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The Silent and Wise Majority Wins

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 10th, 2006 6:36pm

by Candie Leigh White, author of The Green Pea The headlines this week will most certainly reflect the feelings of the country as we send key women into power in Washington D.C.  Nancy Pelosi- making history as the first Woman Speaker of the House- Democrat from California- (my home state ).  I get frustrated sometimes that it takes so long to get equality, as a woman.  And, it’s not about ...


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The Cars I've Known

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 9th, 2006 7:06pm

by Heather Howard Way back in what now seems like dawn of time, I managed to earn enough money to buy my very own car. The chosen vehicle was 2-door “strawberry” Dodge Neon. I had fallen for car’s big round dopey head-lights. All the way to the dealership, my mother insisted that I rethink buying a Dodge. “Their trouble,” she said, as we drove down the highway in her reliable Maxima. My ...


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Women Have Radar for Brand Disconnection

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 9th, 2006 7:06pm

reprinted from Learned on Woman I noticed, with great interest, a brief article on the Saturn brand's "second coming," in yesterday's (11.5.06) New York Times. Early on in the 1990s, Saturn had been a shining example of transparent marketing to women. The no-dicker sticker they were known for tended to women's ways of buying without thinking pink. The tagline back then was "A Different ...


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Ask Patty Supports the Motorsports: Living Life in Motion

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 9th, 2006 4:06am

During her recent trip to SEMA in Vegas, Jody DeVere, President of AskPatty.com, Inc. met with the committee of the Motorsports: Life in Motion program to strengthen Ask Patty's support of the United Spinal Association. Jody joined the committee due to her passion for motorsports and in support of her son who suffered a spinal cord injury due to a car accident in 2005. Devera Lynn Director of Marketing and ...


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NASCAR Real Life Romance - Deborah and Shawn

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 8th, 2006 9:20pm

Harlequin, a publishing company that specializes in romance novels has created a series of books with a NASCAR theme, "In the Groove" by Pamela Britton is the first in a series of NASCAR themed romance novels that hit the market in 2006. After all, according to a 2005 ESPN poll, 42 percent of NASCAR fans are female and are 26% more likely to read romance novels. NASCAR Crew Chief Shawn Parker and NASCAR female ...


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Vehicle Warranty Denied?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 8th, 2006 6:57pm

This article is intended to help you should you have a vehicle warranty claim denied in circumstances in which an aftermarket product has been used. The information describes the law on vehicle warranties and will provide a sense of what is and is not an improper warranty denial. After reviewing this information, you will be aware of the steps to take to fight unlawful warranty denials. In many cases it ...


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A Gentleman's Viewpoint - Why every dealership should focus more on attracting women

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 8th, 2006 2:53pm

As much as I love the car business I have to admit it would probably be much more enjoyable if more women were involved at all levels.  As a dealer’s kid who was raised around a dealership I noticed that women customers seemed more comfortable during their visits when the saw women working in each department than when they came in and got ogled by the sales or service staff. When visiting a retail business I ...


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Flood Damaged Vehicle Tips and Advice - Lauren Fix the Car Coach®

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 8th, 2006 2:10pm

Ask Patty Womanar Podcast Launching today November 8th, 2006 at 3:00 PM EST Duration 30 minutes. Flood Damaged Vehicle Tips and Advice Lauren Fix, the Car Coach®, will offer helpful tips on how to work with insurance companies, where to look for a replacement car and how to avoid buying a previously flooded or damaged vehicle. Lauren Fix, the Car Coach®, is a nationally recognized automotive expert in car care, ...


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Even Soccer Moms Can be Severe Drivers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 8th, 2006 2:07pm

Do you consider yourself to be a severe driver or a normal driver? You might be surprised by the answer. According to the Automotive Oil Change Association (AOCA), severe driving doesn’t have anything to do with how you drive, but refers to the conditions that you drive in.  While most people would classify themselves as normal drivers, the majority of drivers are actually considered severe.   In fact, a ...


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Menopause and Car Buying Are Hand-in-Hand?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 7th, 2006 10:41pm

by Ask Patty Staff Recently, Meineke Car Center in Billings, Montana, setup a workshop focused on learning how to take care of their bodies and their cars. As The Billings Gazette mentions, “who knew that menopause and car maintenance could be compatible?” The talks were sponsored by the local company, St. Vincent Healthcare's Spirit of Women. The idea is to make the learning more entertaining by combining ...


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