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Many More Automotive Businesses Get Ask Patty Certified Female Friendly Nationwide

Published Oct 29th 2015, 2:24pm by Jody DeVere in Press Releases Articles

A number of automotive retailers across the US and Canada have announced in February that they have joined the growing ranks of companies who promise to address the needs of women consumers, as part of the expansive network of Certified Female Friendly® locations in North America. Team members at each of these locations have completed a training and certification process to provide a Certified Female Friendly® experience that exceeds women’s expectations.

In conjunction with, each company is provided with a female-focused micro-site that provides the tools and resources most requested by women. The micro-site gives women the ability to schedule service appointments, access coupons and discounts, and learn more about car care online from the comfort of their home or office. The micro-site is easily accessed by searching on, or by going directly to their site.

New Certified Female Friendly Locations include the following companies (with links to each of their micro-sites on

Chantilly Auto Body of Chantilly, VA

Centreville Collision Center of Chantilly, VA

Quantico Collision Center of Dumfries, VA

Fairfax Collision Center of Chantilly, VA

Metro Collision Center of Springfield, VA

Rick's Collision Center of Warrenton, VA

Melvindale Car Care of Melvindale, MI

Cottonwood Tire and Auto of Cottonwood, AZ

Alan's Automotive & Diesel Repair of Colorado Springs, CO

Dekalb Tire of Atlanta, GA

Road Ready Auto Repair of North Bellemore, NY

Rich's Auto Center of Fort Wayne, IN

B&B Auto and RV Service Center of Farmington, NH

Oliverian Automotive of Pike, NH

A&J Automotive of Raleigh, NC

Brad Buck Paint & Body of Kirksville, MO

Schumacher Chevrolet of Clifton, NJ

Williams Body & Paint of Colorado Springs, CO

Stamps Automotive of Gilbert, AZ

Strictly Diesel of Phoenix, AZ

Personal Auto Repair of Safety Harbor, FL

Friendly Auto Centers of Mesa, AZ

Hometown Service Center of Westerville, OH

AA Auto Service Center of Redmond, WA

Joel's Automotive Repair of Upland, CA

To become Certified Female Friendly®,
 each of these companies' personnel completed an extensive training program on how to best serve women. These employees will participate in year-round instruction to enhance their awareness, appreciation, and commitment to a female-friendly service experience. Every Certified Female Friendly company will also benefit from a unique marketing support program designed to reach out and build lasting relationships with women customers.

"Women influence 85 percent of the buying decisions in North American households, effectively becoming the family's chief purchasing officer," says Jody DeVere, CEO of, Inc." AskPatty trains and certifies automotive businesses on how to communicate more effectively with women and ensure they feel safe, respected and empowered, which creates tremendous customer loyalty. 
These companies' commitment to women shows that management is serious about earning their business."

About, Inc.

With international headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California,, Inc. takes a two-pronged approach to revolutionizing the women's automotive retail market: For consumers, the website, is a safe and reliable source for expert automotive advice and research. For auto dealers, tire dealers, collision centers, auto service and repair centers, the revolutionary Certified Female Friendly® program, designed from the ground up, trains and certifies automotive retail and service centers on how to attract, sell, retain and increase loyalty with women customers.

Women can find an Ask Patty Certified Female Friendly® auto dealer, tire dealer, collision center, auto service and repair centers using the location search at

here to learn how to become Ask Patty Certified Female Friendly®.

AskPatty® and Certified Female Friendly® are registered trademarks of, Inc.


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