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Tips for Back-to-School Bus Safety

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 29th, 2007 10:59pm

School is finally back in session. My older boy begins high school on Friday, though the younger one doesn’t begin until after Labor day. I drive my kids to school, but, according to the Michigan State Police, for 23 million other students nationwide, the school day begins and ends with a trip on a school bus. If your kids ride a school bus, it’s important to know that the greatest risk for them is not riding ...


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Safety Tips For New Drivers Headed Back To School

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 29th, 2007 7:00pm

Is your teen driving to school for the very first time this year? As a parent you probably feel proud, relieved, and a maybe even little concerned, especially upon learning that the first six months of unsupervised driving are the most dangerous for new teen drivers. So what's the best advice parents can give their teens as they give them the keys to the car and watch them head out the door? "Don't drive ...


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Hey, It's Brake Safety Awareness Week!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 27th, 2007 11:31pm

In case you didn't already know, the Motorist Assurance Program has declared this (MAP) Brake Safety Awareness Week. "Taking care of your brakes is a critical part of keeping your vehicle safe," remarked Joe Cirelli, senior vice president of service at Pep Boys. "As we head into the fall season, now is an ideal time to seek a thorough brake inspection." The Pep Boys -- Manny, Moe & Jack -- ...


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Ask Patty Press Week of August 27th

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 27th, 2007 9:16pm

The Ladies’ Manual for Communicating with Your Service Advisor We would like to introduce our first guest blogger to our Buttoned Up Blog, Kim Walker: Kim is the Owner & Marketing Director of Peak Automotive, www.peakautomotive.com, which was chosen as one of the Top Ten Car Shops in America by Motor Age Magazine. Kim offers advice on car maintenance and other automotive related topics. Kim is also on the Advisory ...


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8 Great Tips for Women Car Buyers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 22nd, 2007 1:28pm

According to industry statistics, women buy more than half of all cars, and influence more than 85 percent of all vehicle purchases. As a woman, you already know that many of the household purchase decisions are in your hands, either by deciding or helping a loved one to decide. Despite this, typically, women are viewed at a disadvantage during negotiations – but if you’re in the market for a new vehicle, you ...


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Ask Patty Automotive Advice for Women Blog Carnival: August 21st

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 21st, 2007 4:02pm

Welcome back to our blog carnival. Last week we took a drive around the doggie world as far as automotive was concerned and this week we are taking a trip with women and their cars! Jump on in for the ride! Vauxhall just launched the new Agila, a trendy new sub-compact vehicle targeted at women. Vauxhall says the new model, due to go sale in March, is aimed specifically at women car buyers looking for a practical, ...


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Ask Patty Press Week of August 20th

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 21st, 2007 1:13am

Upcoming Second Life Discussions: Doing Business And Using Voice Posted by Mitch Wagner, Aug 20, 2007 01:11 AM Pontiac is another company that's developed an area that's one of the most popular in Second Life.The agency that developed it, Campfire, solicited input from car enthusiasts already in Second Life before building Motorati. Rather than using Motorati as a platform to try to force-feed ...


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40% of NASCAR Fans are Women but NOT the Drivers - Why?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 20th, 2007 3:35pm

In the world of motor sports, there is no greater challenge for a women, than to make a career choice to be a professional race car driver. These women are uniquely qualified business entrepreneurs. To succeed they need talent behind the wheel , top flight equipment, technical support, training, a fiercely competitive nature, grit, un wavering determination and last but not least the marketing know how to attract major ...


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WomenCorp New Online Magazine Launches and Partners with Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 16th, 2007 10:48pm

Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 15, 2007 -- WomenCorp launches its new online multimedia magazine for women today. The magazine features traditional and multimedia articles and tips from prominent authors and businesswomen. "For a long time, I have dreamed of developing an online community for women," said Roxanne Batson, a WomenCorp founder. "What I sincerely hope is that the magazine will help many other ...


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AutoRemarketing Features Ask Patty and Female Friendly Dealers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 15th, 2007 6:26pm

  Women Receive Advice, Find a Voice Through AskPatty.com By Richard Greene, AR NewsMagazine Editor August 15, 2007 SARASOTA, Fla. — What began as a blog in May 2006, then expanded to a Web site two months later, has since turned into a major force that's giving a voice to women's concerns within the auto world. And, according to Jody DeVere, president of AskPatty.com, industry leaders are taking ...


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