CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Driven Brands Inc. has partnered with Openbay Inc. to provide its Meineke Car Care Center franchisees in the U.S. access to the Openbay online marketplace for automotive repair and services.
"At Meineke, we are seeing rapid changes in the way consumers and business fleets shop for automotive services," Andrew Agostini, director of fleet operations at Driven Brands, said.
"Partnering with … Openbay positions Meineke for growth in service revenue, and we're excited to see what the future holds with this new partnership."
The partnership extends to roughly 800 Meineke locations throughout the U.S., the companies said.
"Adding Meineke locations to the marketplace increases our coverage areas in addition to our commitment of delivering exceptional automotive service to our customers," Openbay Founder and CEO Rob Infantino said.
"Openbay continues to expand its nationwide network of trustworthy automotive service providers on its marketplace to deliver convenience and quality service to its marketplace customers," said Rob Infantino, founder and CEO of Openbay.
Cambridge-based Openbay struck a similar deal earlier this year with National Automotive Parts Association (NAPA) for its 16,000-plus NAPA AutoCare Center owners.