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Extraordinary African American Women Celebrated In Freedom's Sisters Interactive Exhibition

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 7th, 2008 9:52pm

It would be difficult to imagine the course of American history without these amazing women: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad; Rosa Parks and her brave refusal in 1955 to relinquish her seat on a Montgomery city bus; Fannie Lou Hamer and her courageous stand at a 1968 political convention. These stories of courage and commitment are among the many featured in the "Freedom's Sisters" exhibition, ...


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Teen Drivers and Safety - Reseach Shows Car Crash Deaths Increase at Age 12

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 7th, 2008 9:47pm

Recent research shows that motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for older children and teens in the United States. Resulting in more deaths for this age group than the next three causes combined, motor vehicle crashes are considered the most serious health threat for older children and teens. (According to a study released this month in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent ...


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'Earth: The Sequel' aka The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 3rd, 2008 9:45pm

The Environmental Defense Fund has just released an interesting book, called "Earth: The Sequel", subtitled "The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming". It is a message of hope, about how humankind ingenuity can "save ourselves from ourselves by getting the end of the story just right" (Fred Krupp, author and president of EDF). It is a story on how we can stop global warming through ...


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Ladies: Here's your Chance to Name the new Pontiac G8 Sport Truck - and Win One in the Process!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 2nd, 2008 9:51pm

Pontiac unveiled a new sport truck design at the New York Auto Show. Based on the all-new Pontiac G8 performance sedan, the newest member of the G8 family has cargo bed suitable for either work or recreation. Pontiac sways the G8 sport truck stretches its commitment to style and performance, and promises it will arrive in dealers' showrooms in late 2009. Who remembers the old El Camino of the 1970s and 1980s? Well, ...


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New York Auto Show Reveal: Suzuki Kizashi Concept

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 2nd, 2008 9:43pm

The New York International Auto Show opened its doors to the public during the last weeks of March. Suzuki used the show as an opportunity to show its sleek and athletic Concept Kizashi 3, the final addition to Suzuki's Kizashi concept series. As we are often told by manufacturers when they show concepts such as this, the Concept Kizashi 3 is said to indicate both Suzuki's future design direction and intent to ...


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Perfect Attendance Could Result in a Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 2nd, 2008 9:43pm

Now here’s a program that, had it been in place when I was in school, would have assured a pristine attendance record. High school seniors at over 200 schools in 26 Tennessee counties could win a 2008 Chevy Cobalt via the Drive for Perfection program. The program will award five students with a new sedan for having perfect attendance. How cool is that? According to the US Dept. of Education, students who miss ...


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Ask Patty at Auto Inc. Online Edition: Reaching Out to Female Consumers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 1st, 2008 10:20pm

Ask Patty at Auto Inc. Online Edition: "Reaching Out to Female Consumers" Posted 4/1/2008 By Angie Kilbourne Click to read the complete article at http://www.asashop.org/autoinc/april2008/women.htm AskPatty.com's mission is to turn women into automotive experts. What can you learn from their team to become a more female-friendly business?   According to Road & Travel ...


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AskPatty in the News, March 16 through March 31, 2008

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 31st, 2008 9:53pm

March 18, 2008 AskPatty at Reuters.com "Fashion, Cars and Avatars in Second Life" You're invited to Second Life for the Motorability Island Grand Opening Charity Benefit Event "Fashion, Cars and Avatars" on Saturday, March 29th,  2008, from 9am to 5pm SLT. This Second Life charity event benefits United Spinal Association with a fashion show at caLLie cLine's BeaCh club and resort featuring ...


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See For Yourself! Motorability Island on Google Video

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 31st, 2008 6:56pm

Cick below to watch this cool google video that demonstrates what the culture is like at the United Spinal Motorability sim in Second Life: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5259512436868201278&hl=en Motorability Island in SecondLife is a vast, seven-sim complex designed specifically to promote United Spinal Association in Second Life, via the Education Center and other builds dotted around the ...


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Traveling in the Family Way: 2008 Honda Pilot

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 27th, 2008 6:52pm

Honda's Symphony of Organization Counters a Cacophony of Chaos It doesn't matter whether the kids are five, ten, or 15 years old; if you put more than two of them together in any sedan for more than just a few minutes be prepared for the discordance of sibling complaints: an anything-but-pleasant opera highlighted by the all-too-familiar chorus of "Moooom, he touched me!" This cacophony of whining and ...


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