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AskPatty Featured in the San Francisco Chronicle: ‘Gender Rap -- Women buy the majority of new cars, and they go about it differently from men’

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 25th, 2007 5:12am

Saturday, November 24, 2007 Women have purchasing power. They buy about 65 percent of all new cars and at least one-half of all used cars, according to data from Road & Travel Magazine. Women also influence 80 to 90 percent of all big-ticket purchases, says Kathryn Hutson, client services consultant with a marketing to women firm in Naples, Fla. "Yet there's some research we've seen that says 75 percent of ...


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Dealer's Edge Features Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 12th, 2007 4:46pm

Web services, automakers help women get more recognition in dealerships Sites like Ask Patty seek to make women more comfortable when buying or servicing a car. Representing half of all new car buyers and wielding increasing economic clout, women are commanding more respect from automakers, car dealers and their service departments – but experts say there’s plenty room for improvement. And seminar ...


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Ask Patty Appears on Techbox

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 16th, 2007 6:39pm

AskPatty.com January 15th, 2007 by rob Women purchase half of the vehicles sold in the United States each year, spending billions of dollars a year in new car purchases. Yet, shopping for and buying a car can be a challenge for women who are first time car buyers or for women who had a bad experience in the past with a car salesman or dealership. The Ask Patty.com, Inc. web site is a safe place for women to get advice ...


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Ask Patty Featured in Amarillo Globe News and News-Leader.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 2nd, 2007 9:18pm

  Liberating women from autocracy Group commands more respect from automakers By Akweli Parker The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA - "How many people have changed a tire?" instructor Lori Johnson asked the dozen women gathered in a residential Philadelphia driveway around a brand-new Volkswagen Passat. Two tentative hands went up. "It makes no sense to be waiting ...


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Ask Patty is in the Monterey County Herald

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 2nd, 2007 9:16pm

LIBERATING WOMEN FROM AUTOCRACY Car services geared to female drivers By AKWELI PARKER McClatchy Newspapers PHILADELPHIA - "How many people have changed a tire?" instructor Lori Johnson asked the dozen women gathered in a residential Philadelphia driveway around a brand-new Volkswagen Passat. Two tentative hands went up. "It makes no sense to be waiting an hour for AAA to come" after ...


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The Ex Files Blog Features Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 24th, 2006 5:13pm

Pressroom Beep Beep Did you know that women purchase half of all vehicles in the USofA? I for one have added to that statistic many times and if I told you some of my SAAB stories well you have to laugh not cry. Or the time my beautiful jaguar died and they told me it was $10K or my life and I cried until I couldn't breathe. You have all had these experiences. Anyway, I digress. I just discovered THE most ...


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Ask Patty Is Featured In The Day Connecticut

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 12th, 2006 12:00am

Instructional Service is Designed To Liberate Women From Autocracy Philadelphia — “How many people have changed a tire?” instructor Lori Johnson asked the dozen women gathered in a residential Philadelphia driveway around a brand-new Volkswagen Passat. Two tentative hands went up. “It makes no sense to be waiting an hour for AAA to come” after getting a flat on the highway, ...


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Ladies Who Launch Features Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 3rd, 2006 11:57pm

Ask Patty -- Automotive Advice for Women 10/27/2006 Women purchase half of the vehicles sold in the United States each year, spending over $80 billion. Yet, shopping for and buying a car can be a challenge for women who are first time car buyers or for women ...


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