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…

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…

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…

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about online chat, chatbots, and advanced chat platforms for auto repair and service shops and businesses What is online chat for automotive repair and maintenance businesses? Online chat is software that installs on a business website and offers a way for consumers and customers to communicate with an automotive service business…

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…

OPENBAY LAUNCHES INDUSTRY-FIRST ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE POWERED AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE ADVISOR FOR AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE BUSINESSES Openbay Otis personalizes interactions and automates communication between automotive service provider and vehicle owner CAMBRIDGE, MA, April 16, 2019 — Openbay, the award-winning and industry leading marketplace for automotive services and provider of SaaS solutions for the automotive aftermarket, today announced the…