Partnership to provide Artificial Intelligence (AI)-Powered Customer Engagement Tools in TireMaster family of products Meridian, Idaho (November 13, 2019) — ASA Automotive Systems, the industry leader in software for independent tire and auto service dealers, adds new technology to their suite of digital products with the announcement today of a partnership with Openbay, a company that…

This Veterans Day, we want to recognize the brave men and women who served in the armed forces, and afterward, went on to start their own successful businesses in the automotive service industry. We’re honored to be able to share their stories with you. Getting Drafted Was “The Best Thing That Could Have Happened” for…

Openbay Otis personalizes interactions and automates conversations between automotive service provider and website visitors Cambridge, MA (October 16, 2019) — Openbay, the award-winning marketplace for automotive services and provider of SaaS solutions for the automotive services industry, will demonstrate its newest customer engagement software, Openbay Otis, at SEMA. Openbay Otis is the industry’s first artificial…

Smart City: The Future of Urban Living Building “raincoats” that provide cover from cold weather and rain then open up in warm temperatures? Heated sidewalks that reduce ice and snow? These cutting-edge innovations all revolve around one idea: building tomorrow’s “smart city.”   Also referred to as Cyberville, smart cities are popping up all across the…

AI-driven applications are transforming the way automotive service businesses engage with online consumers. Forward thinking businesses having deployed AI are realizing an increase in service revenue as a result. Here’s why:  It’s official: artificial intelligence (AI) based applications are here to stay. It’s time to focus on the right applications that are proven to help…

“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…

Barry Steinberg’s grandmother used to call him “plier fingers.” He was always taking something apart and putting it back together. Little did she know that her grandson would later go on to own four of the best tire and automotive service providers in the Boston area. Barry was working at a bar in a New…