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National Child Passenger Safety Week is This Week!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 16th, 2007 3:02am

by Brandy Schaffels of Motor Trend National Child Passenger Safety Week occurs each year during the week of Valentine's Day, bringing public attention to the importance of safely transporting children. You've heard me spouting off on the importance of keeping our kids strapped into their safety seats, but being properly belted is an important issue once they outgrow their booster seats as well. Volvo sent ...


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Outpost Earth is Blogger Heaven

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 16th, 2007 3:01am

Ask Patty likes to troll the web and find you great online resources and cool sites to visit. We found a great one for all the bloggers out there! It’s called Outpost Earth. So what is Outpost-Earth.com? Outpost-Earth.com is a dynamic blog directory and world network organized by location and topic. The primary objective of the site is to provide exposure, drive traffic to and generate valid relevant link backs to ...


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Roxy and the Evil Windshield Wipers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 15th, 2007 4:10am

My dog, Roxy, who is becoming Ask Patty famous, is always looking for a game. Recently while driving, she decided she hates/loves/wants to be obsessed with our windshield wipers. Here she is being an absolute nut (sorry it is a little dark at first): I know, it's almost sad really. She is getting help. Apparently there is an entire group of animals with this same problem. Check out Dogs Barking in Cars for more ...


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Cars, Women and Passion

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 14th, 2007 10:19pm

With all the many questions, stories and conversations with women I enjoy as president of Ask Patty,  I wanted to share with you how very PASSIONATE I have found women to be about their cars. It may seem remarkable to some just how much women love cars and enjoy talking about them, worrying about them and taking care of them! Yes, woman give cars pet names, decorate them, personalize them and fuss over them, baby ...


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The No-Fail Valentine's Day Gift

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 14th, 2007 4:00pm

by CarCare.org Giving the gift of tender loving care to one’s vehicle will pay off in terms of dependability and performance this Valentine’s Day, according to the Car Care Council. “When that gift translates into maintenance, motorists can expect a positive and tangible response from their vehicle in terms of dependability and performance,” said Rich White of the Car Care Council. On the other side of ...


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Ask Patty Blog Carnival Week Around the Auto World: February 13th

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 14th, 2007 2:30am

Ask Patty is back for another round! We have posts from our dear old blogger MadKane and her humor blog as well as appearances from Automotive.com and TheCarBlog. Check out our helpful tips and news stories from around the auto world! Thank you to all of our submitters this week as always! Buckle up kiddies! Now, for some automotive poetry, courtesy of MadKane and her Car Humor blog: The teacher called out from his ...


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Meet Some Female Friendly Dealers Near the Nation's Capital!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 13th, 2007 6:42pm

Ask Patty has many fantastic Female Friendly dealerships around the country, but we wanted to share a little bit about a few of our dealers in the D.C. and surrounding areas! Mercedes-Benz of Annapolis Acquired in February of 2000 from George Benson, what we now call Mercedes-Benz of Annapolis was once another name entirely – Benson Motor Cars. For a portion of 30 years, the company had been operating as an ...


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What is Your Check Engine Light Telling You?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 13th, 2007 4:35pm

One of the most vital components to a properly functioning vehicle is the ‘Check Engine’ light. It alerts the driver to a variety of potential problems based on the vehicle’s onboard diagnostic system. When the ‘Check Engine’ light comes on, it means that some system in your vehicle, including ignition, fuel injection or emission control, is not operating at peak performance, ...


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Fox News and Consumer Lawyer, Eric Siedel, Give High Marks to Ask Patty!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 12th, 2007 11:02pm

Most women love to shop, but shopping for a car can be downright intimidating, and statistics show women enjoy it less than men. That’s no secret to us here at Ask Patty, but the rest of the country is finding out as well! Our CEO, Peter Martin, was filmed for a TV spot on Fox Channel 13 in Tampa Bay recently. He was there visiting Bill Currie Ford and was able to speak to the Fox news team about the importance ...


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Why Are Women Different? - Podcast Womanar with Marti Barletta of TrendSight

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 12th, 2007 6:17pm

    Click here to listen to our new Ask Patty Womanar Podcast: Why Are Women Different? Marti Barletta, CEO and Founder of The TrendSight Group, a consultancy specializing in marketing to women, will offer information and tips on how to market and sell to women correctly and successfully. She will bring you insight into the woman's mind during the sales ...


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