Auto Care Association Seeks Industry Input in 2022 Outlook Study

November 29, 2021
By Camille Sheehan

BETHESDA, Md. – November 29, 2021 – 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. The newly launched 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.

As the industry continues to navigate obstacles brought about by the pandemic, this study is designed to quantify auto care businesses’ concerns of current industry and business stressors as well as their impact on budget and strategic planning, including:

  • Inflation;
  • Supply chain disruptions;
  • Labor market;
  • COVID-19 vaccine/testing requirements;
  • Microprocessor shortage;
  • and more.

“Throughout the year we’ve highlighted a variety of data points from numerous data sources, and I’d love to end the year with a snapshot of how these and other issues have been weighing on your and your team’s mind,” said Michael Chung, director, market intelligence, Auto Care Association.

The 2022 Auto Care Outlook Study survey can be accessed here. The deadline to submit responses is Dec. 8, 2021.

All auto care industry professionals are encouraged to participate in this study. All survey responses will remain confidential and study results will be reported in aggregate.