to announce they have renewed their commitment to address the needs of women consumers, as part of the growing network of AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly locations in North America. Team members at Wayne's Garage have completed a training and certification process to provide a ...


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Great Lakes Credit Union Wins State-Wide Recognition Awards

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 7th, 2013 5:50am

  North Chicago, IL – Great Lakes Credit Union (GLCU) has won First Place in the state Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award competition in the $500 million - $1 billion asset category and First Place in the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award competition in the more than $500 million asset category as recently announced by the Illinois Credit Union League. The Dora Maxwell Award recognizes credit unions that ...


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Great Lakes Credit Union Becomes Certified Female Friendly in Illinois and Wisconsin

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 7th, 2013 1:47am

  Great Lakes Credit Union (GLCU), with 12 locations in Illinois and Wisconsin, is proud to announce that in addition to the great experience they already provide their members, they have taken an additional step to address the needs of women consumers, as part of the growing network of AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly® locations in North America. Staff at GLCU have completed a training and certification process to ...


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Automotive Industry Veteran Cherie Watters Joins AskPatty as President of Sales and Marketing

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2013 1:36am

AskPatty.com Inc., a website, blog, and online resource that serves as a safe haven for women to get automotive advice and to connect with Certified Female Friendly® automotive retailers, today announced that Cherie Watters would be stepping into the role of President of Sales and Marketing for the company. A veteran of the auto industry since 1983, Cherie has worked tirelessly to overcome the stereotype of a “male ...


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Shifting Out of Neutral

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2013 1:32am

When Marta Moren goes to work at Georgetown only female mechanic on the shop floor, and even though she’s only 24 years old (and always sports pink nail polish) she’s got the talent of a veteran. For the last two years, Moren has won a Grand Master Gold Technician Award in a hands-on skills competition. She competed against 160 finalists (selected from 7,000 technicians) and earned one of the 44 awards handed out in ...


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5 Tips for Buying That First Car for College

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2013 1:30am

Heading off to college is an exciting experience for any student! If you’re thinking about purchasing a new car for your teenager (or helping him or her purchase one) to get to, from and around campus, consider the following financial tips: 1. Know your budget and who is paying. A college student is likely to be on a pretty tight budget, so it’s important to decide before you start shopping how much your child can ...


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Stop Spinning the Wheels of Customer Service—Start Wowing Women!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2013 1:27am

How great is your customer service? How is your customer satisfaction? These are fairly common questions when it comes to marketing folks, and I'm going to be honest. I really don't like them. The term “customer service” reduces the customer to a task list, and “customer satisfaction” doesn't go far enough. I don't want customers to be merely “satisfied,” and in the auto industry, you ...


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AutoTex Windshield Wipers Announces Guest Appearance at AAPEX

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2013 1:00am

AAPEX attendees are in for a treat. AutoTex Pink, the product aiming to "Wipe Out Breast Cancer" is targeting the female demographic like never before. In its' 18th year at AAPEX, WEXCO Industries (the parent company of AutoTex Windshield Wipers) recognizes the ever changing aftermarket industry with a special guest. Jody DeVere, President and CEO of AskPatty.com, will be making guest appearances to field questions and give input on ...


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Using Mobile Devices to Research Automotive Purchases

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 8th, 2013 11:53am

In an automotive-focused study of “connected” consumers performed last year, the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 New Autoshopper Study showed that 79 percent of new-vehicle buyers used the internet to research their vehicle purchase, and one in five new-vehicle buyers use the internet via tablets and smartphones as part of their automotive shopping process.“Access to new-vehicle information through the internet and ...


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Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM service centers in 14 states offer PINK wipers for Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 2nd, 2013 10:45am

October sales of PINK wipers help promote awareness and provide funds for National Breast Cancer Foundation Lexington, Ky. – Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM, the nation's second-largest quick-lube chain, and its largest franchisee Henley Enterprises, Inc., have partnered with AutoTex PINK, to raise funds and increase awareness for the National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc. During October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness ...


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