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How Long Should you Really Warm Up Your Car?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 24th, 2017 8:00am

How Long Should you Really Warm Up Your Car? Do you warm up your car?  Do you just twist the key and go?  Have you been told that it's best to let your car warm up for a few minutes before you start driving?  How long do you really need to let your car warm up? Are you ready for the answer?  All you need to do is let your car run for about 30 seconds and then you are good to go!  Having said that, don’t start driving accelerating hard or ...


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Jody DeVere AskPatty CEO Featured on Remarkable Results Town Hall Customer Loyalty Jan 2017

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 16th, 2017 8:15am

Jody DeVere AskPatty CEO Remarkable Results Town Hall Customer Loyalty Jan 2017


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It's no secret that woman drive the majority of buying decisions

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 25th, 2016 9:36am

It’s no secret that woman drive the majority of buying decisions Remarkable Results Podcast Carm Capriotto ... Read More!


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AutoNews.com - Five influencers changing the auto industry today

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 23rd, 2015 8:36am

The age of social media is upon the auto industry.The eloquence of a beautiful picture or carefully chosen words when shared with a community can exert a powerful influence.Influencers are proliferating in the auto world, bringing change in myriad ways.Automotive News spoke with a handful of them to learn what they’re thinking and the stories they’re sharing with their fans. ... Read More!


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Why Do We Buy Electric Cars?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 27th, 2014 12:22pm

Both Ford and Cadillac are advertising their own reasons for why we might buy electric cars.  In its commercial called “Poolside” Cadillac advertises its range-extending electric ELR sedan using a smug, handsome actor who snarked about the successes of entrepreneurship. He said,  “We're crazy, driven hard-working believers. Those other countries think we're nuts. Whatever." …And people hated it for ...


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AskPatty EXCLUSIVE: Armor All Custom Shield Coating Hands-On Review

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 6th, 2013 1:19am

We recently had the opportunity to test a brand-new product from Armor All. The company that produces a wide variety of vehicle cleaners, protectants, and more has just introduced this all-new product which has more uses than we can hope to count in the span of one review, but suffice it to say this: the Armor All team has one heck of a versatile product here. This is a product whose aim is both cosmetic and utilitarian – it ...


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Esurance Presents: Anti-Theft Systems — The Pros and Cons

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 31st, 2011 2:00am

Security is important, and even though many cars are coming with anti-theft devices as standard equipment, have we become too complacent with our car security?  Our friends at Esurance.com break down the most common anti-theft devices in use in today's vehicles and make sense of it all - which devices do their jobs well, and which ones you may be placing a little too much faith in.  Read the entire very informative ...


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CarMD Helps Women Live Their Balancing Act

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 4th, 2008 10:40pm

"The Balancing Act" is an informative, half-hour, magazine-formatted television series on the Lifetime Network, hosted by Dr. Wendy Walsh, Kim Alexis, and Kathy Peterson. If you’re a woman who is juggling career and home, you want to get it right when it comes to health, family, finances and lifestyle. This is the show that informs, enlightens, and shares solutions on how to be a success on both ...


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Carbon Offset: A Primer

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 20th, 2008 10:13pm

If you are planning to go green, whether individually or as a business, the financial instrument called "carbon offset" can be a good friend. Buying carbon offsets is a good approach to negate the greenhouse gas emissions from your business or daily lifestyle that cannot be easily reduced in the short-term. You can think of it as a way to assuage guilt. At the most basic, you pay some financial ...


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Shopping for an Electric Vehicle

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 16th, 2008 9:12pm

The hunt has begun... that is, for a practical electric vehicle, that can be plugged in to a solar panel, in order to go further off-grid. Back a year ago, when the solar panels went up on the roof, I had hoped that all that buzz about plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles would mean that something affordable would be on the market in a year or two. So finally, I need to replace our old creaky car, and am really ...


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