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NPR - As Scandal Cools, What Next For Volkswagen?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 1st, 2016 8:00am

Near the entrance to Santa Monica pier stood a circle of Volkswagen Golfs, each with a driver. The purpose was to ferry attendees of a weeknight car unveiling to their own vehicles somewhere in the vast oceanfront parking lot. Perfectly framed by the pier's roller coaster in the background is the Volkswagen Atlas. If you want the company's answer to a year of scandal, this is it: what VW calls a mid-size SUV that has three rows ...


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Summer Travel Safety Reminder: Keep Your Eyes On The Road

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 17th, 2014 4:25pm

Volkswagen recently created an unusual advertisement to make an important point: The commercial, supposedly set in a movie theater in Hong Kong, shows an audience watching footage of a road trip from the viewpoint of the driver's seat in a moving car. However, after a few moments, a mass text using a location-based broadcaster is sent to moviegoers inside the theater. At first, as much of the crowd reaches down to grab their phones, ...


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Volkswagen Video Highlights Safety -- And A Bunny

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 25th, 2014 5:48pm

Check out this cute Volkswagen video airing in Europe that shares tragic love story of a pair of stuffed bunnies destined to be forever apart because of Volkswagen's Automatic Distance Control safety technology.  The stars are a male bunny sitting on the dashboard of a Volkswagen Golf and a female bunny stuck to the back window of the van in front. Sadly, although it’s clearly love at first sight, the two love bunnies can ...


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Certified Car Experience: Tom Bush is proud to become Florida's first AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly dealership. - Jacksonville.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 25th, 2011 8:25pm

The Tom Bush Family of Automotive Dealerships has taken steps to address the needs of women consumers by becoming Florida's first AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly dealer. ... Read More!


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What We Learned From VW's Super Bowl Success

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 8th, 2011 9:17pm

While Volkswagen was one of several automakers stepping back into the Super Bowl ad game, it was the only one that created a campaign that resonated with a key consumer demographic: Moms. ... Read More!


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Fuel Efficient Couple En Route Across United States To Break Guinness World Record For Lowest Fuel Consumption

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 15th, 2008 2:27pm

Two of the world's most fuel-efficient drivers, John and Helen Taylor, are a third of the way through their attempt to break the current world record for lowest fuel consumption across the 48 contiguous United States. A dozen days into their trip, they've passed through the northern states of the Great Plains, including South Dakota, North Dakota, and Montana. Their chariot for this record-breaking trip is the all-new, ...


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Volkswagen Debuts Zero-Emission Hydrogen Tiguan HyMotion

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 29th, 2008 3:22pm

Volkswagen of America, Inc. has recently announced North American debut of the Tiguan HyMotion Fuel Cell Concept. Originally shown at the Shanghai Motor Show and the 2007 Michelin Challenge Bibendum, the Tiguan HyMotion highlights the current state of Volkswagen's hydrogen fuel cell research and development. The HyMotion is built on Volkswagen's Tiguan sport-utility vehicle, but utilizes a hydrogen fuel cell ...


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Volkswagen Launches 'Das Auto' Campaign

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 15th, 2008 9:57pm

Volkswagen of America has launched a new advertising campaign called "Das Auto," which, for non-German-speakers, means "the car." The campaign, which launched last week and was playing practically nonstop over the weekend, introduces the world to the company's new spokesvehicle Max, an iconic, quirky, talking 1964 black Beetle. In each spot, Max has candid conversations with notable figures ...


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Love For A Bug -- My First Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 21st, 2008 7:35pm

I love Bugs. Beetles. V-Dubs. My dad had a 1967 green VW Bug when I was growing up and I remember going to all our doctor’s appointments and sports practices in the little back seat of that car. It had that waffle pattern on the vinyl seats so on hot days with short shorts you we would get the impressions all up our thighs. And it was super hot to the touch when we got in. My dad would tell us it had 2-40 ...


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Checkered Flag Motor Car Corporation Launches Female Friendly Dealer Website

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 3rd, 2008 10:55pm

An Online Car Purchasing Experience Designed Exclusively For Women Sarasota, FL- Virginia Beach, VA - February 5, 2008 - Checkered Flag Motor Car Corporation announced the launch of their Certified Female Friendly private label website reinforcing their commitment to the Ask Patty Dealer Program. This latest design integrates seamlessly with the existing dealership website for their Toyota, Scion, Honda, Hyundai, BMW, Volkswagen, ...


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