Auto Mechanics in the US: Market Research Report

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Auto Mechanics Market Research Report | NAICS 81111 | Sep 2015

Fixed up: Rising incomes and slow growth in new car sales will boost revenue

The Auto Mechanics market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Auto Mechanics industry has grown steadily over the five years to 2015. Individuals and businesses have increased demand for industry services, as rising per capita disposable income and corporate profit encourages consumers to opt for auto mechanic services over do-it-yourself repair. In the coming years, disposable income levels are expected to continue to grow, encouraging some consumers to spend more on the maintenance and repair of their vehicles. However, as consumers become more comfortable financially, an increasing numbers of car owners are expected to scrap older vehicles in need of expensive repairs, and instead opting to buy new replacement vehicles... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Auto Mechanics industry has a very low level of concentration. The industry is highly fragmented, with nonemployers expected to account for an estimated 65.0% of total industry enterprises in 2015, a number that is expected to continue to rise. There are several national auto mechanic chains, including Jiffy Lube, Midas and Monro. However, none of these companies control more than 1.0% of the overall national market. Small nonemployer auto repair shops have increasingly driven industry concentration down. However, Monro and other relatively larger companies have expanded during the five-year period through the acquisition of smaller operators. As a result, market share concentration has remained steady over the past five years... purchase to read more


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What is the Auto Mechanics Industry?

The Auto Mechanics industry provides mechanical and electrical repair and maintenance work for cars, trucks, vans and trailers. Operators include self-employed mechanics, auto repair shops, garages and car care centers. This industry does not include car dealerships, auto parts retailers or gas stations that provide industry services. Industry services do not include auto bodywork, car washes, oil changes or air conditioning repair (IBISWorld reports 81112, 81119a and 81119b).

Industry Products
Powertrain repair servicesBrake repair servicesScheduled and preventative repair and maintenance servicesElectrical system repair servicesHeating repair servicesMuffler and exhaust repair servicesWheel alignment and repair servicesOther repair and maintenance services
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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