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Fantasy Cars for the Ladies

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 20th, 2007 3:53pm

by Kaffy Spears from SSIP Exotic Cars There are many exotic super sports cars out on the market today. It seems they are always inspired by men with something to compensate. But what about us females? Although we all know it’s far from a possibility to actually own something of this prestige, can’t we still dream about cars too? Well I have selected the top 5 most exotic cars I feel most suited to us ...


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Preventing Vehicle Rollovers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 18th, 2007 6:16pm

by Amy Mattinat  Vehicle Rollovers have to be one of the scariest accidents to see or experience.  It starts off so innocently. The vehicle ever-so-slightly coasts onto the shoulder and the first thing that comes to mind is to steer that vehicle back on the road, or maybe apply the brakes. It seems like the right thing to do, but the next thing you know the vehicle is off the road rolling over and over in a ...


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Jody's Adventure on iVillage Live!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 17th, 2007 6:51pm

Jody DeVere, President of Ask Patty, was recently a guest on iVillage Live in Orlando. I am sure you all saw it! It aired on Tuesday, May 15th and was a great show! We were of course incredibly excited to get the invitation from iVillage to be on their show so Jody packed her frequently used travel bags and jetted to Florida. While there, she got to hang with not only the hosts of the iVillage show, but our CEO, Peter ...


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Girl Scouts, Start Your Engines!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 17th, 2007 6:47pm

by Lori Johnson Since I started my business, I’ve had to do very little advertising. Once the word was out that I was teaching an automotive class for women, I was getting contacted at least once a week from people inquiring about the class. I’ve taught for dealerships, independent shops, adult education centers and even private businesses, but the call from the Girl Scouts has been the most ...


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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Hybrid Cars... But Were Afraid To Ask, Part Two

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 16th, 2007 11:36pm

One of our young readers sent us the following questions about hybrid vehicles, saying "I am 13 years old and I had a few questions for you about my hybrid car project: 1. What is the top selling hybrid car? 2. Why are hybrid cars better than normal cars? 3. What are the benefits of a Hybrid car? 4. How does a hybrid car work? 5. What is the average cost of a hybrid car/sedan? 6. About how much would you spend ...


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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Hybrid Cars... But Were Afraid To Ask, Part One

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 16th, 2007 11:36pm

One of our young readers sent us the following questions about hybrid vehicles, saying "I am 13 years old and I had a few questions for you about my hybrid car project: 1. What is the top selling hybrid car? 2. Why are hybrid cars better than normal cars? 3. What are the benefits of a Hybrid car? 4. How does a hybrid car work? 5. What is the average cost of a hybrid car/sedan? 6. About how much would you spend ...


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It's Getting Hot Outside ~ What's Your "Cool Quotient"?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 16th, 2007 11:35pm

by Kim Walker of Peak Automotive A fairly common household disaster is flooding of the laundry area due to a split hose on a washing machine. Also vulnerable to a similar disaster is your car. A bulging radiator hose, carrying hot water (coolant) under pressure, can rupture. Cooling system neglect is cited as a principal reason for mechanical failure of a vehicle. In addition to the danger and inconvenience of a ...


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Ask Patty Appears on iVillage Live

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 15th, 2007 9:47pm

Ask Patty President, Jody DeVere appeared on iVillage Live on May 15th! You can view the show here.


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Take The Pain Out of New Car Buying

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 15th, 2007 5:11am

by Kimberly, Sandi and Natalie of Right Honda Believe it or not, car dealerships do not purposely intend to make car buying an experience that leads to hours with your therapist.  Dealers want to start your vehicle ownership on the right track. To ensure a pleasant purchase, consumers should be prepared in two major areas before going to the dealership. What size, features and general cost actually meet your ...


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Don't Get Too Heated! Summer Car Care Tips

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 15th, 2007 5:10am

by Jenny Trostel This is an important time of year to keep your car clean and to have routine maintenance done.  Summer is a very busy time for everyone and a busy time for your car.   Excessive heat can be a drain on many of the components of your car.  If you are planning a vacation where you will be driving your car, don’t wait until the last minute to have your service facility check the car for ...


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