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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 […]
It’s road trip season, so it’s time to start making the ultimate playlist. As Friedrich Nietzsche said, “without music, life would be a mistake.” Let’s be honest, a road trip without music is like a day without sunshine. Openbay is all about getting you road trip-ready, so we took a deep dive into how music […]
The objects that we interact with every day are becoming increasingly connected. As technology advances, we hear about more devices becoming “smart” – TVs, watches, glasses, homes and, yes, cars too. Remember when smart cars were a mind-blowing revelation? Now, the smart cars of today are in their mere infancy compared to what lies ahead […]
Imagine if cars could communicate with each other in order to prevent possible collisions? What if you could see a forecast of maintenance updates and costs (and how to lower them) based on your driving habits? How about if your car had the ability to find, book and pay for nearby parking? Vehicle connectivity is paving […]
Find out how to check your engine oil levels and how frequently. Engine oil is used to lubricate moving components of an automotive engine while it is running. As the engine components move together, they cause friction. And friction causes heat. Engine oil is used to reduce friction while absorbing heat thereby preventing an engine […]
Fall is upon us. The team at Openbay always shares seasonal tips on how to drive safely for its vehicle owner customers and to visitors to Openbay Overdrive.Leaves are falling at a steady pace. When you combine leaves on the roadways with rainy conditions, we have a set of circumstances that can lead to dangerous driving […]
More than 580 traffic fatalities and 66,000 injuries predicted this 4th of July holiday 2017 – Don't become a statistic!
According to the Research & Safety Management Solutions Department of the National Safety Council, there will be more than 580 traffic fatalities from crashes during the 4th July 4.25 day holiday period in 2017. More than one fatality is too many. The Council defines the holiday period from 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 30, to 11:59 […]
Openbay is now offering Roadside Assistance. Here’s some press reaction to the big news. Yahoo! Finance: Startups Aim to Disrupt the Auto Club NY Daily News: New mobile app connects drivers with roadside assistance Digital Trends: The Openbay Mobile App Brings You Roadside Assistance Anywhere, Anytime Cheat Sheet: Openbay is Gunning for AAA With Mobile Roadside Assistance
Your car’s tires are among the most expensive vehicle-maintenance items you’ll have to cover. Tires are also among the most important safety features. Most of us would never dream of sliding behind the wheel without buckling our seat belts. And in many cases, people make buying decisions based on the availability of front- and side-impact […]
Inclement weather may bring obstructions on the roadway, whether wet leaves, piles of snow, black ice or a rain storm’s shallow puddles that are just deep enough to make your car hydroplane. Knowing how to handle your car in the event of an unexpected skid – which can happen in any weather – is imperative. Check […]
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