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Holiday Driving Preparedness - Are You Ready?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 21st, 2016 8:00am

Holiday Driving Preparedness - Are You Ready? Christmas is fast approaching and with that many of us will be travelling to visit family.  Some close and some far away. We’re so busy making sure that we have all of our gifts packed, kids fed and all of the other stuff that goes with the holidays that we sometimes to forget to make sure our vehicle is prepared.   I remember many years ago, we used to go to my grandparents on Christmas day and on Christmas Day ...


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What Type of Driver Are You?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 19th, 2016 8:00am

What Type of Driver Are You? What type of driver are you?  Of course, we’re all great drivers, aren’t we?  Just ask any of your friends and see what they say.  Having said that, 85% of crashes are due to human error.  So I guess we all aren’t great drivers after all.  How many people do you know who’ve taken any form of driver training after they got their driver’s license?  Do you practice driving every ...


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AskPatty's New Car Shopper’s Guide to 2016 End-of-Year Finance, Cash, and Lease Offers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 16th, 2016 6:00am

AskPatty's New Car Shopper’s Guide to 2016 End-of-Year Finance, Cash, and Lease Offers It’s the most wonderful time of the year…especially if you’re shopping for a new car!   Dealers want to clear their lots of excess inventory so they can earn their end-of-year bonuses and avoid paying taxes on unsold vehicle stock. Manufacturers help by advertising holiday cash-back rebates, super financing discounts, and special lease deals. And that means great deals are available in the next few ...


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AskPatty at the #RebelleRally

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 14th, 2016 8:00am

AskPatty at the #RebelleRally The Rebelle Rally is an all women off-road navigation competition. You and your team can choose two types of vehicle classes and take off for the 2000 kilometer journey through the Nevada and California desert. You are surrounded by tons of women who share the same love of adventure, cars and competition.  You will be surrounded by many amazing women who share the same love of off-road adventure and competition. You can escape ...


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#Celebrity #Cars: #AmberRose and her #ChromePink #Jeep #Wrangler

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 12th, 2016 6:00am

#Celebrity #Cars: #AmberRose and her #ChromePink #Jeep #Wrangler We were out and about in California's San Fernando Valley recently, when we discovered this chrome pink Jeep Wrangler parked on Ventura Boulevard in Encino. There was no missing it, actually, thanks to its retina-searing gleam in my absolute favorite color. It didn't take much detective work to trace it to celebrity Amber Rose, affectionately known as Muva, who also happens to live nearby in a swanky south-of-the-boulevard ...


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Why Do Women Love the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 9th, 2016 6:00am

Why Do Women Love the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class? When it was introduced in 1993, the C-Class was the smallest model in the Mercedes-Benz lineup until the A-Class arrived in 1997. Now in its fourth generation, quickly following the launch of the new C-Class sedan, the luxury brand has completely redesigned its two-door C-Class "executive coupe" with a sexy new body and new safety assistance systems. New Design Changes for Exterior and Interior: As the sportiest variant of ...


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OK Go and Honda's Uni-Cub Won't Let You Down

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 28th, 2016 6:00am

OK Go and Honda's Uni-Cub Won't Let You Down Have you seen this fun OK Go video in which members of the band scoot around on a Honda Uni-Cub personal mobility device surrounded by more than 2,000 Japanese schoolgirl dancers giving an incredible, synchronized umbrella performance? Titled "I Won't Let You Down," the video was filmed by an octocopter drone, and took about a month of concept, planning, and practicing, and then took four days to shoot. The video ...


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On Black Friday, Subaru joins with REI to #MakeADogsDay #OptOutside

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 25th, 2016 12:05am

On Black Friday, Subaru joins with REI to #MakeADogsDay #OptOutside Did you know that once again REI is closing its doors to consumers on Black Friday and inviting their employees and shoppers to grab their favorite canine companions and #OptOutside instead? REI started the #OptOutside movement in 2015 when the company paid its 12,000-plus employees to spend time outside, and invited America to join them. According to REI, the response was overwhelmingly positive, and more than 1.4 million people ...


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Need Help Parallel Parking? Follow These Five #Tips

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

Need Help Parallel Parking? Follow These Five #Tips Sometimes, even the best drivers can use a little help with parallel parking. A few months ago I was embarassed when my effort at parallel parking a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen into what seemed like a giant space took more than a dozen attempts -- all while being watched by a gentleman with whom I was about to have a first date. I was mortified. He said it was endearing. How kind of him... If only I had seen the following giphy video. ...


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In the Driver’s Seat with the Jaguar/Land Rover Experience

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 21st, 2016 6:00am

In the Driver’s Seat with the Jaguar/Land Rover Experience During September and October, I worked with Jaguar/Land Rover as a driving instructor on their consumer events. Jaguar/Land Rover visited four cities and invited many people to come experience their vehicles. What a great experience it was! Not only because I was there for three of the events but because of the great vehicles and courses that attendees were able to experience. People who came to the event were able to experience ...


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