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How Long Should you Really Warm Up Your Car?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 24th, 2017 8:00am

How Long Should you Really Warm Up Your Car? Do you warm up your car?  Do you just twist the key and go?  Have you been told that it's best to let your car warm up for a few minutes before you start driving?  How long do you really need to let your car warm up? Are you ready for the answer?  All you need to do is let your car run for about 30 seconds and then you are good to go!  Having said that, don’t start driving accelerating hard or ...


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Shopping For A New Car? Here’s How To Save Money By Shopping Certified Pre-Owned

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 23rd, 2017 6:00am

Shopping For A New Car? Here’s How To Save Money By Shopping Certified Pre-Owned Buying a used car has always been an uncertain experience for car shoppers: you are essentially purchasing a vehicle with no known service or performance background, with no assurances that the car has been properly maintained, no knowledge of how the owner treated it, and no recourse if the car turns out to be a lemon.   The Joys of Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicles are usually leased ...


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AskPatty’s Five Great Car Buying Deals for January

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 18th, 2017 6:00am

AskPatty’s Five Great Car Buying Deals for January While some of the best days to buy a car are at the end of December, a brand-new batch of great deals launch this month, as dealers kick start the New Year with generous incentives to help sell 2017-model-year inventory to new car buyers. These first offers of the year mean that new car shoppers who skipped the crowds on December 31 are bound to get some great deals on new cars during January. AskPatty has analyzed incentives ...


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2017 North American International Auto Show Gallery

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 13th, 2017 9:00am

2017 North American International Auto Show Gallery We had some amazing photos come in from our team at NAIAS 2017. Check out some of there shots!


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Highlights from #NAIAS2017: 2018 Kia Stinger World Premiere

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 13th, 2017 8:00am

Highlights from #NAIAS2017: 2018 Kia Stinger World Premiere We've been in the auto industry for a while now, and if you know anything about auto shows, it's that #NAIAS, the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, is usually dominated by American car companies.  That's why it's surprising and interesting that Kia Motors America stole so much of the spotlight this week with the world premiere of the all-new 2018 Kia Stinger at NAIAS.  The new ...


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Highlights from #NAIAS2017: The New Audi Q8 Concept

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 12th, 2017 8:00am

Highlights from #NAIAS2017:  The New Audi Q8 Concept Continuing our coverage of all the awesome stuff happening at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, today we bring you another new reveal from Audi - this time, a concept vehicle called the Audi Q8 which made its debut at #NAIAS this week.  With the Q8, Audi hopes to tap into a new segment with a full-size SUV with an elegant Audi twist - and holy wow, this car is something else.  It combines the ...


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Highlights from #NAIAS2017: the World Premiere of the New 2018 Audi SQ5

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 11th, 2017 8:00am

Highlights from #NAIAS2017: the World Premiere of the New 2018 Audi SQ5 It's auto show time in the AskPatty Nation, and we continue our coverage from the North American International Auto Show, or #NAIAS, in Detroit, Michigan.  Today we're going to show you a very exciting new world premiere vehicle from the show: the new 2018 Audi SQ5.  This is one vehicle that is turning heads everywhere, and it's no surprise. Under the hood, a new turbocharged V6 and an updated, leaner, sportier ...


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Highlights from #NAIAS2017: The New Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 10th, 2017 8:00am

Highlights from #NAIAS2017: The New Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle We're continuing our coverage of new reveals that excite us at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit!  #NAIAS is in full swing, and some truly amazing vehicles are being unveiled.  Yesterday we showed you Chevrolet's all new Traverse SUV, and today we're going to share with you another great new addition from Chevy: this time, it's the Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle.  This EV tool the ...


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Highlights from #NAIAS2017: The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 9th, 2017 12:00pm

Highlights from #NAIAS2017: The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse It's the biggest auto show of the year - #NAIAS, the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, and we're going to be bringing you highlights from the show floor all month long!  First, take a look at a midsize SUV that is going to be a dream vehicle for moms everywhere: the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse.  It's expected to deliver the most spacious third row in its class (that's where the kids camp ...


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Tips For Driving With Dogs: The Winter Edition

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 9th, 2017 8:00am

Tips For Driving With Dogs: The Winter Edition A while back, one of our Patty posts was an article about “10 Tips for Driving with Dogs,” relating and revealing some important facts about everything from crates to travel kits. In this winter edition, we’ll add some advice to those tips that will make sure Fido doesn’t become too “frosty” or frustrated while riding with us during these colder months. When it comes to travel kits, especially in ...


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