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Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 20th, 2012 12:39pm

Did you know that the average text takes your eyes off the road for nearly 5 seconds? When traveling at 55mph, that’s enough time to cover the length of a football field.  Nearly 500,000 young adults each year are injured due to distracted driving. Help us spread the message of Texting and Driving Prevention with your friends and community. Visit http://www.stoptextsstopwrecks.org/


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Heels & Wheels - Thought Leadership on Women Car Buyers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 12th, 2012 10:47am

I was delighted to participate in the 2012 Heels & Wheels event which was formed to honor women as a major force in the automotive purchase decision. Heels & Wheels allows automotive women to gather and test drive vehicles in a female-only environment and offer some real-world testing. The aim is to garner input on vehicles as they directly affect women car buyers. I will be writing a series of reviews on each of my many ...


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It's PART-y Time - Celebrate National Tire Safety Week with Cooper Tire

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 5th, 2012 1:00am

June 3-9 is National Tire Safety Week, instituted by RMA (Rubber Manufacturers Association). Have you planned your big tire party like the diva you are? I know, Tire Safety Week sounds like a pretty dull excuse for a party, but that's not really what I'm talking about. I'm talking about a Tire Safety PART-y. I'm sure you're wondering, "What's up with that?"  Follow the link to learn more, and take the tire safety quiz to see if ...


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What the What?! Prada Shoes with Chrome, Fins, and Taillights?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 20th, 2012 11:49am

Feast your eyes on these astounding shoes by Prada. They're inspired by vintage cars and sport fins, taillights, flames, and the sleek curves and colors of 50's hot rods! Check out the full line on the Ask Patty blog.


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Volvo XC60 with Polestar is One Hot Chili Pepper to Drive

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 9th, 2012 11:30am

When you think of Volvo you always think safety, right? My recent test drive showed a new more sexy racy side to Volvo after driving the Volvo XC60 T-6 R-Design. It had an extra hot chili pepper ingredient called Polestar. This Volvo is more like a cross between the safest car you will ever drive and a tightly wrapped sexy turbo charged race car.


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Winter Tire Tips from Cooper Tire and Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 23rd, 2012 1:48am

When the weather gets colder, our cars get more temperamental – but slow starts, frozen doors, and frosted glass isn't all you have to worry about as your family's Tire Super-Mom. Have you paid attention to those tires as the temperatures plummeted? If the answer is no, you're not alone – but fret not! Cooper Tire andAskPatty.com have joined forces once again to bring you important Winter Tire Safety Tips.


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Ask Patty and Izmocars want to know - do you accessorize?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 17th, 2012 1:15am

Take the Izmocars / AskPatty Vehicle Accessories survey and tell us all about your accessories.  We want to know what makes the women of the Ask Patty nation tick!  Plus - have an idea for the next big "thing" in car accessories?  Is there a gadget, trinket, or concept that you have been dying to see for your own car?  This is your chance to share your big idea.


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Happy New Year, Ask Patty Nation

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 5th, 2012 1:52am

The holidays are over and 2012 is here! Happy New Year from the entire Ask Patty team.


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The Ask Patty Holiday Gift Garage: Kids Edition

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 15th, 2011 1:16am

It's that time again!  Holiday Gift Garage season on Ask Patty is the time when we share great auto-themed gift ideas with you, and this year we have a series of gift garages planned to help you get prepared for holiday shopping! In this first Gift Garage post, we're going to talk a little bit about gifts for the kids, and a little bit about safety, too.  Find other Gift Garage posts on the Ask Patty blog.


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What do Passchal bags and the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance have in common?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 7th, 2011 1:27am

The answer is Mary Ann.  After being diagnosed with TS, this beautiful and talented young art student focused her energy on raising awareness with a special line of luxury handbags.


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