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Ask Patty Gets Girlie on YummyMummy

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 2nd, 2007 8:41pm

Ask Patty has been featured on YummyMummy! YummyMummy is a great site for all you chic and classy moms out there. Check out all they offer: The Yummy Mummy Club is the online destination for modern mothers looking for guilt free adult stimulation. The Yummy Mummy Club speaks to the woman in every mom. Created by celebrity Yummy Mummy Erica Ehm, The Yummy Mummy Club is a virtual meeting place where women can ...


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The Benefits of Biodiesel Fuel

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 2nd, 2007 4:17pm

by the Primedia Editors The benefits that can be derived from biodiesel fuel are truly extraordinary and it is a fuel source that is changing the face of the fuel industry.  Imagine the day when fuel manufacturers can be released from their dependence on foreign oil sources; imagine the day when the world will not be repeatedly abused from oil drilling, spills, and other sources of environmental damages often ...


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Aftermarket Navigation Units: What You Should Know Before You Buy One

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 1st, 2007 7:19pm

We recently received a question from a woman who was interested in learning more about how to install a navigation unit into her Acura RSX.  She wanted to know what to look for in a unit and what the benefits were, as well as how to know she wasn't going to get ripped off! She was in so much luck and she didn't even know it.  It made me realize there are probably a lot of your women out there who would ...


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Have a Virtual Car and Life on Motorati Island

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 1st, 2007 4:21pm

Virtual life... it's a bit weird, but it's something millions of people are getting into even more. Second Life is a popular online game where you can create an alter ego and live a complete life, full of social activities, jobs, friends, and a functioning economy.  Still sounds weird? Well, maybe. Second Life was developed by a California high-tech company in 2003 and is seen as the next evolution of ...


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Let’s Cover the Gap

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 31st, 2007 10:07pm

by Christina Briggs Gap insurance is a must have when financing a vehicle.  I had personally never heard of gap insurance before working at a car dealership, and I will never loan money for a vehicle without it!  After reading this article, I’m sure you will feel the same.  Gap insurance will save the car of your dreams from becoming your worst nightmare. So what is gap insurance and why is it ...


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Cars And The City

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 31st, 2007 6:29pm

So what did your car do over the summer vacation besides Bust Bugs and Burn Gas? The Devil went down to Georgia… and he obviously has a summer home here. After driving through the hottest summer I can remember as a “Peach”, glistening mightily (because we southern gals don’t sweat, we “glisten”), I started worrying about just what this inferno has been doing to my car. After a ...


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How Old is too Old to Drive?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 30th, 2007 9:56pm

 NOTES FROM BOOMERANG CREEK Driving laws can’t be one-size-fits-all By ANN GOWANS To drive or not to drive, that is the current question for many of us who are reaching an age and stage when we need to think clearly and deeply into the question while we still can make a good decision. Writing for The Journal of the American Society on Aging, Sue Sampson and Loren Staplin discuss a ...


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Because I'm A Woman

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 30th, 2007 7:28pm

by Lori Johnson When I was working at a dealership as a technician, for the most part, the other techs treated me like everyone else. They helped me and I helped them and there really wasn’t an issue about me being female in an all male environment.     The first conflict came about when a retired gentleman came in with a radio problem. Because the car’s mileage was below the first 3,000 mile ...


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Baby Needs a New Pair of Shoes…and I Don’t Mean For My Feet!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 30th, 2007 4:35pm

Now that I’ve got this Kickin’ Car… How do I make it stand out from the crowd? "It don’t mean a thing if it Ain’t Got that BLING" One of our most distinguishing features as inhabitants of Atlanta…besides opposable thumbs and our absolute need for the coolest cars ever… is our ability to accessorize. If you don’t believe me, just look around you ...


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Ask Patty Interviews Christina Conway of Xebra Electric Cars

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 30th, 2007 4:34pm

We love alternative fuel vehicles at Ask Patty. We also love to see small companies succeed, especially when women are at the helm! So then the company is a little company Little Radio run by Christina Conway, and the product is an incredibly efficient and adorable electric vehicle, we practically fell off our chair with glee! ASK PATTY: Can you tell us what a XEBRA is? Christina: The Xebra is a 3-wheeled vehicle ...


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