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Find Your Dream Car On Ask Patty!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 5th, 2007 4:51pm

Women purchase over 50 percent of all vehicles sold in the United States each year and influence 85 percent of the buying decisions. Yet, shopping for and buying a car can be a challenge for women who are first time car buyers or for women who had a bad experience in the past with a car salesman or dealership. Ask Patty has partnered with Chrome Systems to make the entire experience better for women by providing tools ...


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Buy A Car You Love - And It May Not Be What You "Thought" You Wanted.

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 4th, 2007 3:39pm

I love my car.  I am obsessed with my car.  I may not keep it super clean, but I love it all the same.  I pay an insane amount because I am in a 25,000 mile/year lease (my choice and yes, the dealer tried to talk me out of it), but  I wouldn't trade it for the world! In fact, even though my company offers demo vehicles, (I work for a dealer group) I don't know if I will switch when my lease is ...


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Shakira Designs Unique Seat Leon Cupra Car for Charity

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 3rd, 2007 10:43pm

Glamorous ‘Hips-Don’t-Lie’ pop star, Shakira, has helped SEAT design a unique Leon Cupra as a competition prize, in order to raise money for her own charity. Before we spill the nitti gritty, courtesy of Easier Motoring, we want to mention how lovely this car is. Check out the photos and see for yourself. The color is fantastic and the lines and interior and beautiful! Where can we sign up?! According to Easier ...


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Last warning: 10 Years to Save the Earth

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 3rd, 2007 10:41pm

Story by Jonathan Leake Environment Editor for The Sunday Times Scientists say rising greenhouses gases will make climate change unstoppable in a decade. The world has just 10 years to reverse surging greenhouse gas emissions or risk runaway climate change that could make many parts of the planet uninhabitable. The stark warning comes from scientists who are working on the final draft of a new report by the Intergovernmental Panel ...


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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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