“Do you know what a good mechanic is worth? You can’t compare that to sex.” You’ll likely recognize this quote from Seinfeld; it’s funny, sure, but the underlying sentiment/stigmatism we all attach to mechanics is that they will rip us off. In fact, taking a car to the shop is one of life’s least enjoyable errands. It’s right up there with taking yourself to the dentist (not sure which is worse, really).
At least getting your car fixed just became a lot easier (and more affordable) thanks to a startup named ClickMechanic (at least for those of you living in the UK). ClickMechanic is an online marketplace for car repair which allows users to get a real-time online quotes and book a vetted mechanic in two short minutes.
Andrew Jervis, CEO and co-founder of ClickMechanic, explains what sets the startup apart from other services vying to get your car back on the road:
“We make it supremely easy for customers to get a manufacturer approved repair quote and then book in with a vetted mechanic within minutes. None of our competitors enable this functionality and instead rely on a reverse bid mechanism which takes more time for consumers to get their car repaired and more time for mechanics to quote on a booking. Ultimately we’re bringing greater efficiency to the booking process but underpinning this