Online chat for automotive service

Automotive service businesses must adapt new online technologies to increase new consumer acquisition and to grow revenue. From today forward, the way consumers will search for and select automotive services has changed. It’s a ‘digital first’ approach matching the always-on and always online lifestyle of the modern day consumer. These consumers have high expectations when…

Online Chat for Automotive Service

What is online chat? What is a chatbot? And why would any automotive service business need either for their website now?  Newsflash – commerce has changed. Maybe forever. The way consumers research, select and purchase goods and services has changed sharply in recent weeks. We are witnessing a major paradigm shift in consumer shopping behavior…

virtual service advisor

Turbo Tim’s service appointments achieved a compounded monthly growth rate of 31% (CMGR) over a 6-month period using the Virtual Service Advisor Otis by Openbay  Award-winning Turbo Tim’s Anything Automotive is not your average automotive shop. Turbo Tim Suggs opened Turbo Tim’s Anything Automotive in 2006 with the goal to not only fix cars, but…

Total vehicle miles traveled (VMT) by U.S. drivers for the month of January 2020 continued its historical downward trend as estimated by data from the U.S. Department of Transportation and studies conducted by Openbay. This trend will most likely continue through February 2020 based on historical trends. VMT for the month of January is estimated…

Top automotive services requested on Openbay during 2019  U.S. driving for 2019 is estimated at a record 3.258 trillion vehicle miles traveled (VMT), according to the U.S. Department of Transportation and Openbay, the award-winning online marketplace for automotive service and repair and a provider of SaaS-based solutions for the automotive service industry. More miles driven…

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…

Texting for automotive service

Today’s consumers want to text, not call. It’s time for automotive service businesses to adapt. When faced with having to call customer service, it’s a safe bet that most people dread the prospect, or avoid it altogether. Companies have sought ways to better meet the demands of their customers in this regard, making their service…