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Global Automotive Aftermarket Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Aftermarket in US$ Billion by the following Product Segments: Mechanical Products, Electrical Products, Electronic Products, Exterior & Structural Products, Motor Oil, Fluids & Additives, and Appearance Chemicals. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 226 companies including many key and niche players such as ACDElco, Affinia Group Inc, Akebono Brake Corporation, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, ASIMCO Technologies Limited, Bridgestone Corp, Continental AG, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Delphi Automotive PLC, Denso Corp, Federal-Mogul Corporation, Gates Corporation, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Grupo Kuo, S.A.B. de C.V., Honeywell International, Inc., Johnson Controls, Kumho Tires Co. Inc., Lear Corp, Magna International, Meritor Inc., Magneti Marelli S.p.A, Michelin, Pirelli & C. SpA, Prestone Products Corporation, Robert Bosch GmbH, Shell, Snap-on Inc., TRW Automotive, Visteon Corp, and Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

 

 

 

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

Mechanical Products I-3

Electrical Products I-5

Electronic Products I-5

Exterior & Structural Products I-6

Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives I-6

Appearance Chemicals I-7

 

 

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1

A Prelude II-1

Market Overview II-1

Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession on the Automotive Industry

in Retrospect II-2

Auto Aftermarket Drawn Into the Vortex of the Recession II-2

Impact of the European Debt Crisis on the Domestic Automotive

Industry: A Review II-3

Opportunities in Store & Outlook II-4

Other Trends & Issues II-5

Developed Markets Lag Behind, Developing Markets Show Promise II-5

Increasing Average Age of Vehicles: A Business Case for the

Aftermarket II-5

Rise in Automotive Accidents Generate Demand for "Crash Parts" II-6

Table 1: World Collision Replacement Products (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Market Share for OEM

Manufacturers & Independent Aftermarket Component

Manufacturers (Alternative Products) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-6

 

Table 2: World Mechanical Replacement Products Market

(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Market Share for OEM

Manufacturers & Independent Aftermarket Component

Manufacturers (Alternative Products) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-7

Extended Life of Original Equipment Engines and Transmissions

Hampers Growth II-7

Longer Drain Times Quell Demand for Lubricant Refills . II-7

Demand for Appearance Chemicals in the Aftermarket Poised to

Rise II-8

Aftermarket Manufacturers Step Up Investments on Product

Innovation & Development II-8

 

2. AUTO PARTS AND ACCESSORIES INDUSTRY - A GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW II-9

Market Structure and Overview II-9

The Distinct Characteristics of the Auto Parts and Accessories

Industry II-9

The Players II-9

The Competitive Factors II-9

A Strategic Insight II-10

Strategic Analysis of the Auto Parts Industry II-10

Economic Benefits of Outsourcing Auto Parts & Accessories II-10

Drivers for New Technology Applications in Auto Parts and

Accessories Industry II-11

Drivers for Alternate Materials in Auto Parts and Accessories

Industry II-11

Drivers for Material Usage in Auto Parts and Accessories

Industry II-11

 

3. HIGH GROWTH SECTORS II-12

Electronic Products II-12

Telematics - The Next Generation Revolution II-12

Multi-Functional Features Fuel Design Trends for Car Audio

Systems in the Aftermarket II-13

Automotive Lubricants Market II-13

Factors Affecting Demand II-13

Technology Impacting the Industry II-13

Lower Crankcase Capacities II-13

Tighter Engine Designs II-14

Drain Intervals - Draining the Prospects for Lubes II-14

Recycling - Making a Killing Over Virgin Oils II-14

Other Factors II-14

Products Specifically Developed for and Used by Specific End

Users II-15

Automotive Batteries II-15

Table 3: Global Automotive Battery Market (2011): Percentage

Market Share Breakdown of Leading Manufacturers (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

 

