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…

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…

Shadetree Automotive Quick Facts Family owned and operated by the Lambert family since 1994 Single location in Layton, UT  Free shuttle service, free loaner cars, free 24 hr towing with repairs Keeping the Spirit of the Good Ol’ Days Alive A “Shadetree Mechanic” referred to your local Mr. Fix-It hobbyist who worked on family member’s,…

With the largest tire inventory in the Northeast and 12 locations serving New York and Vermont, one would think there is little time for kicking back and relaxing at Adirondack Tire & Service. But with the help of machine learning, natural language processing and conversational artificial intelligence, Adirondack employees are seeing a reduction in administrative workload AND an…

How R&G Auto in Alexandria, VA Delivers a Five-Star Customer Experience Are you an automotive service provider looking to deliver the ultimate customer experience? Take notes from Alex Arauju, Owner of R&G Auto, located in Alexandria, Virginia. Alex’s auto shop has been successfully serving the Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia (DMV) area since 2007….