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Community Tire and Auto Repair of Phoenix Featured in AZ Family Channel 3 Good Morning Arizona TV Spot

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 26th, 2010 6:42pm

There is a difference in the kinds of fuel you put in your car. We'll break down the options, including a new fuel filter. People trying to save a buck will let their gas tank run down to nearly empty. There is a reason why this isn't a good idea and could cost you more in the long run. Howard Fleischmann, Community Tire and Auto Repair ... Read More!


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Congratulations to 2010 Better Business Bureau Integrity Award Recipients - Victory Auto Service and Glass with 3 AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly(R) Locations in MN

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 25th, 2010 5:29pm

Congratulations to 2010 Better Business Bureau Integrity Award Recipients - Victory Auto Service ... Read More!


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Big congratulations on this well deserved 2010 Top Shop award from Motor Age Magazine!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 22nd, 2010 5:30pm

Judy Curry was nearly speechless when she received the news that her shop has been named the 2010 Motor Age Top Shop. ... Read More!


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See us at Booth 43070 at the GTE/SEMA Show

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 22nd, 2010 5:22pm

We’ll be there with bells on and with plenty of valuable information to help you increase sales and improve customer retention – and grow your share of the industry’s most valuable and fastest-growing group: Women. ... Read More!


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Gatto's has teamed up with Brevard C.A.R.E.S. and some other folks to collect gifts for kids who are being served through Florida's foster care system and Brevard C.A.R.E.S.

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 20th, 2010 5:48pm

You can help by dropping off a new, unwrapped toy, game or gift card for a girl or boy, from infants to teens, at any Gatto’s location. Need more info? Visit brevardcares.org or call Brevard C.A.R.E.S. at 321-752-4650. ... Read More!


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"Womanars" on the web

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 19th, 2010 4:45pm

The monthly podcasts on AskPatty.com feature women who have achieved an exceptional level of success in an auto related occupation or industry. Dubbed “Womanars,” the podcasts  – 10 to 15 minutes in length – can be described as both educational and inspirational. ... Read More!


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Patricia Muir of AskPatty.com Featured Article in AOL Autos Canada - More women taking control of the car keys

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 15th, 2010 8:06pm

Had your eye on that Bimmer or 'Vette lately? Or maybe a green vehicle is a better fit? If you're a woman over the age of 50, you're not alone. "Over the past few years, spending habits of women in that demographic group have changed quite a bit," according to Patricia Muir, a consultant in the automotive industry and Canadian regional manager for automotive advice website AskPatty.com. ... Read More!


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Jody DeVere Featured in Collision and Repair ABRN Magazine on Tips to attract, retain female customers during NACE 2010 in Vegas

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 13th, 2010 9:01pm

Women in the U.S. have steadily been increasing their purchasing power for decades. Collision and automotive repair shops, however, are typically run and mostly staffed by men, and designed for customers that have, historically, also largely been men. ... Read More!


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A visit with AskPatty.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 13th, 2010 5:03pm

Women who express an interest in cars – as drivers and consumers – are often belittled or patronized in public spaces. Thus many women who participate on interactive automotive websites do so as observers rather than contributors. As one of the respondents to my study remarked, “a lot of females don’t speak out as much nor do they post as much because there’s always a fear of being made fun of.” ...


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How to Organize Your Car Trunk

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 30th, 2010 7:35pm

Next, it's time to get rid of all that "junk in your trunk." Many people unwittingly carry the weight of an extra person in the back of their vehicle, so be brutal: Remove everything you don't use frequently or need in an emergency. Items such as car cleaners or foldable chairs, for example, should be stored elsewhere. Seasonal items, like traction aids for the mud or snow, should be stored in the car only when the season demands ...


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