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Whether delivering food or packages as a delivery driver or a household that owns a motor vehicle, it’s time to think about preparing your vehicle for winter as outside temperatures start to drop. For some of you, the process of preparing your vehicle for cold weather is familiar – you are the DIY pro! For […]
For 2021 we posted several blogs on car care tips to help with vehicle maintenance and safety. Here are the most viewed articles on the Openbay blog throughout 2021 – in ascending order of most viewed. Why Does My Car Air Conditioner Smell When I Turn It On? It could be a few days, a […]
Maintaining your vehicle’s battery is important especially during winter months – what to do about it
That large and heavy rectangular looking black box under the hood of your vehicle or in your truck is the battery. There might be other places vehicle manufacturers place the battery, but in the majority of cases it’s under the hood. The battery serves two primary purposes. First, it is the primary source of power […]
If you're ready to sell your car, now is the time. These 6 steps will help you prepare it for sale and earn top dollar.
It’s a hot day. You just exited an air-conditioned home or office. You make a beeline to your car. Then, you quickly unlock it, open the door, and enter a hot and stale air filled vehicle. You start your engine and quickly turn on the AC expecting cool air to start flowing. You wait. Only […]
Inquiring minds like yours probably want to know: Q. How important is it to get an oil change on a regular basis? Q. Are recommended oil changes just another way for car manufacturers to get you back into the dealership? Q. Are fast lube oil change shops pushing a false message on you? It’s hard […]
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 […]
Let’s say you own a six, seven, eight-year “young” car. Your odometer reads between 100,000 – 120,000 miles. Your dash is illuminated with a wrench or a display that says “Service.” Your car’s telling you it’s time for service, but you’re not sure what’s involved in a typical 100,000 mile service checklist. Service indicators at […]
Ever thought about tipping your mechanic? Here in the U.S. we tip waitstaff at restaurants, baristas when we get coffee and valets when they park our cars. Because these are common situations, we don’t think twice about tipping. What about less common situations, like when you have your car serviced? It is nice to let […]
Openbay Otis Introduces An Industry First: The Cutting-Edge, Interactive, Artificially Intelligent Automotive Service Advisor
OPENBAY LAUNCHES INDUSTRY-FIRST ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE POWERED AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE ADVISOR FOR AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE BUSINESSES Openbay Otis personalizes interactions and automates communication between automotive service provider and vehicle owner CAMBRIDGE, MA, April 16, 2019 — Openbay, the award-winning and industry leading marketplace for automotive services and provider of SaaS solutions for the automotive aftermarket, today announced the […]
Openbay, an award-winning online e-commerce marketplace for automotive repair and services and a provider of SaaS-based solutions for the automotive care industry, is transforming the experience for automotive repair and service for consumers and the way that automotive care businesses acquire and service customers.