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More Tips for Female-Friendly Customer Service - Mudlick Mail's Greg Sands Speaks Out - Tire Review

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 22nd, 2011 4:25pm

Is your shop clean and inviting? Is speed of service a priority? Are your service and salespeople attentive and personable?  If you answered no to any of those questions, you might be alienating at least half of your customer base. ... Read More!


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Patricia J. Roberts, formerly of GM Women's Retail Initiatives, Joins AskPatty.com as Director of Business Development

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 9th, 2009 7:13pm

Patricia J. Roberts formerly of GM Women's Retail Initiatives Joins AskPatty.com as Director of Business Development and serves on automotive advisory panel of industry-expert womenThousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) September 9, 2009 -- Patricia J. Roberts has joined AskPatty.Com, Inc. as the Director of Business Development. In her newly created role, she is responsible for working strategically with automotive retailers to assist them in ...


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AskPatty.com Offers Free Car Advice to Women Car Buyers - Four New Women Experts Join Advisory Panel

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 18th, 2008 2:14pm

Four New Leading Automotive Women Join AskPatty.com Panel of Experts with Georgia Brown Director of Education- National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA)   Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2008 -- AskPatty.com, Inc., announced today that four top automotive industry women will join the automotive advisory panel of industry-expert women. The Ask Patty website at www.askpatty.com, provides a safe ...


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AskPatty case study in on 'The She Spot: Why Women Are the Market for Changing the World -- And How to Reach Them'

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 18th, 2008 5:57pm

June 18, 2008How will Barack Obama ensure he wins the coveted women's vote this election? How can activists, politicians, and cause organizations effectively tap the female market to help stop global warming, end the war in Iraq, raise money for the PTA or fight childhood obesity?In the new book "The She Spot: Why Women Are the Market for Changing the World -- And How to Reach Them," Lisa Witter and Lisa Chen show politicians, ...


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Discussing Ford's Blueprint for Sustainability

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 10th, 2008 9:39pm

Ford used the Detroit Auto Show to debut its plan for energy security by releasing information about its new EcoBoost engine technology, which begins with a direct-gasoline-injected, turbocharged V-6 engine to reduce weight and increase fuel efficiency. I was extremely fortunate to be invited to represent AskPatty at a dinner with Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford and other select journalists to discuss Ford's ...


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GPS For A Directionally Challenged Woman Driver

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 7th, 2008 9:34pm

I navigate by landmark, so directions can be very challenging. Landmarks work well when you are already familiar with a place. The bank is right next to the big old city hall that is painted yellow and I can see its big dome from afar. The entrance is right down the road that passes the front of city hall, flanked by two tall, distinctive-looking redwood trees. As I cruise around neighborhoods I know, familiar ...


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Explorer America Concept Presents Ford's Sustainable Strategy

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 3rd, 2008 1:52pm

To help explain its vehicle sustainability strategy, Ford created the Explorer America concept for the 2008 North American International Auto Show. The Ford Explorer America concept showcases a new kind of utility for the vehicle customers have known and loved for years: even better fuel efficiency. "Customers are smart. They value vehicles - the more efficient, the better," said Jim Farley, Ford group ...


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Ford Ecoboost Engine Technology Promises Up To 20 Percent Better Fuel Economy

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 15th, 2008 4:44pm

This week at the North American International Auto Show, Ford Motor Company is introducing a new engine technology called EcoBoost that will deliver up to 20 percent better fuel economy on half a million Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles annually in North America during the next five years. This technology introduces a fuel-efficient engine platform that doesn't require plugging in or special fuels to ...


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AskPatty President Jody DeVere Appointed to United Spinal Association Board of Directors

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 3rd, 2008 10:16pm

AskPatty President Jody DeVere Appointed to United Spinal Association Board of Directors AskPatty's very own President, Jody DeVere was appointed United Spinal Association's Board of Directors at its December 2007 meeting. Ms. DeVere already chairs the United Spinal Association Motorsports Committee, which encourages people with disabilities, including persons who use adaptive automotive equipment, to participate in ...


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Ask Patty Appears in Orange County Register

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 3rd, 2007 3:48pm

Women in the driver's seat Online car sales growing in popularity. By LOIS EVEZICH STAFF WRITER   LAGUNA NIGUEL Darwin Bicknell, Internet director for South Coast Toyota in Costa Mesa, believes that women buying cars should get the same respect that men do. He trains his team to avoid questions like, "Where's your husband," or "We'll wait until your husband ...


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