Table 4: Global Alternators Market (2011): Percentage Market

Share Breakdown of Leading Players- Denso, Valeo, Bosch,

Visteon, Mitsubishi and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-16

Vehicular Lighting Systems II-16

Automotive Interiors II-17

OEMs Pose a Challenge to Aftermarket Players II-17

Manufacturers in Emerging Markets Intensify Competition II-17

Vehicular Wiper Systems II-18

Rise in Demand for Quieter, Lighter and Cleaner Windshield

Systems II-18

Educating Consumer - The Key to Wiper Blades Growth in

Aftermarket II-18

Table 5: Global Wiper Blades Market (2011): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales by Leading Players - Bosch, Valeo,

Trico and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

 

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-20

Automotive Aftermarket: A Definition II-20

Key Channels of Distribution II-20

Company-Owned Outlets (Automakers or Suppliers) II-20

Company-Authorized Outlets (Dealers) II-20

Independent Aftermarket Stores II-20

Product Market Segments II-21

Mechanical Products II-21

Electrical Products II-22

Electronic Products II-23

Exterior & Structural Products II-23

Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives II-24

Appearance Chemicals II-24

Auto Parts Glossary II-24

 

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-31

NTN Announces Successful Development of 'Self-formed Seal Low

Torque Deep Groove Ball Bearing' for Transmissions II-31

Valeo Service India Forms Joint Venture with Anand Automotive II-31

Aerox® Obtains Supplement to Parts Manufacturing Approval PMA

PQ2091NE II-31

Babcox Media Takes Over Automotive Video II-32

Heckmann Snaps Up TFI Holdings and Thermo Fluids II-32

RT Quaife Engineering Takes Over Tran-X Transmission Brand

from Auto Sport Engineering II-32

General Motor to Launch Chevrolet Cruze in India II-33

Cummins Rolls Out Heavy-Duty and Medium-Duty Diesel Engine Range II-33

Trelleborg Automotive Signs Joint Venture Agreement with

Freudenberg II-34

Applied Industrial Technologies Acquires Solutions

Industrielles Chicoutimi and Specialites Industrielles Harvey II-34

Daimler Selects HARMAN Provide Audio Systems for Smart Cars II-34

LINE-X® Protective Coatings and Graham Partners Acquire Stake

in Ground Effects II-34

GlyEco to Take Over Assets of Renew Resources II-35

Global Temperature Control Takes Over Santech Industries II-35

FleetPride Takes Over CATCO Parts & Service II-35

Zhejiang Vie Group to Acquire Equity Stake in Zhejiang Henglong II-35

VOXX International Signs Distribution Agreement with AVG (OEAM) II-36

TBC Takes Over Midas II-36

HELLA to Produce Electronics Products with Emicol Electro

Electronica II-36

Madison Dearborn Partners Takes Over Schrader International II-36

TNK-BP Inks Distribution Agreement with Valvoline II-37

Fawer Visteon Climate Control Systems Establishes New Aluminum

Production Facility II-37

LLK-International Inks Agreement with General Motors

Powertrain Uzbekistan II-37

Hopkins Manufacturing Takes Over Assets of F3 Brands II-37

DENSO Establishes New Aftermarket Division II-38

RPM International Takes Over HiChem Paint Technologies II-38

Transtar Industries Takes Over D & E Automotive II-38

Sepla and Uzavtoprom Ink Agreement for Production of

Automotive Components II-39

Cequent Consumer Products Selects O'Reilly Automotive as

Distributor for Reese Towpower® Products II-39

Monomoy Capital Partner Acquires Raybestos Powertrain from Sun

Capital Partners II-39

Cequent Consumer Products Takes Over Laitner Brush II-40

Emirates National Oil Establishes ENOC Lubricants & Grease

Manufacturing Plant at Fujairah Port II-40

Resilience Capital Partners Takes Over Heavy Duty Division of

Vista Pro Automotive II-41

Wellspring Capital Management Takes Over ThermaSys II-41

Calumet Lubricants Acquires Outstanding Membership Interests

of TruSouth Oil II-41

Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Division to Take Over SPX Service

Solutions of SPX II-41

Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Division Acquires Unipoint Group II-42

