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Need a Female Friendly Dealer in Cincinnati? Borcherding Buick Pontiac GMC Has You Covered

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 18th, 2007 4:37pm

We want to introduce you to one of our newest Female Friendly dealers: Borcherding Buick Pontiac GMC! After having built a reputation in the Tri State Area for over 35 years as Cincinnati’s premiere Pontiac, Buick, GMC, Explorer Van and Certified Used Car Center, even more promise lies ahead for Borcherding’s full service dealership. In a recent survey of Borcherding’s customers, the dealership learned ...


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Street Survival Teen Driver Education Program Aims To Reduce Number-One Killer Of Teens In America

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 18th, 2007 3:27pm

Tire Rack's hands-on instruction program gives teenagers driving skills needed to arrive alive. Every year, some 5,000 teenagers die in motor vehicle crashes, the leading killer of American youths aged 16 to 19, accounting for more than 40 percent of fatalities in that age bracket.  To reduce that number, Tire Rack Street Survival has developed a non-profit, national driver education program aimed at teaching ...


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Happy Father's Day: A Family Tradition

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 18th, 2007 6:07am

Ask Patty wishes all the father's out there a Happy Father's Day! And because it's such a special day, we wanted to share a story about one of our dads and grandfathers: Today I will pack up my things and head up to the L.A. Roadsters Father's Day Car Show and Swap Meet in Pomona, Calif., just like my family does every year. It's a tradition that started with my grandpa Ted McMullen who was a ...


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Father's Day: New Dad Does Car Seat Safety Check

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 17th, 2007 5:04pm


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Avis and Budget Rental Cars Offer Portable Navigation and Mobile Wi-Fi

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 15th, 2007 5:21pm

Traveling is awesome. Unless you’re my sister-in-law, Laura, and then it is a “torture that surpasses all tortures” and requires massive amounts of sedatives before any vacation. Although maybe the sedatives are taken in order to deal with my brother… it’s entirely possible. I should know. I’ve dealt with him for 23 years. Good luck Laura. At any rate, traveling is always fun but if ...


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10 Great First Cars For Less Than $25,000

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 15th, 2007 5:20pm

Here's a selection of cars to consider when searching for an inexpensive new vehicle.  "With prices under $25,000" says Peter Valdes-Dapena of CNNMoney.com "these cars make excellent choices for those shopping for their first new set of wheels." His complete article shares information about each vehicle's powertrain, safety details, and his opinions on what makes each vehicle especially ...


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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Arrive at Movie Premiere in BMW Hydrogen 7

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 14th, 2007 10:22pm

Here's a little thing I stumbled across at the BMW Press site the other day that ought to please the environmentally friendly star watchers, or the watchers of the environmentally friendly stars (whichever you happen to be): The eco-friendly Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie showed up at last week's Los Angeles premiere of "Ocean's 13" in a BMW H7 - the world's first hydrogen-powered luxury ...


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Kicking the Tires Virtually: Buying Tires Online

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 14th, 2007 10:21pm

By Lori Robertson, SCCA Solo National Champion Internet shopping is a wondrous thing – compare prices, click and buy, day or night, and get your order dropped right on your doorstep. But what about tires? As with most online purchases today, the majority of shoppers are women. And when they shop for tires, nearly all of them go into an actual store to ask employees for recommendations, comparing a range of ...


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Dad's "Automotive Type" Helps Decide Father's Day Gift

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 14th, 2007 4:06pm

Reprinted from CarCare.org There are two types of fathers, those who work on their cars and those who don't. Whether your dad is a do-it-yourselfer (DIY) or a Do-It-For-Me type (DIFM), consider an automotive gift for dad this Father's Day.    Sixty-nine percent of male drivers work on their car, truck, mini van or SUV, according to the Car Care Council. Whether it's light maintenance, ...


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Now You Can Have The Perfect Flashlight for Any Emergency!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 14th, 2007 1:20am

A lot of women are looking for the perfect flashlight to keep in their glove compartment for emergencies or to find that earring that fell onto the floor. The Triggerlite flashlight is compact and won't take up too much space in the car. It is portable enough to stash in a purse or bag as well. And the best part? You don't need batteries! Ugh, how much do you hate it when you try to use something that has been ...


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