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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


FB-20162016 Digital Auto Care Factbook (item #75061)

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 hyperlinks 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.

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FB-Lang-20162016 Digital Auto Care Factbook and Lang Annual (item #75062)

The only publication of its kind, this report includes the Auto CareFactbook plus the Lang AftermarketAnnual. 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.

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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.

Segment Trends

2016 Digital Collision Repair Trends2016 Digital Collision RepairTrends: Industry Statistics & Analysis (item #75063) 

This study provides a summary of market statistics on the 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 study comprehensively analyzes the size and scope of the collision repair industry in the United States, while also reviewing key industry trends in Canada. To order a copy visit our online publications store or contact Auto Care Association member services.


2015 Tool and Equipment Purchasing Trends2015 Digital Tool and Equipment Purchasing Trends (item #75060)

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.

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