BETHESDA, Md. – April 30, 2018 – The Auto Care Association today announced the
release of its new report, “Collision Repair Trends: Industry Statistics
and Analysis,” which delves into the latest data on the collision
repair industry. The report aggregates industry sources available from
government entities, independent research supplier databases and the Auto Care
Association’s internal research.
2018 Collision Repair Trends report provides in-depth insight into the U.S.
collision repair sector of the auto care industry including the paint, body and
equipment (PBE) industry, and also provides an overview of key industry trends
Designed to help collision repair professionals understand
their sector’s trends and guide their business decisions on the road ahead, the
comprehensive report includes chapters on:
- Annual miles driven
- Roadway congestion
- Vehicle collisions
- Size of the collision repair industry
- Body shop profiles
- Motor vehicle body work, CPI
- Direct repair programs
- Parts analysis
- State summary statistics
- Collision repair industry of Canada
According to new data, Americans drove a combined 3.2
trillion miles over the last recorded 12-month period, which resulted in $45.8
billion in collision repair-related sales and services—representing nearly one
in every five dollars spent in the automotive aftermarket (16.5 percent). The
factors driving this $45.8 billion collision repair sector, including sales,
sector employment, replacement rates and parts, DIY vs. DIFM collision jobs and
independent repair shops vs. dealership-operated body shops are also profiled
in the report. For a preview of the report, read
the article in the latest issue of Auto Care Insider Magazine.
The 54-page report is $225 for Auto Care Association members
and $450 for non-members. To purchase the 2018 Collision Repair Trends report, click here. For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.