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Getting There the Greener Way – How Electric Vehicles Could Change the World

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 15th, 2021 8:00am

Getting There the Greener Way – How Electric Vehicles Could Change the World We’re going to start this off by saying something controversial. Get ready. Climate change is real. This shouldn’t be a controversial statement, but somehow, it is. It’s basic chemistry that carbon emissions play a large role in making our planet warmer over the long run, and according to a 2019 report, the transportation sector is responsible for nearly a quarter (24%) of the carbon emissions globally. In short, ...


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Celebrating Womens History Month

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 22nd, 2021 8:00am

Celebrating Womens History Month Though we're sure most of you know this, March is Women's History Month, and we're a big fan of that here at AskPatty.  Earlier this month we celebrated International Women's Day, and now we're taking the rest of the month to showcase some famous female names from automotive history.  Some of these names you'll recognize, others you may not.  The fact remains that women have made a huge impact on ...


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Happy International Womens Day!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 8th, 2021 4:00am

Happy International Womens Day! It's 2021, a year since the world first went into lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Through it all, women have stood at the front lines of the crisis as healthcare workers, caregivers, community organizers, company leaders, and even our delivery drivers, bank tellers, and checkout clerks.  The past year has highlighted both the importance of the contributions of women to our society, as well as the ...


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Happily Ever After… with Your Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 3rd, 2021 1:00am

Happily Ever After… with Your Car It’s February, and Valentine’s Day is approaching!  You know what that means: lots of talk of romance and sweethearts, boxes of chocolate, bunches of flowers, and too many mylar balloons.  On a day when office cubicles are punctuated with floating red hearts and aromatic bouquets, we know that the picture of Valentine’s Day is going to look different across the AskPatty Nation.  Many workers are still ...


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New Year's Solutions for Your Cars

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 4th, 2021 12:00am

New Year's Solutions for Your Cars Every year at this time, we all make our New Year’s Resolutions.  Maybe you already have yours picked out, and you really mean it this year – or maybe you’ve given up on the concept altogether.  Well, we don’t have to tell you that 2020 has been one wild ride for everyone – so this year, let’s give up New Year’s resolutions, and focus on New Year’s Solutions.  Stop ...


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DeCARate Your Vehicle This Holiday Season

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 7th, 2020 1:00am

DeCARate Your Vehicle This Holiday Season Deck your cars with lights and holly – falalalala lalalala! The holiday season is upon us, so you’ve likely already hung your Christmas tree ornaments or dusted off the menorah. Sure, your halls are decorated and festive, but what about your car? We’re all trying to concoct new ways to spend the holidays this year, so why not let your merry spirit shine bright while in transit? DeCARating isn’t as difficult as ...


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The Machine Behind the Women: Drive Safer and Smart by Knowing Your Vehicle’s Capabilities

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 17th, 2020 8:00am

The Machine Behind the Women: Drive Safer and Smart by Knowing Your Vehicle’s Capabilities AskPatty CEO, Jody DeVere, recently joined the Ladies Offroad Network (LON) for an off-roading adventure through Moab, Utah’s challenging terrain. While most of us think that makes Jody a total badass, she largely credits the experience to ZACC, her 2017 Jeep Renegade Desert Trailhawk. “In the world of off-roading, ZACC is among the smallest vehicles, but he and I have developed a symbiotic relationship; understanding his ...


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How to Slay Car Monsters with Preventative Care

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 31st, 2020 12:00am

How to Slay Car Monsters with Preventative Care Your hands are shaking, you’re hyperventilating, and you’re terrified. Halloween may be over, but there are still ghouls and ghosts out there, and your tremors are related to another type of monster – vehicle maintenance and repair – and that can seem way scarier! Car problems are frightening and can be dangerous, but vehicle owners don’t need to be spooked. Here are some tips to help you arm yourself with ...


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From Fender to Fashion: CRASH Jewelry Reveals Beauty in Discarded Vehicle Parts

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 14th, 2020 8:00am

From Fender to Fashion: CRASH Jewelry Reveals Beauty in Discarded Vehicle Parts By Chasidy Rae Sisk Most people only see scrap metal when a fender is removed from a vehicle, but Christi Schimpke, Founder of CRASH Jewelry, sees something beautiful and worthy of rebirth. After moving her studio into her husband’s auto body shop in Los Angeles, her admiration of the aesthetic appeal of discarded automotive parts led her to imagine a way to re-purpose those materials. Goal in mind, she set out to create unique ...


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CarMD Releases 10th Annual State Ranking of Car Repair Costs

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 27th, 2020 8:00am

CarMD Releases 10th Annual State Ranking of Car Repair Costs IRVINE, Calif., July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CarMD.com Corporation today released its 10th annual state ranking of check engine light-related car repair costs, which finds in 2019 Vermont had the lowest average repair cost ($342.14) while California drivers incurred the highest average repair cost ($414.24). Rounding out the five most affordable states for car repair over the past year were Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan and Iowa. After ...


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