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Green Means GO!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 19th, 2019 4:00am

Green Means GO! In April, as winter comes to an end, it is time to get your car ready for spring driving and summer road trips! April is National Car Care Month, which reminds you to take car of any issues that may have occurred or been ignored during winter - plus, April 22 is Earth Day, reminding us all to take care to observe good Green driving practices, saving fuel, saving money, and being a little nicer to our planet, too. Have you checked ...


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Why Do We Need Biofuels?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 23rd, 2018 5:00am

Why Do We Need Biofuels? In addition to being major producers of pollutants, fossil fuels are just plain unsustainable - eventually, we will run out of them.  Most of us know this, and scientists have for years been seeking viable sources of renewable energy, as most of you know.  Electric and hybrid vehicles are more popular than ever, and all kinds of car manufacturers are now producing these fuel efficient vehicles, with even Lamborghini getting ...


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On This Morning's Events...

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 11th, 2011 7:40am

Ask Patty has employees and clients across North America, including Hawaii and Alaska.  This morning our hearts are with all of those who were affected by, or will yet be affected by the earthquake and tsunami this morning.  Watch this space for updates today.


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Check Your Tires For Proper Inflation To Be Safe, Save Gas, Save Money, And Help The Environment

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 19th, 2008 10:11pm

During April "Earth Month," the Automobile Club reminded us that motorists can do their part not just on Earth Day but all throughout the year to help the environment, save gas, and be safe with one simple action: checking their vehicle's tire pressure. Properly inflated tires improve vehicle safety while reducing emissions and gas usage, says the Auto Club. The Auto Club, the Rubber Manufacturers ...


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Pros and Cons of Hybrid Vehicles

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 19th, 2008 10:06pm

Now that gas prices are hovering around $4 a gallon, many drivers are becoming more aware of their need to cut their gas costs. And with April being "Earth Month", we've recently been bombarded by messages telling us to make greener choices to help save our planet. Many people combine these messages and believe that their best automotive choice to accomplish both these goals is to drive a hybrid vehicle, ...


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Top Tips to Improve Your Vehicle's Fuel Economy

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 5th, 2008 5:39pm

I remember how shocking it was the first time I saw Los Angeles-area gas stations advertising prices at $3 per gallon--this was about a year ago, in May 2007. And recently, barely eleven months later, I drove past a station at which the price for their premium fuel was over $4!! (The photos associated with this article were taken April 10, at several stations in the San Fernando Valley.) At AskPatty.com, we recognize ...


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AutoTrader Publishing Expands Publication of AutoTrader Green

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 2nd, 2008 5:33pm

Rising gasoline prices and concerns for the environment are generating unprecedented, nationwide consumer demand for fuel-efficient vehicles. Whether hybrid technology (gasoline and electric), flex fuel (ethanol), clean-burning diesel or smaller gasoline engines, fuel-efficient vehicles are becoming a highly sought after segment of every dealer's inventory. As a result of this increased earth-friendly demand, ...


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AskPatty in the News, April 16 through 30, 2008

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 30th, 2008 8:45am

April 24, 2008 AskPatty at Today.com: "Tips To Get Better Mileage From Your Hybrid Car" During Earth month and every day of the year we know you want to stretch your fuel to get the most out of every purchase. We found a fun collection of money-saving tips and advice at Shell.com and thought to share a few of them with our AskPatty readers. Read the complete "Tips To Get Better Mileage From Your Hybrid ...


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Washing Your Car the Green Way

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 22nd, 2008 6:11pm

Have you ever thought about how much water you use when you wash your car? If you could find an environmentally-friendly way to wash your car and save water, would you try it? Enter the Green Earth Waterless Car Wash. According to their web site, a typical car wash uses 20 - 45 gallons of water per car. If you wash your car at home, you can use up to 140 gallons! For areas with a limited water supply, that’s a lot ...


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Road & Travel Announces 2008 International Car of the Year and Earth Angel Award Winners

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 18th, 2008 1:26pm

Road & Travel Magazine (RTM) announced the 12th Annual International Car of the Year Awards (ICOTY) winners at a black-tie ceremony on Saturday, January 12. Held at the all-new MGM Grand Detroit, more than 700 industry leaders and media gathered on the eve of press week of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) to watch a jury of nationally renowned automotive journalists award the award-winning vehicles ...


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