10 Money-Saving Tips for Bringing a Car to College
Million of students are heading off to college. Some students will study in classrooms with proper spacing from each other while others will learn via video conferencing in dorm rooms and off-campus apartments. And some students will remain in their hometown attending classes via video. There are many uncertainties with regard to education and the […]
What To Do If You Run Out of Gas
Running out of gas in the middle of nowhere is among drivers’ biggest fears, and it’s also one of the easiest things to prevent. If you have run out of gas, these tips could mean the difference between having to cancel your plans and arriving safely to your destination – albeit a little late. What […]
4 Things to Do if Your Car Runs Out of Gas
The holidays are here and it’s time for road trips. Ideally you’ve planned ahead, but sometimes even the best plans don’t work out. Like making sure you have enough gas in the tank. What should you do if your fuel light goes on and there’s no service station in sight? Being prepared can help you avoid getting in […]
Diesel in Car Gas Engine: Repair Costs & Alternative Solutions – Car Repair
Here’s a firsthand account of someone who had put diesel in a gas engine, what happened, and what the services cost to fix the issue. Word to the wise: don’t zone out while gassing your vehicle; putting diesel in a gas car is an expensive mistake. Diesel in Gas Engine = Stranded One day, I received […]
Improve Fuel Economy: 5 Tips to Make Saving Gas a CINCH
The price of gas used to be a relatively negligible expense. Cheap gas, along with stunning landscapes, has contributed to the popularity of the great American road trip. Whether you’re motivated by fluctuating gas prices or by the environment, it pays to understand ways to increase your fuel economy. Here are some tips to help, short of […]
Openbay Featured In Mashable
Here’s Mashable’s list of “Five Must-Have Apps for the Car Lover.” According to Mashable, “Driving is fun. Repairs are annoying. Openbay helps you find a good mechanic and diagnose your problems. So you can spend less time not driving.” Openbay helps drivers to quickly compare, book and pay for auto repair. Want to check out Openbay’s […]
Is Pricey Premium Gas Worth It?
Fuel prices are making headlines, and they’re not the “pain at the pump” ones we’ve become used to in recent years. Prices are actually dropping, and as of this article’s live date November 6, 2014, the national average is just below $3.00 per gallon. That’s welcome news, given those with low incomes spent nearly 13% […]
Is Premium Gas Worth It?
There’s an old saying we’ve all heard before: “You get what you pay for.” It makes all kinds of sense, right? If you buy an imitation smartphone or a cheap pair of running shoes, you don’t expect to get the same life out of them as you would have if you’d paid more for the […]
DIY Car Safety Check
But just because you can pay someone else to change your oil and rotate your tires and keep your engine purring, that doesn’t get you off the hook for everything. It helps to perform a quick DIY car safety check every time you hit the road. It may sound like a bit of an inconvenience, but […]
Pros and Cons of Buying an SUV
There’s been a good deal of debate surrounding the pros and cons of SUVs, and we’re here to… well, not settle the debate. But we’ll certainly add some fuel to the fire by providing you with some information that might help decide whether buying an SUV is the right choice for you. Take a look. […]
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