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CAMBRIDGE, MA, Aug 1, 2017 – Openbay, an award-winning online marketplace for auto repair and provider of SaaS-based offerings for the auto care industry, announces the appointment of Jim Gregoire as Chief Product Officer. This news follows Openbay’s announcement to expand beyond its marketplace to offer subscription services (SaaS) to the auto care industry. A proven…

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When it comes to shopping for auto repair and maintenance services, today’s consumer turns to online search to become educated; Google, Bing, yahoo, etc. Their findings and how the business interacts online ultimately influence their decision on a business to deliver the automotive service. It’s critical for businesses to have the necessary tools and resources to…

Drive Safe during 4th of July Holiday

According to the Research & Safety Management Solutions Department of the National Safety Council, there will be more than 580 traffic fatalities from crashes during the 4th July 4.25 day holiday period in 2017. More than one fatality is too many. The Council defines the holiday period from 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 30, to 11:59…

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Openbay recently updated its direct deposit platform. Action is required for those Automotive Service Providers that signed up to receive electronic payments. If you have yet to sign up for Direct Deposit, please sign up right away. Openbay will soon be charging a fee to process payment via company check. If you have already updated…

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NEWS  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Openbay Aligns Auto Care Businesses With Millennial Buying Habits, Introduces New Automotive Service Professional Mobile App for Android Next generation auto-care businesses in alignment with today’s consumer buying behavior gain a significant competitive advantage CAMBRIDGE, MA, June 5, 2017 – Openbay, an award-winning online marketplace for consumer auto repair and provider of…

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Openbay took part at the Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care National Convention this past weekend. For those not familiar with Cottman, they specialize in automotive transmission repair and maintenance in addition to providing total auto care. They have been around for decades with the first Cottman Transmission Center established in 1962. Today, they boast…

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Making Car Care Easier – State Farm® Teams Up with Openbay Offering a one-stop source to connect with mechanical car repair and maintenance services. BLOOMINGTON, Ill., March 8, 2017 – State Farm, the largest auto-insurer in the U.S., today announced a strategic relationship with Openbay, an online marketplace for auto repair. Openbay provides a new…

simplify car repair - david kurzman

David spends a lot of time on the road. His car is vital to adequately serve his customers, and it’s where he spends most of his time each day. Unfortunately, the process of getting all the cars in his household repaired was a big drain on his time. Not anymore! David saved “a significant amount of time”…