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Great news for users of Openbay’s Android mobile app — You can now pay for car repair with Android Pay! And, we’ve added multi-media messaging functionality for the Android app. About Android Pay on Openbay Now, when consumers need auto repair and maintenance service, they can compare, book and pay for local automotive service through Openbay without ever […]
I recently bought a 15-year old car. Buying an old car, especially one that old, isn’t something I would usually consider, but this car ended up being the perfect fit for me. Check out these tips to see if you can find a hidden treasure of your own. Tips to Buying an Old Car Recently, my […]
Car trouble can be stressful — there’s nothing like the dreaded check-engine light haunting you, without any further explanation of what needs to be done to fix your car. Openbay recently received a service request from a driver whose illuminated ABS light allegedly triggered a food binge, or at least an excuse to have some fun filling in the […]
Here’s a firsthand account of someone who had put diesel in a gas engine, what happened, and what the services cost to fix the issue. Word to the wise: don’t zone out while gassing your vehicle; putting diesel in a gas car is an expensive mistake. Diesel in Gas Engine = Stranded One day, I received […]
Tuan is co-founder of philo, and had recently moved from Boston to San Francisco. When his car needed service, Tuan weighed his options, and tried Openbay’s auto-repair marketplace to book service with Chow’s Automotive. We gave Tuan a call to learn more. Here’s how it went. Where do you live and what do you drive? I live in San Francisco […]
Openbay is now offering Roadside Assistance. Here’s some press reaction to the big news. Yahoo! Finance: Startups Aim to Disrupt the Auto Club NY Daily News: New mobile app connects drivers with roadside assistance Digital Trends: The Openbay Mobile App Brings You Roadside Assistance Anywhere, Anytime Cheat Sheet: Openbay is Gunning for AAA With Mobile Roadside Assistance
Big news today: Openbay now offers on-demand Roadside Assistance, now available on its mobile platform. A nationwide network of roadside assistance can now be dispatched at the touch of a button for common breakdowns due to a dead battery, flat tire, lockout, need for fuel delivery, or for vehicles that need a tow due to inoperability […]
Here’s Stephanie, from Arlington, Texas. She’d needed her PT Cruiser repaired, and found Openbay via Allstate, her insurance company. Where do you live and what do you drive? I live in Arlington, TX and drive a 2007 PT Cruiser. How did you find Openbay? I’ve had Allstate for a little over a year, and didn’t […]
At Openbay, we like to speak with our customers to get a better understanding of the user experience. This week, we caught up with John about his recent service at Verdugo Tire & Auto. Where do you live and what do you drive? I live in Houston, TX, but had booked the service on my daughter’s car […]
A while back, our CEO received a message from a new Openbay user, who said the experience was “hassle free to say the least.” We thought Meghashyam’s email message, the rest of which is shown below, was too good to be true, so we arranged a time to talk about how his story of booking car […]
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