Tipping mechanic

Here in the U.S. we tip waitstaff at restaurants, baristas when we get coffee and valets when they park our cars. Because these are common situations, we don’t think twice about tipping and even give a bit more during the holiday season. What about less common situations, like when you have your car serviced? It…

Road Trip Checklist Maintenance

This Thanksgiving, AAA projects that roughly 48.5 million Americans will travel by automobile or more towards their destination. That’s the highest volume in over 12 years. Before you head out, make sure your vehicle is ready to go by checking this quick holiday road-trip checklist. If needed, make an appointment to have your car looked…

The holidays are here and it’s time for road trips.  Ideally you’ve planned ahead, but sometimes even the best plans don’t work out. Like making sure you have enough gas in the tank.  What should you do if your fuel light goes on and there’s no service station in sight? Being prepared can help you avoid getting in…

Ever wondered if your automotive service shop is running at optimum efficiency? Efficiency is key to running any business. Here are three tips to maximize efficiency. Tip 1: Establishing an Operating Budget and Turning a Profit Getting down to basics – your monthly budget. What does it cost to operate your business on a monthly…

$5,000 in Automotive Parts Giveaway Sponsored by Openbay and eBay Motors Enter the 2018 Automotive Parts Giveaway for your chance to win eBay motors Gift Certificates to purchase automotive parts for your business. This prize includes eBay motors vouchers to purchase automotive parts through Openbay accessing more than 60 million automotive parts on eBay motors…

Written for automotive service businesses. Part III of a Multi-Part series.  Openbay is a subscription service platform and an online marketplace that should be part of your daily business operation. Openbay focuses on delivering a frictionless and pain free end-to-end experience for drivers seeking automotive repair and service. Your business should be on the delivery…

Written for automotive service businesses. Part II of a Multi-Part series.  Openbay is a subscription service platform and an online marketplace that should be part of your daily business operation. Openbay focuses on delivering a frictionless and pain free end-to-end experience for drivers seeking automotive repair and service. Your business should be on the delivery…

Connected-Car

Tantalum and Openbay Partner to Deliver Connected-Car Automotive Services Platform LAS VEGAS, CES 2018 – January 08, 2018 – Today, Tantalum Corporation announced it has partnered with Openbay to deliver an automotive repair and maintenance services platform to wireless carriers and auto manufacturers. Tantalum’s Connected Car platform integrated with the Openbay marketplace seamlessly connects motor…