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NEW YORK TIMES Covers ASK PATTY

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2006 11:26pm

What Do Women Want? Just Ask Illustration by Matt Collins By MICKEY MEECE Published: October 29, 2006 WHAT BeJane.com is to home improvement, AskPatty.com hopes to be for women and cars. While there are just two Janes, a whole panel of expert automotive women are behind AskPatty, which gives women a blog and a Web site to post questions about all aspects of automobile transactions and ...


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Penske Toyota Proves Their Commitment to Women

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2006 5:40pm

The Penske name means a lot of things. It means speed and racing in your blood. It means competition and Indy and SCCA. It most recently means Female Friendly. In 1958, Roger Penske drove his first official race in the SCCA National at Marlboro Motor Raceway in Maryland and in 1959, Penske won his first race at the SCCA Regional at Lime Rock, CT, driving an F-Modified Porsche RS. Many great feats were to follow for the ...


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Portable Seatbelts For Children

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 27th, 2006 9:39pm

by Breanne Boyle I love telling anecdotes in my Ask Patty posts. I hope you don’t mind reading about the randomness of my life and how it relates to automotive post fodder. So let me get into it again. I remember taking the bus to school every day from about age 7 to age 13. By the time I was 13 it was a bit degrading, but heck, it gave me time to read. I had the nickname “bookworm” for years after ...


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Blog Pro Automotive Thinks Ask Patty Has A Sense of Humor

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 27th, 2006 3:47pm

Women’s Site AskPatty.com Has Content and a Sense of Humor In May 2006 I had the pleasure of eating lunch with Jody DeVere, President of AskPatty.com. Jody might not recall our talk at the AAISP event, but it is has stuck to my mind for the past several months because it was not your typical convention talk about how her company and my company could work together to create the next silver ...


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NADA Names Female Vice Chair for 2007 - Annette Sykora of Ask Patty Certified Smith South Plains Dealership

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 25th, 2006 3:38pm

Annette (Smith) Sykora started her career in the automotive industry in 1982 as title clerk at Smith Ford Mercury. By 1989, she had been the Finance manager and took over as General Manager. Shortly thereafter she purchased controlling interest in the family dealership. Annette has been active on many factory committees, such as chairing the Ford Dealers Advertising Fund for Greater Texas, and serving on many other Ford ...


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Ask Patty is on Squidoo!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 24th, 2006 11:56pm

  The Ask Patty is a safe place for women to get advice on car purchases, maintenance and other automotive related topics. Women purchase half of the vehicles sold in the United States each year, spending over $80 billion. Yet, shopping for and buying a car can be a challenge for women who are first time car buyers or for women who had a bad experience in the past with a car salesman or dealership. ...


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The Gospel Truth Covers Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 24th, 2006 6:53pm

FROM CAR BUYER TO CAR-BUY-HER, CEO TEACHES WOMEN HOW TO TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR CAR LIFE Posted on October 20, 2006 Email To Friend Print Version Three years ago Sheronde Glover knew nothing about buying a car, now she's telling other women how to. This month, the founder of Car-Buy-Her, an automotive ...


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Car Radiators: What NOT To Do

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 24th, 2006 5:59am

by Sandra Bissex Do you remember having days of breaking everything mechanical you touched? For me, May 11, 2006 was one of those days. First thing in the morning my cell phone flashed a message that it needed service. As it is my only phone, I immediately planned a trip to Burlington to my cell phone's doctor. On the way I stopped at a rest area for coffee. Turning off the car engine, I suddenly saw lots of ...


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Prius Female Friendly?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 23rd, 2006 6:46pm

Well before the recent flurry of "green" marketing hit the U.S., there was the Prius. Toyota introduced its star hybrid sedan in 2000, in a move serenaded by both Hollywood players and national politicians seeking an environmentally friendly image. The Prius, which combines an electrical motor and a gasoline engine in a plain-Jane design, has established Toyota as the dominant hybrid producer—and put Detroit in ...


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Automotive News Features Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 16th, 2006 3:58pm

Dealerships team up with site that appeals to women Arlena Sawyers | | Automotive News / October 16, 2006 - 1:00 am Dozens of auto dealerships are trying to improve their marketing to women by working with a Web site for female car shoppers. AskPatty.com provides a forum for women to ask questions and exchange ideas about cars and trucks, says Jody DeVere, president of AskPatty.com Inc. in Sarasota, ...


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