Experiencing car trouble doesn’t necessarily mean you’re going to be stuck forking over a huge percentage of your monthly earnings to a mechanic. In fact, there are a great number of repairs and maintenance issues that you can handle on your own, with only the help of a few tools and a strong dose of self […]
Owning a car can cost you a lot of money, even after it’s been paid off. Not only does the rising cost of gas make keeping your tank full an exercise in economics, but there are also yearly registration fees, property taxes (Excise tax) and insurance premiums to consider. Then there’s the cost of performing routine maintenance, […]
Car repair is a fact of life. Regardless of how well you maintain your vehicle through regularly scheduled service, there’s going to come a time when you’ll be forced to pay a visit to your neighborhood auto repair shop. Given this, it’s a smart idea to know well in advance if your car is the type […]
Buying a car is a long term investment. Unless you’re made of money, you’re going to want to shop smart – and that includes narrowing down your choices to the makes and models that are least likely to require frequent repair. Here’s our rundown of the top 5 low maintenance cars on the road. Top […]
To paraphrase an old classic, summer’s here and the time is right for taking to the streets. Literally. What better way to spend your summer vacation than by taking an adventurous road trip across America’s endless network of blacktop highways? Alas, triple-digit temperatures can take a serious toll on your vehicle and if you venture […]
Nobody likes waiting, but it’s an inevitability of life that comes with the territory of taking your car into a shop for repair. Sometimes, the drudgery of sitting around and twiddling your thumbs can be made a lot more bearable if you’ve got some idea of what kind of wait time to expect. But estimating […]
We live in an odd culture where tipping is an expected perk of certain occupations. Everyone knows that you’re supposed to tip restaurant servers, hairstylists, taxi drivers, and hotel bell hops. But what about auto mechanics? Do you tip your mechanic? While there are no hard and fast rules about tipping mechanics, there are a […]
Just because you’ve been “had” in the past by a shady auto repair shop doesn’t mean that all mechanics are crooks. In fact, the vast majority of mechanics are in the business to make money honestly and ethically – it’s just those few bad apples that ruin it for everyone. Next time you take your vehicle in […]
Boston, MA — June 17, 2012 — Openbay, Inc., the industry’s first online marketplace that transforms how people get their cars repaired and maintained, launched a new blog that will promote helpful articles on how to properly maintain and extend the life of motor vehicles. The intended audience for the new blog will be vehicle […]
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.
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