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Tech and Automobiles: Q's on Cars? AskPatty is featured at Girlphyte.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 6th, 2007 4:56pm

Too embarrassed to hit the dealership. Know that there’s questions to ask, but they elude you? Need or want quality transportation? Or maybe you’ve always had a secret love affair with cars but never found your heart’s desire? Should you go hybrid or vintage? V4, V6 or V8? Does safety turn your crank? Or Just looking for carefree transportation that you can count on? Ask Patty. TECH AND ...


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Ask Patty Articles Show Up On Blogs and News Channels Across U.S.! Week of April 15 through April 21

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 18th, 2007 8:54pm

Wednesday, April 18 "With Common Sense And The Right Products, You Can Keep Your Family's Car Safe From Thieves" Ask Patty is always trying to get you the most up-to-date information on safety and any automotive news possible. We found this great article from LoJack that talks about the best ways to prevent your car from getting stolen or vandalized. Read the complete news article at wnbc.com AutoDealer Monthly ...


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Underneath is Often Overlooked: Check the Vehicle Chassis

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 18th, 2007 1:58pm

Courtesy of AC Delco Preventive maintenance typically implies looking under the vehicle's hood; often, though, it's the chassis underneath the vehicle that's overlooked. According to the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), underperformed vehicle maintenance in the American automotive aftermarket industry is more than $50 billion annually. Brakes, shocks and struts, and chassis ...


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Take Control of Rising Gas Prices: Don't Let Your Money Evaporate

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 30th, 2007 4:11pm

Fight skyrocketing gas prices by taking control of your vehicle's unnecessary fuel consumption, advises the Car Care Council. Consumers can add miles to every gallon they pump by following a few easy and inexpensive maintenance steps with their car, SUV, minivan or pickup truck. "Most motorists don't realize that it's the little things that don't take a lot of time or cost much that can really make ...


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Boston Globe Features Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 29th, 2006 1:41am

  'Bring your hubby back when you're ready to buy' Websites, courses help women battle car ...


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Ask Patty Launches Holiday Fundraiser for United Spinal Association

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 14th, 2006 4:48pm

Ask Patty is supporting the United Spinal Association in an online-based holiday fundraising effort during the month of December. The mission of United Spinal is to provide expertise, create access to resources and strengthen hope, thereby enabling people with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D) to fulfill their potential as active members of their communities. We’ve committed to support the United Spinal ...


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My Family’s Search for "Greener" Wheels

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 8th, 2006 12:55am

Reprinted from DontBeFueled.org In recent years, my family’s commitment to caring for the environment in everyday life has seemed increasingly at odds with its personal transportation needs. There are a lot of us — two adults, four kids, and, until recently, four dogs (now, sadly, only three). Our five-year-old daughter is handicapped and often travels with all kinds of equipment — wheelchairs, walkers, and ...


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Young Women Fight The Odds to Become Automotive Mavens

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 7th, 2006 9:19pm

If someone told you that your high school was filled with students and only 6.6% of those students were female, would you be outraged? Or possibly afraid to attend? Only 66 girls out of 1000 males in a school? Can you imagine how much bra-strap snapping must be going on? Well at Automotive High School in New York City is a public high school in Brooklyn devoted to training New York City’s youth to work on cars. The ...


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Live From The L.A. Auto Show: VW Tiguan Growls Into The Spotlight

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 7th, 2006 7:01pm

Just look at it. Doesn’t look like a Tiger? Well, maybe it’s a combination of the name “Tiguan” and the orange and black color scheme, but we still think it has cat-like qualities to it. I have a feeling this one doesn’t just sit around and purr. The new Tiguan concept is super fun to look at and extra nice inside. The orange accents in the tire that match the paint scheme is a riot and we ...


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Ask Patty Gift Garage: Week Four

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 7th, 2006 5:37pm

We interrupt your regularly scheduled blogs for this regularly scheduled Gift Garage! We have rounded up some even cuter (yes, yes, it’s possible) gifts that are all car and truck related! Who would have thought there were so many great automotive gifts! It’s proof positive that women are again ruling the world, one car and truck at a time. Starting us off is this great looking and wonderfully functional ...


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