IMR Inc. and the Auto Care Factbook 2020 just released some staggering survey results that vehicle owners and repair shops need to know. Out of the 100,000 American households surveyed who own more than 170,000 vehicles, results show that approximately $24.9 billion in necessary repairs or maintenance are being purposefully delayed.  Players in the automotive aftermarket industry,…

August is peak College Road Trip season. That means it’s time for students to switch their beach chairs for a seat in the library and for parents to prepare for tearful goodbyes.  As a college student or a parent, you already have enough to worry about. That’s why Openbay is here with all the apps…

“By identifying an opportunity to be more sustainable, and implementing a reasonable plan of action to accomplish it, companies achieve an authenticity that paid advertising can’t buy.” – Crystal Barnes, Senior Vice President of Global Responsibility & Sustainability at Nielsen ‘Going green’ and ‘auto repair’ aren’t typically found in the same sentence. But with global…

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Quick Facts: Americans drive, on average, the least during winter months (January through March) at 25.7 miles daily; they drive the most during the summer months (July through September) at 30.6 miles daily. [AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety] By easing into a stop, rather than slamming on the pedal, you’ll extend the life of your…

Car repair is a stressful, nerve-wracking experience for anyone. As you anxiously sit in the auto shop waiting room, you can’t help but ask yourself, “What problems will the mechanic find? How much will this cost me? Can I trust that I’m getting the best price?” In the male-dominated auto repair industry, a common assumption…