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Over the last decade, the car shopping experience for consumers has evolved significantly, especially in the U.S. Consumers are increasingly educating themselves in advance to avoid falling prey to sales tactics at the dealership. Here are some invaluable car shopping tips that can help you steer clear of common tricks employed by car salesmen. Pay […]
Car Maintenance plans are also referred to as car prepaid maintenance plans or vehicle prepaid maintenance plans. This article compares car maintenance plans to Openbay+ Car maintenance plans and Openbay+ are two different types of services that offer different benefits for vehicle owners. Car maintenance plans are typically offered by automakers or dealerships, and provide […]
Car Maintenance plans are also referred to as car prepaid maintenance plans or vehicle prepaid maintenance plans. What is a car maintenance plan? A car maintenance plan is a program that outlines a recommended schedule for vehicle checks and light automotive services. Services typically includes multi-point inspections, oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, battery inspections […]
Vehicle Maintenance Costs Increasing for Rideshare and Delivery Drivers (Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Grubhub, Amazon Flex, others….)
Rideshare and delivery drivers for Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Grubhub, UberEats, Postmates, Instacart, Gopuff, Amazon Flex, Shipt and others are all impacted by rising costs in automotive repair and maintenance. ———- Updated December 2022 (previous coverage) The cost of car repair and maintenance services has risen between to more than 11% over the last year (2022). […]
What are Vehicle Ownership and Operational Costs for Independent Contract Drivers (Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Amazon Flex, others….)?
Independent contract drivers for Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Grubhub, UberEats, Postmates, Instacart, Gopuff, Amazon Flex, Shipt and others are all impacted by rising costs in automotive repair and maintenance. ———- Cost of Vehicle Operational Expense The cost of auto repair and maintenance services has risen between 4%-5% annually between 2019 and 2021. For 2019, average miles […]
For 2021 we posted several blogs on car care tips to help with vehicle maintenance and safety. Here are the most viewed articles on the Openbay blog throughout 2021 – in ascending order of most viewed. Why Does My Car Air Conditioner Smell When I Turn It On? It could be a few days, a […]
If you are someone who parks underneath a tree, or in a wooded area, you may notice at this time of year, a collection of leaves grows in the area between your windshield and the hood. This is especially true if you are not a daily driver and leave the car parked for extended periods […]
My Car Has No Heat … But it was Working Fine Last Winter! 5 Potential Causes for no Heat in your Car.
Most of us take our car heaters for granted, not knowing how they work other than you run the engine, crank up the temperature, and hot air blows out from the vents. But what happens when the heat stops coming? There are few things as miserable as driving in freezing weather with no heat in […]
If you're ready to sell your car, now is the time. These 6 steps will help you prepare it for sale and earn top dollar.
Picture this, you’re driving down the road and you press down on your brake pedal because you need to either slow down or come to a stop. While pressing on the brake pedal, all of a sudden you hear a grinding noise coming from somewhere. Next, you immediately take your foot off the pedal and […]
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.