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EV Adoption Gains Momentum, E-Commerce Continues to Build
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.
7 Facts the Aftermarket Needs to Know About ADAS
A large number of ADAS-equipped vehicles began exiting warranty in 2021, so the aftermarket is just beginning to see these vehicles. This is an opportunity for our industry as the aftermarket can be a …
3 Key Things You Should Know about Connected Vehicle Data Trends and the Automotive Aftermarket
Think about the vehicle you owned a decade ago vs. the one you drive today – even if it is the same make – there are significant detailed differences. From the interior design to the shape of the headlights …
Standardized Vehicle Communication Systems are Critical to Ensure Zero Emission Vehicles are Efficient and Allow Consumer Choice
The impact of zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) and electrification on the automotive aftermarket is a widely-covered topic. Adoption is driven by vehicle economics, availability of charging …