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2011's Hottest Mobile Device: Your Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 26th, 2011 9:12pm

We all want for our time in the driver's seat to be distraction-free - or at least I hope we all do - but the internet and mobile phones seem determined to keep us connected even while we're in transit, and That’s why companies including OnStar, GM, Ford, and Mercedes-Benz are promoting new technologies that link drivers’ smartphones to their vehicles.


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Women & The Economy Transformers: Women And The Automotive Industry

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 25th, 2010 6:33pm

"The auto industry today is in trouble, and automakers are struggling so hard," says Jody DeVere, president and CEO of Ask Patty, a site staffed by women car experts who advise other women on car purchases and service.http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20100521/women-auto-industry-100521/20100521?s_name=Autos


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Ask Patty and Jody DeVere Featured in Forbes Woman

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 24th, 2010 5:00pm

Women buy 52% of all new cars and influence more than 85% of car sales. So why aren't the car dealerships paying attention? http://www.forbes.com/2010/05/18/women-auto-industry-influence-forbes-woman-leadership-car-dealers.html


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Lori Johnson, AskPatty Expert Woman featured in Forbes!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 11th, 2009 12:33am

How To Make Your Old Car Seem New Read the complete article by Hannah Elliott at Forbes Magazine. Trying to eke out a couple more years from your vehicle? Here are 10 ways to avoid having to buy a new one. Lori Johnson drives the same vehicle she bought 21 years ago--a black 1988 Toyota pickup. Her friends can't believe its pristine condition, she says. And in this economy, they are more than a little jealous that she finished ...


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AskPatty's Jody DeVere Highlighted in Forbes Auto 'Most Influential Women in the Auto Industry'

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 29th, 2008 6:40pm

read the complete article at ForbesAutos.com by ELIZABETH BLISH HUGHES One of Adriane M. Brown's favorite childhood memories is sitting on her dad's lap to pilot the family's Ford Country Squire station wagon down the driveway at their home in Richmond, Va. The only she liked as much was to listen to her next-door cousins and their equally Corvette-crazed friends start their cars. "I loved that, when the ...


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Los Angeles Wins 4 of 12 Worst Traffic Sports in the United States

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 7th, 2007 10:37pm

Forbes Magazine recently posted its list of "America's 12 Worst Bottlenecks," and Los Angeles leads the pack with four of the twelve traffic traps (Woo hoo! We won a prize!), while Atlanta, Chicago, and Phoenix each tied with two hot spots apiece. The author, Robert Malone, ranked each location based on the value of the manhours wasted at each location. and the number-one worst location at the junction of the ...


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