Long road: More driving due to lower unemployment will bolster demand for industry services

The Auto Maintenance and Repair Franchises industry stalled during the recession as drivers opted for public transportation and put off vehicle repairs. However, this trend is expected to reverse as more commuters find jobs and require maintenance for their vehicles. Rising new-car sales could hinder this anticipated growth, as these vehicles require less repair work...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.0%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
68,389
Businesses
7,660

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The growing technological complexity of cars will drive more individuals to seek expertise from industry operators
  • As demand for more complex and technical repairs grows, operators require specialized workers
  • An increase in oil prices could encourage consumers to purchase hybrid or electric vehicles
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Auto Maintenance and Repair Franchises industry is service oriented and relies on the technical skills of its workers more than the capabilities of heavy equipment. As a result, wages comprise a large cost segment for the industry at 31.2% of revenue, and depreciation accounts for a very small portion of revenue (2.4%). A high level of manual labor is necessary for most of the services offered by industry establishments. Body repair, paint jobs and oil changes require a significant amount of labor. However, capital intensity is projected to increase over the next five years due to the increasing technological complexity of automobiles. As more automobiles become computerized, industry establishments will have to purchase more costly machinery to conduct repairs. IBI...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Auto Maintenance & Repair Franchises Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Auto Maintenance & Repair Franchises Industry are

  • Access to highly skilled workers
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Access to the latest technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Total vehicle miles and Number of motor vehicle registrations in the Auto Maintenance & Repair Franchises industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Auto Maintenance & Repair Franchises Industry?

    This industry comprises establishments that provide a wide range of mechanical, electrical and engine maintenance and repair services for automotive vehicles. As a franchise industry, this industry report focuses solely on the operation of franchised outlets and excludes nonfranchise data. Data reveals the total number of franchise outlets, total franchise revenue and the average profit margin earned by franchisees.

    Industry Products
  • Oil change and lubrication
  • Mechanical and electrical repair
  • Major body repair services
  • Painting and other body repair services
  • Transmission repair
  • Other repair services
  • Industry Activities
  • Major body repair services
  • Painting and other body repair services
  • Oil change and lubrication services
  • Mechanical and electrical repair
  • Transmission repair
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Total vehicle miles
  • Number of motor vehicle registrations
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Demand from car and automobile manufacturing
  • National unemployment rate
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Industry stability
  • Profit trends and changing landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Conflicting effects from the economy
  • New cars
  • Table: Auto Maintenance & Repair Franchises Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Auto Maintenance & Repair Franchises Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Local Freight Trucking
  • Long-Distance Freight Trucking
  • Property, Casualty and Direct Insurance
  • Car Body Shops
  • Taxi & Limousine Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Auto Parts Stores
  • Auto Parts Wholesaling
  • Paint Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Major body repair services
  • Oil change and lubrication
  • Painting and other body repair services
  • Transmission repair
  • Mechanical and electrical repair
  • Other repair services
  • Chart: Auto Maintenance & Repair Franchises Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Household and individual consumers
  • Businesses
  • Government and not-for-profit organizations
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Auto Maintenance & Repair Franchises Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Auto Maintenance & Repair Franchises

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Auto Maintenance & Repair Franchises Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Jiffy Lube International Inc., Driven Brands Inc.,
  • Table: Jiffy Lube International Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Driven Brands Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Auto Maintenance & Repair Franchises 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 Auto Maintenance & Repair Franchises Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Average age of vehicle fleet (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Auto Dealer
  • A retailer that sells automobiles to the public and often is associated with an auto manufacturer.
  • Computer Diagnostics
  • Software programs designed to scan computer hardware components to identify problems.
  • Do-It-Yourself (Diy)
  • A category of customers who complete tasks and projects on their own that would generally be outsourced to a business or service provider.
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