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Traveling in the Family Way: 2008 Porsche Cayenne GTS

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 8th, 2009 1:00am

At last, a sport/utility vehicle that drives like a sports carIf you've avoided stepping up to an SUV because you don't want to sacrifice the performance and handling of a smaller car, then the Cayenne GTS is for you. In so many sport/utility vehicle reviews, I've described their handling as "comfortable," "manageable," or "stoutly." At last I've found a family hauler that handles like a Porsche, because, well, it IS a Porsche. The ...


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First Drive: 2010 Chevrolet Camaro

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 23rd, 2009 8:39pm

The rebirth of a classic musclecarAt last, the highly anticipated Chevrolet Camaro is within our reach. Since its concept debut three years ago at the Detroit Auto Show, the new Camaro has been one of the most talked about and highly publicized vehicles to come to market, and it won't be much longer before it finally arrives in a dealership near you. It doesn't matter if you're a mom or a motorhead, the classic ponycar evokes an ...


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Best Ways to be Pampered in your Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 12th, 2009 3:59am

Some of the BlogHer women were discussing recently whether we tend to be the ones who get spoiled, or whether we are the ones who do the actual spoiling. So the question was asked "Is it better to be spoiled than to spoil others?" It got me to thinking about ways to be spoiled while in the car. At AskPatty, we often have opportunities to evaluate vehicles with a large assortment of special features and options, and have come across ...


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AskPatty's Female-Friendly Car Care Videos

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 22nd, 2009 8:46am

AskPatty's President Jody DeVere recently filmed a series of videos to be featured at capessa.com in which she offers female-friendly car advice every woman should know about keeping their car in reliable working order. AskPatty's Female Friendly Car Care Videos can now be viewed at YouTube.com These female-friendy videos offer excellent technical and safety information to help women properly maintain their cars, to be better ...


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Drive Less? Save More!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 8th, 2009 6:57pm

Even though the price of gas has come down from the summer highs, there's still an advantage to driving less--paying less for car insurance! Think of it this way: driving fewer miles per year means you are less likely to get into an accident (since you're not on the road as much) so you cost less to insure. Insurance companies will love you! Talk to your car insurance company about discounts since many companies offer so-called ...


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DRIVERS BEWARE OF WET WEATHER - As Midpoint of Winter, Groundhog Day Can Serve as Annual Driver Safety Check

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 23rd, 2009 8:27am

A report released in June 2008 concluded that nearly a quarter of all automobile accidents occur in rainy and wet weather.  According to Rain-X, accidents in wet weather may in part be attributed to the nearly 78 percent of motorists that only change their wiper blades after the blades begin to impair visibility and become a potential safety hazard. "Ninety percent of driving decisions are based on clear vision," says Jody DeVere, ...


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AskPatty.com Featured in Oprah Winfrey O Magazine January 2009

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 15th, 2008 7:35pm

AskPatty.com is featured in a winter driving safety article on page 32 of the January 2009 issue of Oprah Winfrey's O Magazine on newsstands now! In the O Magazine article titled "Drive, She Said" AskPatty.com President Jody DeVere shares winter car care tips and advice to help women stay safe amid the snow, slush, and ice. DeVere offers such tips such as "Have a mechanic check your brakes, antifreeze, and wiper blades; make sure your ...


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28 Money-Saving Car Tips from AskPatty.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 10th, 2008 2:02am

We've spent the better part of this year talking about the highest gas prices we've ever seen. For some, the price of premium unleaded was more expensive than $5 per gallon. Just because the cost of fuel has dropped to the lowest it's been in several years, doesn't mean it will stay that way. Listed below under four categories -- Engine Warm-Up, How to Buy Gasoline, How to Drive Economically, and General Advice -- are some effective ...


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Spirited Woman Road Trip Inspires Gift Giving that Makes a Difference

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 4th, 2008 6:06pm

Nancy Mills took an unexpected road trip in her Ford Explorer with three women to Montana a few years ago and had no idea how much this road trip would change her life, in her words, "Go on a road trip expecting the unexpected." While staying at a woman's home near a Native American Indian burial site, she took a walk and came upon a large rock that was shaped like a woman. She learned that this rock women was called Spirit Woman and ...


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Tis the Season for Smart Savvy Women to Get a Great Car Deal Video Shopping on AskPatty.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 1st, 2008 8:23am

AskPatty.com has partnered with driverTV.com to launch a new video car shopping experience designed specifically for smart, savvy women car buyers. Women who want a faster, easier, more powerful way to research and get a quote for a new car or truck without getting bogged down in car lingo will love this new video car shopping experience. driverTV is the leading producer and distributor of professionally produced, high-definition, ...


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