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Online Car Dealers in the US: Market Research Report

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Online Car Dealers Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Cars & Automotive Goods | Aug 2014

Possible traffic ahead: Increased consumer spending will drive growth, however tepidly

IBISWorld’s Online Car Dealers market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$22bn
Annual Growth 09-14
5.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
44,020
Businesses
3,014
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Online Car Dealers industry experienced its share of wear and tear during the Great Recession, which led to a downturn in per capita disposable income and corporate profit and, thus, drops in consumer and business spending on cars. Improving economic conditions post recession and government incentive programs, however, resulted in overall positive growth from 2008 to 2013. Despite stronger demand from consumers and businesses endowed with higher disposable income and profit, the industry will continue to face challenges in luring consumers to buy online.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Online car dealers are most heavily concentrated in the Southeast, Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic and West regions. Industry operators tend to concentrate in these regions as they hold the largest share of total population. This proximity to key markets allows companies to save on transportation costs and cut down on shipping times to consumers.

Personal incomes and vehicle preferences also drive the proportion of car dealerships in a particular state or region. New car dealerships selling imported vehicles are heavily situated on the coasts, where three in four coastal consumers purchase imported goods. Similarly, dealerships selling premium vehicles, such as Mercedes-Benz, are heavily situated in the West and Mid-Atlantic regions, where personal incomes are highest... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Online Car Dealers Industry?

This industry retails automobiles online to consumers and businesses and provides services to aid in the purchase of automobiles. Autos include passenger cars, trucks and sports utility vehicles (SUVs). Some players offer their customers trade-in, car financing and car selling services. This industry does not include classified websites that feature reviews, guides, photos and advertisements of new and used vehicles for sale.

Industry Products
New vehicle salesUsed vehicle salesParts and repair servicesFinancing and insurance
 
Industry Activities
Selling new and used cars onlineSelling new and used trucks onlineProviding vehicle maintenance and repair servicesProviding vehicle financingProviding car-selling services


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