YourMechanic unveils the auto repair application
On Friday, August 13, mobile auto repair company YourMechanic unveiled a consumer app for iOS and Android, an initiative that allows car owners to order hundreds of auto repair and maintenance services and have them performed wherever they are. this is best suited for users.
YourMechanic, which rolls out its mobile car service to 3,000 US cities, launched the app in response to customer demand, noting repeat business accounts for about 40% of the company’s revenue. The app gives “a complete 360 ââdegree view of their car’s health, history and maintenance needs” and offers quotes, an instant repair schedule and maintenance reports. details of the vehicle.
Users can also see the estimated time of arrival of their technicians, chat with mechanics before their appointments, perform car maintenance requirements, and track the health of multiple vehicles at the same time.
The free app is available now for Apple and Android users. The company will also continue to provide services through its YourMechanic.com site for desktop and mobile users.
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