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AskPatty at the Wall Street Journal: Selling a Car? Speak to the Missus

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 8th, 2008 10:04pm

A sign of things to come? (Photo: Associated Press) For many women, the thought of buying or fixing a car comes with the anticipation of an inevitable rip-off. But the automotive industry is changing, thanks in part to a handful of women working on the inside. Car dealerships can now choose to be "certified female friendly." The designation is given to dealers who complete a training ...


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AskPatty in the News, April 16 through 30, 2008

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 30th, 2008 8:45am

April 24, 2008 AskPatty at Today.com: "Tips To Get Better Mileage From Your Hybrid Car" During Earth month and every day of the year we know you want to stretch your fuel to get the most out of every purchase. We found a fun collection of money-saving tips and advice at Shell.com and thought to share a few of them with our AskPatty readers. Read the complete "Tips To Get Better Mileage From Your Hybrid ...


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AskPatty in the News, April 1 through April 15, 2008

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 4th, 2008 10:28pm

April 2, 2008 AskPatty at WBZTV.com "Female Friendly' Car Dealerships" When it comes to buying a car, it's usually a man's world, but that's changing. Car dealers are now becoming more female friendly. "Women represent more than 50 percent of all new car buyers in the U.S.," said Jody Devere of AskPatty.com. "Women also influence 85 percent of all automotive purchases." Yet according ...


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Ask Patty at Auto Inc. Online Edition: Reaching Out to Female Consumers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 1st, 2008 10:20pm

Ask Patty at Auto Inc. Online Edition: "Reaching Out to Female Consumers" Posted 4/1/2008 By Angie Kilbourne Click to read the complete article at http://www.asashop.org/autoinc/april2008/women.htm AskPatty.com's mission is to turn women into automotive experts. What can you learn from their team to become a more female-friendly business?   According to Road & Travel ...


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AskPatty in the News, March 16 through March 31, 2008

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 31st, 2008 9:53pm

March 18, 2008 AskPatty at Reuters.com "Fashion, Cars and Avatars in Second Life" You're invited to Second Life for the Motorability Island Grand Opening Charity Benefit Event "Fashion, Cars and Avatars" on Saturday, March 29th,  2008, from 9am to 5pm SLT. This Second Life charity event benefits United Spinal Association with a fashion show at caLLie cLine's BeaCh club and resort featuring ...


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AskPatty in the News, March 1 through March 15, 2008

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 17th, 2008 12:28am

March 5, 2008 AskPatty in Auto Remarketing.com" "NIADA Names AskPatty.com as Preferred Provider" The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association recently announced a partnership with AskPatty.com. Under the agreement, which became effective March 1, AskPatty.com joined NIADA's network of preferred educational providers. According to officials, AskPatty.com is designed to give female consumers a forum to ...


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AskPatty in the News, February 16 through 29, 2008

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 29th, 2008 11:05pm

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 AskPatty at PR-Society: "The New Influencers - Ch. 6" The section on Girl Power and AskPatty.com was the most interesting to me in this chapter. I had no idea that women buy more than half the new cars in the U.S. and influence 85 percent of the new auto and truck purchases. I started thinking and it kinda makes sense because when your a married man and your looking for a car you ultimately ...


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NIADA announces AskPatty.com as one of NIADA's Preferred Industry Educational Providers.

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 29th, 2008 4:31pm

NIADA Announces New Industry Educational Provider NIADA announces AskPatty.com as one of NIADA's Preferred Industry Educational Providers. AskPatty.com is a safe place for women to get advice on car purchases, maintenance and other automotive related topics. Women can shop for vehicles using the network of certified female friendly dealerships across the United States. Michael Linn, NIADA Executive Vice ...


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Motorability Brings Car Culture to United Spinal Association

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 23rd, 2008 11:34pm

You can learn more about the newly-named Motorability Island at www.unitedspinal.org/motorability/. Motorability Island in Second Life (SL) is a vast, seven-sim complex designed specifically to promote United Spinal Association in SL, via the Education Center and other builds dotted around the Island. Visitors to the Island will find 2 full oval circuits, a full inter-sim road ...


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AskPatty in the News, February 1 through 15, 2008

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 15th, 2008 11:00pm

February 1, 2008 AskPatty expert woman Amy Mattinat at the Sun Times: "12 Steps to Getting Better Gas Mileage!" There are a number of things you can do to ease the money coming out of your wallet to pay for gasoline to power your car. The easiest and most effective way to save money on gas is to park it. Hide the keys from yourself and walk or ride a bike. If you need to go a greater distance try carpooling. This will cut ...


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