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5 tips to Pay for Car Repairs Even Without an Emergency Fund

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 16th, 2018 8:00am

5 tips to Pay for Car Repairs Even Without an Emergency Fund By Lidia Staron, Guest Contributor Every car owner sooner or later faces the inevitable – having their car repaired. Unfortunately, not everyone is prepared enough for the cost, which ranges from $500 to $2,000. In fact, only 39% of Americans have enough savings to cover an emergency. Gladly, anyone can have their car fixed without getting buried in debts. Here’s how:   1. Checking the Insurance Policy All cars ...


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How to fix leaky vehicles without breaking the bank

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 13th, 2018 8:00am

How to fix leaky vehicles without breaking the bank Drivers expect to experience a few bumps in the road as their vehicles age. While certain issues, such as worn shocks or engine troubles, are best left to the professionals, drivers can address many other issues that commonly affect aging vehicles on their own. Fluid leaks are one of the more routine problems that plague older vehicles. While leaks are not necessarily a sign of doom and gloom, they tend to distress vehicle owners and ...


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6 Reasons Why Diesel Engines Are Better for the Environment

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 1st, 2018 8:00am

6 Reasons Why Diesel Engines Are Better for the Environment When discussing the automotive industry, diesel has long had a negative image. Many people hear the words "diesel engine" and automatically have visions of loud clattering noises and belching clouds of blueish-black smoke depositing a layer of soot on everything nearby. Most of this is based on a consumer's limited knowledge of the transport trucks chugging along the highways and interstates. Even among those who are not ...


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Show Runner Network's Marketing Podcast Jody DeVere, CEO AskPatty.com on #WomeninAuto

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 26th, 2018 8:00am

Show Runner Network's Marketing Podcast Jody DeVere, CEO AskPatty.com on #WomeninAuto Jody Devere, CEO of AskPatty.com, is an expert at marketing & selling to women and an internationally recognized speaker, trainer, and spokesperson for the automotive industry in the women’s market. Listen Here Jody is a champion for both women and the automotive industry; her company AskPatty.com, serves as a place for women to learn about buying, owning, and servicing their cars. She has been featured in the New ...


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Get These "Roadside Survival" Skills and Don't Fear a Breakdown!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 16th, 2018 5:00am

Get These So you're driving along the highway, going about your business, and suddenly, your check engine light comes on.  The engine is running choppy.  Something isn't right.  Maybe there's a billow of smoke, or the engine stops entirely, or your check engine light start flashing - a sure warning sign of a serious problem.  You pull over, and quietly panic.  What are you going to do? If you've read ...


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AskPatty.com Named as One of CARJOJO's 11 Best Car Sites for Women

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 12th, 2018 8:00am

AskPatty.com Named as One of CARJOJO's 11 Best Car Sites for Women The team at CARJOJO went looking for car websites made by women for women, and of course AskPatty.com is one of the sites thy found.  Among all the blogs, auto experts, companies, non-profits, review sites, and women out there trying to empower, enlighten, and entertain other women in the auto world, a few websites stood out.  Among those standouts was AskPatty.com, and as a result, our site earned a spot on CARJOJO's 11 ...


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2019 Ford Ranger - Will it Win with Women?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 5th, 2018 1:00pm

2019 Ford Ranger - Will it Win with Women?     Ford recently revealed the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger for North America during the Detroit Auto Show, bringing midsize truck fans a new choice from America’s truck sales leader – one that’s engineered Built Ford Tough and packed with driver-assist technologies to make driving easier whether on- or off-road. It is well known 45% of all light trucks and SUVs are purchased by women. I am very ...


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AskPatty Featured on 50 Best Car Blogs for Car Fanatics

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 29th, 2018 8:00am

AskPatty Featured on 50 Best Car Blogs for Car Fanatics Denmon and Pearlman, a law office in the Tampa Bay region, recently compiled their list of the 50 best car blogs for car enthusiasts, and AskPatty made the list!  We're in the Best Car Advice blogs section, and we're pleased as punch to be there.  Thanks for the mention! If you're looking for even more car blog goodness, you can see the whole list here: https://denmon.lawyer/best-car-blogs/


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Nostalgic McQueen Launch of the 2019 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 20th, 2018 7:25pm

Nostalgic McQueen Launch of the 2019 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt Molly McQueen just launched a nostalgic 50th anniversary Ford limited-edition Mustang Bullitt to celebrate the iconic 1968 movie and chase scene, starring her grandfather Steve McQueen during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Molly McQueen was born in Los Angeles, CA and is the granddaughter of Hollywood legend and Motorsports hero, Steve McQueen. She is the only child of Steve's daughter, Terry McQueen. Molly ...


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New Year, New You, Used Car - Tips on Buying a Used Car in the New Year

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 10th, 2018 8:00am

New Year, New You, Used Car -  Tips on Buying a Used Car in the New Year For many people, buying a used car as a woman once ranked right up there with a dentist visit.  However, today times have changed, and the process of buying a used car doesn't have to be as horrific as it used to be.  Today, women are informed consumers who hold the family purse-strings and have armed themselves with all the available information to make a used car purchase experience far less stressful.  Today, ...


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