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UAW Strikes Against General Motors

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 25th, 2007 9:49pm

The United Auto Workers Union and General Motors have failed to reach an agreement in contract negotiations, and as a result, the UAW began a labor strike on Monday. The strike affects 73,000 American workers, and through an ongoing ripple effect, as many as 100,000 additional Canadian workers. The action also impacts suppliers that sell parts to General Motors. Union officials said their only choice was to strike ...


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GM 2008 Collection is Coming up Roses with a Focus on Energy Diversity

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 24th, 2007 6:06am

I had a blast attending the General Motors 2008 Collection event this week with the ever passionate Bob Lutz, GM Vice Chairman and Susan Docherty, General Motors Western Region General Manager who I recently interviewed on AskPatty.com, they spoke about their excitement surrounding the GM brand revitalization that is currently underway. This event was a rare opportunity for me to test drive the many GM 2008 models before the ...


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OnStar Helps to Locate Missing Children

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 10th, 2007 2:40pm

GM's pioneer and industry leader for in vehicle safety, security, and communication services takes another step to improve efforts with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children OnStar recently announced that its partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) will be expanded to provide geographically targeted AMBER Alert messages to OnStar subscribers. In addition to ...


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Women in Motorsports Blog Carnival: September 6th

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 6th, 2007 9:17pm

This week it’s all about girl power. From fiesty Ashley Force beating out all other athletes (male and female) to take the trophy in AOL’s Sexiest Athlete to the women of Feisty Racing. AskPatty.com is taking a spin around the global motorsports arena to see what’s happening with some of our favorite racer chicks. Shirley Muldowney is trying to change her aloof image. The drag racing legend ...


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Tech and Automobiles: Q's on Cars? AskPatty is featured at Girlphyte.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 6th, 2007 4:56pm

Too embarrassed to hit the dealership. Know that there’s questions to ask, but they elude you? Need or want quality transportation? Or maybe you’ve always had a secret love affair with cars but never found your heart’s desire? Should you go hybrid or vintage? V4, V6 or V8? Does safety turn your crank? Or Just looking for carefree transportation that you can count on? Ask Patty. TECH AND ...


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Ask Patty Women in Motorsports Blog Carnival: August 30th

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 31st, 2007 6:15pm

AskPatty.com takes its weekly jaunt around the motorsports world to see what some of our favorite ladies are up to this last holiday weekend of the summer. Turns out ABC really wanted a female race car driver for Dancing with the Stars, but had to settle for Helio Castroneves. Danica Patrick couldn't fit it in her schedule and Sarah Fisher is too busy planning her wedding. Congratulations to IRL driver Sarah ...


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Deborah Renshaw is Featured on ArcaRacing.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 13th, 2007 4:18pm

Renshaw Reunites with Schacht; Fighting Autism at Nashville LEBANON TN (8-10-07) - Deborah Renshaw, in an effort to help raise awareness for autism, not to mention drive a top-notch racecar, has reunited with Bob Schacht Motorsports here at Nashville Superspeedway for Saturday's running of the ARCA RE/MAX Series ...


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BlogHer Conference Features Ask Patty and Second Life!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 17th, 2007 7:41pm

BlogHer Conference '07 Sponsors Bring Fun, Facts and Fashion to Chicago July 27-29 Chloe Dao and Jillian Michaels - from hit TV shows Project Runway and The Biggest Loser - among the experts provided by BlogHer Conference '07 sponsors. Palo Alto, Calif. (PRWEB) July 17, 2007 -- BlogHer, Inc. (http://blogher.org), the Web's number-one guide to women bloggers, today announced some of the exceptional ...


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AskPatty.com to Sponsor Female NASCAR Driver Deborah Renshaw

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 6th, 2007 5:18am

(PRWEB) July 5, 2007 -- AskPatty.com is proud to announce their 2007 sponsorship of the No. 112 AskPatty.com Chevrolet driven by the highest ranked NASCAR professional female race car driver Deborah Renshaw. Deborah Renshaw also heads up a panel of 50 automotive expert women on AskPatty.com. Deborah Renshaw made her return to Nashville's Music City Motorplex in a dramatic Saturday night race .Renshaw, who left five ...


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This Memorial Day Teens Can Turn To Web For Safe Driving Tips To Survive 'Deadliest Driving Season'

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 23rd, 2007 6:23pm

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the beginning of summer days of fun, but according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, (NHTSA), it also kicks off the deadliest driving season of the year. On average, 269 more people die in traffic fatalities each month during the summer than in any other season of the year. Of the 25 deadliest days on American roads over the past five years, 20 of them fell during the ...


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