Varroc Group to Acquire Automotive Lighting Operations of Visteon II-42

Johnson Controls and Shanghai Yanfeng Johnson Controls Seating

Form Joint Venture II-42

Honeywell Turbo Technologies to Showcase Turbo Application and

Expanded Turbocharger Range II-43

Johnson Controls Forms Joint Venture with Pricol II-43

Continental Acquires All Shares in Continental Rico Hydraulic

Brakes India from Rico Auto Industries II-43

Mahindra & Mahindra Selects Lighting, Climate and Electronics

Systems of Visteon for New XUV500 II-43

Seven Automotive Manufactures Enter into Agreement on Advanced

Electric-Car Charging Plug II-44

AkzoNobel Signs Agreement with LKQ to Expand North American

Network II-44

Faurecia to Form Joint Venture with Ningbo Huazhong Plastic

Products to Manufacture Exterior Automotive Parts II-45

GE Aviation and Emirates Sign OnPointSM Engine Service Contract II-45

TRW Automotive Holdings Bags Contract from Vehicle Manufacturers II-45

Continental Establishes Continental Automotive Jinan

Manufacturing Facility in China II-46

Johnson Controls Signs Agreement with Saft II-46

Johnson Controls Forms Joint Venture with MAC II-46

Wanxiang Qianchao and Magneti Marelli Enter into Joint Venture

Agreement II-47

Grupo KUO Takes Over Aftermarket Brakes Business from FRITEC® II-47

Federal-Mogul Establishes Brake Friction Production Plant in

India II-47

 

6. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-48

Johnson Controls to Set Up Automotive Battery Production

Facility in China II-48

DENSO to Set Up After Market Sales Company in UAE II-48

DENSO Takes Over CTR from Finber II-48

SPX Enters Into Strategic Alliance with Launch Tech II-49

WABCO Holdings Sets Up WABCO Reman Solutions II-49

ArvinMeritor to Invest in Expanding Advanced Technologies

Capabilities II-50

Denso to Establish Dubai-Based Subsidiary II-50

Harman Acquires Eletronica Selenium II-50

Castle Harlan Acquires IDQ Holdings II-50

Vista-Pro Automotive Sells Assets of Centrum Reman II-51

Metalsa Acquires Assets from Dana Holding II-51

Transwheel Corporation to Expand Huntington Operations II-51

SiPort Ventures Into Automotive Aftermarket II-52

Rostra Precisions and Mobileye Signs Distribution Agreement II-52

Huron Capital Makes Investments in Maple Leaf Automotive II-52

XPEL Technologies Sells Canadian Subsidiary to Nuno Ferreira II-53

Zep and Advance Auto Parts Signs Distribution Agreement II-53

Amerigon and CST Enters into Partnership to Offer Cooled and

Heated Seats to Automotive Aftermarket II-53

Mann+Hummel to Establish New Facility at Nalagarh in HP II-54

GAC to Acquire EPI II-54

Illumaware and Ford Motorcraft Signs Contract for Electronic

Catalog Compliance II-54

FleetPride Acquires E.H. Burrell II-55

General Dynamics Purchases AxleTech International II-55

The Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Division to Buy AutoCrew II-55

Skoda Auto India Opens Warehouse II-56

ArvinMeritor to Reorganize Light Vehicle Systems Concern II-56

Johnson Controls and O'Reilly Auto Parts Sign Supply Agreement II-56

Johnson Controls-Saft Bags Supply Contract II-56

Azure Dynamics Inks Supply Agreement with Johnson Controls-Saft II-57

Brembo do Brasil Buys Flywheel Sale and Production Business

Assets from Sawem Industrial II-57

Hella KGaA Hueck Buys Stake in Hella Hongfa Automotive

Electronics II-57

Kumho Tires Opens Regional Tire Warehouse II-57

BRUSA Elektronik Enters into Partnership with Magna Electronics II-58

Decoma International Signs Purchase Agreement II-58

Ford Motor Company Enters into Partnership with Magna

International II-58

Magneti Marelli and Goodyear Dunlop Tires Italia Ink an Agreement II-59

Shanghai Automobile Gear Works Enters into Joint Venture with

Magneti Marelli Motor II-59

Pirelli, Magneti Marelli, and Brembo Start Technology Cooperation II-59

 

7. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-60

Cummins Filtration Launches Fleetguard FF5782 Fuel Filter II-60

Gates Unveils POWERCLEANTM Flush Tool II-60

ACTIA Rolls Out DIAG4BIKE Range of Motorcycle Diagnostic Tools II-60

DENSO Develops Automotive Air Conditioning System II-60

Chemence Introduces KRYLEX Range of Adhesives and Sealants II-61

Eagle One to Unveil Range of Environmentally Friendly

Appearance Products II-61

Lubrication Engineers Launches Monolec® Tetra-SynTM Engine Oil II-61

TRW Automotive Unveils New Range of EBC 460 Products II-62

Castrol Introduces Castrol Activ Scooter Engine Oil II-62

Visteon Introduces Instrument Cluster on VarioTechno 125 PGM-

FI Scooter in Indonesia II-62

Indian Oil Launches SERVO Futura Synth II-63

Cinterion Wireless Modules Rolls Out AGS2 II-63

NXP Semiconductors Launches TJA1022 II-63

Miles & Levels Philippines Re-launches Auto-Gard Products and

Sun-Gard Automotive Window Film Variants II-64

Manitou Auto Service Rolls Out Automated Engine Start and Stop

Functionality II-64

TRW Rolls Out Universal DOT 5.1 ESP II-64

Indian Oil Introduces Premium Products II-65

Turtle Wax Launches First-Class Car Care Products II-65

Chevron Lubricants Launches HDAX Prediluted 40/60 Extended

Life Coolant/Antifreeze II-65

Vocational Energy Fuel Systems Introduces Portable Fuel System II-66

Scaleo Chip Unveils AMEC® Technology II-66

NTN Develops Ball Bearing II-67

Renault Introduces TCe 90 3-Cylinder Engine II-67

Advance Auto Parts Unveils Wearever Platinum Ceramic Brake Pads II-67

Castrol India Introduces Castrol GTX Modern Engine II-68

TRW Automotive Holdings Introduces EBC 460 Range of Electronic

Stability Control Systems II-68

Snap-on Launches Snap-on® All Weather Mobile Tool Chest II-68

Meritor HVS India to Introduce MS 04 Series Axle II-69

Delphi Extends Engine and Fuel Management Portfolio II-69

Delphi Automotive Introduces Remanufactured Instrument Clusters II-70

Continental to Introduce Range of Solutions for Trucking

Fleets (US) II-70

Kustom Cooling Products Launches A/C Condenser and Aluminum

Radiator Range II-71

Shell Malaysia Unveils Shell Helix HX7 E Engine Oil II-72

Dana Holding to Expand SVLTM Aftermarket Drivetrain Product Line II-72

Cooper Launches 4-Cylinder Engine II-73

Honeywell Friction Materials Launches Aftermarket Brake Pads

in New Design and Packaging II-73

Honeywell Rolls Out JURID OE Disc Brake Pad for SN7 Brakes II-74

Federal-Mogul Launches MOOG Control Arms and Wishbones with

OE-Preferred Rust-Preventive Coating II-74

Visteon Showcases Innovative Automotive Technologies in SAE

Brazil Congress II-74

Snap-On Tools Unveils Snap-On's A/C Equipment and Tools Catalog II-75

Snap-On Tools Launches Snap-on Soft-Sided Memory Saver (EESM500) II-75

Delphi Automotive Unveils Heating and Air Conditioning Parts II-75

Delphi Introduces Drum Brake Catalogue with Drum Brake

Assembly Kits II-76

Visteon Rolls Out Electric Compressor for BMW ActiveHybrid 7 II-76

Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems Introduces

SafetyDirectTM Application of Iteris II-76

ArvinMeritor Unveils ELSA 225H2 Air Disc Brake Technology in

China II-77

Honeywell Develops Rear Axle Brake Pad Application II-77

Honeywell Friction Materials Rolls Out Jurid Hybrid Brake Pads II-77

Honeywell Friction Materials Introduces Disc Brake Pad for

Mercedes-Benz Actros Brake System II-77

Honeywell Friction Materials Unveils Professional Installation

Assistant and New Geomarketing Database II-78

Bendix Launches Hybrid Brake Service Class Program II-78

Honeywell Aftermarket Europe Issues New Drum Brake Parts Catalog II-78

 

8. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/LAUNCHES IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE

BUILDER II-79

Gates Introduces New Coupling Technology - EuroGrip II-79

ArvinMeritor to Launch Meritor MXL Driveline II-79

Yamaha Introduces the Yamalube Engine Oils Range II-79

Apollo Tyres Rolls Out Acelere Wheelz II-79

Meritor WABCO Unveils PAN 22 Trailer Air Disc Brakes II-80

ArvinMeritor to Launch Remanufactured Meritor Brake Shoes II-81

Bridgestone to Introduce Third Generation of Run-Flat Tires II-81

Continental Rolls Out Motorcycle Anti-Lock Braking System II-81

COOPER TIRE & RUBBER Unveils Additional Sizes in Cooper Tires

Ranges II-81

DENSO to Launch Plant-Derived Resin Radiator Tank II-82

DENSO Sales California Introduces Fuel Injectors II-82

Honeywell International Unveils V6 Engine Turbo Technology II-82

JK Tyres & Industries Rolls Out The Ultima NXT Tubeless Tires II-83

Valeo Launches Multi-Camera System II-83

Visteon Corporation to Introduce ATSC Mobile DTV System II-84

MRF Unveils Wanderer Tires Range II-84

Pirelli Rolls Out The Angel ST II-84

TRW Automotive Holdings Launches Integrated Electric Park

Brake System II-85

TRW Vehicle Safety Systems Unveils Active Head Restraint System II-85

Aftersoft Network Launches OpenWebs Version 5 II-85

ALLDATA Announces i.SHOP™ Version 3 II-86

Exide Technologies Introduces Exide® Extreme™ Cycler 200 Heavy

Duty Battery II-86

Aftersoft Network Releases VAST Enterprise, Version 7 II-86

Wi2Wi Launches Latest GPS Module with Reduced Power Consumption II-87

Classic Costume to Rename as 'Electric Car Company' II-87

Tong Yang Plans to Establish New Chinese Subsidiary to

Manufacture AM Auto Parts II-88

BASF Plans to Close Belvidere Facility II-88

 

9. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-89

ACDElco (USA) II-89

Affinia Group Inc. (USA) II-89

Akebono Brake Corporation (USA) II-89

American Axle & Manufacturing Inc (USA) II-89

ASIMCO Technologies Limited (China) II-90

Bridgestone Corp. (Japan) II-90

Continental AG (Germany) II-90

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (USA) II-91

Delphi Automotive PLC (USA) II-91

Denso Corporation (Japan) II-91

Federal-Mogul Corporation (USA) II-92

Gates Corporation (USA) II-92

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (USA) II-92

Grupo Kuo, S.A.B. de C.V. (Mexico) II-92

Honeywell International, Inc. (USA) II-93

Johnson Controls (USA) II-93

Kumho Tires Co. Inc. (South Korea) II-93

Lear Corp. (USA) II-94

Magna International (Canada) II-94

Meritor Inc. (USA) II-94

Magneti Marelli S.p.A (Italy) II-95

Michelin (France) II-95

Pirelli & C. S.p.A. (Italy) II-95

Prestone Products Corporation (USA) II-96

Robert Bosch GmbH (Germany) II-96

Shell (The Netherlands) II-96

Snap-on Inc. (USA) II-96

TRW Automotive (USA) II-97

Visteon Corp. (USA) II-97

Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-97

 

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-98

Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Automotive Aftermarket by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East,

and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98

 

Table 7: World Historic Review for Automotive Aftermarket by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Billion for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-99

 

Table 8: World 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Aftermarket

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100

Automotive Aftermarket Market by Product Segment II-101

Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Automotive Aftermarket for Mechanical Products by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-101

 

Table 10: World Historic Review of Automotive Aftermarket for

Mechanical Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-102

 

Table 11: World 15-Year Perspective of Automotive Aftermarket

for Mechanical Products by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-103

 

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis of

Automotive Aftermarket for Electrical Products by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-104

 

Table 13: World Historic Review of Automotive Aftermarket for

Electrical Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-105

 

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective of Automotive Aftermarket

for Electrical Products by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-106

 

