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Got Questions About Your Repair? Now You Can Speak to a Mechanic
When it’s time to get your vehicle serviced and you’re unsure where to take it, what’s your first step? You reach out to a trusted resource for help, most likely a friend or family member. Ideally, you’d have a friend or family member that possesses the skills of a certified automotive technician. But most of us […]
National Boyfriend Day: Desperately Seeking a Mechanic Boyfriend?
The Twitterverse has just brought it to our attention that today is National Boyfriend Day. Apparently that’s an excuse to celebrate boyfriends of the romantic and platonic variety. It sounds like something we can all technically appreciate. National Boyfriend Day reminds us of a bunch of posts we’ve seen on social media of people seeking […]
Auto Repair Industry Outlook – ACA Leadership Conference
The Auto Care Association‘s Young Auto Care Network Group, also known as YANG and its Automotive Warehouse distributors Association, AWDA, are wisely paving the way for future leaders in the industry. Its “Next Step” program hosted a scholarship for ten young (under 40) auto-care professionals to join its inaugural YANG Spring Leadership Days (SLD). The focus was […]
Social Media Tips for Small Businesses: Get Started Today
You know your shop needs to be on social media. After all, it’s where your customers are — 75% of adults in the U.S. who are on the internet are also on Facebook. And, according to Ratchet & Wrench, 53% of shops making $2.5 million or more per year are on Twitter. You’re just not […]
Patrice Banks, Head of Girls Auto Clinic, Views Auto-Care Challenges As Her Opportunity
Women are making headlines in the automotive world – according to Frost & Sullivan, most licensed drivers are women, women influence 91% of automotive purchases, and more women than men are “schooling themselves before walking into a dealership or garage by researching on the Internet or among their peer groups.” Despite the large composition of […]
This Auto Editor’s Two Car-Care Lessons He Learned the Hard Way
Happy National Car Care Month! To celebrate, here are two car-care lessons, courtesy of an automotive pro. Michael Harley has had a great ride – as an automotive editor for outlets ranging from AutoWeb and Autoblog to JD Power, his career is one many would envy. When Mike’s not driving “this week’s sled,” a.k.a. a […]
Openbay featured on WZLX's Karlson & McKenzie Show
Here’s Heather, at Boston-based WZLX’s Karlson & McKenzie show, talking about National Car Care Month and Openbay’s blog, “Things You Shouldn’t Say to Your Mechanic.” Check out what they admitted to, while bringing their cars to the shop, versus things they agreed were in poor taste. Are you guilty of a breach in service-lane etiquette, too? […]
About AMRA/MAP: Raising the Bar for Auto Care Professionals
Joseph M. Henmueller is President & COO of the Automotive Maintenance & Repair Association / Motorist Assurance Program, widely known as AMRA/MAP. AMRA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen the relationship between auto care professionals and vehicle owners, and it accomplishes that by developing industry standards for vehicle inspection and communication. Its […]
Love Cars? No Need to “Turn a Wrench” to Thrive in the Auto-Care Industry
Here at Openbay, we’re car fans. We love driving them, dreaming about them and watching car movies. Working in the automotive aftermarket service industry, we’re lucky to do what we love – help to keep everyone’s wheels in great shape, so they can get back on the road and enjoy life. If you’re a car […]
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