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Hit the road with MOM this Summer and win a VISA Gift Card

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 19th, 2013 11:37am

  Summer is road trip time, but before you pack the trunk, it’s probably a good idea to check your owner’s manual for maintenance recommendations. It might be time for an oil change.   If it’s time, remember that motor oil matters. You want to be sure that you or your oil change location pours the American Petroleum Institute (API) licensed oil recommended for your car or truck. If you’re ...


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Shop Certification on the Rise

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 18th, 2013 10:17am

There are many companies and organizations that offer certifications, such as RepairPal, AAA, Diamond Certified, Bosch, Motorist Assurance Program, NAPA, Certified Auto Repair, and AskPatty—all of which can help strengthen shop credibility.   ... Read More!


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AskPatty's Father's Day Car Care Gift Guide

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 17th, 2013 1:16am

Most of us car gals learned about cars at the hip of our fathers while they were working on their own cars. Some of us learned to appreciate cars because we had brothers or boyfriends or husbands who were into them. With Father’s Day around the corner, it’s a good time to show some appreciation to the men who shared their automotive knowledge with us. According to the Car Care Council, almost 70 percent of men do some kind ...


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Bcureful dedicated to finding a cure and raising awareness for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 10th, 2013 1:27pm

Julie Scroggins, CFO of Waukegan Tire & Supply Co., Inc. and an AskPatty Certified Female Friendly expert advisor, has founded a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization called Bcureful to focus resources on Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, or TSC. TSC is a genetic disorder that affects 1 in 6,000 newborns causing non-malignant lesions to develop in the brain and other vital organs. Although the growths are almost always benign, they can cause ...


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Certified Female Friendly Community Tire Pros of Phoenix, AZ Launches High Mile Club

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 7th, 2013 1:13am

PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 1, 2013)— High mileage drivers face high-mileage hurdles where auto repairs and maintenance can stretch the wallets of even the most money-conscious individuals. Until now, there are little choices for those who may face thousands in repair bills. Worse, some may put off critical repairs making their cars a hazard to them and others on the road. According to research firm R.L. Polk, which tracks vehicle sales ...


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AskPatty Partners with the National MS Society; A Cause Close to its Heart.

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 16th, 2013 8:35am

AskPatty.com, an online resource for female car-buyers, revealed last week that it will be partnering with the National Multiple Sclerosis  Society and running a month-long campaign to “raise funds and awareness” for the disease. ... Read More!


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AskPatty.com and National MS Society Launch Joint MOMS Campaign to Raise Awareness for Multiple Sclerosis

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 16th, 2013 8:29am

AskPatty.com Inc., a website, blog, and online resource that serves as a safe haven for women to get advice on car purchases, preventative maintenance and repairs, and other automotive related topics, is pleased to announce that they will be running a month-long campaign along with the National MS Society to raise funds and awareness for MS, an illness that has affected AskPatty.com CEO Jody DeVere's family personally.   ... ...


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Ladies: Just Let Him Breathe... Your Engine, That Is

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 15th, 2013 11:30am

Hello again, AskPatty Nation! Today we're going to give you some honest, blunt relationship advice, because it's come to our attention that some of you are users. Now, we don't mean to judge, you probably didn't realize you were doing it, but you're smothering your significant other. He really needs to breathe... so change that air filter already! Of course, we're talking about taking care of your car's engine. You didn't think ...


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Saleswomen carve out a niche in male-dominated career

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 9th, 2013 6:34am

Two things make Victoria Swalley and Krista Wilson stand out at their jobs. As salespeople at two local car dealerships, they are a minority in the still male-dominated automotive industry. But it’s the other distinction that is even more telling.   ...Read More!


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Jody DeVere Of AskPatty.com Tries To Educate And Empower

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 9th, 2013 6:30am

It’s not unusual, even nowadays, for many women to have an off-putting experience when buying a car or having their vehicle serviced, especially when confronted with unprofessional salesmen or technicians.  But thanks to Jody DeVere, such occurrences happen less often.   ...Read More!


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