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis of

Automotive Aftermarket for Electronic Products by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-107

 

Table 16: World Historic Review of Automotive Aftermarket for

Electronic Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-108

 

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective of Automotive Aftermarket

for Electronic Products by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-109

 

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Automotive Aftermarket for Exterior and Structural Products by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Billion for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-110

 

Table 19: World Historic Review of Automotive Aftermarket for

Exterior and Structural Products by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle

East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-111

 

Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective of Automotive Aftermarket

for Exterior and Structural Products by Geographic Region -

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-112

 

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis of

Automotive Aftermarket for Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Billion for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-113

 

Table 22: World Historic Review of Automotive Aftermarket for

Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle

East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-114

 

Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective of Automotive Aftermarket

for Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives by Geographic Region -

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-115

 

Table 24: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis of

Automotive Aftermarket for Appearance Chemicals by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-116

 

Table 25: World Historic Review of Automotive Aftermarket for

Appearance Chemicals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-117

 

Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective of Automotive Aftermarket

for Appearance Chemicals by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-118

 

 

III. MARKET

 

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

The New Face of the Domestic Automotive Industry Post Recession III-1

Table 27: The US Automotive Industry (2011): Percentage

Market Share Breakdown of Leading OEMs (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Average Age of Cars and Light Trucks in Use III-2

Table 28: Average Age of Light Vehicles (includes Car &

Light Commercial Vehicles) in the United States in the Year

2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Issues in Focus III-3

Trends & Issues III-3

Mandated Extended Warranties III-3

Renewed Interest for Extended Drain Oils III-3

Right To Repair Bill III-4

Discounters Eating Up Market III-4

The E-Commerce Revolution III-4

Women - 'Target Customers' for Auto Parts Stores III-4

Guided by Technology III-5

Suppliers Try to Barge into Automotive Entertainment

Aftermarket III-5

Customer Service Reigns Supreme III-5

Auto Producers Storm into Vehicle Security Market III-6

The Fashionable Accents III-6

Automakers Eye Aftermarket Accessories Sector III-6

Factors Affecting the Automotive Aftermarket III-7

Aging Fleet III-7

Vehicle Durability III-7

Table 29: Durability of Vehicles in the US (1990-2010) (In

Billion Miles) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Channel Penetration III-8

Channel Penetration for Different Age of Vehicle in the US III-8

Government Controls on Automobile Emissions III-8

Impact of Government Regulations on Automotive Aftermarket III-8

New Car Sales III-8

Rise in Number of Drivers III-8

Advancing Technology III-8

Impact of Technology on Automotive Aftermarket III-9

Extreme Weather III-9

Do-It-Yourself Market III-9

Market Attributes for Auto Parts in DIY Segment III-10

Market Attributes for Auto Parts in DIY Segment III-11

High Growth Sectors III-12

Brake Systems Parts III-12

Demand Drivers in the US Brake Parts Aftermarket III-12

Impact of Demand Drivers on the US Brake Parts Aftermarket III-12

Challenges and Factors Limiting Growth in the US Brake

Parts Aftermarket III-13

Impact of Market Restraints on the US Brake Parts

Aftermarket III-13

Demographics of Brakes Aftermarket III-13

Do-It-Yourself Brakes Aftermarket III-14

Distribution Channel of US Brakes Aftermarket III-14

Automotive Gauge Aftermarket III-15

Challenging Factors in the US Automotive Gauge Aftermarket III-15

Impact of Market Drivers on the US Automotive Gauge

Aftermarket III-15

Impact of Market Restraints on the US Automotive Gauge

Aftermarket III-15

Distribution Channels of Automotive Gauge III-16

Ride Control Equipment Aftermarket III-16

Competitive Scenario in the Ride Control Equipment Market III-16

Challenging Factors in the US Ride Control Equipment

Aftermarket III-17

Impact of Market Drivers on the US Ride Control Equipment

Aftermarket III-17

Impact of Market Restraints on the US Ride Control

Equipment Aftermarket III-17

Strut Aftermarket III-18

Impact of Market Drivers on the US Strut Aftermarket III-18

Impact of Market Restraints on the US Strut Aftermarket III-18

Additives - The Harbinger of Performance III-18

Vehicle Security Market: An Overview III-19

Replacement Tires- An Important Segment in Automotive

Aftermarket III-19

Table 30: US Passenger Tire Market (2011): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Distribution Channel

