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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day - and Considering 'Driving While Black'

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 22nd, 2008 2:53pm

A recent trip to Memphis left me with some free time in the afternoon before heading to the airport to return home. My friend and I were wondering how to pass a few hours, when he suggested we visit The Lorraine Motel, the assassination site of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. which now houses the National Civil Rights Museum. It was an eye-opening afternoon for me: I was raised in Hawthorne, California, in the 1970s, and ...


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AskPatty in the Oregon Vehicle Dealer Association 'Dealer Solutions' Magazine

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 15th, 2007 4:10pm

Dealers are always talking about how to sell cars to women, but don't usually do anything about training their staff on how women think about cars. It is estimated that over 50 percent of all cars are bought by women, and women infl uence the sale of 85 percent of all cars. To quote Jody DeVere of AskPatty.com, "You can spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on how to bring women into the dealership, but if they don't ...


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Ask Patty Brings Automotive Advice to Women at Ohio State University

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 16th, 2007 3:51pm

Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) May 16, 2007 -- The Ohio State University Alumni Association, Inc. is hosting a women's event and has invited women alumni to move into the driver's seat with Women & Wheels, an entertaining and educational event that will empower women to make decisions about selecting, financing, and caring for their automobiles. Peter Martin, Founder and CEO of AskPatty.com, Inc., will be ...


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Hummer 'Courageous Kids' program delivers child-sized Hummers to hospitals nationwide

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 24th, 2007 3:52pm

Here's a cool thing that came across my desktop this morning: Many hospitals across the United States will soon be adding child-sized, battery-operated Hummer vehicles to their pediatric units. The subcompact suvs are being donated by Hummer dealerships under a program called "Courageous Kids." The Hummers are used by young patients who may "drive" themselves into surgery or for other medical ...


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Fox is Driving me crazy, Episode 2

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 17th, 2007 3:29am

Does Fox cross the gender lines with its new action-adventure driving drama? I'm not sure. Last night after watching the premiere of DRIVE on Fox, I was unable to say whether I liked or disliked the show. I chalked it up to too many distractions and watching the show too late at night. But since then, I've been discussing it with a male friend of mine. He had a much different opinion. He said he ...


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DRIVE along with the new FOX action driving TV show

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 16th, 2007 7:43pm

"The next time you're cut off by crazed drivers on your way to work, give them a little slack. They could be racing for their lives." (Or so says the official DRIVE text on the www.fox.com/drive/ microsite. I spent four hours watching the season premiere of DRIVE tonight... once live, and then again on video tape because I suffered so many interruptions the first time, it was impossible to follow ...


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Charlotte Sun Herald Writes About Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 21st, 2007 5:29pm

Ladies can Ask Patty car questions   New Web site for women advises them on buying and servicing a car.   ENGLEWOOD -- Ask Peter Martin why he founded AskPatty.com and he'll tell you it was to empower women. Martin, 42, is the CEO of AskPatty.com. The Sarasota-based company was launched in November and advises women on how to purchase and service a car. "Women are not ...


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Ask Patty Appears on Fox News in Tampa Bay

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 8th, 2007 6:59pm

  Ask Patty CEO Peter Martin appears on Tampa Bay's Fox News! See the video here!


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Drive along with the new Fox television action adventure

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 1st, 2007 12:00pm

"The next time you're cut off by crazed drivers on your way to work, give them a little slack. They could be racing for their lives." (Or so says the official DRIVE text on the www.fox.com/drive/ microsite. I spent four hours watching the season premiere of DRIVE tonight... once live, and then again on video tape because I suffered so many interruptions the first time, it was impossible to follow ...


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