What a Year It’s Been: Openbay’s 2015 News

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What a year 2015 has been for Openbay, and after a tough act to follow in 2014. Our dev team has been churning out new product features and apps, our member services team has been working hard to connect consumers with quality mechanics, and to sign up new shops, and we’ve been studying feedback from vehicle owners and auto-repair shops to help take the hassle out of auto repair.

Let’s look back at some of Openbay’s big news of 2015 –


Openbay Accepts Apple Pay – this exciting news helped to make the payment processing seamless – no wallet required!

This news was picked up in the Boston Globe’s BetaBoston, and on App Advice, among other sites.



OpenbayConnect announcement – this connected-car repair solution that gives your vehicle a voice.

This news was picked up by the Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! Autos, Pando Daily, the Boston Herald, Popular Mechanics, and the Detroit Free Press, among other outlets.



Openbay Added Horsepower its Leadership Lineup – three new members joined the executive team.

This news was picked up in the Boston Business Journal and in BostInno.



Openbay Powered AutoZone’s Auto Repair Service – beginning in the Boston area, visitors to AutoZone.com can book auto repair online through Openbay.

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This news was picked up in the Boston Business Journal and Upstart Business Journal, Aftermarket News, Tire Business, Ratchet + Wrench, and WBZ Radio’s Jeff Brown interviewed Openbay’s founder & CEO, Rob Infantino about it.



Openbay Released a New App Just for Auto Repair Shops, OpenbayASP – consumers have had their own app for a while, so why not the repair shops? OpenbayASP enables business owners and operators to be more responsive to consumers’ needs and to do business from anywhere and at anytime. Plus, it includes photo- and video-sharing with customers to demonstrate problems. Informed customers are happy customers

This news was picked up in Autoblog, Autoevolution, Digital Trends, Auto Service World, and Tire Business, among others.


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