More than ever before, people are leasing their car. Yet 75% of Americans believe that buying vs. leasing a car is smarter than leasing one. Why? Karl Brauer, senior analyst, Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com, summed it up: “Buying a car allows the owner to build equity in a vehicle and recoup some percentage of it when […]
News is everywhere – CNBC, USA Today, Detroit Free Press – today that Americans are keeping their cars for longer than ever. The Institute of Highway Safety (IHS) released a report confirming that the average age of a vehicle on U.S. roads has hit a new record high – 11.5-years old! Guess who doesn’t mind? […]
ICYMI (that’s “in case you missed it” for the non-millenials), Openbay was in USA Today! In the article, “Need Help? Travel Industry Gets More Responsive,” USA Today’s smart-travel columnist and consumer advocate, Christopher Elliott advises readers, “Don’t Wait – There’s an App for that!” Here’s the bit where Openbay is mentioned, and for the full article, click […]
Openbay Named an “Innovative Technology of the Year – IoT” Finalist for 18th Annual Technology Leadership Awards
July 20, 2015, Cambridge, Mass. – Openbay, the only nationwide online marketplace for auto repair and maintenance services, today announced that it has been named a finalist in the Innovative Technology of the Year – Internet of Things for the 2015 Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) Technology Leadership Awards. Openbay’s new IoT platform, OpenbayConnect, announced […]
This morning, Zubie announced news of its open API platform for what it’s calling the “Internet of Cars.”Openbay will be made available to all Zubie ZinC users. Here’s what our founder & CEO had to say about this release – “Zubie’s ZinC platform is well positioned to provide a host of services to consumers to […]
CAMBRIDGE, MA – June 24, 2015 – Openbay, the only nationwide online marketplace for auto repair, has partnered with AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE: AZO) to enable Boston-area consumers to comparison shop for and book automotive repair and maintenance services with a network of local professionals directly from AutoZone.com. AutoZone is the nation’s leading auto parts retailer […]
Openbay, the nationwide online marketplace for auto repair, is in print in the current July/August issue of Playboy magazine, which boasts more than a million readers per month. In case you’re curious, check out Openbay on page 31 – look for the headline, “Popular Mechanic: an app that does everything but turn a wrench.” We’ll leave […]
Great news – Openbay and OpenbayConnect made the cover of this Sunday’s Boston Globe Business Section! Curious to try us out? Try Openbay today, and receive an average of four mechanics’ quotes per service request you submit. Save time, money and hassle of shopping for car repair.Drive safely!
Jordan C. discovered Openbay and booked his first service in early 2015. Within four months, Jordan had booked three services on his Mazda 3, and he’s got another service booking on the way. We got in touch to speak with him to learn more about his experience using Openbay, and to find out what keeps […]
Connected cars are making headlines. A lot of the talk revolves around futuristic ideas – like self-driving cars, or vehicles that have the ability to communicate with other vehicles – but there’s plenty of connected-car technology that you could benefit from today. If you’re a safe driver, and you’re willing to prove it, one connected-car […]
Openbay, an award-winning online e-commerce marketplace for automotive repair and services and a provider of SaaS-based solutions for the automotive care industry, is transforming the experience for automotive repair and service for consumers and the way that automotive care businesses acquire and service customers.