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Be Smart - Play Your P.A.R.T.

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 7th, 2007 9:48pm

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Ask Patty Welcomes Our Newest Team Member: Brandy Schaffels

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 7th, 2007 5:44pm

Ask Patty wants to welcome our newest team member, Brandy Schaffels! Brandy comes to us most recently from Motor Trend and Truck Trend, where she held down the fort for years. Brandy discovered words were her strength in a third-grade spelling bee, and journalism has been her passion since she became editor of her high school newspaper ("thank you, Mr. Call!"). She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at ...


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Ask Patty - Automotive Advice for Women Blog Carnival: Week Around the Auto World March 6th

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 6th, 2007 4:46pm

Welcome to the first "Ask Patty's Week Around the Auto World Blog Carnival" for the month of March! We don't have any leprechauns or shamrocks, but we do have one green item featuring Kermit the Frog.  As usual, we've got lots of informative female friendly content, including plenty of profiles on professional women in the automotive industry. Kermit The Frog is not the only creature who ...


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Interview with Tiffany Nabozny - General Chair of the 2007 Northwood Auto Show

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 5th, 2007 3:42pm

Ask Patty likes to interview some of the up and coming ladies in our industry and  our chat with Tiffany Nabozny wasn't an exception. She is a bright young star in the automotive world and we are here to introduce you to her and watch with us as her star keeps rising! ASK PATTY: Tiffany, tell us about Northwood University and what you do with the school. Tiffany: I am currently a Junior at Northwood University ...


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Free Manicures, Massages, and a Ford Edge? All At Dorian Ford!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 2nd, 2007 7:47pm

You heard us right. Mike Dorian Ford in Detroit, an Ask Patty Female Friendly certified dealer, served the ladies this month at their Ladies Night at the dealership. Carolyn Dorian, General Manager, helped launch this event that was so successful. Dorian Ford has been a family owned and operated dealership since they opened for business in 1964. Their operating philosophy has been simple: Keep costs down and pass the ...


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How I Became A World-Class Winter Driver… Sort Of

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 1st, 2007 11:03pm

by Breanne Boyle I’ve written about my experience driving on the Bridgestone Blizzak WS60 tire at the Bridgestone Winter Driving School a few weeks ago, but I wanted to touch on it once more and share some driving tips that Bridgestone passed on to me while I was there stuffing their Toyota Camry’s into Turn 11 on those tracks (actually, I only stuffed the car into the side when we were on non-Bridgestone ...


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BMW Increases Reimbursements For Vehicle Mobility Modifications

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 28th, 2007 11:18pm

It's nice to know the manufacturers can be accommodating when special needs require us to modify our vehicles for additional mobility. In an effort to make its vehicles more accessible to buyers with disabilities, BMW Group has announced that it will remove the reimbursement ceiling for disabled buyers of BMW and Mini vehicles who wish to make one-time vehicle modifications to facilitate or ease their use of the ...


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Considering The Purchase Of A Used Vehicle? Select Euro Cars Is Here To Help!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 28th, 2007 5:46pm

by Joel Osserman, Owner Select Euro Cars, an Ask Patty certified dealer For more information on Select EuroCars, visit their Female Friendly website or call them at   800-817-9422 The sparkling mechanical beauty that you purchased six or seven years ago is paid for, but rust spots and less reliability have replaced the sparkle. It’s costing more and more to keep your old car running and ultimately it ...


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Distractions: They Can Be Deadly

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 28th, 2007 3:53pm

While "driving" around the blogoshpere, we found this article on iVillage, by Laurie Yarnell of "Embedded in the 'Burbs". She contemplates life without being able to dial, eat, drink coffee, fuss with her pup, and drive. She says, "Here in New York and elsewhere, we’ve (reluctantly) gotten used to hands-free cell phone chatting and conversations routinely interrupted by frantic ...


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Ask Patty Around the Auto World Blog Carnival: February 27, 2007

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 27th, 2007 6:34pm

Ask Patty is back for another week around the auto world! Oscars are lighting up the scene and little girls are crying out "give us some Hot Wheels!" Thank you to all of our submitters this week as always! Click those seat belts! Car seat safety clinics are part of educational programs and campaigns of various groups around the country. According to a study conducted by Safe Kids Worldwide, the results ...


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