Rocket reportedly pulls plug on Carspring by Kate Rodriguez in Automotive 11 Oct 2017 Rocket Internet, the German start-up incubator that owns a majority stake in Carspring, pulled its investment in the U.K. auto site, reported Techcrunch yesterday. Carspring appears to be failing quickly as a result. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share carspringRocket Internet Kate Rodriguez Kate Rodriguez covers the German market for AIM Group. She is a freelance business writer with an extensive background in public policy, business consulting and marketing. Originally from the U.S., Kate is now based in Munich.