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More Driving Means More Automotive Repair and Service: The Top 20 Automotive Services Requested in 2019

Data Reveals the Top Vehicle Make/Models and Automotive Services Requested on the Openbay marketplace



"More miles traveled means a greater need for automotive repair and maintenance, especially for older vehicles," states Rob Infantino, founder and CEO of Openbay.

    CAMBRIDGE, MA, January 07, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Openbay, the award-winning marketplace for automotive repair and maintenance, has released new information listing the top 20 automotive services requested in 2019 on its marketplace.

Data from the U.S.Department of Transportation and Openbay projects a record 3.3 trillion vehicle miles traveled in the U.S. for 2019. For Openbay, more miles driven has translated into an increase in demand for automotive repair and maintenance services. Openbay analyzed the top vehicle make and models requesting service and the top automotive services requested during the calendar year 2019.

Key highlights from the Openbay research revealed:
- The average age of vehicles requiring service is 10 years
- Service is requested most frequently for Toyota, Honda, and Ford vehicles
- Manufacturer's Recommended Maintenance Interval is the most requested service, followed by Synthetic Engine Oil and Filter Change and Wheel Alignment services

"More miles traveled means a greater need for automotive repair and maintenance, especially for older vehicles," states Rob Infantino, founder and CEO of Openbay. "As a result, demand for automotive services on Openbay continues to grow more than ever." The complete list of Top 20 Vehicle Makes/Models and Automotive Services requested can be found here.

For vehicle owners and fleet operators, Openbay offers auto repair and services on its platform. Consumers can conveniently compare, book and pay for automotive services on openbay.com, iOS app or Android app. Automotive service professionals interested in joining the Openbay marketplace or learning more about Openbay's SaaS-based solutions to acquire and retain customers can contact Openbay to learn more.

About Openbay

Openbay, an award-winning online marketplace for automotive service and repair and a provider of SaaS-based solutions for the automotive service industry, is transforming the way automotive service businesses acquire and retain customers, and the way consumers service their vehicles. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Openbay is privately held. Its investors include Shell Global Commercial, Stage 1 Ventures, Boston Seed Capital, GV (formerly Google Ventures), a16z seed, and several other investors. Openbay holds an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. For more information contact 888.601.0399 or pr@openbay.com.

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