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Ford Helps Honeybees in Rouge Plant Orchard

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

Ford Helps Honeybees in Rouge Plant Orchard Honeybees have been on the decline in the United States for more than three decades due to colony collapse disorder, parasites, pests, pathogens, poor nutrition, and pesticides. Meanwhile, the Ford Rouge Complex in Dearborn -- in addition to employing thousands of factory workers -- is also home to 80,000 honeybees, thanks to Mary Mason and the company’s wildlife habitat strategy, which in the last 15 years has brought nature ...


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A Very Important Piece of Driving Advice

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 14th, 2016 6:00am

A Very Important Piece of Driving Advice After 15 years of racing and 15 years of being a performance driving instructor, I have one piece of driving advice for you:  “LOOK WHERE YOU WANT TO GO.” If you keep this advice in mind when you are driving, you will be better off than most people. If you ask most people what they were looking at when they had a crash, it’s what they hit. What most people don’t realize is that you drive exactly ...


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Mazda Zoom-Zoom: Live Life Exhilarated

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

Mazda Zoom-Zoom: Live Life Exhilarated When you see automobile advertising, it predictably relates to speed, performance, luxury, precision, functionality, or fun. Funny works. Inspiration also works. Tag lines like Toyota's "Let's Go Places," and Chevrolet's "Find New Roads" capture how you will feel in the car. Or they project how wonderful the car is, like BMW's "The Ultimate Driving Machine," and Mercedes-Benz's ...


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It's Time to Fall Back... Don't Forget to Set the Clock in Your Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 7th, 2016 6:00am

It's Time to Fall Back... Don't Forget to Set the Clock in Your Car Daylight Savings Time ended this weekend...Don't forget to set the clocks back in your car as well! I'm embarrassed to say it's happened to me enough times that I should know better by now, but as I was out running errands on Sunday afternoon, I looked at the clock in my car and became flustered at how late it was getting. After being out and about for more than an hour, I finally realized that my car clock ...


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SEMA 2016 Coverage

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 1st, 2016 11:00am

SEMA 2016 Coverage We've been walking the floors in beautiful Las Vegas for the 2016 SEMA Auto Show.  The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition, the SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and more. ...


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Adorable Car Theme Halloween Costumes!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 31st, 2016 2:00pm

Adorable Car Theme Halloween Costumes! We love Halloween! Especially the part where we get to dress up our children as cars! Check out this fabulous list of kids car costumes!


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Halloween Safety for Drivers and Trick or Treaters

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 31st, 2016 11:00am

Halloween Safety for Drivers and Trick or Treaters Halloween is the most dangerous night of the year for child pedestrians. Darting out into the street is one of the most common causes of pedestrian death among children. As children scurry from house to house collecting treats, it is important to take the following precautions: Visibility Decorate costumes, bags, and sacks with reflective tape and stickers. Use costumes that are light or bright enough to make children more ...


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Getting My Car Ready for Winter Storage

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 31st, 2016 6:00am

Getting My Car Ready for Winter Storage Yikes! As much as I don’t like to think about it, winter is just around the corner. Right now, many of us are enjoying the beautiful fall weather and watching the leaves change colour. I will enjoy this as well, but in the back of my mind, I’m also thinking about the things I need to do to get ready for winter. I need to put my gardens to bed by pulling out and trimming back lots of plants, pile firewood since ...


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Top 10 Hottest Celebrity Cars

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 26th, 2016 10:00am

Top 10 Hottest Celebrity Cars Nothing stops our favorite celebrities from spending big money on some serious automotive power. Here's our top 10 list of the most expensive and amazing cars we've seen so far. Paris Hilton car: $220,000 Bentley Continental Paris Hilton, the Hilton Princess, drive an amazingly customized Bentley Continental GT. There isn't a single part of the hot pink $220,000 Bentley that doesn't have Paris' personal ...


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October Doesn't Have to be Scary with these Fun and Helpful Tips from AskPatty

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

October Doesn't Have to be Scary with these Fun and Helpful Tips from AskPatty October is our favorite time of year! Yummy pumpkin recipes abound! Nature’s color palette warms up to our favorite shades of gold, orange, and red, and the weather changes from summer’s blistering heat to more comfortable temperatures before winter arrives. But October’s also known for Halloween hijinks, with witches and ghosts hiding in scary dark corners! Don’t worry: AskPatty has identified some scary ...


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