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Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle In Los Angeles?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 19th, 2014 8:51am

Your browser does not support video There is a clear and vocal demand in Thousand Oaks and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the CA market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Los Angeles area roads today, and many more being developed. Yet each of these vehicles has its own advantages and disadvantages. Thousand Oaks ...


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Can Car Scent Keep You Safe On CA Roads?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 18th, 2013 1:56pm

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and, it might keep you safer... The average American commuter in CA spends two and a half hours daily in their car. The government says a hundred thousand auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is the number one traffic safety concern.) So what does this have to do with how your car smells while you're driving ...


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Lease verses Buy

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 25th, 2012 10:37am

Lease? Or buy? It's always a tough question for residents in the los angeles area. But here are a few ideas that'll make the choice more clear. Either option gives you a choice of how you might finance your car. If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the car, with maybe an initial down payment, then monthly payments on the balance that pays down the loan principal, and the finance charge. If you lease, you're financing ...


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Are There Blind Spots In Thousand Oaks CA?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 13th, 2012 1:38pm

Everyone in Thousand Oaks CA has blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Jessica Simpson. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Thousand Oaks. First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others... To begin, we can greatly reduce our blind spots by properly adjusting our mirrors to give the widest coverage ...


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What To Do In Case Of An Accident in Los Angeles

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 1st, 2011 10:55am

Screeching tires, crunching metal – it’s an accident! If you’ve ever been in a car accident in Los Angeles, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It’s hard to think straight and know what to do. Let’s review what you should do in case of an accident: When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving the scene of an accident in Thousand Oaks is considered a crime - even ...


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Protecting Your car From Theft In Thousand Oaks CA

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 13th, 2011 12:56pm

Every car in Thousand Oaks CA is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere. The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense Visible and audible devices Immobilizing devices Tracking devices Let's review each of these. First, common sense: ...


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Google Automotive Thought Leader Bonita Stewart and Her Predictions for 2008

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 10th, 2008 9:35pm

Meet Bonita Stewart who is the director of the automotive vertical at Google. Stewart is responsible for leading a national team that develops and manages Google's relationships with automotive marketers. Stewart is part of the vertical markets group at Google which are senior industry specialists who help marketers in specific industries address their unique objectives and challenges. Recently she was interviewed ...


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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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