December 7, 2023
The global vehicle aftermarket is estimated at $2.33 trillion for 2022: $1.87 trillion for light duty vehicles, $461.5 billion for medium/heavy duty vehicles. The top 30 countries account for $2.10 trillion or 90.4% of the total aftermarket. The estimate is based on Hanover Research's model and is anchored to S&P Global's Joint Channel Forecast and Auto Care's estimate of medium/heavy duty vehicles.
November 20, 2023
Automotive products ranked 13th in terms of sales volume on Amazon, and tallied $12.8 billion of sales on Amazon for the 12 months ending October 14. As we approach the end-of-year holidays, we look at what parts categories are selling well in the e-commerce space, then touch on aspects of retail and e-commerce fraud so your company can reduce its risk from this growing problem.
September 19, 2023
Auto Care Association member survey on inventory management and response to high inflation and interest rates since the COVID-19 pandemic and within the past year of economic uncertainty. Survey results and insights based on interviews with study participants across the industry and value chain. Original research on current challenges faced by automotive aftermarket companies.
September 12, 2023
Highlights of recent Key Issues and Impact Survey results with commentary from members across the industry on how several issues have impacted their own businesses.
April 11, 2023
Market conditions continue to favor the aftermarket: economic conditions present a challenging environment for consumers to purchase a new vehicle, especially with ongoing inflation, rising interest rates, and uncertainty in the market.
January 10, 2023
Recent Weekly VMT and Monthly Economic and Industry Indicator data are available in TrendLens. The Market View package can be a sound investment for increasing the accuracy of demand / sales forecasting.
December 15, 2022
As we approach year-end, we highlight trends in electric vehicle adoption and related market conditions, along with e-commerce performance and forecasts for automotive aftermarket parts.
December 1, 2022
As the majority of post-warranty work is performed in the aftermarket, we have a duty to educate and inform the industry of challenges surrounding the technician shortage and how together, we can overcome this challenge.
August 10, 2022
Commentary on industry performance, recent office hours session with data platform users, and highlights of new data points in TrendLens.
July 19, 2022
Guide to the 2023 Auto Care Association Factbook. Links to related resources, including the July 13 webinar.
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