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Our market intelligence team assesses and evaluates current industry trends, and produces exclusive resources of industry data and analysis that are designed to strategically position companies for the future. Rich and forward-looking, our publications cover every corner of the industry. And our Knowledge Center provides 24/7 accessibility to select market intelligence materials, exclusively for members. If you have any questions regarding our market intelligence reports, please contact

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Current Publications


E-Tailing in the Automotive Aftermarket study (75054)

The groundbreaking E-Tailing the Automotive Aftermarket digital study analyzes the online retail market for sales of aftermarket parts, and serves as the foundation for the Auto Care Association to provide a unified estimate of online sales within the aftermarket. The full report provides a comprehensive analysis of the e-tailing channel based upon a triangulated analysis of pre-existing studies, existing data, consumer and installer surveys, and in-depth interviews (IDIs) within the auto care industry. To order a copy, visit our online publications store or contact Auto Care Association member services.


2015 Digital Auto Care Factbook (item #75052)

The award-winning Digital Auto Care Factbook provides a comprehensive overview of the entire auto care industry and includes many enhanced features such as downloadable charts, tables and graphs, live embedded hyper-links and bookmarks. Auto Care Association member primary contacts are supplied gratis the Digital Auto Care Factbook via email annually. If you are the primary contact of a member copy and have not received your copy, please contact Auto Care Association member services.

2015 Digital Auto Care Factbook and Lang Annual (item #75053)

The only publication of its kind, this report includes the Auto Care Factbook plus the Lang Aftermarket Annual. This digital version includes data on light vehicle sales volume for 80 key aftermarket product categories, sales percentage growth, light vehicle product growth and much more. Upon purchasing the Auto Care Factbook & Lang Annual, you will receive email notification, sign-in information and an exclusive URL link to access the publication from Auto Care Association within the next business day. If you have any questions, please contact Auto Care Association member services.

Segment Trends

Digital Tool & Equipment Purchasing Trends Study 2014 (item #75051)

This study contains a detailed analysis of current and future purchasing decisions of professionals who utilize shop tools and equipment for automotive repair. To order a copy, visit our online publications store or contact Auto Care Association member services.

Executive Summary

Digital Collision Repair Trends: Industry Statistics & Analysis 2014 (item #75059)

This report is an insightful analysis of market statistics on the U.S. collision repair industry, combining the latest available industry data from many sources including original Auto Care Association research, government and independent research supplier databases. The report also includes a brief summary analysis of the Canadian collision industry. To order a copy, visit our online publications store or contact Auto Care Association member services.

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