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

 

Table 31: US Replacement Tire Market (2011): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Segment

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

 

Table 32: US Replacement Passenger/Light Truck Tires

Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume

Shipments by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Other Key Statistical Findings III-21

Table 33: US Automotive DIY Aftermarket (2011): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Number of Stores by Retailer (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

 

Table 34: North American Automotive Battery Industry

(2011): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading

Manufacturers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

 

Table 35: US Motor Vehicle Aftermarket Industry (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Market Segment

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

 

Table 36: US Automotive Aftermarket Industry (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Do-It-For-Me

(DIFM) & Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Market Segments (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

 

Table 37: North America Steering & Suspension Aftermarket

(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by

Product Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

 

Table 38: North America Automotive Lighting Equipment

Aftermarket (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value

Sales by Product Segment (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-22

Distribution Channels: Key Statistical Findings III-23

Table 39: US Automotive Aftermarket Sector (2011):

Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Distribution Channel

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

 

Table 40: US Automotive Do-It-For-Me Market (2011):

Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Outlet Type (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

 

Table 41: US Heavy Duty Truck Aftermarket (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Final Point of

Sale (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

 

Table 42: Wiper Blade Sales in the US in 2011: Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Type of Retail Channel

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

 

Table 43: Antifreeze Sales in the US in 2011: Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Type of Retail Channel

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

 

Table 44: Air Freshener Sales in the US in 2011: Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Type of Retail Channel

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

 

Table 45: Brakes Aftermarket in the US (2011): Percentage

Breakdown by Value Sales by Type of Retail Chain (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

 

Table 46: Auxiliary Lighting Aftermarket in the US in 2011:

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Type of Retail

Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

 

Table 47: Automotive Battery Aftermarket in the US in 2011:

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Type of Retail

Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

 

Table 48: Touchup Paint Sales in the US in 2011: Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Type of Retail Channel

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

 

Table 49: Floor Mat Sales in the US in 2011: Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Type of Retail Channel

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Strategic Corporate Developments III-26

Product Launches III-33

Focus on Leading Retailers III-39

B.Market Analytics III-46

Table 50: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Automotive Aftermarket by Product Segment - Mechanical

Products; Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior

& Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids & Additives; and

Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

 

Table 51: US Historic Review for Automotive Aftermarket by

Product Segment - Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;

Electronic Products; Exterior & Structural Products; Motor

Oil, Fluids & Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Billion for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-47

 

Table 52: US 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Aftermarket

by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for Mechanical Products; Electrical Products; Electronic

Products; Exterior & Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids

& Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

 

2. CANADA III-49

A.Market Analysis III-49

Current and Future Analysis III-49

Canadian Automotive and Automotive Aftermarket Perspective III-49

Canadian Vs American Automotive Aftermarket III-50

Key Player III-51

Magna International III-51

Table 53: Percentage Share Breakdown of Aftermarket Dollar

Sales by Vehicles Age for the Year 2012 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

B.Market Analytics III-52

Table 54: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Automotive Aftermarket by Product Segment - Mechanical

Products; Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior

& Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids & Additives; and

Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

 

Table 55: Canadian Historic Review for Automotive

Aftermarket by Product Segment - Mechanical Products;

Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior &

Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids & Additives; and

Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

 

Table 56: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Automotive

Aftermarket by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;

Electronic Products; Exterior & Structural Products; Motor

Oil, Fluids & Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-54

 

3. JAPAN III-55

A.Market Analysis III-55

Current and Future Analysis III-55

Japan: An Open Market III-55

'Shaken' - Continues to Dictate Vehicle Usage III-55

Distribution Dynamics III-55

Premium Placed on Quality III-56

Demand for Independent Auto Garages III-56

Growth Inhibiting Factors III-56

Average Vehicle Life Cycle III-56

Average Vehicle Mileage III-57

Quality of Vehicle III-57

Changing Market Scenario III-57

Strategic Corporate Developments III-57

Product Launch III-58

Key Players III-59

B.Market Analytics III-61

Table 57: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Automotive Aftermarket by Product Segment - Mechanical

