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Car Sales and Politics - A Perfect Combination for Election Day

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 4th, 2008 7:58pm

In the final hours of Election Day, the candidates are battling for every vote. U.S. News and World Report says  "They might be able to save some time by checking out the kind of cars voters are driving...what people drive tends to show how they vote."  For example, pickup truck drivers are 3.5 times more likely to be Republicans than Democrats. What does your car say about your own political preferences?Regardless of whether ...


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How much for that sticker in the window?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 5th, 2008 6:25am

There's one of them in the window of every car on the lot. It's the law! They're the tools of both car buyers and automotive journalists, and even if you might take those lowly window stickers for granted when you're out shopping for a new car , did you know they have a name? It has been 50 years since our government passed legislation requiring all American dealers to attach these labels to every new car listing ...


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Shopping for a 'Green Car'?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 16th, 2008 6:51pm

Green-minded Los Angeles shoppers searching for an eco-friendly vehicle can save time - and gas - simply by browsing the convenient inventory of cars in San Fernando Valley's Galpin Motors Network. Thanks to a collection of earth-friendly dealerships representing Ford, Honda, Mercury, Mazda, and Saturn, Galpin offers a complete assortment of high-efficiency, low-emissions vehicle choices, from sporty coupes ...


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12 Steps to Getting Better Gas Mileage!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 26th, 2008 9:55am

There are a number of things you can do to ease the money coming out of your wallet to pay for gasoline to power your car. The easiest and most effective way to save money on gas is to park it. Hide the keys from yourself and walk or ride a bike. If you need to go a greater distance try carpooling. This will cut your fuel costs in half and you don’t have the expense of maintaining a car. If you live in a larger ...


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What You Should Look For On A Test Drive

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 29th, 2007 2:23am

So you've done all the research and you know what type of car you want or maybe even the exact model, but you haven't tried it out. Don't you dare pluck down that cash before you take a test drive! Ask Patty has put together some tips for you to take with you to the car lot. Jot down these questions or print them out and make sure you skim through them before driving off into the sunset. Make sure to check ...


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Ask Patty takes a bite out of the Big Apple at the New York Auto Show

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 2nd, 2007 9:59pm

Ask Patty takes a bite out of the Big Apple at the New York Auto Show The New York Auto Show opens to the Media on Wednesday, and thanks to our host General Motors, I will be there on behalf of Ask Patty to blog on all the new production models and fun concept cars. I'm looking forward to getting a sneak peek at all the vehicles to be unveiled at the international show, meeting some of the people behind the scenes of car ...


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Woman Car Buyer Speaks!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 6th, 2006 8:49pm

This weekend I went car shopping and experienced the quintessential difference between what is an good car sales person and a poor one - on the same lot within 5 minutes. I've already decided that I'll be going back to Toyota after a 10 year fling with GM; at 100,000 miles my Grand Am is breaking down with new ailments each week. The Corolla I had prior to that, however, went for 135,000 with not a hint of ...


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Ask Patty on The Auto Writer Blog

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 9th, 2006 5:30pm

AskPatty.com Inc. Becomes the Automotive Expert on WomenCorp Okay, ladies…here is the service you need to help you with your car shopping experience: New York, NY (PRWEB) October 2, 2006 –- Ask Patty.com Inc. announced their partnership with WomenCorp.org, as the featured expert in WomenCorp’s Automotive Expert Corner, which can be found ...


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