Village Automotive Center Becomes an Certified Female Friendlyr Service Center in Setauket, New York

Village Automotive Center Joins with to Offer Services Designed with Women Consumers in Mind

Since its opening in 1987, Village Automotive Center, of Setauket, New York, has prided itself on superior service and complete customer satisfaction, with a special emphasis on treating women consumers with the respect and open, honest communication they deserve. It is with the continuation of this focus in mind, that the Village Automotive Center is happy to become an Certified Female Friendlyr location. The team members at Village Automotive Center have completed a training and certification process ensuring the provision of a Certified Female Friendlyr experience.

Rich DiMartino, owner of Village Automotive Center, states, "Although for many years now women have assumed complete responsibility for automotive maintenance and decision-making, many continue to be disillusioned by their repeated encounters of stereotypical automotive shop unresponsiveness to women. By joining the Certified Female Friendlyr network, we are confident that new customers to the Village Automotive Center will find their experience to be as refreshingly professional and respectful as our many long-time valued female consumers already know us to be."

Visit the Village Automotive Center micro-site:
and at 61 North Country Road, Setauket, New York 11733

In conjunction with, Village Automotive Center 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 buying and maintenance 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 Village Automotive Center
For over 35 years, Village Automotive Center has been offering a full range of car care services - first opening in 1977, in Huntington, NY, then relocating to its current location in Setauket, NY in 1987. The facility employs ASE Certified Technicians, and is a member of the Better Business Bureau.

Village Automotive Center is known as the dealer alternative among their many loyal customers. Performing high quality, guaranteed auto repairs and regular scheduled maintenance, on domestic and import autos and SUV's. Rich DiMartino, owner, has been recognized with numerous management awards and supports various community service organizations.

"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. Village Automotive Center's 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 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.

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Go here to learn how to become Ask Patty Certified Female Friendlyr.

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