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Stunning Off-Road Beast the Mercedes G550 - Rebelle Rally Review

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 4th, 2017 8:00am

Stunning Off-Road Beast the Mercedes G550 - Rebelle Rally Review Test Locations: Off-road – moderate to difficult terrain including dunes On-road – Town, back roads of San Diego and Imperial Counties.  Didn’t hit a track. Off-Road Capability = 5 stars Crowd Stopper = 5 stars Price = $$$$$ but you’ll keep it a lifetime. In America, the hulking, boxy Mercedes G550 is quite misunderstood.  I blame that on the Kardashian ...


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Make a Resolution You'll Actually Keep in 2017 - and Don't Forget Your Car!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 2nd, 2017 8:00am

Make a Resolution You'll Actually Keep in 2017 - and Don't Forget Your Car! If you're like almost half of all adults, you have a New Year's resolution - however, once the ball drops and the fireworks are all shot, our commitment to our resolutions seems to waver a little. A week into the new year, just 77 percent of us are still holding to our promises, and after six months, that number drops to just 40 percent, according to University of Pennsylvania research.   This new year, we invite you to ...


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Audi #ChangingTheGame and Breaking Gender Stereotypes

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 29th, 2016 9:00am

Audi #ChangingTheGame and Breaking Gender Stereotypes It's no secret that pink is my favorite color, it has been since my childhood, when I discovered the magenta crayon in my big box of Crayolas. However, as much as I adore a nice bright fuchsia or a glossy #chromepink, I've also been known to wear glittery blue nail polish as well. I might be a girl, but I love both pink and blue Called "Let's Change the Game," Audi's recent holiday commercial ...


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Oh No, My Battery is Dead! Do You Know How to Use Booster Cables?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 26th, 2016 8:00am

Oh No, My Battery is Dead!  Do You Know How to Use Booster Cables? Click Click Click...oh no, my battery is dead! Did you know that the average life of a battery is three years? When do you think most of the damage happens to your battery?  Summer? Winter?  Many of you are probably thinking winter, but the answer is summer.  In many vehicles the battery is located under the hood and in the summer it gets very hot under there and this deteriorates the battery.  However, ...


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Happy Holidays from AskPatty.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 23rd, 2016 8:00am

Happy Holidays from AskPatty.com Wishing all of our readers the happiest of holiday seasons.  


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NHTSA Tips to Keep Your Family Safe During The Holidays and All Winter

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 23rd, 2016 6:00am

NHTSA Tips to Keep Your Family Safe During The Holidays and All Winter With the holiday travel season upon us, we wanted to share these NHTSA winter safety tips to keep you and your family safe all winter and especially during your holiday road trips.   Get your car serviced – Start the season off right with a visit to your mechanic for a tune-up and other routine maintenance. Have your entire vehicle checked thoroughly for leaks, badly worn hoses, or other needed parts, repairs and ...


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Holiday Driving Preparedness - Are You Ready?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 21st, 2016 8:00am

Holiday Driving Preparedness - Are You Ready? Christmas is fast approaching and with that many of us will be travelling to visit family.  Some close and some far away. We’re so busy making sure that we have all of our gifts packed, kids fed and all of the other stuff that goes with the holidays that we sometimes to forget to make sure our vehicle is prepared.   I remember many years ago, we used to go to my grandparents on Christmas day and on Christmas Day ...


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What Type of Driver Are You?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 19th, 2016 8:00am

What Type of Driver Are You? What type of driver are you?  Of course, we’re all great drivers, aren’t we?  Just ask any of your friends and see what they say.  Having said that, 85% of crashes are due to human error.  So I guess we all aren’t great drivers after all.  How many people do you know who’ve taken any form of driver training after they got their driver’s license?  Do you practice driving every ...


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AskPatty's New Car Shopper’s Guide to 2016 End-of-Year Finance, Cash, and Lease Offers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 16th, 2016 6:00am

AskPatty's New Car Shopper’s Guide to 2016 End-of-Year Finance, Cash, and Lease Offers It’s the most wonderful time of the year…especially if you’re shopping for a new car!   Dealers want to clear their lots of excess inventory so they can earn their end-of-year bonuses and avoid paying taxes on unsold vehicle stock. Manufacturers help by advertising holiday cash-back rebates, super financing discounts, and special lease deals. And that means great deals are available in the next few ...


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AskPatty at the #RebelleRally

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 14th, 2016 8:00am

AskPatty at the #RebelleRally The Rebelle Rally is an all women off-road navigation competition. You and your team can choose two types of vehicle classes and take off for the 2000 kilometer journey through the Nevada and California desert. You are surrounded by tons of women who share the same love of adventure, cars and competition.  You will be surrounded by many amazing women who share the same love of off-road adventure and competition. You can escape ...


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