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'Earth: The Sequel' aka The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 3rd, 2008 9:45pm

The Environmental Defense Fund has just released an interesting book, called "Earth: The Sequel", subtitled "The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming". It is a message of hope, about how humankind ingenuity can "save ourselves from ourselves by getting the end of the story just right" (Fred Krupp, author and president of EDF). It is a story on how we can stop global warming through ...


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Give Your Teen Driving Skills for Life

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 3rd, 2008 9:44pm

It’s getting harder to get our teens’ attention. With so many things competing — school, homework, friends, the internet — it can be tough to get them to listen to you talk about driver safety. But maybe they’ll learn from a fun, interactive web site. Driving Skills for Life aims to help young drivers improve skills in four areas: hazard recognition, vehicle handling, space management, and ...


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Ladies: Here's your Chance to Name the new Pontiac G8 Sport Truck - and Win One in the Process!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 2nd, 2008 9:51pm

Pontiac unveiled a new sport truck design at the New York Auto Show. Based on the all-new Pontiac G8 performance sedan, the newest member of the G8 family has cargo bed suitable for either work or recreation. Pontiac sways the G8 sport truck stretches its commitment to style and performance, and promises it will arrive in dealers' showrooms in late 2009. Who remembers the old El Camino of the 1970s and 1980s? Well, ...


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New York Auto Show Reveal: Suzuki Kizashi Concept

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 2nd, 2008 9:43pm

The New York International Auto Show opened its doors to the public during the last weeks of March. Suzuki used the show as an opportunity to show its sleek and athletic Concept Kizashi 3, the final addition to Suzuki's Kizashi concept series. As we are often told by manufacturers when they show concepts such as this, the Concept Kizashi 3 is said to indicate both Suzuki's future design direction and intent to ...


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Perfect Attendance Could Result in a Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 2nd, 2008 9:43pm

Now here’s a program that, had it been in place when I was in school, would have assured a pristine attendance record. High school seniors at over 200 schools in 26 Tennessee counties could win a 2008 Chevy Cobalt via the Drive for Perfection program. The program will award five students with a new sedan for having perfect attendance. How cool is that? According to the US Dept. of Education, students who miss ...


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50 Expert Auto Women Give Car Tips and Advice on AskPatty.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 1st, 2008 7:00pm

AskPatty.com is dedicated to serving automotive the needs of women. Our advisory panel of 50 expert automotive women cover every aspect of the auto industry and can answer All your car or truck questions 24 hours - 7 days a week ! Visit our FAQ section and search the latest questions and answers, search the Q and A and learn more about each of our expert women here: The Ask Patty panel of 50 ...


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See For Yourself! Motorability Island on Google Video

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 31st, 2008 6:56pm

Cick below to watch this cool google video that demonstrates what the culture is like at the United Spinal Motorability sim in Second Life: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5259512436868201278&hl=en Motorability Island in SecondLife is a vast, seven-sim complex designed specifically to promote United Spinal Association in Second Life, via the Education Center and other builds dotted around the ...


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Virgin Atlantic Joins Project Driveway, Using Chevrolet Equinox Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles To Transport VIP Passengers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 31st, 2008 6:54pm

In the current market, the public's perception of greening the environment is key. Virgin Atlantic Airways, Ltd. has jumped into the eco-friendly game with its announcement it will use Chevrolet Equinox hydrogen fuel cell vehicles for its "complimentary ground transfer service for upper class passengers" for planes landing at Los Angeles International Airport. The announcement was made by Virgin Atlantic ...


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Traveling in the Family Way: 2008 Honda Pilot

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 27th, 2008 6:52pm

Honda's Symphony of Organization Counters a Cacophony of Chaos It doesn't matter whether the kids are five, ten, or 15 years old; if you put more than two of them together in any sedan for more than just a few minutes be prepared for the discordance of sibling complaints: an anything-but-pleasant opera highlighted by the all-too-familiar chorus of "Moooom, he touched me!" This cacophony of whining and ...


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Peggy Llewellyn -- Racing goes on

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 27th, 2008 3:53pm

No matter what happens from here, Peggy Llewellyn has no regrets. After a break-out 2007 season, where she earned her first NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycles victory and finished fourth in the final POWERade standings, after a six year hiatus from the sport, Llewellyn was released from her ride. Former team owner Karl Klement gave Llewellyn no reason. She says she doesn’t really need one. Just a few weeks after ...


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