If you’re a #CarCareBoss, enter Openbay’s contest – you could win $200 toward auto repair or maintenance with Openbay. It’s SO EASY, and if you already have photos of your pristine car on your phone, it should take you about 30 seconds to – Post that photo Tag @Openbay on Facebook/Twitter, or @OpenbayAuto on Instagram […]
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.
Here’s Heather, at Boston-based WZLX’s Karlson & McKenzie show, talking about National Car Care Month and Openbay’s blog, “Things You Shouldn’t Say to Your Mechanic.” Check out what they admitted to, while bringing their cars to the shop, versus things they agreed were in poor taste. Are you guilty of a breach in service-lane etiquette, too? […]
Before you head off to your automotive technician, make sure you don’t run afoul of some basic ‘service lane etiquette.’ We spoke with some technicians (or mechanics), shop owners and managers to get their take on how to talk to a mechanic. You may be surprised by the things you should stop asking, as well […]
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 […]
Your car is running fine, right? Mileage is what it’s always been, there’s no funny noise from underneath, no inscrutable icons lit up on your dashboard. So I can skip routine car maintenance right? It’s easy to get blasé about keeping up with routine car maintenance when all seems well. Modern cars are far more reliable […]
Velocity TV’s Tech Garage host, John Gardner is also an award-winning automotive instructor at Chipola College, in Marianna, Florida. Gardner’s fanbase that ranges from his 18-year old students to 73-year olds restoring boats and with help from his Tech Garage tips. Gardner has made a fan of us, and our interview reveals that his automotive experience runs as deep […]
Whether you’re an automotive DIY-er or a DIFM-er (that’s Do-It-For-Me), it’s always good to have some insight on the parts you need – or think you might need – to replace. To celebrate DENSO’s new Iridium TT Spark Plug HD, we caught up with DENSO’s James Miyamoto, in powertrain product management, to get some insight into what […]
Great news for you: spring is in the air, and the Car Care Council’s National Car Care Month is nearly upon us. As part of the media campaign, throughout the month of April, consumers across the country will be receiving frequent reminders to visit their neighborhood service centers for an oil change, or scheduled maintenance, […]
Where do you live and what do you drive? I live in Arlington Heights, IL and I drive a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. How did you find Openbay? I happened to catch a news story on ABC news [Ways to Save and Keep an Aging Car Safe] about a family looking for better pricing on car […]
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