How Auto Care Plus Converted a Simple Text Message into a $2,000 Automotive Service Texting is among the most simple forms of communication. Today over 6 billion SMS (Short Message Service) text messages are sent each day in the U.S. (SMSeagle). Now, more than ever, text messaging is the preferred way to communicate as consumers…

 Openbay Unveils New Automotive Service and Repair Marketplace App with Contactless Payment Processing for Consumers and Business Fleets The Openbay marketplace app is designed for vehicle owners to discover local automotive service businesses, receive personalized service estimates, book service appointments, process payment for services and maintain vehicle service records Cambridge, MA — (BUSINESSWIRE) May…

Podcast Openbay Online Chat Platforms

What Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Can Bring to a Shop’s Digital Presence, and How Online Chat Platforms Can Benefit Tire Dealers and Automotive Service Businesses Openbay founder and CEO, Rob Infantino, met with Tire Review’s Madeleine Winer for a podcast conversation about artificial intelligence and machine learning in the automotive industry. They also discuss…

Predicting an Unprecedented 65% Drop In Total Vehicle Miles Traveled in U.S. for March 2020 – How Automotive Services Are Impacted As the COVID-19 pandemic hit U.S. soil early this year and as states went into shelter-in-place, many businesses implemented a work-from-home policy. Non-essential travel was discouraged by local towns, cities, and states. Additionally, the…

Ratchet+Wrench Podcast Openbay CEO Online Chat Platforms

Why Now is the Time to Learn About New Technologies and How an Advanced Online Chat Platform Can Help Automotive Business Owners Today Openbay founder and CEO, Rob Infantino, recently sat down with Ratchet+Wrench staff writer Abby Patterson for a podcast discussion about the opportunities an online chat platform can bring to an automotive service…

Vehicle owners in need of car repair may be hesitating to move forward these days due to concerns about health and safety. When they are ready for service, they can be assured local auto repair businesses are going the extra mile to ensure customers and employees are healthy and safe. Openbay recently surveyed their top…

March 2020: Automotive Services Marketplace Experiences Online User Growth, Top 10 automotive repair and service requested on Openbay Leading up to and during the month of March 2020, many of us in the U.S. experienced events that may change the course of daily life from this day forward due to the global outbreak of COVID-19….

covid-19 car maintenance

Many of us have not used our motor vehicles at all since the Work-From-Home (WFH) order was enforced by employers due to COVID-19. Some of you may have used your vehicle only a few times. The good news is we are no longer sitting in traffic, spending our cash on gas, parking fees and general…

Openbay Partners With Napa Auto Care

16,000+ NAPA U.S. AutoCare Centers now have access to the Openbay marketplace to fulfill record-high demand for automotive services Openbay, the award-winning marketplace for automotive service and repair and provider of SaaS-based solutions for the automotive service industry, has partnered with NAPA (National Automotive Parts Association), a global leader in the automotive aftermarket industry, to…