Are you looking for an easier way to bring customers into your auto repair shop? These days, customers want quotes instantly, and they don’t have time to call around from shop to shop. Likewise, many shop owners are tired of wasting time on the phone, generating quotes for someone who may never come in. It’s important […]
[wonderplugin_slider id=”1″] The U.S. presidential-election day is on November 8th; you’ve registered to vote, right? Tensions are running high, as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton inspire gossip and groan-worthy headlines. If your car or truck sports a political bumper sticker, chances are you’ve inspired the occasional gossip or groan from your fellow road-goers, too. The Power of Political Bumper Stickers […]
When Jack was seeking Chicago exhaust repair, he turned to Openbay to assist him with finding a reliable auto repair shop. Here’s his story of his experience, and why he’ll continue to use Openbay for all his future repairs. Where do you live and what type of car do you drive? I live in Lisle, IL, […]
We all know that car repair is a nuisance; that’s why Openbay is on a mission to make it less painful. Here’s the story of how one recommended auto repair turned into a more complicated scenario, which was quickly remedied by a general diagnosis. Yes, that means I had to diagnose my car twice. But in the […]
The auto repair industry is just like any other. It’s full of honest, hard working people making a living at what they do best. But unfortunately, just like any other business, there are bad apples who make the rest look bad. If you’ve ever been burned by an unscrupulous auto mechanic, you’re probably gun shy every time the […]
Chris Duke is creator, executive producer and host of Motorz TV, a show focused on automotive improvement. Duke is not a certified mechanic, has never worked in a shop. He’s tech-obsessed and entirely self-taught. He’s a hobbyist who makes a point to include every complicated wrinkle of the modification process in his show, so others may […]
We caught up with San Francisco customer, Bernard, after completing his third service through Openbay. Here’s his take, and why he keeps coming back for all of his auto repairs. Where do you live, and what type of vehicle do you drive? I live in San Francisco, and I drive a 2012 Mazda 3. How […]
Service providers are sometimes so busy managing the comings and goings and fixings of vehicles that it’s easy to forget what a pain in the neck it can be to be on the other side, as a vehicle owner. Not only are they without a car or truck for hours to days on end, but they’re […]
Here’s the second part in our series about increasing customer loyalty in auto-repair shops. Customers often spend hundreds of dollars at their auto-repair shops, and if you’re smart, you’ll keep that in mind with every interaction. Car repair and maintenance isn’t where most people would put their money, if they had a choice. If you can […]
What Do Ball Joints Do? Ball Joints are the automotive equivalent to the human shoulder. Think of a ball and socket design with a base that mounts onto a control arm, and a stem that fits into the tire/wheel assembly. As the control arm moves up and down with changing road conditions, the stem (socket) […]
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