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Happy International Womens Day!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 8th, 2021 4:00am

Happy International Womens Day! It's 2021, a year since the world first went into lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Through it all, women have stood at the front lines of the crisis as healthcare workers, caregivers, community organizers, company leaders, and even our delivery drivers, bank tellers, and checkout clerks.  The past year has highlighted both the importance of the contributions of women to our society, as well as the ...


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National Foundation for Teen Safe Driving: Thank you to the Class of 2020

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 8th, 2020 9:00am

National Foundation for Teen Safe Driving: Thank you to the Class of 2020 Prom and graduation are some of the most memorable events in the high school career. Sadly, the memories for students in this year’s graduating class will be very different. The special night that was supposed to be complete with fancy dress and dancing, was probably spent at home with the parents. Stolen from the class of 2020 was that special moment when you proudly step onto a stage, in the presence of family and friends, and ...


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Automotive News - Fixed Ops Journal: Underrepresentation of women contributes to dealerships' tech shortage

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 20th, 2020 12:00am

12/15/19  by Rick Popely About half the customers who take their vehicles to franchised dealerships for service are women, but their odds of being greeted by a female service adviser are only 1 in 5. The chances that a female technician will work on their car or truck are far slimmer — a little better than 1 in 100. Most dealers are scrambling just to find men to work as techs, let alone women. But they may be missing ...


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International Women's Day 2019

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 8th, 2019 4:00am

International Women's Day 2019 International Women’s Day is a global day of recognition that celebrates all the achievements of women – social, political, scientific, and beyond  – while striving for gender equality. International Women's Day has been observed since the early 20th century, and is now internationally recognized every year on March 8, as a part of Women's History Month. While it does have its roots in the socialist ...


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Valvoline Instant Oil Change Franchisee to hit $100k Donation with Sales of Pink Wiper Blades

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 24th, 2018 8:00am

October Sales of Pink Wipers to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation Henley Enterprises, Inc., the largest franchisee of Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM is once again raising funds and increasing awareness for National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.® (NBCF). Throughout the month of October a portion of the sales of pink wipers will be donated to NBCF. The wipers are available at over 175 participating Valvoline Instant ...


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April is National Car Care Month! Tips from AskPatty.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 6th, 2018 5:00am

April is National Car Care Month!  Tips from AskPatty.com April is the Car Care Council's National Car Care Month!  Every year in April (and again in October) CarCare.org and AskPatty.com remind all of our readers of the importance of regular vehicle maintenance. Car care month inspection lanes can be found at nearly any auto service facility, and are a part of the auto aftermarket's ongoing public awareness efforfts.  Every year during National Car Care month, volunteers ...


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Change Your Blades, Change a Life - Wipe Out Breast Cancer with VIOC

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 16th, 2017 8:00am

Change Your Blades, Change a Life - Wipe Out Breast Cancer with VIOC PINK MY RIDE presented by Valvoline Instant Oil Change In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Valvoline Instant Oil Change encourages you to show your support by purchasing AutoTex PINK Wiper Blades! Valvoline Instant Oil Change will be making a donation on all wiper blades sold to National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc®. To enter for ...


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2017 North American International Auto Show Gallery

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 13th, 2017 9:00am

2017 North American International Auto Show Gallery We had some amazing photos come in from our team at NAIAS 2017. Check out some of there shots!


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AskPatty's Guide to 12 Great National Parks

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 10th, 2016 12:08am

AskPatty's Guide to 12 Great National Parks There's nothing like taking a great family road trip, and our country's national parks offer a variety of locations across the United States for perfect summer vacations. It's the centennial year of America's National Park Service, founded to protect our country's greatest natural treasures, so AskPatty is featuring 12 great national parks during July. It was August 25, 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson ...


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AskPatty's 10 Car Care Tips to Improve Safety and Reliability

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 1st, 2015 5:58am

National Car Care Month in April is the time of year to give your car some extra attention. Basic maintenance can go a long way toward improving the safety and dependability of your vehicle, plus it helps avoid costly repairs down the road. “Neglected vehicle care almost always means much higher costs down the line in the form of more extensive repairs or lost resale value,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care ...


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