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Bridgestone Firestone Safety Scholars YouTube Video Contest Gives Creative Voice to Young Drivers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 23rd, 2007 2:54pm

Every parent knows the hard truth; teens often listen to their peers more than they listen to parents or teachers. And there’s another hard reality: car crashes claim the lives of more 16 – 21 year-olds than any other cause. With that in mind, Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC is turning to teens for solutions to help make our roads safer for everyone by launching the Safety Scholars Video ...


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Top 6 Trends for Future and Concept Vehicles

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 20th, 2007 11:49pm

Recently we read an article by Trends Magazine about the future of information and technology when it comes to automobiles. According the editors at Trends, the information superhighway will have a major impact on this industry and will affect the cars you buy as well. We wrote a post previously about Avis rental cars now offering wireless Internet in their vehicles. We also learned that Ford has recently partnered ...


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Sounds Like Trouble? Car Maintenance Tips

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 20th, 2007 3:20pm

Argh, are you hearing those noises coming out from under your hood again? If it's not one thing, it's another right? Just because it sounds like the only explanation for the crazy noises must be a raccoon, consider these suggestions and listen just a little bit harder next time. Of course, we still recommend you take your vehicle in to a certified technician. Squeaks, squeals, rattles, rumbles, and other ...


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How to Achieve Hands-Free Productivity While in the Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 19th, 2007 2:51pm

I recently signed up for a very cool productivity tool at Jott.com.  Basically it's a voice recognition service that you can dial into from your cell phone, and it will transcribe the content of your phone call and send it directly to your email address.... so if you're driving along and you have one of those "AHA!" moments, you can call their number and leave a message, and it will magically appear ...


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Renshaw Races to Second Top-Five in a Row at the Music City Motorplex in the AskPatty.com No. 112 Chevrolet

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 18th, 2007 9:44pm

Deborah Renshaw made her second start behind the wheel of the No. 112 AskPatty.com Chevrolet on Friday night at Nashville, Tennessee's Music City Motorplex since making her return to the DryGDSI.com NASCAR Late Models on June 30th. Renshaw and her Hooked Up Motorsports team qualified third and picked up their second top-five finish in a row at the .596-mile short track in a field of 15 cars. Watch the ...


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Risky Chinese Imports Endanger American Lives

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 18th, 2007 6:17pm

According to a recent article by Andrew Martin in the New York Times, Federal officials are requiring a small New Jersey importer to recall 450,000 radial tires, because they are missing the safety gum strip that prevents the tread from separating. Apparently, the tires were originally manufactured in China by Hangzhou Zhongce Rubber for a variety of pickup trucks, sport/utility vehicles, and vans. These defective tires ...


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How to Keep Your Car Insurance Payments Reasonable

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 18th, 2007 4:21pm

by Chop Shop Customs Buying car insurance can be a painful learning experience. Finding the best rate is just the beginning of your education. Your first challenge is to understand how the automobile insurance industry works. This business is remarkably tight-lipped about its inner workings. As with all-things-financial, your credit score counts. If you have good credit, you pay less for car insurance. This is because ...


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Happy Tail Travels: Make Sure Auto Safety is a Priority When Traveling with Your Pet

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 17th, 2007 7:49pm

By Breanne M. Boyle as printed in Fido Friendly Magazine My Welsh Corgi, Roxy, has a disturbing relationship with my car’s windshield wipers. When those wipers start to swish, her furry little body is flying full speed at the windshield, barking and crying the entire way. She seems to think the wipers are either the best toy on earth or the most evil contraption she has ever seen. If you think its dangerous driving ...


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Need a Female Friendly Dealer in St. Louis? Check Out Toyota of West County!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 17th, 2007 8:16am

Jay Wolfe Toyota of West County, family owned and operated since the 1960's, will embrace the Ask Patty concept. Jay Wolfe Toyota of West County owes this distinction to their high level of customer service and outstanding reputation of total customer satisfaction. Jay Wolfe Toyota of West County's partnership with Ask Patty represents an increased commitment to the female car buyer to provide a safe ...


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Ask Patty is LIVE on Daytona N Friends Radio!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 16th, 2007 6:31pm

Daytona-N-Friends Worldwide Radio Announces its National Re-Launch - Now Six Hours Of Live Radio Weekdays that launched July 2, Including Three Hours Of Power Supreme Autotalk For The Automotive Aftermarket! And get this! AskPatty.com will be a part of the show every week!Jody DeVere, Ask Patty Prez, will be live on the show every week! In fact, she is live now! Listen Now! As part of a national re-launch ...


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