Products; Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior &

Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids & Additives; and

Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

 

Table 58: Japanese Historic Review for Automotive

Aftermarket by Product Segment - Mechanical Products;

Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior &

Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids & Additives; and

Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

 

Table 59: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Automotive

Aftermarket by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;

Electronic Products; Exterior & Structural Products; Motor

Oil, Fluids & Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-63

 

4. EUROPE III-64

A.Market Analysis III-64

Outlook III-64

Component Manufacturers Head for Slovakia III-64

Industry Trends and Issues III-64

New Regulations - An Overview III-64

Factors Affecting the European Automotive Aftermarket III-65

Rising Commodity Prices III-65

Emission Standards in the European Union III-65

Table 60: European Union Emission Standards for Vehicles

(In gm/km) III-65

 

Table 61: European Union Emission Standards for Vehicles

(In gm/km) III-67

Extreme Weather III-67

Key Statistical Findings III-67

Table 62: European Aftermarket (2011): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Retail Revenues by Segment III-67

 

Table 63: Europe Automotive Battery Aftermarket (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Country

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

 

Table 64: EU Automotive Battery Market (2011): Percentage

Market Share Breakdown of Leading Manufacturers (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Older Car Parc III-68

Table 65: Average Age (in Years) of Passenger Cars in Use

for Select European Regions for the year 2011 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Product Launches III-69

B.Market Analytics III-70

Table 66: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Automotive Aftermarket by Geographic Region - France,

Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, & Rest of Europe Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Billion for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

 

Table 67: European Historic Review for Automotive

Aftermarket by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,

UK, Spain, Russia, & Rest of Europe Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years

2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

 

Table 68: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Automotive Aftermarket by Product Segment - Mechanical

Products; Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior

& Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids & Additives; and

Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

 

Table 69: European Historic Review for Automotive

Aftermarket by Product Segment - Mechanical Products;

Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior &

Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids & Additives; and

Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

 

Table 70: European 15-Year Perspective for Automotive

Aftermarket by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia,

& Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

 

Table 71: European 15-Year Perspective for Automotive

Aftermarket by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;

Electronic Products; Exterior & Structural Products; Motor

Oil, Fluids & Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-75

 

4a. FRANCE III-76

A.Market Analysis III-76

Outlook III-76

Overview of French Automotive Aftermarket III-76

Diesel Vehicles Dominate III-76

Product Launches III-76

Key Player III-77

B.Market Analytics III-78

Table 72: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Automotive Aftermarket by Product Segment - Mechanical

Products; Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior

& Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids & Additives; and

Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

 

Table 73: French Historic Review for Automotive Aftermarket

by Product Segment - Mechanical Products; Electrical

Products; Electronic Products; Exterior & Structural

Products; Motor Oil, Fluids & Additives; and Appearance

Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

 

Table 74: French 15-Year Perspective for Automotive

Aftermarket by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;

Electronic Products; Exterior & Structural Products; Motor

Oil, Fluids & Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-80

 

4b. GERMANY III-81

A.Market Analysis III-81

Outlook III-81

Market Overview III-81

Product Launch III-81

Key Players III-82

B.Market Analytics III-83

Table 75: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Automotive Aftermarket by Product Segment - Mechanical

Products; Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior &

Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids & Additives; and

Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

 

Table 76: German Historic Review for Automotive Aftermarket

by Product Segment - Mechanical Products; Electrical

Products; Electronic Products; Exterior & Structural

Products; Motor Oil, Fluids & Additives; and Appearance

Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

 

Table 77: German 15-Year Perspective for Automotive

Aftermarket by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;

Electronic Products; Exterior & Structural Products; Motor

Oil, Fluids & Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-85

 

4c. ITALY III-86

A.Market Analysis III-86

Outlook III-86

Strategic Corporate Development III-86

Key Players III-87

B.Market Analytics III-88

Table 78: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Automotive Aftermarket by Product Segment - Mechanical

Products; Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior &

Structural Produc

 

 

 

To order this report:

Automotive Industry: Global Automotive Aftermarket Industry

 

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