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Five Ways to Take the Sting Out of High Gas Prices

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 11th, 2007 10:17pm

Are you one of many Americans stressed about rising gas prices and the affect it will have on your finances? Small lifestyle changes now could lead to major savings and less worries about high gas prices or future money problems. Being "Nickeled and Dimed" applies to consumers unable to account for the money they spend: cash back from an ATM transactions, luxury spending or anything not categorized in a ...


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

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 11th, 2007 7:19pm

Ask Patty recently launched her venue in Second Life on Pontiac’s Motorai Island. A lot of you were there at our launch party (shout outs to VLB, Callie, and Osprey!) and you boogied with us all evening, but that’s not the end of our social activities in SL! Every Wednesday at 2pm SL time (PST), we are hosting “Caffeine and Cars” in our lounge. You can come and enjoy our fresh espresso and ...


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My Quest for a New Car: Journal Entry #1

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 10th, 2007 6:09pm

My husband needs a new car. Mine is fine, but his is getting to the point where we are swiping our credit card at Joel’s Automotive Repair more than is entirely necessary. It’s not a terrible car… just old, and starting to out-wear its welcome. We used to keep it around because it got really great gas mileage, but it’s not even doing that anymore. So we went to a dealership. To shop. For cars. ...


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AskPatty.com Sponsors BlogHer.org Second Life Conference July 27 - 29th 2007

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 10th, 2007 5:42pm

BlogHer in Second Life sponsor AskPatty.com has some fun racing toys in store for you at her BlogHer conference exhibit. The BlogHer conference in Second Life runs July 27th - 29th 2007. Contact Patty Streeter in Second Life for a tour of our Automotive Advice for Women venue in Second ...


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Ask Patty Around the Auto World Blog Carnival: July 10th

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 10th, 2007 3:35pm

Welcome to the Ask Patty Dealership blog carnival! This week we went through our list of over 100 Female Friendly certified dealerships to find you a list of our dealer groups that span the country. Dealers groups are often multiple dealerships under one owner (whether privately or publicly owned) and typically reside in one metropolitan area. Here we are showcasing some of our great dealerships, however we have ...


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AOL Autos Pick Best Coupes for $25K

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 9th, 2007 10:37pm

By Jonathan Gromer, AOL Autos Two doors are sexier than four. The smooth lines of a coupe make the majority of car buyers think of freedom, performance and youth. These are very important words in an age where classic descriptives like "station wagon" have been banned from marketing lingo in favor of phrases like "sport wagon." But what about life's little reality checks such as groceries, tall ...


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Renshaw Takes Second-Place at Music City Motorplex in NO 112 AskPatty.com Chevrolet

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 4th, 2007 12:44am

Nashville, Tenn. (July 3, 2007) - Deborah Renshaw announced on Saturday that she would be returning to the racing world at Nashville, Tennessee’s Music City Motorplex in a car fielded by Hooked Up Motorsports and Late Model driver, Andy Johnson.  In Renshaw’s Late Model debut behind the wheel of the No. 112 AskPatty.com Chevrolet on Saturday night, the Bowling Green, Kentucky-native qualified on ...


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Text Messaging, Cell Phones and Accidents

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 3rd, 2007 6:47pm

In the United States over 224 million people used cell phones as of October 2006, compared with approximately 4.3 million in 1990, according to the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association. Increased reliance on cell phones has led to a rise in the number of people who use the devices while driving. There are two dangers associated with driving and cell-phone use. First, drivers must take their eyes ...


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Ask Patty Blog Carnival Week Around the Auto World: July 3rd

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 3rd, 2007 2:37pm

Ask Patty is back again with our road trip and holiday safety blog carnival! We have found and compiled some of the best travel safety trips out there on the web for this one-stop reading experience for you here. Sit back and let the vacation begin! The world’s largest and most important conference on automotive safety will take place in Stuttgart in spring 2009. During this “Technical Conference on the ...


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GM Vehicles Share The Summer Screen With Transformers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 3rd, 2007 11:26am

The summer blockbuster "Transformers" opens today, and let me tell you, it's going to take over theatres with a crash and a bang and a boom -- and whole lot of applause. Don't be fooled into thinking this is just some action adventure that can only be enjoyed by little boys. Yeah, they'll like it, but it's also important to note that two of the film's five headliners are ...


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