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Roadside Etiquette: Hugs, not Horns

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 28th, 2007 3:10pm

Roadside Etiquette: Hugs, not Horns I woke up with a nasty cold the other day, and had a hard time getting out of bed and to the office. I was running late, but needed to stop at the nearby syndicated coffee stand for a designer-branded energy boost. In order to pull into the mini-mall driveway, I had to swerve around a car blocking the 'in' side of the opening, to enter against exiting traffic. I scanned ...


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The Other Side of Christmas - A Tribute to The Grinch

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 27th, 2007 3:24pm

So Christmas is over, the holiday shopping, wrapping , cooking , travel ,caroling, charity events , Church services, cards sent, gifts mailed, calls made to loved ones, gifts given and unwrapped (whew) . BUT OH, those Grinch types who tried to steal Christmas from my family along the way this year! They always provide a challenge each year to an already stressful and busy time. Car Dealer Grinch: My daughter ...


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Celebrate Hometown Heroes with the Volvo for Life Awards

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 27th, 2007 3:04pm

Forty semi-finalists in the 6th Annual Volvo for life Awards are waiting for your vote. Nominees are in the running for a $100,000 charitable contribution and a Volvo car for life. You can vote for winners in four categories: Safety, Quality of Life, Environment, and the Butterfly Award (youth only). Cast your votes before January 7, 2008 and celebrate the season of giving! Volvo Cars of North America will award ...


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US House Energy and Commerce Committee Gives Holiday Gift - New Vehicle Child Safety Bill Passed!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 26th, 2007 2:59pm

I am so happy and excited to report that the House Energy and Commerce Committee, on a voice vote, passed a bill that would require federal regulators to consider ways of diminishing blind zones in large SUVs and pickups, prevent vehicles from rolling away and making power windows safer. A Senate committee approved similar legislation in May following reports of children being backed over in their driveways. Safety ...


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Hurry for Your Chance to Win a One-of-a-Kind Galpinized 'Warriors in Pink' Mustang

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 26th, 2007 2:53pm

Galpin Auto Sports Joins Ford and Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to Take The Fight Against Breast Cancer To The Streets To raise awareness of the fight against breast cancer Galpin Auto Sports (GAS), home of MTV's Pimp My Ride, has created a one-of-a-kind Warriors in Pink Mustang for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The Galpinized Mustang will be given away as the grand prize in Ford's online Warriors in ...


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NBC Announces the Return of KITT Car in New 'Knight Rider' Television Show

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 25th, 2007 3:11pm

Remember the popular American television series which ran from 1982 to 1986 starring David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight, a kind of modern-day "knight"? His partner was an advanced Pontiac Trans Am with artificial intelligence. Not only could it talk, it could morph into an attack vehicle that accelerated to 300 mph, used a Turbo Boost to jump over obstacles, and even drive itself. Go ahead, 'fess up, we know ...


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U.S. News and World Report Ranks 2008 Car Models

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 20th, 2007 7:00pm

U.S. News and World Report Ranks 2008 Car Models Thought I would share this breaking news report by U.S. News and World Report, ranking the new 2008 car models at or coming in soon to dealer showroom floors near you !! Some I agree and some of the best are missing.....your comments would be appreciated! U.S.News & World Report today announced its 2008 Car Rankings are available online . The 2008 rankings cover ...


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Product Review: SoapJet Handheld Car Wash

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 20th, 2007 7:00pm

For car owners looking for a professional car wash at home without much fuss and lots of ease, the SoapJet Handheld Car Wash promises to fit the bill. SoapJet's injection technology, one-handed operation, and two-trigger design allow the soap and water to mix outside the nozzle for maximum suds on contact. Its unique technology permits an instantaneous switch from soap to clear water while giving the user to select from wide mist ...


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What is Your Ecological Footprint?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 19th, 2007 7:00pm

The Footprint Network tells us that this year, we have finished consuming all the natural resources the world produces for the year, on Oct 18. Globally we humans now require 1.3 planets to support us. In other words, we are not living sustainably. We are borrowing resources from future generation in order to cover all our consumption needs today. This calculation is made by calculating humanity’s Ecological ...


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Wall Street Journal Watches Top 50 Executive Women

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 19th, 2007 7:00pm

Michelle Krebs, veteran automotive-industry authority, is part of the Edmunds.com team, providing news and commentary. In a recent blog post at the Edmunds Auto Observer, Michelle commented on the Wall Street Journal's recent "2007 50 Women to Watch" List. According to the Wall Street Journal, "While the number of women in top executive jobs has barely increased, the pipeline is filled with female ...


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