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Wall Street Journal Watches Top 50 Executive Women

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 19th, 2007 7:00pm

Michelle Krebs, veteran automotive-industry authority, is part of the Edmunds.com team, providing news and commentary. In a recent blog post at the Edmunds Auto Observer, Michelle commented on the Wall Street Journal's recent "2007 50 Women to Watch" List. According to the Wall Street Journal, "While the number of women in top executive jobs has barely increased, the pipeline is filled with female ...


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What is the Best Car for Your Sign?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 19th, 2007 7:00pm

Whether you're on a budget, comfortable, or fully loaded, here are the cars and trucks that reflect your astrological personality! Aries Aries loves the thrill of speed, and with Mars as your ruling planet, you have a special affinity for the color red. Yours is the sign of the Ram, which certainly fits your bold, impulsive nature! Keeping those qualities in mind, if you're... Fully loaded: Go for a red ...


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Hands-free Holiday Shopping at Amazon.com - While Driving?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 18th, 2007 7:00pm

Get this. I'm driving to an appointment, when I get an idea for a holiday gift. Of course, because I'm in my car, you might think there's not much I can do.... Guess again! A new partnership between Jott.com and Amazon.com allows for verbal on-the-fly requests for products, reviews, and prices - with results delivered directly to your email inbox. I love Jott. I've been a member since the summer, ...


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Woman's Review: 2008 Dodge Avenger R/T AWD

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 18th, 2007 11:00am

It's a rare occasion when I find myself excited about a car before it hits the showroom floor. Normally, a redesigned vehicle takes months (or sometimes years) to appeal to me. Not so with the 2008 Dodge Avenger R/T AWD. From the moment I saw the first spy photos, I was sold on this car. Would that alone be enough to convince me that this vehicle is a worthy contender in my battle to find the ideal family ...


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All I Want for Christmas is a Brand-New Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 18th, 2007 10:00am

All I Want for Christmas is a Brand-New Car All I want for Christmas is a brand new car...a brand new car ...a brand new car-Ohhhhh! I am now Grandmother to six beautiful grandchildren ages eight to newborn, two new grandbabies blessed my family just in 2007, a girl Quincy Brielle and a boy Benjamin Xavier! Christmas this year is going to be all about the grand kids and I can't wait to see their cherub faces as they bake and decorate cookies Christmas Eve, open Christmas ...


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Drunk Driver Kiefer Sutherland Goes to Jail for 48 Days

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 17th, 2007 7:00pm

There wasn't a counter-terrorist agent powerful enough or a White House operative with enough strings to pull Kiefer Sutherland out of jail after he was recently sentenced to serve 48 days in jail for his second drunken-driving arrest in three years. Kiefer immediately reported to a lockup in Glendale City Jail, saying "I'm very disappointed in myself for the poor judgment I exhibited recently, and ...


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Do U Txt Whl Drvng?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 14th, 2007 5:05am

A competition recently hosted by Nuance Communications, Inc. showed that voice commands reduce the risk of driver distractions caused by the use of mobile devices in cars. "The Amazing Race: Distracted Driving" competition took place at Conversations Mobile, a premier speech event for the mobile communications industry held in Boca Raton, Florida. Contestants equipped with a traditional cell phone competed ...


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Tests Show All-Season Tires Inadequate For Winter Driving

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 11th, 2007 4:54am

Millions of drivers riding on All-Season tires will be unprepared for winter this year, say experts at The Tire Rack. Government statistics show some 70 percent of winter injuries and deaths related to snow and ice occur in automobiles. Even with All-Season tires and electronic driver's aids, most vehicles are not fully equipped to keep a good grip on the road in winter driving conditions. Tests conducted at The ...


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Patty Streeter Featured in Metaversed Metanomics Machinima Series in Second Life

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 8th, 2007 12:01am

Metaversed Metanomics recently featured Jody DeVere, our very own President of AskPatty.com, in her Second Life alter-ego of Patty Streeter, speaking about AskPatty’s entry into the virtual world. Jody/Patty gives insights into her innovative business model, showing a machinima clip of our Female-Friendly program in action, and discussing the experience of buying a car from a woman's perspective. Anyone can ...


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Ice And Snow Can Bring Driving Woes But Prestone Offers Tips, Tools, And Safe Driving Rules

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 6th, 2007 5:53pm

Though white winter wonderlands are beautiful to see, they often bring the blues with them. Bone chilling temperatures, snow storms, and icy roadways are just a few seasonal characteristics that cause some people to consider relocating to a warmer climate. While there's not much that can be done to help those who despise winter, the hassle of preparing your vehicle for the season can be a lot easier thanks to ...


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