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Nexen Tires Shares 10 Tips for Tire Safety

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 1st, 2015 9:37am

Tires are one of the most important safety features on a car – after all, tires are the only part of your car that actually touch the road, which makes them pretty important right? When driving, your tires keep you going where you want to go, so when it comes to travel safety, you're only as safe as your tires are! Tire Safety Week is always celebrated the last week of May, but tire safety knows no season, so Nexen Tire is ...


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Honoring Moms in May with Month Long Mother's Day Extravaganza!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 1st, 2015 6:00am

Here at AskPatty, May is for Moms. Not just one day! That's not nearly enough to sufficiently honor that special Mom in your life: We're celebrating the entire month of May with a Mom's Extravaganza. Whether you’re choosing something special for the mother of your children, for your own mother, or for a special friend who's also a great Mom, AskPatty has plenty of ways to make her month special. Exotic Car Driving Experience or ...


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AskPatty's 10 Car Care Tips to Improve Safety and Reliability

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 1st, 2015 5:58am

National Car Care Month in April is the time of year to give your car some extra attention. Basic maintenance can go a long way toward improving the safety and dependability of your vehicle, plus it helps avoid costly repairs down the road. “Neglected vehicle care almost always means much higher costs down the line in the form of more extensive repairs or lost resale value,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care ...


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Women's History Month: How Women are Affecting the Automotive Marketplace

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 6th, 2015 8:04pm

The automotive gender balance tipped in 2012, the first year during which at least 51 percent of American drivers were female. This is according to a recent Frost & Sullivan study that shows women are dominating the automotive marketplace, becoming a more influential consumer segment than men.   Women control the automotive marketplace. According to Ketchum research on marketing to women, ladies control $3.3 trillion in ...


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10 Tips for Driving with Dogs

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 2nd, 2015 1:20pm

Americans love to drive their animal friends with them about town and on family road trips. Now that dogs fit in purses, pigs act like dogs, and even cats are learning to love the leash, there’s no reason to leave the family favorite at home. In fact, a survey of AutoTrader.com visitors who have a dog reveals 75 percent take them in the car once per month or more, and 53 percent take their dog in the car at least once a ...


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Who Wants To Go Drifting In A 550-hp Minivan?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 18th, 2015 6:34pm

What minivan-driving mom hasn't wished she could speed away from the schoolyard leaving behind tire tracks and the smoke of burned rubber? A new commercial from Famous Footwear  takes it even further, showing the minivan mom and her kids racing around her suburban neighborhood, doing donuts in cul-de-sacs and weaving between the roadside recycling bins. The commercial stars Hollywood stunt woman Shauna Duggins,  best known ...


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Are Women Better At Buying Cars?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 29th, 2015 10:01am

Asking if women are better than men at buying cars is sure to spark as much debate as asking which sex is the better driver. The answer might boil down to who more enjoys negotiating. The differences are relevant to marketers as more women are appearing on the road as well as in dealerships. Brandy Schaffels, editor of female-focused auto site AskPatty.com, said, "2012 was the first year during which at least 51 percent of drivers ...


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Baby, It's Cold Inside... Your Tires

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 21st, 2015 10:07am

The polar plunge that has chilled much of the nation does more than bring out ice scrapers and antifreeze. It can trigger vehicles’ tire pressure monitoring systems overnight, sending nervous drivers to dealers and service centers. If you live in an area where you encounter snow during the winter months, your TPMS light has probably already signaled a change in tire pressure, but you may not be expecting it if you live in ...


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Who Knew? Diapers Help Chevy Cruze With Winter Warm-up Time

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 6th, 2015 12:47pm

You might be surprised to discover that an item commonly found on an infant’s changing table is helping General Motors’ engineers simulate snow year round, ensuring heating systems in cars like the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze  can quickly and efficiently warm its interior. Packed snow can prevent air from entering the inlet panel at the bottom of the windshield, obstructing the flow of air into the heating system and ...


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15 New Year's Resolutions from America's 100-Year-Olds

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 29th, 2014 2:33pm

What do the people who have the most experience with New Year’s resolutions resolve to do in 2015? According to this collection of centenarians –- people who have lived 100 years or more –- drink, save, love, and be healthy are high on their lists. “One-hundred-year-olds have made and either kept or broken more resolutions than anyone on the planet,” said Jamison Gosselin, vice president of marketing, ...


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