KC Auto Show

The Saturday before last, I volunteered to spend a few hours recruiting for PSU at the Kansas City Auto show.View Post...more

The Booth Babe: Life After the Auto Show

There was a terrific article in Spin magazine about what rock stars do for a living after the fame runs out. I've often wondered about this ... not every band you hear on the radio becomes Bon Jovi or Coldplay, and most won't get airplay on their second or third albums. Plain economics dictates there can only be so many studio musicians and producers, so how are these peeps who had a tantalizing taste of fame absorbed back into the mainstream? It was interesting to read the wide variety of post-fame careers. I won't give it away by naming names and careers, but it is definitely worth a read -- and it got me thinking ... What happens to booth babes when the bright lights of the auto show dim? ...more

You left out one possible future career: writer! 8-) Looks like you've already got that going ...more

AskPatty Attends the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show

The Los Angeles Auto Show opened to the public this week, showcasing the latest new vehicles and futuristic concepts from auto manufacturers around the world. More than 900 vehicles are currently on display through Sunday, December 13, from sportscars and sedans, to crossovers, trucks, and minivans. Los Angeles is the nation's largest car market and as the first major North American auto show of the season, it will deliver a preview of how the recent changes in the industry, the environment, and the economy will ultimately affect what consumers drive. Last year's Los Angeles Auto Show practically launched the carpocalypse, so this year's event opens the auto show season with a cautiously optimistic attitude. ...more

It's a Happy Green World at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show

It was a completely different Auto Show atmosphere in Detroit this week than it was at November's Los Angeles Auto Show,  and we're not talking about the weather. ...more

I like the Chevrolet Volt. It is going in the right direction with being eco friendly. ...more

Amazing Women, Paris Auto Show Preview & GM's 100th

Arrived in Detroit on Sunday on a Northwest Airlines flight with a big sigh of relief on the tail end of Hurricane Ike, a bumpy white knuckle flight arriving a bit travel weary to be greeted by the ever cheerful and soggy GM welcome committee. ...more

Vibe, Versa, Verve.......... Varoooooooooom!

The Detroit Auto Show was touting so many Hybrid's I thought I would mention some petrol -powered cars with plenty of fuel economy now and on the horizon. ...more