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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…

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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…

auto Reviews & car Advice for women from Ruby Davis, Founder of ChickDriven

 Following ChickDriven‘s recent review of Openbay, we connected with the site’s founder, Ruby Davis, to learn more about her new venture. ChickDriven touts itself as “America’s primary car website for women.” It features a new perspective on automotive reviews and general car advice for women. Davis had just returned from the SEMA show, where she’d…

Top Auto Blogs Openbay

Exciting news: Feedspot listed Openbay Overdrive on their “Top 100 Auto Blogs Every Enthusiast Must Read” list. We’re thrilled to be honored! Openbay is in great company, alongside the likes of Motor Trend, Car and Driver, Automobile and Car Talk. For the uninitiated, Feedspot is an RSS feed, where readers can subscribe to their favorite blogs, and read…

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Brenda Priddy has spent 24 years as the world’s top automotive spy photographer. Manufacturers have gone to great lengths to avoid her lens, while gear heads and competitors have delighted in sneak peeks of her camouflaged-car photos, as they’ve landed on international magazine covers and news. Here’s the story of Brenda Priddy’s accidental break into…

Meet EricTheCarGuy YouTube Monterey Grand Prix Ferrari Pennzoil

Here’s EricTheCarGuy at the Ferrari garage at the Monterey Grand Prix. Image courtesy of EricTheCarGuy. If you’ve ever sought assistance online in repairing your own car, or have searched for exactly what an auto repair entails, odds are you’ve come across EricTheCarGuy. This automotive technician-turned-YouTube star has racked up more subscribers than there are people living…

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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…