It’s a hot day. You just exited an air-conditioned home or office. You make a beeline to your car. Then, you quickly unlock it, open the door, and enter a hot and stale air filled vehicle. You start your engine and quickly turn on the AC expecting cool air to start flowing. You wait. Only […]
Car battery dead? Let’s take a guess: it’s an inconvenient time, right? Car batteries always die at the wrong time. Not that there’s necessarily any good time for a battery to give up the ghost. But you usually only discover it’s dead when you’re in a rush to get somewhere and your engine won’t turn […]
A while back, our CEO received a message from a new Openbay user, who said the experience was “hassle free to say the least.” We thought Meghashyam’s email message, the rest of which is shown below, was too good to be true, so we arranged a time to talk about how his story of booking car […]
Happy National Car Care Month! At this year’s New York International Auto Show, we attended a panel discussion about women and the automotive world, and wrote it up here: Women, Auto Care & the Power of the Purse. Lexus generously hosted the event, and afterward, we caught up with panelist, Audra Fordin, founder of Women […]
For today’s National Car Care Month fact, let’s pretend your vehicle is already perfectly maintained (oil changed, tires rotated, fluids good to go, scheduled maintenance done; heck – you’ve even washed it!), and you’re hankering for a road trip. Today! You’re just curious to know – how much will that cost you in fuel? Imagine […]
Ezra Dyer in BigFoot, “which I drove at the dirt track/monster truck course in Charlotte. Highlight of my life.” Ezra Dyer is one of the industry’s top automotive writers – he started his career as something of a legend, as hilariously detailed by Automobile magazine, when, at only 23-years old, he got a foot in the door […]
You Might Be a #CarCareBoss If: You carry a tire-pressure gauge in your pocket at all times, and will pull the car over on the highway to check if you sense one tire is a couple of pounds off. You rely on the local police/fire stations to install your kids’ car seats every time. […]
It’s National Car Care Month! Did you know that women play a leading role in 85% of auto purchases, and play a large role in how it’s serviced? At this year’s New York Auto Show, we attended a panel discussion, hosted by Lexus, about women buying and servicing vehicles. Panelists were (left to right below): […]
Have you heard the news? Openbay is on Android! This news was picked up in outlets ranging from Digital Trends and Ratchet + Wrench to BostInno and Tire Review. Download Openbay on Android today to quickly compare, book and pay for local auto repair with a quality shop.
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 […]
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