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Are Women Better At Buying Cars?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 29th, 2015 10:01am

Asking if women are better than men at buying cars is sure to spark as much debate as asking which sex is the better driver. The answer might boil down to who more enjoys negotiating. The differences are relevant to marketers as more women are appearing on the road as well as in dealerships. Brandy Schaffels, editor of female-focused auto site AskPatty.com, said, "2012 was the first year during which at least 51 percent of drivers ...


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AskPatty.com Adds Customer Satisfaction Research to Dealer Offering

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 21st, 2010 9:52pm

  Taking its training, certification and marketing program for tire retailers and service centers to a new level, AskPatty.com has launched a new "mystery shopper" element to its offering. http://www.tirereview.com/Article/72999/askpattycom_adds_customer_satisfaction_research_to_dealer_offering.aspx  


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AskPatty Video Reviews

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 7th, 2009 12:32am

AskPatty.com has partnered with driverTV.com to launch a new video car shopping experience designed specifically for smart, savvy women car buyers. Women who want a faster, easier, more powerful way to research and get a quote for a new car or truck without getting bogged down in car lingo will love this new video car shopping experience produced in partnership with driverTV, the leading producer and distributor of professionally ...


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Car Sales and Politics - A Perfect Combination for Election Day

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 4th, 2008 7:58pm

In the final hours of Election Day, the candidates are battling for every vote. U.S. News and World Report says  "They might be able to save some time by checking out the kind of cars voters are driving...what people drive tends to show how they vote."  For example, pickup truck drivers are 3.5 times more likely to be Republicans than Democrats. What does your car say about your own political preferences?Regardless of whether ...


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How much for that sticker in the window?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 5th, 2008 6:25am

There's one of them in the window of every car on the lot. It's the law! They're the tools of both car buyers and automotive journalists, and even if you might take those lowly window stickers for granted when you're out shopping for a new car , did you know they have a name? It has been 50 years since our government passed legislation requiring all American dealers to attach these labels to every new car listing ...


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Shopping for a 'Green Car'?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 16th, 2008 6:51pm

Green-minded Los Angeles shoppers searching for an eco-friendly vehicle can save time - and gas - simply by browsing the convenient inventory of cars in San Fernando Valley's Galpin Motors Network. Thanks to a collection of earth-friendly dealerships representing Ford, Honda, Mercury, Mazda, and Saturn, Galpin offers a complete assortment of high-efficiency, low-emissions vehicle choices, from sporty coupes ...


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12 Steps to Getting Better Gas Mileage!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 26th, 2008 9:55am

There are a number of things you can do to ease the money coming out of your wallet to pay for gasoline to power your car. The easiest and most effective way to save money on gas is to park it. Hide the keys from yourself and walk or ride a bike. If you need to go a greater distance try carpooling. This will cut your fuel costs in half and you don’t have the expense of maintaining a car. If you live in a larger ...


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Kids’ Boutique Items for Your Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 14th, 2008 5:32pm

Are you a mom who likes to look for unique, stylish car accessories? Do you want something that looks good coming and going? If you’re in need of car seat covers, cart covers or even travel blankets, then take a look at Little Butterfly Kiss. Infant and toddler car seat covers are available at Little Butterfly Kiss. And these aren’t your mother’s covers. They are high-quality, custom made ...


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Car Seat Accessories: All The Things You Could Possibly Need, And Some That Are Just Cool

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 3rd, 2008 1:16pm

Car seats are car seats… and they aren’t all that snazzy in general. Some are really functional and others have cute designs, but it seems like there isn’t a single one that offers every convenience and accessory you could want. Ask Patty has scoured the internet for some rocking accessories and add-ons for your car seats and kiddies! Cool Car Seat Cover from Comfaset Keep Cool with this ...


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Hands-free Holiday Shopping at Amazon.com - While Driving?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 18th, 2007 7:00pm

Get this. I'm driving to an appointment, when I get an idea for a holiday gift. Of course, because I'm in my car, you might think there's not much I can do.... Guess again! A new partnership between Jott.com and Amazon.com allows for verbal on-the-fly requests for products, reviews, and prices - with results delivered directly to your email inbox. I love Jott. I've been a member since the summer, ...


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