There were rumblings in the trade since February that Autoquake were struggling. They have subsequently gone into Administration, and what was worth salvaging was last week purchased for £350,000 from the receiver by Carshop. Who are one of the companies in the trade that appear to be getting stronger through good practise.
So What could have gone wrong? I remember the first time I came across Autoquake, I believe it would have been about 2004/05. All I know is I found three of my sales staff huddled around a computer looking at Autoquake listings on eBay. It would be a bit much to say in disbelief, but they were all aware that on price this crowd were hammering us. What they were looking at was very interesting and I spent the rest of the day going through their stock and website and could see they had a good Idea presented … Read More