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Safety Solutions for The Blind-Sided Driver

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 21st, 2008 6:13pm

Everybody knows there are blind spots around the vehicle where the driver can not see; unfortunately, many people don't realize how big the blind spot behind their vehicle actually is. Did you know that rear blind spots can stretch as far as 75 feet behind some larger vehicles, or that as many as 20 young children could be standing behind the average SUV and still be invisible to a driver's rearview mirrors? ...


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Ask Patty Around the World Blog Carnival -- November 6, 2007

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 7th, 2007 8:02am

Gobble, Gobble! It's November, which means pumpkin pie and cranberry sauce feasts are just around the corner. While you're waiting for the Turkey, why not relax with the AskPatty blog carnival? Time to get revved up! Ridemakerz is opening a new shop in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Ridemakerz offers kids of every age the opportunity to tune and "trick out" their very own ride. Sounds like the perfect ...


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Ask Patty Around the World Blog Carnival: October 30, 2007

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2007 10:51pm

It's almost time for Halloween trick or treating! This week's carnival treat is an assortment of news from SEMA. What the heck is the SEMA Show? Produced by the Specialty Equipment Market Association, the SEMA Show is the world's premier automotive aftermarket accessories event. This trade-only event serves the $36.7 billion automotive aftermarket industry, which allows drivers to personalize and enhance ...


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Just in Time For SEMA: Car Restoration Tips for Women

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 29th, 2007 1:09pm

Whenever someone decides to take the initiative to restore a car, it requires a serious commitment. I have seen too many people begin work and never finish. The successful car restorer chooses a car that fits his/her personality and budget, and follows the job through to the end. One must have a love for the process as well as the product, or the project will be rushed and end up to be worthless. I learned this ...


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Original Equipment Manufacturer Mobility Reimbursement Programs and Mobility Vehicle Conversions

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 10th, 2007 9:35am

Most new vehicle manufacturers offer some level of reimbursement rebate to help fund a portion of mobility enhancements completed on new vehicles. We've compiled a list of programs offered by many of the leading manufacturers for modifications made to their vehicles. Keep in mind there are many variables involved in obtaining aftermarket mobility equipment for vehicles. We suggest you request a copy of ...


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SEMA Webinar with Jody DeVere from Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 11th, 2006 12:40am

SEMA eNews, Vol. 9, No. 44 – November 9, 2006 NEXT SEMA WEBINAR: TIPS AND SECRETS TO SUCCESSFULLY MARKET TO WOMEN CONSUMERS From truck accessories to hot rod parts and even restyling products, women are purchasing a greater number of automotive specialty equipment products. Manufacturers, WDs, retailers and other SEMA members are invited to discover how simple changes in print advertising, distribution ...


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SEMA Ladies Step It Up!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 5th, 2006 2:26pm

Your faithful Ask Patty gals spent a few days at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) conference this past week in Las Vegas. Instead of what we did staying in Vegas, we decided to share it with all of you motor mavens! SEMA brings together all of the companies and individuals involved in the automotive industry, including aftermarket products and original equipment manufacturers. We were busy ladies with the ...


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