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Openbay’s founder and CEO, Rob Infantino, was interviewed by Auto Insurance Specialists (AIS) for their Expert Interview Series.  Click here to read the full interview. Background on AIS Auto Insurance Specialists provides insurance coverage for motorcycle, classic car, boat and watercraft, motor home, recreational vehicle, homeowners, renters, condo owners, earthquake, mobile home, flood, umbrella, life, business, and…

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A faulty alternator led to Erika’s car becoming inoperable. She needed to get her car fixed right away and came across Openbay online. Without hesitation, she put Openbay to the task of finding a local trustworthy auto repair center to replace her alternator and she’s glad she did – Openbay delivered. In her own words, “I truly…

when do i need a transmission flush

In today’s day and age, there is no longer an industry standard for how often you need to change your transmission fluid. So, if you’re wondering, “when do I need a transmission flush?” you won’t find an exact answer here. Instead, you’ll get armed with enough knowledge to keep your car running well. First, What Does Transmission Fluid…

what does a muffler do

Your exhaust system, and namely the muffler, are crucial to your vehicle’s performance. Therefore, it’s important to have some understanding of the muffler’s basic function. Otherwise, you’re at a higher risk for muffler damage, and all of the repercussions that come along with that. A defective muffler can cause excessive noise pollution, a decrease in fuel efficiency, and lowered engine performance….

Auto Repair Estimate Toyota Camry Oil Change Openbay

Needing car repair can be a pain. In addition to the cost, and your vehicle’s downtime, you’re unsure what you should be paying for the service. Good news: you can quickly request and receive an auto repair estimate, customized to your vehicle, through Openbay. Here’s how it works, if you’re — Seeking a Standard Auto Repair Estimate…

lifehacker's advice on car repairs - Howard Somerville Car Repairs

Per Lifehacker, “Comparison shopping for car repairs is hard when you can’t actually drag your car from one shop to another. Openbay helps solve this…” Howard followed Lifehacker’s advice on car repairs and booked service for his Mini Cooper through Openbay. Here’s how it went. Where do you live, and what type of vehicle do you drive?…

Marketing Strategies for Auto Repair Shops

Hubspot, the two-billion-dollar ‘inbound marketing’ company, recently hosted its massive INBOUND conference here in Boston. We joined, with an eye toward learning some useful marketing strategies for auto repair shops, so we could share with our community of service providers. The focus of INBOUND was — appropriately —  “inbound” marketing, or creating content — blogs, social…