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Do You Have Alignment Know-How? Ask the Alignment Maven, Ms. QuickTrick

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 8th, 2018 8:00am

Do You Have Alignment Know-How? Ask the Alignment Maven, Ms. QuickTrick Winter is a-coming! Not to mention the historic storms and fires from East to West coast. Rough roads, cooler temperatures, ice and snow. These all can negatively influence your tires and therefore alignment. So, here are the top 5 things to let you know you may need an alignment, followed by the top 5 things to be wary of when having an alignment done. How do you know? Handling – If your vehicle is drifting left or right, ...


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What Can Auto Businesses Do to Communicate More Effectively with Women? Step One: Get Certified!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 18th, 2018 8:00am

What Can Auto Businesses Do to Communicate More Effectively with Women?  Step One: Get Certified! For auto business owners, the idea of communicating more effectively with women shouldn’t be a controversial one at all. In the United States alone there are half a million women who are actively seeking to buy a new car at any given time. Women have a heavy influence on all automotive purchases (85% of them), from the showroom to the service lane, and yet 74% of women – three quarters of us – feel misunderstood by ...


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Lynn Kehoe on Lessons Learned On and Off the Racetrack

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 7th, 2018 7:00am

Lynn Kehoe on Lessons Learned On and Off the Racetrack by Jennifer Eremeeva An impulse bid at a charity auction first led Lynn Kehoe to racecar driving, but after one day behind the wheel, she knew she had found a sport and a lifestyle she could embrace with passion. “It was an unbelievable experience,” she says of her first time behind the wheel of a BMW E 30, “it took me right out of my comfort zone and left me with an incredible feeling of having risen to a challenge ...


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Patty Says: Jody DeVere Speaks on CBT News About Bringing #MeToo to the Auto Industry

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 27th, 2018 8:00am

Patty Says: Jody DeVere Speaks on CBT News About Bringing #MeToo to the Auto Industry Improving the shopping experience for women is a hot topic here at AskPatty, as you may imagine, and businesses are busy finding many ways to enhance the experience of their women customers.  It's become such a trend industry wide that CBT News brought in AskPatty CEO Jody DeVere in order to get her take on what automotive businesses can do to better serve their women customers.  In an industry that has long been marked ...


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Patty Says: Prevent Vehicle Theft with this info from NHTSA!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 11th, 2018 8:00am

Patty Says: Prevent Vehicle Theft with this info from NHTSA! What would you do if the vehicle you count on every day to get you from point A to point B was suddenly stolen?  For more than 750,000 drivers every year, this is their reality.  This month is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, and the NHTSA has put together some great resources on simple steps you can take to prevent your car from being stolen. First of all, the NHTSA has put together an awesome infographic which ...


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Happy Fourth of July from AskPatty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 4th, 2018 8:00am

Happy Fourth of July from AskPatty From all of us as AskPatty to all of our friends in the United States, Happy Independence Day!


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Patty Says: Don't Let Your Car Run Out of Gass

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 26th, 2018 8:00am

Patty Says: Don't Let Your Car Run Out of Gass Ask Patty: Is it bad for your car if you drive until you run out of gas? Well, it's really not the BEST thing for your car, and here's why: On the simplest level, feeding your engine from the bottom of the gas tank is very similar to drinking the last cup of coffee in the pot: those coffee grinds and sediment that have settled to the bottom of the pot? Similar stuff has settled to the bottom of your gas tank, and if you ...


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Got a Flat? AskPatty Suggests Volvo's Next-Generation Roadside Assistance

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 21st, 2018 8:00am

Got a Flat? AskPatty Suggests Volvo's Next-Generation Roadside Assistance If you've ever been stranded on the side of the road in the dark, then you'll appreciate how much Volvo's next-gen roadside assistance will come in handy. (You know, just because you CAN change your own flat tire doesn't mean you necessarily WANT to!) With the use of advanced tracking technology debuting this month, Volvo customers can pin-point where help is with real-time information. Volvo customers now have ...


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Patty Says: What's Your Dad's Automotive Type?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 8th, 2018 8:00am

Patty Says: What's Your Dad's Automotive Type? According to the Car Care News Service, there are two types of Fathers...those who work on their own vehicles and those who don't. Whether your dad is a do-it-yourselfer (DIY) or a Do-It-For-Me type (DIFM), consider an automotive gift for Dad this Father's Day. 69% of male drivers work on their car, truck, mini van or SUV, according to the Car Care Council. Whether it's light maintenance, like changing the ...


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The NHTSA's Summer Driving Tips for 2018

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 29th, 2018 8:00am

The NHTSA's Summer Driving Tips for 2018 Summer is officially here, and with it comes the promise of the classic family road trip.  However, before you hitch up that camper or boat, before you load the car with snacks and hit "play" on your Ultimate Road Trip Playlist, the NHTSA would like you to review some of their summer travel safety tips.  A little bit of time spent planning before you leave will mean you're not left facing dire consequences later ...


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