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How To Buy A Great Used Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 22nd, 2006 6:06pm

Click here to listen to our new Ask Patty Womanar Podcast: How To Buy A Great Used Car Amy Mattinat, author of “How To Buy A Great Used Car”, will give you advice and helpful tips on how to shop for, inspect, test drive, and negotiate the sale of a used car. Amy will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to create a budget for your purchase and how to factor in insurance and warranties when you ...


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Finalists Announced for the 2007 Urban Wheel Awards

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 22nd, 2006 6:04pm

Star-studded Event to Honor Diversity in the Auto Industry DETROIT, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- An independent panel of automotive journalists have announced finalists for the 2007 Urban Wheel Awards. Winners will be honored at the 11th Annual Urban Wheel Awards, which will be held at the Max M. Fisher Music Center on January 9, 2007, in conjunction with Press Week of the North American International Auto Show. Now in ...


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Ford Gets Edgy!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 22nd, 2006 4:32pm

The 2006 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, which ran through Halloween, had a very special advanced treat for the industry only show-goers that ventured onto the Ford Wheelstand. The tricked-out Ford Escape, the latest offering from 3dCarbon, captures the essence of “California Crossover Series”. It appeared for the first time at the Los Angles Auto Show this December. The 3dCarbon modified Edge was on prominent display ...


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Happy Honk Honk Holidays!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 22nd, 2006 4:32pm

Ask Patty's holiday prayer: Thanks for this car that provides me with endless fun Thanks for the many resources that helps it continue to run Thanks for the knowledge and integrity that keeps me on the right track Thanks for the never-ending enthusiasm that keeps me coming back Thanks for the hands that perform the tasks that keeps the car on the road Thanks for the precious driving time that is a pleasure to ...


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Ask Patty Is Automotive EX-pert

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 22nd, 2006 1:33am

If you haven’t checked out Ex In The City, you should. Ex In The City (clever little name!) is a site that empowers women to go from “Ex” to “Extraordinary”. It is a site that really dives right into all the stages women go through after a break-up, whether that break is with a man, woman, job, experience, etc. The site features 5 stages of being an Ex (Exile, Express, Exorcise, Explore, and ...


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10 Perfect Holiday Gifts for the Teen Driver or Grown-up Gear-Head in Your Life

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 21st, 2006 5:19pm

by CarCare.org Wondering what to get the race fan, young driver or gear-head in your life this holiday season? Here’s a list of ten unique gift ideas that will not only put a smile on their faces but may just save their lives! Teen Training Know a teen driver? "Driver’s Edge” is a half-day hands-on driver training program that teaches teens to “know yourself, know your limits.” ...


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Ask Patty Gift Garage: Final Shopping Days!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 21st, 2006 4:32pm

Welcome to our last Ask Patty Gift Garage. We have some great last minute gifts for the loved ones. Some you can stick right into a stocking and others you don’t even have to step into the stores to buy. Who likes to shop on Christmas Eve anyhow? (If you’re my cousins, you do. Crazies!) Instead of heading to the store, why not check out XMRadio.com where you can purchase XM radio for that special someone. ...


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Congratulations CarMD Contest Winners!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 20th, 2006 6:33pm

Ask Patty announced a writing contest for women on October 16th. We asked all you lovely ladies out there to submit your car stories to us in one of five categories we selected. Well you certainly did! The best part is we are giving away the CarMD tool to our lucky random winners! The five categories and their winners are: Car Buying Experiences Winner: “When Non-Negotiables Aren’t” by Tammy ...


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Chevy Silverado is Motor Trend's Truck of the Year

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 20th, 2006 4:22pm

The Chevy Silverado was named Motor Trend's 2007 Truck of the Year. The vehicle was recently redesigned and according to the Detroit Free Press, this award should only increase already strong sales. Other contenders in the fight for the title include the Chevrolet Avalanche, Cadillac Escalade EXT, GMC Sierra, and Ford Explorer Sport Trac.  Motor Trend said the variety of drivetrain, colors, suspension, cab and ...


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Interview With Mary Lou Quinlan, of Just Ask A Woman

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 20th, 2006 4:05pm

Ask Patty has done some very meaningful interviews with some exciting and very excellent women. We are a bit beside ourselves over this interview today! We chatted with Mary Lou Quinlan, Founder and CEO of Just Ask a Woman and author of Just Ask a Woman: Cracking the Code of What Women Want and How They Buy. You may also know her as one of the judges on ABC's American Inventor. ASK PATTY: What is the focus or mission ...


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