Automotive Service Association
Bimonthly trade journal features news and information for automotive service
owners and managers, with special features including the annual "How's Your Business?"
survey which provides information
on sales, orders, and profits compared to prior year, average
number of vehicles serviced per month, average ticket charge, types
of work performed, specialty services, and biggest business challenges.
Shop Owner Magazine
Monthly trade magazine features news and information for owners
of independent auto repair shops, with topics covered in the publication
including shop management and operations, customer service, sales
and marketing, recruiting qualified technicians, training and technology,
finance and insurance, and equipment outlays. Current and prior
digital editions of the publication can be viewed free online.
Monthly trade journal features news and information for automotive service professionals,
with topics covered in various issues
including business management, service operations, technical knowledge,
technician training, and shop profiles highlighting best practices.
Current and prior digital editions are accessible free online, with
free digital subscription and e-newsletters available for
Lang Marketing Resources, Inc.
Lang Aftermarket Annual Report
Annual study provides in-depth analysis of various aspects of the automotive aftermarket,
with topics covered in the study including automotive service
market volume, service market outlet
performance by type of
outlet (e.g., service stations/garages, vehicle dealers, auto
parts stores, tire stores, foreign specialists, and discount/mass merchandisers
with bays), and outlet share of
service market growth.
Automotive Repair & Maintenance Services
Freedonia Focus market research report analyzes the U.S. market for the automotive service sector,
with data provided in the study including historical and forecast
revenues by type of service rendered
(e.g., general mechanical, transmission, muffler and exhaust
system, car wash and detail, oil change
and lubrication, body, paint,
interior, and glass, and others including brake, diagnostic, and electrical).
Mintel Group Ltd.
Auto Service, Maintenance, and Repair - US
Consumer research report provides in-depth analysis of the auto
service market, with topics covered in the study including
market size and forecast, factors affecting demand, vehicles serviced by
model year, service location (e.g., dealership, independent shop), reason for
choosing a location (e.g., trust, brand, warranty, cost,
and location), car owner maintenance behavior, and desired
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national,
state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of
companies, market volume and sales trends, average company
sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up
activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.