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See For Yourself! Motorability Island on Google Video

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 31st, 2008 6:56pm

Cick below to watch this cool google video that demonstrates what the culture is like at the United Spinal Motorability sim in Second Life: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5259512436868201278&hl=en Motorability Island in SecondLife is a vast, seven-sim complex designed specifically to promote United Spinal Association in Second Life, via the Education Center and other builds dotted around the ...


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Virgin Atlantic Joins Project Driveway, Using Chevrolet Equinox Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles To Transport VIP Passengers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 31st, 2008 6:54pm

In the current market, the public's perception of greening the environment is key. Virgin Atlantic Airways, Ltd. has jumped into the eco-friendly game with its announcement it will use Chevrolet Equinox hydrogen fuel cell vehicles for its "complimentary ground transfer service for upper class passengers" for planes landing at Los Angeles International Airport. The announcement was made by Virgin Atlantic ...


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Traveling in the Family Way: 2008 Honda Pilot

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 27th, 2008 6:52pm

Honda's Symphony of Organization Counters a Cacophony of Chaos It doesn't matter whether the kids are five, ten, or 15 years old; if you put more than two of them together in any sedan for more than just a few minutes be prepared for the discordance of sibling complaints: an anything-but-pleasant opera highlighted by the all-too-familiar chorus of "Moooom, he touched me!" This cacophony of whining and ...


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Focus on the Music for a Chance to Win Free Gas and iTunes

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 26th, 2008 1:00am

Two Girls Hit the Road in their Sync-Equipped Ford in Search of Fun and Music In today's high-tech internet-enabled society, creativity is revealed and rewarded in numerous ways. Take, for instance, Kim and Seana, two girls who have undertaken a nationwide adventure to find fame and fortune. Kim is a singer/songwriter who dreams of hitting it big. Her friend Seana also dabbles in the singing/playing part. And ...


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Winter Tire Safety Tips

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 25th, 2008 10:21pm

Winter brings many challenges for your car each year, but perhaps the most nerve-wracking is the hazardous driving conditions you'll have to face. Even though the groundhog has already seen its shadow, it's not too late to consider switching your all-season tires to winter ones for increased safety and peace of mind. Rubber compounds in tires are made to perform in specific temperatures: summer tires are very ...


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Heads-up on Hypermiling

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 25th, 2008 10:19pm

Have you heard of "Hypermiling"? Hypermiling is a method of driving your car in a manner that maximizes mileage, and it can be done in any vehicle regardless of whether it has a hybrid or traditional gasoline powerplant. Hypermiling has become a popular technique among drivers worldwide, especially as concerns over increasing gas prices and environmental issues heighten. Wikipedia says the term ...


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2008 Geneva Motor Show Debut: Maserati GranTurismo S

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 24th, 2008 10:17pm

According to Maserati, its beautiful Quattroporte now commands more than a third of the $100K-plus sedan segment. If you’re not into the Maserati sedan, how would you like to have one of these gorgeous coupes in your garage? A year after it unveiled the GranTurismo, the Italian manufacturer will return to the Geneva International Motorshow with another world premiere: the GranTurismo S, which Maserati promises ...


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Toyota's Cleaner Greener Auto Show

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 24th, 2008 10:16pm

A recent Toyota advertising campaign touts their "zero emissions vision" and acknowledges the company's drive towards zero waste in all of their plants. In fact, in the spring of 2003 Toyota's Huntsville, Alabama, plant became the first of eight Toyota plants in the United States that are "zero landfill producing" facilities. To achieve this claim, the company has reduced raw material ...


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Top Tips to Help You Sell Your Car Yourself...

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 21st, 2008 3:41pm

Yes it is true; selling your car yourself will get you the most money in your pocket. But, realize that it can take several weeks or months to sell a car. So don't be discouraged if you don't get any inquiries right away. Don't worry about putting any repair work into the vehicle. You will never recoup the money. Just be honest about what it needs to the next owner. Most people who are purchasing a used ...


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Remembering the DeLorean Motor Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 20th, 2008 3:38pm

I had been shopping at the local Fry's Computer store recently, buying a new flat screen computer monitor and various other supplies to assist running some of the day-to-day tasks at AskPatty.com. I was walking through the parking lot on my way back to my car when I saw something very rare parked among the vehicles there. It was a gorgeous DeLorean sportscar, in perfect condition. Its stainless steel body was ...


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