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AutoInc Magazine - She’s Always in Motion! Using video in your social media marketing to women January 8, 2020 by Jody DeVere

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 20th, 2020 12:00am

2019 was a year of explosive growth of video on social media – visual content is king, and if your visual content isn’t moving, it should be. Views of branded video content have increased by 258% on Facebook and by 99% on YouTube. As we know, women are very active on social media, making up the majority of Facebook and Instagram users, and women use other platforms like Twitter and YouTube differently from men – men ...


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Automotive News - Fixed Ops Journal: Underrepresentation of women contributes to dealerships' tech shortage

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 20th, 2020 12:00am

12/15/19  by Rick Popely About half the customers who take their vehicles to franchised dealerships for service are women, but their odds of being greeted by a female service adviser are only 1 in 5. The chances that a female technician will work on their car or truck are far slimmer — a little better than 1 in 100. Most dealers are scrambling just to find men to work as techs, let alone women. But they may be missing ...


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International Women's Day 2019

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 8th, 2019 4:00am

International Women's Day 2019 International Women’s Day is a global day of recognition that celebrates all the achievements of women – social, political, scientific, and beyond  – while striving for gender equality. International Women's Day has been observed since the early 20th century, and is now internationally recognized every year on March 8, as a part of Women's History Month. While it does have its roots in the socialist ...


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December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 7th, 2018 8:00am

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month Every day, millions of people use America's roadways to drive to and from work, school, and social events. Every day, millions of Americans depend on these roadways being safe so they may arrive at their destination. Every day, lives are needlessly lost and irreparably altered by crashes involving drugs or alcohol.  Tragically, in 2017, more than 10,000 people died in alcohol-related crashes in the United States, ...


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Do You Have Alignment Know-How? Ask the Alignment Maven, Ms. QuickTrick

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 8th, 2018 8:00am

Do You Have Alignment Know-How? Ask the Alignment Maven, Ms. QuickTrick Winter is a-coming! Not to mention the historic storms and fires from East to West coast. Rough roads, cooler temperatures, ice and snow. These all can negatively influence your tires and therefore alignment. So, here are the top 5 things to let you know you may need an alignment, followed by the top 5 things to be wary of when having an alignment done. How do you know? Handling – If your vehicle is drifting left or right, ...


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2019 Ford Ranger - Will it Win with Women?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 5th, 2018 1:00pm

2019 Ford Ranger - Will it Win with Women?     Ford recently revealed the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger for North America during the Detroit Auto Show, bringing midsize truck fans a new choice from America’s truck sales leader – one that’s engineered Built Ford Tough and packed with driver-assist technologies to make driving easier whether on- or off-road. It is well known 45% of all light trucks and SUVs are purchased by women. I am very ...


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Highlight Reel from the 2017 Rebelle Rally

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 26th, 2017 5:00am

Highlight Reel from the 2017 Rebelle Rally Watch the rally come to life as 72 women travel through breathtaking landscapes, subzero temperatures, and a lifetime of challenges and opportunities crammed into one epic week. No GPS. No cell phones or laptops. Just two women and a map taking on the world. This is the 2017 Rebelle Rally presented by Hoehn Adventures. "The most rewarding thing I had people say, is that your life will never be the same. And these are coming from ...


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The Rebelle Rally Kicks Off October 12

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 10th, 2017 5:00am

The Rebelle Rally Kicks Off October 12 It's time once again to kick off the first ever women's off-road navigation road rally in the US - it's the Rebelle Rally, and AskPatty is there! Combining the love of driving with the challenges of navigation out in the open landscape, the Rebelle Rally is a 7-day test of driving and navigational skill.  This is a race not of speed, but a demanding and unique challenge based on headings, hidden checkpoints, and ...


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AskPatty On the List of 100 Best Car Blogs of 2017!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 6th, 2017 8:00am

AskPatty On the List of 100 Best Car Blogs of 2017! Washos, an auto detailing website, has named its 100 Best Car Blogs of 2017, and the blog here at Ask Patty made the list!  The AskPatty.com website and blog is privileged to share this honor with some well known names such as the BMW Blog, the VW Vortex, Bimmerpost, and many other common names in the world of automotive blogging.   Our mission has always been to provide women with a reliable resource for automotive ...


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An Epic Rebelle Rally Off-Road Field Test of a Stock BMW CUV

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 3rd, 2017 6:00am

An Epic Rebelle Rally Off-Road Field Test of a Stock BMW CUV The past year and a half has been an epic adventure. Outside of launching the Rebelle Rally, working to promote it, raise awareness, build the format and checkpoint concepts, researching the best support technology, map planning, and assembling a large and incredible team….there was the development of the backbone of the Rebelle – the course. Sleepless nights, several hundred hours on the trails, back roads, and dunes, ...


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