This Nigerian Startup is Enabling Users Book the Services of Verified Mechanics Online

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You’ve probably gone through that embarrassing moment when your car develops a fault and leaves your stranded, especially in an area where getting a public vehicle is difficult.

With TrackAMechanic, you can now easily access and order the services of mechanics within minutes.

Co-founded by Peter Chibuzor, Tope Kolade and Martinz Bright, the auto-startup was launched on June 1, 2017.

Users are able to monitor service progress via TrackAMechanic’s integrated satellite geolocation map, which also enables them to locate services in real time.

Mechanics enlisted on the platform are said to have professional experiences in their field, and are scrutinised for background, criminal and reference checks. For credibility, these details — years of experience, job skills, specialisations, feedback, etc  — are made open to customers on the website.

The TrackAMechanic team also claims monitor the performance of mechanics to ensure customers are provided with professional and courteous services.

According to the team, “our goal is to provide emergency solutions and repairs to challenging situations — which include difficulty in identifying hands on deck mechanic services — and achieving effective vehicle maintenance in Nigeria. We are a dedicated team of young techpreneurs with adequate insight in vehicle repairs, finance, technology and digital marketing”.

 

Recently, we’ve seen more and more tech solutions springing up for the auto industry. There’s e-commerce platforms for auto-parts, and now a platform to book auto repair service.

Bringing the auto industry is great, and in no time, it’ll help transform the industry from what we used to know.