Arlington, Texas — The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA), a national trade association representing over 20,000 quality used motor vehicle dealers in the United States, has partnered with will become one of NIADA's Preferred Industry Educational Providers. is a safe place for women to get advice on car purchases, maintenance and other automotive related topics. Women can shop for vehicles using the network of certified female friendly dealerships across the United States.

Michael Linn, NIADA executive vice president/CEO, stated, "Our members will receive discounts on training and certification to become part of an influential group of Female Friendly Certified Dealerships providing female customers an enhanced car buying experience. They will be better equipped to address the specific needs and concerns of women. AskPatty 'certified dealers' will be able to integrate the AskPatty brand into the selling and marketing environment of their dealerships."

AskPatty focuses on a marketing method to attract more female customers and since women account for 85 percent of all consumer purchases, their level of satisfaction is paramount. is a member and 2007 corporate sponsor of the Women's Automotive Association International, a member of the Motorsports program, the California board, the Women's Board of the Car Care Council and a member of the SEMA Business Women's Networking Group. is a sponsor of the No. 112 Chevrolet race-car driven by Deborah Renshaw, the highest ranked professional female NASCAR driver, who also heads up the panel of expert automotive women.