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Miranda Throckmorton -- Racer, High-School Sophomore

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 11th, 2007 1:39pm

Miranda Throckmorton is a 15-year-old high school student but she is not your typical teenager. The Indiana native has been racing since she was 4-1/2-years-old when she began running ¼ midgets. In addition to her studies at Avalon High School just outside of Indianapolis, Miranda works out four times a week with PitFit Training as well as being responsible for all the maintenance and upkeep for her racecars; ...


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Women in Motorsports Blog Carnival November 1, 2007

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 1st, 2007 10:10pm

It's that time of the week again! Time to take a spin around the wide world of motorsports and see what some of our favorite fun and fearless females are up to! AskPatty.com has all the news. Today, seven women race regularly in the NHRA's top classes. But Peggy Llewellyn’s success in the sport is viewed as another barrier broken because she is the first African-American woman to win. "It ...


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AskPatty at 'Women in the Driver's Seat: An Automotive Career Forum for Women'

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 31st, 2007 3:29am

Join City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn and AskPatty.com's Jody DeVere for a Discussion on Careers in the Auto Industry; Plus Enjoy a Morning of Informative Safety Workshops and Special Events Saturday, November 3, 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM To break down stereotype and encourage women entering, or re-entering, the workforce to look at careers in the retail automotive industry, the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association ...


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The Eyes of Your Automobile

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2007 9:01am

Are your headlights aimed correctly? According to the National Safety Council, the number of traffic deaths is three times greater at night than during the day. Since 90 percent of a driver's reaction depends on visibility, it is extremely important that your headlights are aimed correctly, are clean and are working. If other drivers are flashing their lights at you, it could be a sign that your headlights are ...


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Mercedes-Benz of Sacramento becomes a female friendly dealer certified by AskPatty.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 26th, 2007 3:41am

"When it comes to the purchase of new vehicles, women are in the driver's seat -- both as buyers and influencers." says James Crowley, General Manager of Mercedes-Benz of Sacramento, California. That's where our dealership's Mission Statement and AskPatty.com certification come in. The Mercedes-Benz of Sacramento dealership lives by its mission statement that: "Our culture guarantees a world class ...


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AskPatty.com at Lipsticking.com -- 'Meet the Real Queens of Marketing To Women Online'

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 26th, 2007 3:35am

If you want to know how to get to women online, you need look no further than Ask Patty! and Road and Travel. These are two sites founded by women out to make a difference. In a recent NY Times article, "Candid Talk for Women (Men Allowed, Too)" Mickey Meece writes, "While the sites differ, they share a vision of consumers in need -- many of them." He also notes that, "The sites are part reader service, ...


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The 3 Steps You MUST Take to Ensure you Purchase A Great Used Car and NOT a Lemon!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 23rd, 2007 2:01pm

      Step 1: Do Your Homework. Know what you’re looking for before you even pick up a paper, turn on the computer or step foot onto a car lot. Know what your budget is, how you’re going to pay for the vehicle and research the safety and reliability of various makes and models to figure out what you want. Step 2: The Preliminary Inspection. It’s imperative that ...


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Taking the Scare Out of Driving on Halloween

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 22nd, 2007 11:32pm

Driving on Halloween can be frightening for motorists, especially when little “ghouls” and “goblins” – out after dark and full of excitement – forget road safety rules or wear costumes or masks that limit their vision. To help ensure safety on a night reserved for fun, the Car Care Council reminds motorists to drive slowly, be extra careful when entering or exiting driveways ...


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Ask Patty.com Partners with AWARE on Auto Financing Initiative

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 22nd, 2007 7:09pm

Ask Patty.com has partnered with AWARE (Americans Well-informed on Automobile Retailing Economics) to educate consumers about the auto financing process and offer tips and resources to help consumers make financing choices that match their needs and circumstances. Ask Patty.com, which is now an AWARE education ally, gives the auto finance education organization a unique opportunity to have its materials and information featured on ...


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Podcast: Ever think about a career in the automotive industry? Grace Appleton of JMsolutions Tells All!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 18th, 2007 4:39pm

Grace Appleton of JMsolutions shares her incredible and meteoric rise to success as a woman working in the automotive industry. Grace will both inspire and surprise you with her amazing story and perhaps motivate you to investigate a career opportunity for yourself in the automotive industry. Click here to listen to the podcast now! Grace Appleton is Director/General Manager, Wholesale Solutions at JMsolutions. ...


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