Fast lane: Rising consumer confidence and new vehicle introductions will drive growth

Over the five years to 2017, increased discretionary spending and elevated confidence have led consumers to once again pursue big-ticket items, such as new vehicles. In addition, interest rates have plummeted, making the cost for consumers to finance vehicles relatively more affordable. Over the five years to 2022, revenue for the New Car Dealers industry is forecast to grow. Continued gains in consumer confidence will drive the industry's recovery and increased discretionary spending will support greater demand for cars, SUVs and light trucks. Moreover, new vehicle introductions will drive consumer traffic to car dealers, thus aiding revenue growth...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$47bn
Annual Growth 12-17
4.5%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
54,738
Businesses
1,207
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising consumer confidence and disposable income are expected to drive demand
  • New car dealers are collaborating with online outlets to increase traffic to their dealerships
  • Rising income and new vehicle introductions will drive consumer traffic to car dealers
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    New car dealerships require salespeople, technicians and office workers to operate. Labor costs have been volatile over the past five years. For example, wages are expected to account for 6.5% of industry revenue in 2017, down from 6.6% in 2012. This segment's slight decline has been largely due to wage growth not keeping pace with revenue growth. Additionally, many industry operators are incorporating inventory management systems, which is further reducing the need for labor.Furthermore, industry depreciation costs are low. By classifying vehicles as short-term assets, new car dealers tend to avoid significant depreciation expenses. Service equipment and the physical dealership are the industry's primary long-term assets. Consequently, the industry spends $0.03 o...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the New Car Dealers in New York Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the New Car Dealers in New York Industry are

  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • Use of high volume/low margin strategy
  • Internet presence
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer Spending in New York and Average age of vehicle fleet in the New Car Dealers in New York industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the New Car Dealers in New York Industry?

    This industry sells new and used passenger vehicles. Vehicles include passenger cars, light trucks, sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and passenger vans. New car dealers also sell parts and provide repair services.

    Industry Products
  • New Vehicles
  • Used Vehicles
  • Parts and repair services
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Industry Activities
  • Selling new cars
  • Selling new light trucks
  • Selling used cars
  • Selling used light trucks
  • Providing vehicle maintenance and repairs
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer Spending in New York
  • Average age of vehicle fleet
  • Per Capita Disposable Income in New York
  • Regulation for the Automotive sector
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note

  • Current Performance
  • Rising internal competition
  • All-new model
  • Vehicle platforms
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Changes around the corner
  • New rides
  • New entrants despite acquisition activity
  • Table: New Car Dealers in New York Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - New Car Dealers in New York Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Automobile Wholesaling
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • New Vehicles
  • Used Vehicles
  • Parts and repair services
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Chart: New Car Dealers in New York Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Prime customers
  • Super prime customers
  • Nonprime customers
  • Subprime customers
  • Deep subprime customers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the New Car Dealers in New York Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs New Car Dealers in New York

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the New Car Dealers in New York Industry

  • West Herr Automotive GroupPlaza Auto MallLia Auto GroupAutoNation Inc.
  • Table: West Herr Automotive Group - financial performance
  • Table: Plaza Auto Mall - financial performance
  • Table: Lia Auto Group - financial performance
  • Table: AutoNation Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the New Car Dealers in New York Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the New Car Dealers in New York Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Big Three
  • Industry term for the three largest domestic automakers: General Motors, Ford and Chrysler.
  • Floor Plan Financing
  • A type of financing used to fund purchases of vehicles intended for sale.
  • Light-Duty Vehicle
  • A passenger vehicle, sport utility vehicle or truck weighing less than 14,000 pounds.
  • Powertrain
  • A vehicle's engine and transmission combination.
  • Surety Bond
  • A three-party agreement in which the third-party, or surety, agrees to fulfill contractual obligations.
  • Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (Talf)
  • A Federal Reserve program that issues asset-backed securities collateralized by student loans, auto loans, credit card loans and loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration.
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