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Oh No, My Battery is Dead! Do You Know How to Use Booster Cables?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 26th, 2016 8:00am

Oh No, My Battery is Dead!  Do You Know How to Use Booster Cables? Click Click Click...oh no, my battery is dead! Did you know that the average life of a battery is three years? When do you think most of the damage happens to your battery?  Summer? Winter?  Many of you are probably thinking winter, but the answer is summer.  In many vehicles the battery is located under the hood and in the summer it gets very hot under there and this deteriorates the battery.  However, ...


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Ladies, Start Your Engines! - Women vroom-vroom to automotive class - Evanston Review

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 10th, 2011 5:29pm

Women and girls from Lake County and the North Shore jump-started their car-care knowledge at Lori Johnson's "Ladies, Start Your Engines" automotive class at Waukegan Tire on March 6. ... Read More!


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Lori Johnson, AskPatty Expert Woman featured in Forbes!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 11th, 2009 12:33am

How To Make Your Old Car Seem New Read the complete article by Hannah Elliott at Forbes Magazine. Trying to eke out a couple more years from your vehicle? Here are 10 ways to avoid having to buy a new one. Lori Johnson drives the same vehicle she bought 21 years ago--a black 1988 Toyota pickup. Her friends can't believe its pristine condition, she says. And in this economy, they are more than a little jealous that she finished ...


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Cincinatti Enquirer Features Ask Patty Female Friendly Dealers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 15th, 2007 5:09am

Dealers turn 'female-friendly' Ask Patty trains auto sales staffers to improve customer service for women BY JAY ANTENEN | ENQUIRER CONTRIBUTOR The automotive sales training video, Jody DeVere recalled, began simply enough. "When Mr. Customer comes into the dealer," the announcer said. A little while later: "And when you introduce Mr. Customer to the service adviser." And ...


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Society of American Florists Features Ask Patty!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 21st, 2007 8:59pm

Auto Sellers Court Women   When it comes to selling, the language you use is important -- and it's not gender neutral. At least, that's the theory of a few entrepreneurs who started a Web site, www.askpatty.com, to "help improve the communication between female customers and auto sellers," according to a recent story in the Chicago Tribune. The site gives women information about ...


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Ask Patty Featured on Business Opportunities Weblog

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 3rd, 2007 7:43pm

Web Site Aims To Help Women Seal Deal   Richmond Times-Dispatch: Women decide or in some way influence most of the car and truck purchases in the United States - more than 80 percent, according to some estimates. But talk to women about their auto-buying experience in showrooms, and you’ll find that many aren’t thrilled. Salespeople who ignore the woman when a man and ...


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The Tennessean Newspaper Features Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 28th, 2006 4:20pm

Macho-minded car salesmen learn a little lesson in respect Dealerships seek female-friendly certification By SARAH A. WEBSTER Detroit Free Press Women flat-out decide, or in some way influence, most of the car and truck purchases in the United States — more than 80 percent, according to some estimates. But talk to women candidly about their auto-buying experience, and you'll find that many ...


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NY Albany Times Union Features Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 26th, 2006 8:31pm

Respect helps sell vehicles to women Male-dominated car industry needs help communicating By SARAH A. WEBSTER, Detroit Free Press First published: Sunday, December 24, 2006 Women flat-out decide, or in some way influence, most of the car and truck purchases ...


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Kain Automotive Features Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 28th, 2006 4:21pm

Sell more cars to women with help from AskPatty.com AskPatty.com Answers Readers' Car Questions As women start to exercise their considerable power in the car-buying and maintenance arena, more women-oriented auto Web sites are popping up to serve them. Here's a new one we like: AskPatty.com. Billed as "a safe place for women to get advice on car purchases, maintenance and other ...


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Preventing Vehicle Rollovers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 24th, 2006 10:31pm

by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach Vehicle Rollovers have to be one of the scariest accidents to see or experience. It starts off so innocently. The vehicle ever-so-slightly coasts onto the shoulder and the first thing that comes to mind is to steer that vehicle back on the road, or maybe apply the brakes. It seems like the right thing to do, but the next thing you know the vehicle is off the road rolling over and over in a ...


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