We’re always on the lookout for interesting repair shop owners and operators to interview, and anyone who knows Frank Leutz knows he fits the bill, and breaks the mold. Leutz (above, in fedora) is the owner of Desert Car Care in Chandler, Arizona, which just won “Small Business of the Year” via the Chandler Chamber […]
Happy National Car Care Month! To encourage the conversation about car maintenance, we spoke with Matt Weber, a repair shop owner, who took issue with some of the maintenance items we thought customers might be able to skip. Earlier this year, we posted an article by automotive-repair expert and Popular Mechanics veteran, Mike Allen, called “Five […]
News is everywhere – CNBC, USA Today, Detroit Free Press – today that Americans are keeping their cars for longer than ever. The Institute of Highway Safety (IHS) released a report confirming that the average age of a vehicle on U.S. roads has hit a new record high – 11.5-years old! Guess who doesn’t mind? […]
Ten years ago, about 16% of new cars became lease vehicles. Today, nearly one in three vehicles on the road is leased. Why lease a car? It depends on your goals. If you’re looking to justify a lease, here’s why it might make more sense, along with some items you should try to negotiate before […]
Last week at the NY Auto Show, Openbay announced OpenbayConnect, which will remotely determine cause, cost and availability to perform the repair by local mechanics, answering virtually every driver’s need for efficient, affordable auto repair service. This is huge news. But don’t take our word for it. See below for links to a selection articles about […]
Everywhere you look, it’s Oscar this and Oscar that, and Team Openbay had to join in… sort of. While we wish we had time to have watched all the nominated flicks, we haven’t even seen half of them. But we’ve got a noble excuse – we’re too busy getting Americas’ cars repaired! Of the Oscar-nominated […]
So you’ve got your heart set on a new car, and you’re ready to get rid of your current wheels. If you head to the dealership, they’ll take care of every detail – from a thorough cleaning to repairs – and its sale, but you’ll also get less money working through a dealer than if you were to […]
The good news is you’re thinking about buying a new car. The bad? You don’t even know where to begin. It always pays to comparison shop, and with so many sites dedicated to vehicle reviews, stats on reliability over time, information on the cost of vehicles over time, and even customer reviews of the dealerships, you […]
BetaBoston covered Openbay’s “App of the Year” win at last week’s annual #MTLCAwards. Here’s an excerpt from the piece: “From what I’ve heard… partnerships are not only gaining the company more users nationally — Openbay has users in all 50 states —but also transforming Openbay into the ubiquitous resource for enterprises that rely on automobiles.” […]
Openbay Named 2014 Innovation of the Year, Mobile App Winner at 17th Annual Technology Leadership Awards September 12, 2014, Boston, Mass. – Openbay today announced that the company was named the Innovation of the Year, Mobile App winner by the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) during the 2014 Technology Leadership Awards. Openbay is a web and […]
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