presidential political bumper stickers Openbay

  The U.S. presidential-election day is on November 8th; you’ve registered to vote, right? Tensions are running high, as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton inspire gossip and groan-worthy headlines. If your car or truck sports a political bumper sticker, chances are you’ve inspired the occasional gossip or groan from your fellow road-goers, too. The Power of Political Bumper Stickers Do…

what is a mobile mechanic

Mobile mechanics tend to do really well on Openbay‘s auto-repair marketplace. The reason? Our users’ #1 reason for choosing a service provider is distance. What is a Mobile Mechanic? A mechanic that comes to you, whether you’re at home, work or wherever. It doesn’t get more convenient than that! When Openbay vehicle owners sort through quotes…

Liberty Mutual Insurance & Openbay Team Up Screenshot

Vehicles symbolize freedom, but when they break, many drivers feel powerless. At 11.6-years old, the average vehicle on U.S. roads is in more frequent need of service, yet most drivers still rely on a frustratingly outdated method of identifying and scheduling service with a quality mechanic. To alleviate that pain point, Openbay now has a…

Did You Know: Openbay Recommended Top Shops

We know car repair can be a painful experience. Many Americans avoid it — an estimated $60-billion worth of auto repair and maintenance work is left undone each year.  Too often, people ignore  check-engine lights, oil changes and squeaky brakes. If you value your safety and that of your passengers, ignoring your vehicle’s basic maintenance and…

Hybrid Car Battery

Thinking about getting a green car but concerned about hybrid car battery costs? Good news: we’ve broken down the expected costs to help with your decision. Hybrid Battery Cost Short Answer A  hybrid-car battery costs around $3,000-$5,000 for the most common hybrid, the Toyota Prius. Plug-In Batteries The larger battery pack used in plug-in hybrids costs proportionally more. The…