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Movie Car Product Placement: General Motors meets Captain America

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 10th, 2014 1:00am

Auto buffs and action film fans have been anxiously waiting for the opening of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” the highly anticipated action film which stars Scarlett Johansson in the guise of “The Black Widow” behind the wheel of her namesake Corvette Stingray. The film made its debut in U.S. theaters on Friday, April 4, and we've got world premiere video footage at the bottom of this article, and a ...


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Ladies Can Get Helpful Tips Each Week With Car Care Maintenance Mondays

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 21st, 2014 10:15am

The Car Care Council is making it easier to be Car Care aware with helpful Maintenance Monday tips. This Instagram-based campaign will help drivers by sharing short visual clips each week on car care. And there’s no better way to spring into good habits than with these weekly reminders offering drivers basic maintenance tips that can go a long way toward improving the safety and dependability of your vehicle. With its ...


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AskPatty Highlights Jean Jennings and Denise McCluggage for Women's History Month

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 17th, 2014 8:00am

In the video below, Jean Jennings (one of the most respected women among automotive journalists) gives a video homage to Denise McCluggage (another one of the most respected women in automotive journalism, and in the racing world too). It seems a valuable and entertaining segment to share during Women’s History Month.     Who is Jean Jennings? Jean is the president and editor-in-chief of Automobile Magazine, where ...


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AskPatty Honors International Women's Day

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 7th, 2014 5:45pm

International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. The theme this year is "Inspiring Change." The theme encourages advocacy for women's advancement everywhere in every way. It calls for challenging the status quo for women's equality and vigilance inspiring positive change. In modern times, International Women's Day has been honored each year on ...


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Ex-Con Cabbie Carjacks Passenger (aka Robbie Gordon Films a New Pepsi Commercial)

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 5th, 2014 1:30am

Social media is abuzz with chatter about how an automotive journalist was recently kidnapped by an ex-con cabbie and taken along in a police chase. In the reality-style YouTube video, the guy squeals like a baby from the back seat of the taxi, and begs the driver to let him out, pleading “this never works. THIS NEVER WORKS!!” Meanwhle, the cops chase them at high speeds, lights and sirens blaring, through an industrial ...


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The AskPatty.com, Inc Guide To Caring For Your Transmission

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 27th, 2014 4:23pm

Most cars and trucks have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of los angeles auto owners only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in los angeles. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hills, stuff like that. Think of your legs as the engine – there’s an ideal speed you can pedal and you ...


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Volkswagen Video Highlights Safety -- And A Bunny

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 25th, 2014 5:48pm

Check out this cute Volkswagen video airing in Europe that shares tragic love story of a pair of stuffed bunnies destined to be forever apart because of Volkswagen's Automatic Distance Control safety technology.  The stars are a male bunny sitting on the dashboard of a Volkswagen Golf and a female bunny stuck to the back window of the van in front. Sadly, although it’s clearly love at first sight, the two love bunnies can ...


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Chevrolet Launches Sonic 89 feet -- in Reverse!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 17th, 2014 1:30pm

Who would have thought you could send a Chevrolet Sonic off a ramp more than 89 feet, and then drive it away after landing? It’s even more surprising to hear that the car was actually launched IN REVERSE! The 89-foot, 3.25-inch reverse ramp jump set a Guinness World Record before spectators on Thursday, February 13, 2014, at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California. It’s the second record for the Sonic subcompact, ...


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Why is My Check Engine Light On?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 12th, 2014 5:41pm

Your browser does not support video   The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Thousand Oaks car owners and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most of us Thousand Oaks drivers. Let’s get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your check engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong that could cause essential engine damage. Naturally, ...


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Women Find their Voice at a Credit Union

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 10th, 2014 11:36am

"Women influence 85% of the buying decisions in North American households, effectively becoming the family's chief purchasing officer," DeVere, said in a release about the credit union partnership. "AskPatty trains and certifies automotive businesses on how to communicate more effectively with women and ensure they feel safe, respected and empowered, which creates tremendous customer loyalty. Great Lakes Credit Union's commitment to ...


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