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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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Highlights from #NAIAS2017: The New Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 10th, 2017 8:00am

Highlights from #NAIAS2017: The New Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle We're continuing our coverage of new reveals that excite us at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit!  #NAIAS is in full swing, and some truly amazing vehicles are being unveiled.  Yesterday we showed you Chevrolet's all new Traverse SUV, and today we're going to share with you another great new addition from Chevy: this time, it's the Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle.  This EV tool the ...


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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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13 Tips to Green Your Car and Save Gas

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 3rd, 2016 8:01pm

April is Earth Month, the time when we focus our attention to how we can be more eco-friendly in our lives. Many commuters long to join the ranks of hybrid or all-electric car drivers as a way to be more eco-friendly on the roads, but currently own a gas-powered vehicle that works just fine. Resist the temptation to buy a new one, because there are plenty of ways to get more miles per gallon out of your conventional car or truck and ...


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Dealers Renew With AskPatty.com, Praise Program's Impact - Tire Review

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 26th, 2011 7:00pm

In recent weeks, three major North American tire dealers have renewed their training and certification with AskPatty.com for Tire Dealers. ... Read More!


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Getting 'Green:' Reduce, Reuse, Recycle To Reignite Your Business

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 3rd, 2010 4:58pm

While consumers may not base their purchasing decisions solely on this aspect, it does come into consideration when choosing a variety of purchases, including automotive ­repair. Many shops have made the move to become more efficient and less wasteful. While some are just starting out, others – especially those on the West Coast, where compliance with high environmental standards is required by law – have ...


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7 Ways to Reduce the Impact of all that Driving

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 13th, 2010 3:59pm

Featured in Spring 2010 Parenthood.com Online Magazine Green Issue on page ... Read More!


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Green Car Buying on a Budget?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 29th, 2009 5:12am

It seems that everyone we talk to is on a tighter budget these days, and most of them tell us watching their pennies has become more than just a hobby. It doesn't matter whether it's groceries, clothing, or gas, we're all looking for the best deal whenever possible.


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Drive Less? Save More!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 8th, 2009 6:57pm

Even though the price of gas has come down from the summer highs, there's still an advantage to driving less--paying less for car insurance! Think of it this way: driving fewer miles per year means you are less likely to get into an accident (since you're not on the road as much) so you cost less to insure. Insurance companies will love you! Talk to your car insurance company about discounts since many companies offer so-called ...


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Spirited Woman Road Trip Inspires Gift Giving that Makes a Difference

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 4th, 2008 6:06pm

Nancy Mills took an unexpected road trip in her Ford Explorer with three women to Montana a few years ago and had no idea how much this road trip would change her life, in her words, "Go on a road trip expecting the unexpected." While staying at a woman's home near a Native American Indian burial site, she took a walk and came upon a large rock that was shaped like a woman. She learned that this rock women was called Spirit Woman and ...


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