If you need parts for your car cheap, FrugalMechanic.com aims to help. The Web site boasts over 5 million auto parts from 50 retailers and includes a price comparison tool. Traffic has doubled in the last two months. Maybe people are more interested in repairing their current cars than buying new ones?
FrugalMechanic has also partnered with enthusiast auto blog CarDomain.com.
The company raised an undisclosed amount of money this month from Seattle venture capital firm Founder’s Co-Op. The fund typically invests between $250,000 to $500,00.