New Hope Auto & Truck Services Becomes an Certified Female Friendlyr Service Center in Clearwater, Florida

New Hope Auto & Truck Services Joins with to Offer Services Designed with the Women Consumer in Mind

New Hope Auto & Truck Services of Clearwater, Florida, is proud to announce they are ready to address the needs of women consumers, as part of the growing network of Certified Female Friendlyr locations in North America. Team members at New Hope Auto & Truck Services have completed a training and certification process to provide a Certified Female Friendlyr experience that exceeds women's expectations.

"Lack of Automobile knowledge has baffled most of us since Henry Ford first started making them," states Hope Peterson, owner of New Hope Auto and Truck Services. "I believe in educating motorists about the benefits of proper maintenance, because a well-maintained vehicle is safer and more dependable. Also, maintenance is your best defense against costly repairs, and it's worth more at trade-in time."

Visit the New Hope Auto & Truck Services micro-site, or in person at 10801 49th Street N., Clearwater, Florida 33762.

To become Certified Female Friendlyr, New Hope Auto & Truck Services personnel completed an extensive training program on how to best serve women. New Hope Auto & Truck Services employees will participate in year-round instruction to enhance their awareness, appreciation, and commitment to a female-friendly service experience. New Hope Auto & Truck Services 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. New Hope Auto & Truck Services commitment to women shows that management is serious about earning their business."

In conjunction with, New Hope Auto & Truck Services has launched 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.

About New Hope Auto and Truck Services
New Hope Auto and Truck Services in Clearwater Florida has been servicing customers in the Tampa Bay area since 1994. Hope Peterson, owner of New Hope Auto and Truck Services, is a Certified Mechanic and graduate of Pinellas Technical Education Centers (pTEC), and to date has over 1900 training hours in auto and truck Diagnosis, Maintenance, Repairs, Operations, Management, Service Advising and Marketing.

Professional and Civic affiliations include: National Car Care Council Women's Board; pTEC Automotive Trade Advisory Committee; Family Service Centers Automotive Loan Review Committee; Pinellas Education Foundation Centers of Excellence Certification Committee; Rotary Club of Pinellas Park; eWomen Network; Working Women of Tampa Bay; Pinellas Park/Gateway Chamber of Commerce Board Member; Network Professionals, Inc.

Ms. Peterson has also been recognized for her community support by receiving the Rotary Club of Pinellas Park Rookie of the Year Award, Extraordinary Commitment and Dedicated Service to the people of Pinellas County, and the Courage to Change Award from Family Service Centers.

About, Inc.
With international headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California, href="" target="_blank">, 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 Friendlyr 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 AskPatty Certified Female Friendlyr auto dealer, tire dealer, collision center, auto service and repair centers using the location search at

Go here to learn how to become AskPatty Certified Female Friendlyr.

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