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Highlights from #NAIAS2017: the World Premiere of the New 2018 Audi SQ5

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 11th, 2017 8:00am

Highlights from #NAIAS2017: the World Premiere of the New 2018 Audi SQ5 It's auto show time in the AskPatty Nation, and we continue our coverage from the North American International Auto Show, or #NAIAS, in Detroit, Michigan.  Today we're going to show you a very exciting new world premiere vehicle from the show: the new 2018 Audi SQ5.  This is one vehicle that is turning heads everywhere, and it's no surprise. Under the hood, a new turbocharged V6 and an updated, leaner, sportier ...


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Highlights from #NAIAS2017: The New Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 10th, 2017 8:00am

Highlights from #NAIAS2017: The New Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle We're continuing our coverage of new reveals that excite us at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit!  #NAIAS is in full swing, and some truly amazing vehicles are being unveiled.  Yesterday we showed you Chevrolet's all new Traverse SUV, and today we're going to share with you another great new addition from Chevy: this time, it's the Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle.  This EV tool the ...


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Highlights from #NAIAS2017: The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 9th, 2017 12:00pm

Highlights from #NAIAS2017: The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse It's the biggest auto show of the year - #NAIAS, the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, and we're going to be bringing you highlights from the show floor all month long!  First, take a look at a midsize SUV that is going to be a dream vehicle for moms everywhere: the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse.  It's expected to deliver the most spacious third row in its class (that's where the kids camp ...


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Tips For Driving With Dogs: The Winter Edition

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 9th, 2017 8:00am

Tips For Driving With Dogs: The Winter Edition A while back, one of our Patty posts was an article about “10 Tips for Driving with Dogs,” relating and revealing some important facts about everything from crates to travel kits. In this winter edition, we’ll add some advice to those tips that will make sure Fido doesn’t become too “frosty” or frustrated while riding with us during these colder months. When it comes to travel kits, especially in ...


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Stunning Off-Road Beast the Mercedes G550 - Rebelle Rally Review

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 4th, 2017 8:00am

Stunning Off-Road Beast the Mercedes G550 - Rebelle Rally Review Test Locations: Off-road – moderate to difficult terrain including dunes On-road – Town, back roads of San Diego and Imperial Counties.  Didn’t hit a track. Off-Road Capability = 5 stars Crowd Stopper = 5 stars Price = $$$$$ but you’ll keep it a lifetime. In America, the hulking, boxy Mercedes G550 is quite misunderstood.  I blame that on the Kardashian ...


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Make a Resolution You'll Actually Keep in 2017 - and Don't Forget Your Car!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 2nd, 2017 8:00am

Make a Resolution You'll Actually Keep in 2017 - and Don't Forget Your Car! If you're like almost half of all adults, you have a New Year's resolution - however, once the ball drops and the fireworks are all shot, our commitment to our resolutions seems to waver a little. A week into the new year, just 77 percent of us are still holding to our promises, and after six months, that number drops to just 40 percent, according to University of Pennsylvania research.   This new year, we invite you to ...


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Audi #ChangingTheGame and Breaking Gender Stereotypes

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 29th, 2016 9:00am

Audi #ChangingTheGame and Breaking Gender Stereotypes It's no secret that pink is my favorite color, it has been since my childhood, when I discovered the magenta crayon in my big box of Crayolas. However, as much as I adore a nice bright fuchsia or a glossy #chromepink, I've also been known to wear glittery blue nail polish as well. I might be a girl, but I love both pink and blue Called "Let's Change the Game," Audi's recent holiday commercial ...


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Oh No, My Battery is Dead! Do You Know How to Use Booster Cables?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 26th, 2016 8:00am

Oh No, My Battery is Dead!  Do You Know How to Use Booster Cables? Click Click Click...oh no, my battery is dead! Did you know that the average life of a battery is three years? When do you think most of the damage happens to your battery?  Summer? Winter?  Many of you are probably thinking winter, but the answer is summer.  In many vehicles the battery is located under the hood and in the summer it gets very hot under there and this deteriorates the battery.  However, ...


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Happy Holidays from AskPatty.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 23rd, 2016 8:00am

Happy Holidays from AskPatty.com Wishing all of our readers the happiest of holiday seasons.  


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NHTSA Tips to Keep Your Family Safe During The Holidays and All Winter

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 23rd, 2016 6:00am

NHTSA Tips to Keep Your Family Safe During The Holidays and All Winter With the holiday travel season upon us, we wanted to share these NHTSA winter safety tips to keep you and your family safe all winter and especially during your holiday road trips.   Get your car serviced – Start the season off right with a visit to your mechanic for a tune-up and other routine maintenance. Have your entire vehicle checked thoroughly for leaks, badly worn hoses, or other needed parts, repairs and ...


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