Pavel recently moved to Santa Clara, CA, and wasn’t sure where to look for his automotive repair. After looking for a more modern, innovative way to get car repairs than having to call every shop he found online to compare options, he turned to Openbay. Here’s his story. Where do you live, and what type of […]
Thinking about getting a green car but concerned about hybrid car battery costs? Good news: we’ve broken down the expected costs to help with your decision. Hybrid Battery Cost Short Answer A hybrid-car battery costs around $3,000-$5,000 for the most common hybrid, the Toyota Prius. Plug-In Batteries The larger battery pack used in plug-in hybrids costs proportionally more. The […]
Great news for users of Openbay’s Android mobile app — You can now pay for car repair with Android Pay! And, we’ve added multi-media messaging functionality for the Android app. About Android Pay on Openbay Now, when consumers need auto repair and maintenance service, they can compare, book and pay for local automotive service through Openbay without ever […]
I recently bought a 15-year old car. Buying an old car, especially one that old, isn’t something I would usually consider, but this car ended up being the perfect fit for me. Check out these tips to see if you can find a hidden treasure of your own. Tips to Buying an Old Car Recently, my […]
Car battery brands are not all the same, and a poor-quality battery will not last as long as a higher-quality one. But, bottom-line, it’s more complicated than ‘what’s the best car battery?’ Background Most car batteries sold here in the USA come from only a handful of sources. Most of them are private-labeled to an assortment […]
Drivers aged 16-25 are at most risk for driving accidents, worrying parents everywhere. Here are the 4 most dangerous habits they form, and how to break that suboptimal behavior. If you need some tips on your own driving, here are some mistakes all drivers are guilty of. Speeding Breaking the speed limit puts teen drivers at […]
Arto Dermovsesian has been with Openbay since the company’s early days, and his shop, Arto’s Service Station, is an Openbay Recommended Repair Shop that has been around for 17 years. We dropped in at Arto’s, which is in a prime location in Watertown, MA, near plenty of foot traffic, to learn more about about Dermovsesian’s business and his experience working with […]
Whether you live in Boston, or are passing through town, these are the five best apps to help take the edge off of sharing the road with the worst drivers in the country. Best Car Apps, Especially for Drivers in Boston TrueMotion: Because driver distraction runs rampant TrueMotion holds drivers accountable, increasing safety on the roads. It […]
Tips on Buying Tires – What Really Matters Tires are among the most expensive items on a car (Here’s what they can cost to replace). Unfortunately, they’re not easy to purchase. Last time, we discussed the major questions to consider when you buy new tires.We talked to Brandon Sturgis, Product Category Manager – Original Equipment Tires at Michelin to […]
Have you ever found yourself asking, “Which services do I really need for routine scheduled maintenance for my car?” You don’t want to forgo services that could be potentially harmful if skipped, but you really don’t want to pay more than you need to. … What to do? Relax, the good news is you’ve got everything you need in your glovebox: […]
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