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DeCARate Your Vehicle This Holiday Season

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 7th, 2020 1:00am

DeCARate Your Vehicle This Holiday Season Deck your cars with lights and holly – falalalala lalalala! The holiday season is upon us, so you’ve likely already hung your Christmas tree ornaments or dusted off the menorah. Sure, your halls are decorated and festive, but what about your car? We’re all trying to concoct new ways to spend the holidays this year, so why not let your merry spirit shine bright while in transit? DeCARating isn’t as difficult as ...


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Remarkable Results Radio - Jody DeVere – Biases In The Automotive Industry Toward Women

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 21st, 2020 12:00pm

FTR 009: Jody DeVere – Biases In The Automotive Industry Toward Women 09/03/2018 Listen Here Jody DeVere, CEO of Ask Patty.com works with automotive retail locations to become Certified Female Friendly, learning how to create a culture and experience that attracts and retains loyal women customers. Jody DeVere is an internationally recognized speaker, trainer, often quoted industry pundit and spokesperson for the automotive ...


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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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6 Reasons Why Diesel Engines Are Better for the Environment

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 1st, 2018 8:00am

6 Reasons Why Diesel Engines Are Better for the Environment When discussing the automotive industry, diesel has long had a negative image. Many people hear the words "diesel engine" and automatically have visions of loud clattering noises and belching clouds of blueish-black smoke depositing a layer of soot on everything nearby. Most of this is based on a consumer's limited knowledge of the transport trucks chugging along the highways and interstates. Even among those who are not ...


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Make a Resolution You'll Actually Keep in 2017 - and Don't Forget Your Car!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 2nd, 2017 8:00am

Make a Resolution You'll Actually Keep in 2017 - and Don't Forget Your Car! If you're like almost half of all adults, you have a New Year's resolution - however, once the ball drops and the fireworks are all shot, our commitment to our resolutions seems to waver a little. A week into the new year, just 77 percent of us are still holding to our promises, and after six months, that number drops to just 40 percent, according to University of Pennsylvania research.   This new year, we invite you to ...


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Ford Helps Honeybees in Rouge Plant Orchard

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 16th, 2016 6:00am

Ford Helps Honeybees in Rouge Plant Orchard Honeybees have been on the decline in the United States for more than three decades due to colony collapse disorder, parasites, pests, pathogens, poor nutrition, and pesticides. Meanwhile, the Ford Rouge Complex in Dearborn -- in addition to employing thousands of factory workers -- is also home to 80,000 honeybees, thanks to Mary Mason and the company’s wildlife habitat strategy, which in the last 15 years has brought nature ...


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10 Most Efficient Cars You've Ever Driven - The Street

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 11th, 2016 7:28am

While the EPA does its best to get realistic estimates of vehicle fuel economy, it occasionally needs drivers like you to tell it which cars have the best mileage. ... Read More!


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10 Average Automobiles With Absolutely Awful Gas Mileage

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 13th, 2015 9:34am

“There are two different kinds of drivers out there: the ones who love the environment and brag about their fuel economy, and the ones who love performance and brag about their horsepower,” says Brandy Schaffels, automotive industry analyst and chief editor of automotive site AskPatty.com. “Sadly, you can't get both in the same car, and sometimes consumers have to choose whether their wallet or their exhaust note ...


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AskPatty Welcomes ASE Blue Seal Shops to its Certified Female Friendly Location Search

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 4th, 2014 1:00am

AskPatty.com, Inc., a company that aims to provide a web resource for women to get reliable car advice and find female friendly automotive professionals, has today announced the addition of the nearly 1,500 automotive repair shops who have attained the ASE Blue Seal recognition to their listing page. These shops will now show in addition to the already numerous network of AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly locations ...


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Chevrolet Launches Sonic 89 feet -- in Reverse!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 17th, 2014 1:30pm

Who would have thought you could send a Chevrolet Sonic off a ramp more than 89 feet, and then drive it away after landing? It’s even more surprising to hear that the car was actually launched IN REVERSE! The 89-foot, 3.25-inch reverse ramp jump set a Guinness World Record before spectators on Thursday, February 13, 2014, at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California. It’s the second record for the Sonic subcompact, ...


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