WhoCanFixMyCar.com, a platform which allows drivers to get quotes from the best local garages, has won the ‘Automotive Garage of Tomorrow’ Award in the Viva Tech conference in Paris.
The event, hosted by global parts manufacturer Valeo, was attended by over 50,000 guests including 5,000 start-ups, 1,000 investors and 400 speakers.
Co-hosted by Valeo, Google, BNP Paribas, Cisco, Airbus and many more, WhoCanFixMyCar was invited to present to an international audience made up of automotive and technology industry experts, investors and other businesses from Europe and beyond.
Standing alongside start-ups from around the world, Al Preston, Co-Founder of WhoCanFixMyCar, delivered the story behind the UK based business.
“40,000 new drivers are posting repair work to our garage network each month, a number which is already double the rate from six months ago.
“We have created an online marketplace where drivers, workshops, parts suppliers and manufacturers can benefit from better connectivity. We’re delighted to have won the ‘Automotive Garage of Tomorrow’ Award and hope that we can continue to help contribute positively to the digitisation of the aftermarket.”
On WhoCanFixMyCar winning the ‘Automotive Garage of Tomorrow Award’, Valeo commented;
“Whocanfixmycar has demonstrated its marketplace performance enthusiastically and professionally, offering inter-mediation between garages and drivers.
“With more than 9,000 partner garages and over 300,000 monthly visits, Valeo saw WCFMC add an incredible amount of value to garages while being innovative and efficient, values which are central to what Valeo believes in.”