Openbay Otis integration with TireShop by Freedomsoft

Press release Automotive service booking from advanced online chat platform allows customers to book service and receive appointment confirmation instantly and automatically   Cambridge, MA — (BUSINESS WIRE) May 28, 2020 — Openbay, Inc. an industry-leading automotive service marketplace and SaaS company, today announced integration between its AI-powered online chat platform, Otis, and TireShop by Freedomsoft….

The automotive service industry responded quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic. Swift actions included servicing vehicles by implementing contact-free auto repair and service to ensure customer and employee safety. NEW: Otis Banner Feature In parallel, Openbay Otis customers were able to deploy a newly released feature highlighting important announcements from the business via a fixed display banner atop of…

How Auto Care Plus Converted a Simple Text Message into a $2,000 Automotive Service Texting is among the most simple forms of communication. Today over 6 billion SMS (Short Message Service) text messages are sent each day in the U.S. (SMSeagle). Now, more than ever, text messaging is the preferred way to communicate as consumers…

 Press release Openbay Unveils New Automotive Service and Repair Marketplace App with Contactless Payment Processing for Consumers and Business Fleets The Openbay marketplace app is designed for vehicle owners to discover local automotive service businesses, receive personalized service estimates, book service appointments, process payment for services and maintain vehicle service records Cambridge, MA —…

Podcast Openbay Online Chat Platforms

What Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Can Bring to a Shop’s Digital Presence, and How Online Chat Platforms Can Benefit Tire Dealers and Automotive Service Businesses Openbay founder and CEO, Rob Infantino, met with Tire Review’s Madeleine Winer for a podcast conversation about artificial intelligence and machine learning in the automotive industry. They also discuss…

Predicting an Unprecedented 65% Drop In Total Vehicle Miles Traveled in U.S. for March 2020 – How Automotive Services Are Impacted As the COVID-19 pandemic hit U.S. soil early this year and as states went into shelter-in-place, many businesses implemented a work-from-home policy. Non-essential travel was discouraged by local towns, cities, and states. Additionally, the…

Ratchet+Wrench Podcast Openbay CEO Online Chat Platforms

Why Now is the Time to Learn About New Technologies and How an Advanced Online Chat Platform Can Help Automotive Business Owners Today Openbay founder and CEO, Rob Infantino, recently sat down with Ratchet+Wrench staff writer Abby Patterson for a podcast discussion about the opportunities an online chat platform can bring to an automotive service…

Vehicle owners in need of car repair may be hesitating to move forward these days due to concerns about health and safety. When they are ready for service, they can be assured local auto repair businesses are going the extra mile to ensure customers and employees are healthy and safe. Openbay recently surveyed their top…

March 2020: Automotive Services Marketplace Experiences Online User Growth, Top 10 automotive repair and service requested on Openbay Leading up to and during the month of March 2020, many of us in the U.S. experienced events that may change the course of daily life from this day forward due to the global outbreak of COVID-19….