Ask Patty Congratulates Certified Female Friendlyr Retalers Who Renewed their Commitments in June 2012

North American Female-Focused Automotive Agency Celebrates Retailers who Offer Services with Women in Mind

A new group of automotive retailers have re-affirmed their promise that  they are ready to address the needs of women consumers as they remain part of the growing network of Certified Female Friendly® locations in North America.  Team members at these locations have completed a training and certification process to provide a Certified Female Friendly® experience that exceeds women’s expectations, and this month they celebrate their anniversary with the female-focused company, renewing their commitment to surpass the expectations of women in their communities.

This month, the Ask Patty team sends its heartfelt thanks and congratulations to:

Anderson Automotive of Summerside, Prince Edward Island

A & J Automotive of Raleigh, North Carolina

A & B Motors of Cottonwood, Arizona

C & D Auto Care of La Mesa, California

AutoAid of Van Nuys, California

Midas Auto Service Experts of Diamond Bar, California

FMC Repair of Stoney Creek, Ontario

Gatto's Tires and Auto Service of Brevard County, Florida

To become Certified Female Friendly®, personnel at these locations have completed an extensive training program on how to best serve women, and their employees will continue to participate in year-round instruction to enhance their awareness, appreciation, and commitment to a female-friendly service experience. These clients, like the other members of the Ask Patty network of automotive professionals, will also continue to 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. Northgate Chrysler Dodge Jeep commitment to women shows that management is serious about earning their business."

In conjunction with, each of these clients 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 respective websites.

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 

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

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