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Ask Patty Launches Automotive Advice For Women in Second Life

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 2nd, 2007 6:42pm

Ask Patty has launched a Second Life venue on Pontiac's Motorati Island. Ask Patty's new venue is a safe place in Second Life for women to go to ask advice about car buying, selling, service, car care and repair. In the Ask Patty "Female Friendly" venue you can sit down and grab a cup of espresso and treat yourself to warm, freshly baked cookies, while watching Patty on our flat panel ...


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Vehicle Warranty Denied?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 2nd, 2007 3:18pm

This article is intended to help you should you have a vehicle warranty claim denied in circumstances in which an aftermarket product has been used. The information describes the law on vehicle warranties and will provide a sense of what is and is not an improper warranty denial. After reviewing this information, you will be aware of the steps to take to fight unlawful warranty denials. In many cases it ...


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Ask Patty Blog Carnival Week Around the Auto World: May 1st

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 1st, 2007 3:46pm

Welcome back once again to the Ask Patty blog carnival. Can you believe it’s May already? Man, I feel like we were just doing the holiday gift garage posts and here we are, already past Easter and rounding the corner into summer vacation! We’ve got a special carnival for you to celebrate the beginning of the Mother’s Day month; we are applauding women! (Duh) We have gathered great posts and articles out ...


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Selling Your Car: Getting the Most from a Private-Party Sale, part 5 of 5

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 30th, 2007 9:06pm

by Heather Conary When you buy your next car, you might think about trading your older one in to a dealership.  While this is convenient, and may be the best option for you, it can be more lucrative to sell your car as a private party.  Using the same process and techniques that dealerships use to sell cars, you can make sure you get top dollar for your investment! In Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 we talked about how ...


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From the Shopping Mall to the Dealer Showroom

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 30th, 2007 2:40pm

by Kathy Gilbert I used to think that shopping was only for women, until I watched men in the sporting goods store.  I realized that everyone enjoys shopping when they are buying something for themselves or for someone they care about. Shopping for your new or next vehicle purchase can offer the same amount of enjoyment.  As women, we account for over 51% of the population and influence over 80% of vehicles ...


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Should You Keep Your Old Clunker Or Buy a Newer Car?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 30th, 2007 2:39pm

When we present our customers with a large repair estimate for their older car, the question I get over and over again is: Should I keep this old clunker or buy a newer car? When you’re faced with a large repair bill, it’s natural to dream of getting a better car, a newer model or just a more reliable vehicle. However, most of us live in a practical world of hard financial decisions, and the purchase of a ...


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United Spinal Takes on the Track in Irwindale

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 30th, 2007 2:38pm

United Spinal Motorsports committee was in race mode  April 12th at Irwindale Raceway in California to support the Redi Auto Sport Track Challenge 2007. With solo racing events and an array of entertainment and refreshments for the whole family, the event brought a new opportunity to promote and advertise the United Spinal Motorsports " Living Life in Motion" program to the disabled community and beyond. ...


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Stay-Calm Secrets (From Women Who Should Know)

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 27th, 2007 6:13pm

The NASCAR Racer: Deborah Renshaw-Parker, 30 Automotive Expert Heading up our Panel of Expert women Featured in Redbook Magazine in May! HER HIGH-WIRE ACT Deborah Renshaw-Parker’s office is a candy-apple red Dodge pickup. The 12-year NASCAR racer is one of only two women who compete in the Craftsman Truck Series, and on the track, she trusts her split-second reaction time to help her maneuver around every ...


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The In-Laws vs. The Dirty Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 27th, 2007 6:12pm

My in-laws are coming in today from Ohio. They are lovely people, but the whole “in-law” myth isn’t really a myth in that it is stressful. Not that I even plan to cart my husband’s parents around in my two-door coupe (I can see it now – their heads banging against each other and the C pillar like little clackers), but the OCD in my personality couldn’t let the car be dirty any way. Even ...


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Go Green Without Going Broke

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 27th, 2007 6:11pm

2007 Saturn Vue Green Line Hybrid With great anticipation and excitement I start a week long test drive of the Saturn Vue Green Line Hybrid today! I was pacing the floor this morning waiting for delivery from GM Saturn and behold !, they delivered a Green car for a Green test drive around noon! Here is the skinny on the Saturn Vue Green Line Hybrid : The 2007 Saturn Vue Green Line hybrid combines the best ...


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