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A Quest for the Quintessential Mom-Mobile: 2006 Lexus RX 400h

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 27th, 2006 4:34pm

by Kristin Varela of MotherProof To Do:  Finish dishes; Fold laundry; Fuel car; Grocery shop; Bank deposit; Ballet recital; Fuel car again; Play group; deposit more money so I can FUEL CAR AGAIN! Isn’t summer supposed to be less hectic than the rest of the year?  Well, listen up fellow moms, I’ve found a revolutionary way to cut down on our ‘To Do’ lists while helping us manage ...


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What do Mom's Want to Drive?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 26th, 2006 9:30pm

Ask Patty and the Silicon Valley Mom Blog want to know what Cars, SUV's, Minivans, Hybrids, Crossover's or trucks Mom's want! Joanne at the Driving Woman Blog wrote a post on of the Coolest Cars for Soccer Moms recently, is this you? Monday November 27th MotherProof reviews The 2006 Lexus RX 400H (the world’s first luxury hybrid SUV) on Ask Patty. What do you think of this vehicle? In a survey conducted ...


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Fighting the Gridlock

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 26th, 2006 8:50pm

No one loves traffic. There is not a single soul who gets up in the morning, stretches their back and yawns, while thinking, “Today is the day. Today is the day I get to sit in lots of traffic. I can’t wait!” Don’t argue with me because there is no one sane that thinks that. While we all dislike traffic on normal commutes; any disruption like a holiday or a big tent sale just serve to compound the ...


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Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 24th, 2006 10:31pm

Wishing all a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday! I thought to post some fun car facts to share with your family on your long drive to Grama's house for turkey , stuffing and pumpkin pie! Car Fun Facts: The car is one of the most recognizeable inventions of the modern era. Without cars there would be no suburbs, car trips, endless drop-offs and pick-ups most parents are all to familiar with. Here ...


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Preventing Vehicle Rollovers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 24th, 2006 10:31pm

by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach Vehicle Rollovers have to be one of the scariest accidents to see or experience. It starts off so innocently. The vehicle ever-so-slightly coasts onto the shoulder and the first thing that comes to mind is to steer that vehicle back on the road, or maybe apply the brakes. It seems like the right thing to do, but the next thing you know the vehicle is off the road rolling over and over in a ...


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Ford Bold Moves Take on Women Buyers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 22nd, 2006 8:55pm

Ford Bold Moves' recent episode features...You! They are featuring women and the new 2007 Ford Fusion in their most recent episode, "Episode 23: Life in Drive." What is one approach Ford is taking to appeal to the leading segment of car buyers? It’s an innovative Fusion of new experiences and smarter connections, from a woman’s perspective. Ford headed out to some local hot spots and ...


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Meet Ask Patty at the L.A. Auto Show

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 22nd, 2006 6:36pm

It’s that time of year for crisp autumn leaves, eating turkey with family, and Auto Shows! The L.A. Auto Show is almost here again and its packing a punch. Why? Because your faithful ladies at Ask Patty will be there soaking up all the new automotive info just for you during the press preview days November 27- November 30th! The Los Angeles Motor Sports Guild Breakfast at the LA Auto Show on Wednesday November ...


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GM Scholarships Help AYES Students

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 22nd, 2006 6:02pm

GM Goodwrench's Expertise Challenge contest during this year's NASCAR season had a unique provision that created a $200,000 scholarship fund for qualifying Automotive Youth Educational System (AYES) students to pursue post-secondary college degrees in automotive service technology. The national GM campaign required race driver Kevin Harvick to win two of twelve designated races during the season to trigger ...


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Car Care Tops List of Thanksgiving Preparations

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 22nd, 2006 4:58pm

As Americans get ready for Thanksgiving, car care tops the list of pre-holiday preparations, according to a survey conducted by the Car Care Council. Both men and women say they are more likely to make sure the car taking them to Thanksgiving dinner is prepared for the trip (66 percent) than they are to iron tablecloths (18 percent) or polish silver (12 percent) in advance of the holiday meal. "Proper car ...


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Ask Patty - Automotive Advice for Women Blog Carnival: Week Around the Auto World November 21st

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 21st, 2006 4:09pm

We have a short week this week with the holiday upon us, but that doesn’t mean we’re slacking off here at Ask Patty! We have another great Carnival for you! Thank you to everyone who submit week after week! We have a theme for this week, focusing on car tips for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Get out a pen and paper and jot down these great ideas and create your own holiday travel checklist. With the ...


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