When a mechanic suggests you need a brake flush, many drivers fear that their wallets are being flushed instead. Nothing could be further from the truth. The fact of the matter is now that cars have advanced braking systems that contain lots of expensive components, so it makes sense to periodically flush the system. How Often Do I […]
Meet Ethan, an ASU grad student, who used Openbay to compare, book and pay for his car repair in Tempe, AZ. Here’s how his experience went. Where do you live, and what type of vehicle do you drive? I live in Tempe, AZ and I drive a 2011 Nissan Sentra. How did you find Openbay? […]
Every state requires some form of auto insurance. Because most of us don’t actually get to reap the benefits of car insurance regularly, we don’t know exactly where to spend, and where to save, when shopping for a policy. For some ways to save on car insurance, we caught up with Andrew Schrage, co-owner of Money Crashers Personal Finance.Here […]
Exciting news: Feedspot listed Openbay Overdrive on their “Top 100 Auto Blogs Every Enthusiast Must Read” list. We’re thrilled to be honored! Openbay is in great company, alongside the likes of Motor Trend, Car and Driver, Automobile and Car Talk.For the uninitiated, Feedspot is an RSS feed, where readers can subscribe to their favorite blogs, and read them […]
Great news — we made the headlines in Lifehacker! As Lifehacker’s Eric Ravenscraft wrote, Comparison shopping for car repairs is hard when you can’t actually drag your car from one shop to another. Openbay helps solve this by getting you quotes from various shops in your area. It looks like Eric even submitted for a […]
Getting your vehicle serviced is a nuisance for loads of reasons — you’re out a set of wheels, it’s expensive, and you’ve got to find a reputable mechanic. In addition to helping you with that last task, Openbay makes the whole process easier by enabling you to exchange text, photo and video with mechanics. That’s right […]
Brenda Priddy has spent 24 years as the world’s top automotive spy photographer. Manufacturers have gone to great lengths to avoid her lens, while gear heads and competitors have delighted in sneak peeks of her camouflaged-car photos, as they’ve landed on international magazine covers and news. [bctt tweet=”Manufacturers have gone to great lengths to avoid […]
You know your vehicle needs regular oil changes, but beyond that, aren’t quite sure what you should be doing, beyond fixing things when they break. That approach won’t save you any money. What Basic Car Maintenance Are You Missing? The answer lies in your owner’s manual, and online, which tells you exactly when to have your […]
Vehicles symbolize freedom, but when they break, many drivers feel powerless. At 11.6-years old, the average vehicle on U.S. roads is in more frequent need of service, yet most drivers still rely on a frustratingly outdated method of identifying and scheduling service with a quality mechanic.To alleviate that pain point, Openbay now has a partnership […]
This photo, captured in Montgomery, Vermont, is a good reminder that if you ignore vehicle (and home) maintenance, you should prepare for your car to slowly become a planter! They won’t fix themselves.The average age of a vehicle in the U.S. is at a record 11.6-years old. By that age, your car or truck will have moved […]
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