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Ford to Underwrite Unprecedented Exhibition Honoring African American Women

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 3rd, 2007 9:09am

Ford Motor Company has announced that it will underwrite the National "Freedom's Sisters" Traveling Exhibition honoring extraordinary African American women. The traveling exhibition to be created by the Cincinnati Museum Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) celebrates 20 African American women, from key 19th century historical figures to contemporary leaders who ...


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Flex-Fuel Ford F-150 Presents Turkeys for Presidential Pardoning

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 22nd, 2007 4:50pm

In a White House tradition that dates back to President Harry S. Truman in 1947, two turkeys were given Thanksgiving pardons by President George W. Bush Tuesday. According to the Detroit Free Press, the turkeys were chauffeured to the White House in the back of a black flex-fuel Ford F-150 pickup truck for the event, which is sponsored by the National Turkey Federation and the Walt Disney Company. The F-150 then ...


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Improve Teen Driver Safety with 'Rookie Driver' Symbol

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 15th, 2007 7:00pm

Many parents feel defenseless in safeguarding their teenagers when they begin driving. There is one simple, yet important component often overlooked in improving teen driving safety: Identify the new driver's car. Parents can increase awareness of their teen driver by identifying their vehicle with a standardized 'rookie driver' symbol, advises Corinne Fortenbacher, president of Rookie DriverNet. The car ...


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Miranda Throckmorton -- Racer, High-School Sophomore

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 11th, 2007 1:39pm

Miranda Throckmorton is a 15-year-old high school student but she is not your typical teenager. The Indiana native has been racing since she was 4-1/2-years-old when she began running ¼ midgets. In addition to her studies at Avalon High School just outside of Indianapolis, Miranda works out four times a week with PitFit Training as well as being responsible for all the maintenance and upkeep for her racecars; ...


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Women in Motorsports Blog Carnival October 18th 2007

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 18th, 2007 5:05pm

Natacha Gachnang makes history by becoming the first female driver to race an A1GP Car. “The tests in Silverstone have been a fantastic experience and I’m very grateful to Max Welti for the opportunity he gave me to drive for the A1 Team Switzerland team. It’s interesting to get to drive a single-seater like the A1 GP car, one of the top racing cars in the world. "I will do my best to help the ...


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AskPatty in the New York TImes - Strategies to Succeed Online

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 26th, 2007 10:09pm

PUTTING a small business online used to be a relatively simple matter: buy the domain names that matched your company's identity, set up a Web server and send out a press release and a few e-mail messages. No more. These days, a Web site may not even be the best place to start promoting your products or services. Instead, you can consider setting up a blog, participating in social-networking communities like Facebook and ...


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Online auto loan company myAutoloan.com is partnering with AskPatty.com on the launch of their Auto Finance Center for Women.

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 17th, 2007 7:19pm

September 16, 2007 Online Auto Loan Company to Provide Auto Financing Options for Women Online auto loan company myAutoloan.com is partnering with AskPatty.com on the launch of their Auto Finance Center for Women. This new auto financing service will assist women in financing their next new or used car. With the new service, women can speed up the dealership auto loan process. When filling the easy online auto loan ...


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Sales of Electric Vehicles Zoom as Oil Prices Soar

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 8th, 2007 5:57pm

As gas prices gas reach an all-time high, ZAP, an alternative transportation company based in Santa Rosa, California, says interest for all of its electric vehicles has increased beyond their expectations. The Zapino, a new motorbike design introduced last month, sold out in just over two weeks. Likewise, ZAP's ZAPPY3 line of personal electric transporters sold out during one of the busiest buying seasons of the ...


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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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Hyundai Tiburon as art form

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 6th, 2007 3:57pm

Feast your eyes upon this 2007 Hyundai Tiburon custom-designed and covered in acrylic paint by revered New York Artist Billy! The artist was commissioned by Hyundai to paint their new 2007 Tiburon for the National Hyundai Dealer Show, and this is the fruit of his labor. In case you're curious about his procedure for painting the cars, he starts by wet sanding the car to buff it a bit and then he uses an ...


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