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Share the Joy of these Babies Safe #FirstRides Home

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 28th, 2014 2:53pm

Inspired by the real stories of New Yorkers going home with their newborns in taxis (an experience that does not legally require child safety seats), Mitsubishi recently launched its #FirstRide program in New York by giving three babies their inaugural ride home in one of America’s safest small SUVs, the 2014 Outlander, as part of Mitsubishi Motors’ “First Ride” program, which focuses on creating awareness and ...


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Cooper Tire Asks: When Was the Last Time You Looked at Your Tires?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 27th, 2014 11:26am

When was the last time you took a look at your tires? Sometimes it seems that tires are one of the least noticed items on a car, but they are also one of the most important. Those round rubber shoes at each corner of your car help to keep your car safely on the road. In fact, tires are the only part of your vehicle connecting you to the road, so it's super important you know that they are at an adequate tread depth to safely stop your ...


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Identifying the Best and Worst States for Teen Drivers 2014

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 23rd, 2014 8:00am

Now that summer season is here, it's a good time to recognize that more teens will be obtaining their licenses during this time than other times of the year. More than ever, it is imperative to take precautionary measures to ensure teens’ safety behind the wheel. Because more teens obtain their driver’s licenses during the summer than any other season, their parents’ auto expenses also rise accordingly. The personal ...


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Summer Travel Safety Reminder: Keep Your Eyes On The Road

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 17th, 2014 4:25pm

Volkswagen recently created an unusual advertisement to make an important point: The commercial, supposedly set in a movie theater in Hong Kong, shows an audience watching footage of a road trip from the viewpoint of the driver's seat in a moving car. However, after a few moments, a mass text using a location-based broadcaster is sent to moviegoers inside the theater. At first, as much of the crowd reaches down to grab their phones, ...


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Godzilla's Back, and He's Craving Italian... Cars, That Is

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 9th, 2014 10:25am

Specifically, Fiat cars.  In the “Godzilla Craves Italian” commercial launched in relationship with the much-anticipated film in theatres now, Godzilla snacks happily on whichever small, brightly colored, Fiat cars he can pick off the streets. “As one of the year’s most-anticipated films prepares to hit movie screens, we want to think big like the Fiat 500L, and what’s bigger than ...


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Do Your PART during Tire Safety Week

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 2nd, 2014 10:23am

Did you know? Maintaining your vehicle’s tires is not only crucial to ensuring safety on the road, but it is also an essential step to getting better fuel economy. To maximize tire life, the Car Care Council recommends checking tire condition and pressure regularly, and there is no better time to start than National Tire Safety Week. “We encourage all motorists to do their ‘PART’ and check vehicle tire ...


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AskPatty Supports the Multiple Sclerosis Society on World MS Day

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 27th, 2014 12:56pm

As a part of our annual MOMS: Moms Opposing Multiple Sclerosis initiative, @AskPatty will be hosting an all-day Twitter chat on World MS Day, May 28.  Join us using hashtag #MomsMS all day long on Wednesday the 28th to help us spread awareness - and to really make a difference, make a donation to the MS Society and help us find a cure!   Find out more about how you can help support the Multiple Sclerosis Society with ...


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AskPatty Honors the Women of Memorial Day

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 26th, 2014 1:46am

Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May to commemorate the men and women who died while in the military service. For many, it is a somber celebration, when people visit cemeteries and memorials to pay honor to those who died in military service, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries.    According to the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs, a national moment of ...


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Ford Mustang and Fusion Win American Idol

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 22nd, 2014 10:37am

I mean, 23-year-old high-octane rocker Caleb Johnson has captured the "American Idol" Season 13 crown, beating out 17-year-old Jenna Irene to be the last one standing. But as part of the winnings, Caleb receives a huge cash prize and a record deal, and both Caleb and runner-up Jenna have also won Ford Mustangs.  And if that's not enough, Caleb and Jenna brought their mentors from back home up on stage as part of the season finale ...


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What To Do if Your Car Overheats

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 14th, 2014 11:25am

It’s so hot in Los Angeles that actor Wil Wheaton is joking about the sudden heatwave on Twitter, saying “I bet if you get people to RT the hashtag #damitishotinla it will raise awareness and solve the problem right away.”   Well, retweeting the #damitishotinla hashtag may not actually solve the problem, so if you’re concerned about overheating your car in summer heat, here are some tricks you can do to ...


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