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Shopping For A New Car? Here’s How To Save Money By Shopping Certified Pre-Owned

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 23rd, 2017 6:00am

Shopping For A New Car? Here’s How To Save Money By Shopping Certified Pre-Owned Buying a used car has always been an uncertain experience for car shoppers: you are essentially purchasing a vehicle with no known service or performance background, with no assurances that the car has been properly maintained, no knowledge of how the owner treated it, and no recourse if the car turns out to be a lemon.   The Joys of Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicles are usually leased ...


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Sub-Zero Wake-Up Call: Winterize Your Vehicle Now

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 28th, 2014 1:56pm

The recent record cold weather in most of the country should be a wake-up call to motorists who have not yet winterized their vehicles, says the Car Care Council. “Sub-zero temperatures can stress out a vehicle, as well as its driver,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “The recent record low temperatures are a harsh reminder to be car care aware. During this break from the cold and snow, ...


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Odometer Rollback On Your Thousand Oaks CA Auto

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 27th, 2011 6:02pm

How do you know if an odometer is telling the truth? Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect CA consumers against mileage fraud. It says a CA seller must certify the mileage reported is the Actual Mileage. To have your odometer checked in Thousand Oaks CA, stop by AskPatty.com, Inc: AskPatty.com, Inc P.O. Box 6601 Thousand Oaks, CA 91359 888-745-1928 If it isn't, the seller must say why; ...


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Top Five Things Women Should Ask When Their Vehicle Is in the Shop

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 26th, 2010 4:32pm

By Ask Patty . Having your vehicle in the repair shop is never any fun. It usually happens in between taking six kids to six different after school events,... ... Read More! http://www.divinecaroline.com/22302/27873-top-five-things-ask-vehicle


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What To Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Thousand Oaks

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 1st, 2010 8:37pm

So you’ve bought a used car in the Thousand Oaks area. How do you know what you’re getting? It is hard to know what you’re getting because people in the Thousand Oaks area sell cars for different reasons. Think about why you’ve sold cars. Did you just want something new or were there problems that you wanted to run away from. Maybe it was a little of both. Used cars with 25,000 to 35,000 miles on ...


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Green Tips for Your Vehicle

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 29th, 2009 5:18am

Alternate-fueled and hybrid vehicles are gaining market share but still account for a relatively small percentage of vehicles on the road. Someday all of us may be driving pollution-free, hydrogen-powered cars. But what’s a concerned consumer to do in the meantime?


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AskPatty at the Ottawa Citizen News: Environment and Economy Making Green the Top Pick

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 5th, 2008 6:38pm

Read the article at the Ottawa Citizen By Bal Brach, Canwest News ServicePublished: Wednesday, November 05, 2008Women are turning to more eco-friendly vehicles this fall, according to an automotive expert, as the range of models and features expands."Women are looking to be more green," says Jody DeVere, president of the Women's Automotive Association International."Women are going to be looking for those models where they're going to ...


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Chrysler Joins the Electric Vehicle Party

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 25th, 2008 4:26am

With so much talk of electric vehicles approaching the marketplace,  it appears that Chrysler was not about to be left out of the party and has announce that it will also be supplying a couple of entries to green-minded alternative-fuel seeking consumers.Best known for its manly heavy-duty trucks and gas guzzling super-high-performance vehicles, the company has just announced the advent of three electric-drive vehicles, one of ...


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Top 20 Kissers Square off for Astra Photo Contest Finals

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 22nd, 2008 7:47am

What do a donkey, a policeman, and a bride all have in common? They are among the 20 finalists who puckered up in clever ways to submit an entry into Saturn's Kiss My Astra photo contest. These finalists were submitted from more than 300 great, creative, and funny photos.You can view the finalists at www.saturnkissmyastra.com, and then vote for your favorite Astra-kissing photo. The photo with the most votes will win the Grand Prize - ...


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Test Drive the Latest Eco-Friendly Vehicles at Santa Monica's AltCar Expo

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 22nd, 2008 7:44am

Over the past few years, Americans have become more and more conscious of the environment and global warming. One of the biggest factors that impacts the environment today is automotive vehicles. The number of hybrid and diesel vehicles has increased significantly as Americans continue to search for environmentally and economically efficient cars.On September 26 and 27 the third annual Santa Monica AltCar Expo,  one of the largest ...


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