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Jessicann and AskPatty at the LA Auto Show

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 31st, 2017 8:00am

Jessicann and AskPatty at the LA Auto Show This year at the LA Auto Show, YouTube influencer and car DIYer Jessicann teams up with AskPatty.com founder Jody DeVere to host Girls’ Pit Stop, a female-focused space dedicated to empowering and educating women to learn more about cars. Taking place at the LA Convention Center from December 1-10, Girls’ Pit Stop will present an incredible line up of female mechanics, race car drivers, and ...


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Yokohama Tire Corporation Donates Bicycles to Local Boys & Girls Club

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 27th, 2017 8:00am

Yokohama Tire Corporation Donates Bicycles to Local Boys & Girls Club  At a recent national sales meeting in Newport Beach, California, Yokohama Tires decided to surprise its attendees with new bikes. Each of the bikes were donated to Orange County Boys and Girls Club. There were 12 bikes total and each one was assembled by Yokohama executives, sales teams and corporate employees. The 20-inch Huffy bikes were part of a team-building exercise that capped the four-day event at the Fairmont Newport ...


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5 Tips for Buying That First Car for College

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2013 1:30am

Heading off to college is an exciting experience for any student! If you’re thinking about purchasing a new car for your teenager (or helping him or her purchase one) to get to, from and around campus, consider the following financial tips: 1. Know your budget and who is paying. A college student is likely to be on a pretty tight budget, so it’s important to decide before you start shopping how much your child can ...


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Curry's Hosts Girl Scouts Road Safety Workshop

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 25th, 2010 5:17pm

Forty of the area’s Girl Scouts learned about road safety at a workshop hosted by Curry’s Auto Service on June 12. The workshop included tips on car care, emergency roadside preparedness, car insurance, distracted driving, bike safety, seatbelt safety and the consequences of impaired driving. ... Read More!


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AskPatty in the News, October 16-31, 2008

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 31st, 2008 8:23pm

October 29, 2008AskPatty's Female Friendly Dealer Cheri Fleming of Valencia Acura in the New York Times: Deals Are Plentiful (but Bring Good Credit)Car dealerships have been lonely places this fall, with many customers driven away by the economic tsunami of 2008. Sales have plummeted, and no one knows when these customers will be back."Because of all the uncertainty, consumers are understandably reluctant about plunging into a ...


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AskPatty in the News, October 1-15, 2008

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 15th, 2008 8:15pm

October 7th, 2008AskPatty at CarFU: AskPatty Says: Ladies, Start Your Browsers!During the (instant classic) Cadillac commercial for the CTS, a clear eyed and confident woman is behind the wheel. She is driving through a tunnel, and the tunnel lights illuminate the interior enough to see that she is the epitome of a focused professional woman. And, of course, she is gorgeous.She asks the question she says is most important: "When you ...


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Female Friendly -- and Eco Friendly -- Summertime Road Trips

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 5th, 2008 5:04pm

As summer approaches its end, we're reminded that even with the high gas prices, this season has had no shortage of fun, female friendly, road trips to share and enjoy. We started the season off by enjoying Bossy's Excellent Panic Attack, oops, we mean "Bossy's Excellent Road Trip," a five-week journey across the United States in Saturn vehicles that helped this funny lady meet a nationwide ...


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Catching up with Sarah Fisher

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 15th, 2008 8:10am

When Sarah Fisher became the youngest woman to compete in the Indianapolis 500 at the age of 19 in 2000, it seemed like nothing could stop the Ohio native. In combination with being just the third woman to compete in the Indy 500, she also became the first lady to stand on the podium at an IRL event; finishing third at Kentucky Speedway in 2001 and second at Homestead-Miami Speedway. In 2002, she made another ...


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My Weekend with Audi and the Girls

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 1st, 2008 2:37pm

Last month, Audi invited me to join them and a group of women and a few male journalists for a weekend of fun, networking and the best part: to test drive the Audi A4 for a long country drive through wine country in Northern California and at Infineon Raceway. The weekend included a stay at the St Regis in San Francisco, Yoga lessons, wine tasting, and a visit to Solage, a top-rated spa and a chaffered tour of Napa Valley ...


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Meet Andrea Hans - AskPatty.com Women in Motorsports Interview

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 17th, 2008 6:54pm

Andrea Hans, Team Full Throttle’s NASCAR Driver Development racer, is trying to get the most she can out of her first season in a Legends car. At a race in Indiana a few weeks ago, she was fast as she’s been all season before a broken rear end sidelined her following practice. “It’s a setback,” Hans said. “We were encouraged because in practice I was keeping up with the faster cars ...


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