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Auto Mechanics in the US: Market Research Report

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Auto Mechanics Market Research Report | NAICS 81111 | Feb 2014

Braking assist: Growing disposable income will increase consumer demand for industry services

IBISWorld’s Auto Mechanics market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$60bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
537,746
Businesses
86,597
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Auto Mechanics industry has been driving forward over the past five years. The recession led to a drop in disposable income, causing many consumers to turn to auto parts retailers and fix their vehicles on their own. As the economy has improved since the recession, consumers have returned to mechanics, rather than auto parts retailers, resulting in moderate industry growth. Moreover, in the five years to 2019, the industry is set to recover slowly as personal disposable incomes will grow, allowing consumers to visit mechanics more often, boosting industry revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Auto Mechanics industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Technological change in this industry is largely determined by the auto manufacturing industry. As vehicles become more complex, auto mechanics require updated tools to perform maintenance and repair services. Internally, there have not been many technological advances independent of increased vehicle complexity. New service offerings ultimately depend on auto manufacturers as well. These factors indicate that the industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle.

The increasing technological complexity of motor vehicles has resulted in the need for higher-skilled employees and affected the types of repairs required... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Auto Mechanics Industry?

Auto mechanics in this industry repair and maintain vehicles, including passenger cars, trucks, vans and trailers. These operators often work on their own account or for small companies generally known as auto repair shops, garages and car care centers. They generally provide mechanical and electrical repairs and replace or repair engines.

Industry Products
Other general automotive repairsGasoline engine repairsBrake repairs, front-end repairs and wheel alignmentTransmission repairsOther repairs
 
Industry Activities
Repairing and replacing automotive enginesPerforming general automotive repairsRepairing trucksRepairing and replacing automotive exhaust systemsRepairing and replacing mufflersRepairing automotive transmissionsRepairing automotive brakesPerforming automotive electric repairsPerforming automotive wheel alignmentsRepairing automotive radiators


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