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Join AskPatty's First-Ever Car Care Twitter Party For Tips And Fun Prizes!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 14th, 2010 11:35pm

Join AskPatty's first-ever Car Care Twitter Party for tips and fun prizes! We are so excited about our first-ever car care Twitter Party! Please come to @AskPatty  April 20, 2010 from 9pm to 10pm (EST)  to ask questions and get answers about car care, tips and maintenance, and car buying and selling.   Our event will be hosted by female automotive experts: * Debbie Van Schalkwyk, Global Pennzoil Brand Manager * ...


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Tire Reviews and Buying Tires

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 13th, 2010 9:00pm

American tire consumers can easily shop low prices when buying tires and auto care services. The Internet is a great place for consumers to get tire coupons, oil change coupons and automotive part rebates http://www.alltimeinfo.com/Art/4151/50/Tire-Reviews-and-Buying-Tires.html


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Winter Tires

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 1st, 2010 8:27pm

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of the public's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees. Twenty years ago, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their tread design. We called them snow tires back then and they had big, knobby lugs that were designed to give good traction in deep snow. ...


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Take Control of Your Car after College: Driving Tips for Women on the Move

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 10th, 2009 8:40am

Graduating from college brings on many new challenges. One thing young women don't take into consideration when moving away from home is car maintenance and driving conditions. Many of the women I know, including myself, relied on dads, brothers, boyfriends, or roommates to handle the maintenance of their cars or to drive during harsh conditions. But what happens after graduation when they are not there to help? Taking the time to ...


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Check your Tire Pressure Once a Month - BlogHer09 Swag

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 22nd, 2009 6:32pm

At BlogHer09 AskPatty will be giving away mini tire pressure gauge key rings to remind us all to "Check your Tire Pressure One a Month." Keeping your tires inflated properly helps retain the fuel economy, save money on rising gas prices and is a big safety issue during summer travel. Under-inflated tires can contribute to blow-outs while driving on hot summer roads! A tire is a pneumatic system, which supports a vehicle’s load. ...


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AskPatty Launches Enhanced Certified Female Friendly Training for Car Dealerships, Tire Dealers and Automotive Service and Repair Centers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 15th, 2009 7:55pm

AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly online interactive training design and functionality are another industry first for Tire Dealers and Automotive Service and Repair Centers   Business Week reports that women make over 80 percent of the buying decisions in US households today. In effect, they have become nearly every family's chief purchasing officer ...


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AskPatty Ranked in the Top Ten at Blogged.com!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 4th, 2008 9:46pm

Blogged.com editors recently reviewed AskPatty and gave it a 9.6 score out of 10, placing AskPatty blog in the top ten in the Shopping/Automotive category of Blogged.com! This is quite an achievement, especially considering that we are in fifth place behind Autoblog, Wired: Autopia, Jalopnik, and KickingTires! We're very proud to be ranked so highly and among such awesome automotive company! AskPatty.com was ...


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Winter Tire Safety Tips

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 25th, 2008 10:21pm

Winter brings many challenges for your car each year, but perhaps the most nerve-wracking is the hazardous driving conditions you'll have to face. Even though the groundhog has already seen its shadow, it's not too late to consider switching your all-season tires to winter ones for increased safety and peace of mind. Rubber compounds in tires are made to perform in specific temperatures: summer tires are very ...


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Back By Popular Demand: 2008 Bridgestone Safety Scholars Video Contest For Teens

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 4th, 2008 9:29pm

What do robots with road rage and text-messaging nutcracker dolls have in common? They were the stars of the teen-created winning videos of the 2007 Safety Scholars Video Contest sponsored by Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC. The company is again turning to America's teens for solutions presented in a creative format to help make roads safer for everyone. Bridgestone Firestone has just launched the ...


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Green Tires Reduce Rolling Resistance

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 3rd, 2008 9:26pm

Car tires can play a role in improving our gas mileage – and regulators are starting to realize that. Tire makers are finding their industry being subjected to increasing regulations in reducing the rolling resistance of tires. One approach to achieve this is by reducing tire thread thickness to reduce rolling resistance. This regulatory approach will take some pressure off car manufacturers to shoulder ...


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