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Track Your Gas Mileage Online

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 5th, 2007 12:15pm

I confess. I'm a freak. I track my car's fill-ups, every one of them, in a logbook. The gas receipts tucked between the pages show the price per gallon as well as the total paid for each tank, and a handy little spreadsheet I created in Excel helps me track my fuel economy. I also record my maintenance in there. I have two of these logbooks that track every single one of my Honda Accord's 136,930 miles per ...


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Protect Your Kids from Automotive Hyperthermia

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 5th, 2007 12:14pm

Kids are back in school and everyone is beginning to get into a new routine for the fall and winter months. Yet, at the same time, young children are being inadvertently forgotten in vehicles and left to perish due to hyperthermia. KidsAndCars.org has documented at least 34 fatal heat deaths so far this year (already more than the 30 deaths that occurred in 2006) with the most recent tragedy taking place last ...


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Are you Green? Or Are You Going to Become Green?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 4th, 2007 5:50pm

Now that's the question!! Our expert woman, Amanda Jo'an Pierce, suggests ways to encourage change to the world's problems of pollution and overpopulation. How long is it going to be until our society realize that, once all of the earth's unrenewable resources are used up, we've reached the end of the line? Humans are reaching the maximum population the earth can sustain, as well as the end of the ...


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Knowledge is Key When Financing a Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 4th, 2007 5:49pm

I did a tele-seminar this week for a group of women and they asked so many questions about car loans, credit scores and how to qualify for the best loan I thought I would pass on these great tips from Aware. Taking Steps to Boost Your Credit Score According to a consumer survey conducted for Americans Well-informed on Automobile Retailing Economics (AWARE), 80 percent of consumers know their credit history ...


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Women in Motorsports Blog Carnival October 4th

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 4th, 2007 5:47pm

AskPatty.com takes a twirl through the motorsports landscape this week to see what's happening with some of our favorite fun, fearless women racers. From Tennessee to Iran, AskPatty.com has all the news from around the world! Ashley Force is having a life-defining year. She is America's Hottest Athlete and with that comes the kind of fame that allows her to guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. In an ...


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Pink Products Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 4th, 2007 3:52pm

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, so we've compiled a collection of pink products meant to help us car gals raise awareness of breast cancer. Many of these companies also donate a portion of their profits to raising breast cancer awareness as well. This is just a small sampling of the many pink products out there; if you've found something really spectacular that you want to share to help raise awareness ...


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Join Ask Patty TODAY in Second Life for Caffeine and Cars!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 3rd, 2007 5:55pm

Join us today for "Caffeine and Cars" at our venue in Second Life on Pontiac's Motorati Island. Don your avatar and come meet Patty Streeter at 2pm SLT/ PST or 5pm EST every Wednesday for "Caffeine and Cars" at Ask Patty and talk about motor sports, cars, and anything automotive! Come get free coffee, cookies, Ask Patty shirts, a car purse filled with goodies and radio controlled ...


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AskPatty Presents a Female Friendly Car Buying TeleSeminar at WomenCorp

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 2nd, 2007 5:21pm

Did you ever go to a car dealer to buy a car...   and they talked to your male partner?  or they talked down to you?   Did you ever feel like you got "taken" just because you were a woman? Well, WomenCorp is here with the answers! Join us for a very special teleseminar with Jody DeVere on Tuesday, October 2, at 12pm ET, 11am CT, 10am MT, 9am PT at Womencorp.org. Jody DeVere, ...


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Vehicles Checked Show Consumer Neglect - Is this You?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 1st, 2007 3:58pm

Results of vehicle check-up events during Car Care Aware Fairs across the country in April and October 2006 revealed that nearly nine out of 10 vehicles need service or parts, underscoring the huge untapped DIY and DIFM sales opportunities for the automotive aftermarket, the Car Care Council reported today. The unsatisfactory condition of vehicles also reinforces the continued need for consumer education about the ...


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When a Split Second Counts

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 28th, 2007 8:28pm

CCNS - Picture yourself driving 500 miles at more than 200 miles an hour, under the most stressful conditions, never knowing what you might have to avoid in the next fraction of a second. That goes with the territory in the NASCAR racing circuit. Compare this to your own driving. How much time would you need to deal with a road emergency? At 60 miles an hour, that’s 66 feet per second, you’ve already gone about ...


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