Auto Care Factbook
The Auto Care Association has released its industry-leading online publications, the 2023 Auto Care Factbook and the 2023 Auto Care Factbook and Lang Annual
2023 Auto Care Factbook
The award-winning Auto Care Factbook provides a comprehensive overview of the entire auto care industry and includes many features such as downloadable charts, tables and graphs, live embedded hyperlinks and bookmarks.
The 32nd edition has expanded sections on e-commerce, EV adoption, collision metrics and medium/heavy duty vehicles. The Factbook also includes access to interactive, up-to-date economic and industry indicator data via our TrendLens™ platform.
In our most informative Factbook yet, readers will find:
E-commerce – comparison of return rates for automotive parts vs other industries to inform of the importance of fraud protection and product information accuracy; a deep dive into China’s online-to-offline e-commerce ecosystem, including case studies of companies who have successfully positioned themselves in this burgeoning segment.
Collision industry metrics – average collision repair costs and stats related to the number of parts, labor related costs, and origin of replacement parts; also, average costs for the top 50 components in six selected categories; monthly number of collisions inferred from telematics data;
Electric vehicle mileage statistics and near-term adoption forecasts; OE parts installed on electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles;
Historical and forecasted average materials content and vehicle weight for light vehicles; tool and equipment sales growth for light vehicles;
Reclassification of age groups in our replacement rate data section to reflect an aging VIO;
Highlights of the Mexican (now including powersports), Bolivian and Colombian aftermarkets, including VIO, top selling vehicle, and EV adoption stats; and;
Guidelines on how to use TrendLens™ to interactively compare data series with our trend comparison tool.
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2023 Auto Care Factbook and Lang Annual
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.
Trends and analysis:
- 5 Channels
- 16 Outlets
- 20 Markets
- 80 Products
- 100s of Trends
- 300+ Pages
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The Auto Care Factbook is the #1 source for automotive aftermarket industry data, trends and insights. The Auto Care Factbook annually reports on the motor vehicle auto care industry among other key indicators. The report includes:
- U.S. Motor Vehicle Auto Care Industry
- Financial Benchmarks
Auto Care Industry
- Auto Care Industry Segments
- Vehicle Registrations and Usage
- State Summary Statistics
- Global Auto Care Industry
The Lang Aftermarket Annual Report provides unprecedented in-depth analysis of all key aspects of the light vehicle aftermarket in the U.S. combined with the Auto Care Factbook. The report includes all areas covered in the Factbook plus:
- 80 Products analyzed
- Service and Do-It-Yourself markets
- Distribution channels
- Foreign and Domestic vehicle aftermarket
- Vehicle age
- Jobber population
- Purchased Services
- Mileage analysis
- Vehicle population and mix
- Accessory and Specialty Equipment volume
- Plus many other key areas
The Auto Care Association’s award-winning digital Auto Care Factbook is the industry’s first choice for critical market data and trend information.
The expanded version of the Auto Care Factbook is paired with the Lang Aftermarket Annual, which features a comprehensive analysis of light vehicle sales volume for 80 key auto care product categories, sales percentage growth, light vehicle product growth and much more.
You’ll get access to essential information on:
- IHS Markit’s extended industry forecast through 2021
- Updated Consumer Profiles for DIY-DIFM demographics
- IMR Insights on millennial light maintenance DIYers
- Reasons Why consumers choose DIY and DIFM outlets
- DIY Propensity and shop averages
- Hybrid Vehicles Summary and Vehicle Operating Costs
Join Auto Care today.
Yes, in early summer all employees Auto Care member companies at can access a free copy of the latest version of the Auto Care Association’s annual Auto Care Factbook—the auto care industry’s standard reference for tracking economic and industry indicators.
The factbook has downloadable charts, tables and graphs that break down valuable information for you to boost your automotive business opportunities, as well as hyperlinks and bookmarks to automotive industry websites.