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Confidence Indices

Seeking Industry Input in 2022 Outlook Study

The Auto Care Association released an industry-wide study to hear from businesses about their business outlook as the auto care industry heads into 2022. This study will provide valuable insights for a year-end wrap-up analysis of the association’s aftermarket industry data gathered throughout 2021 as well as provide insights heading into 2022 for a clearer snapshot of the state of the industry to its members.


The deadline to submit responses is Dec. 8, 2021.


Auto Care Association Confidence IndicesTaking the monthly Industry Indicators Report (IIR) to a new level, the Auto Care Association and Northwood University partnered to produce the Business Confidence Index (BCI) and Economic Confidence Index (ECI). Starting in 2011, the purpose of this survey is to enhance Auto Care Association member understanding of the auto care industry by recording their thoughts on the current and future course of the industry. Results are calculated and reported in the weekly member newsletter, Auto Care Insider Weekly and in Auto Care Insider Magazine. 

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The Confidence Indices (BCI and ECI) are a member-only resource which requires a login to view information