Frost & Sullivan Speaks Candidly with U.S. Automotive Shop Owners

Frost & Sullivan Speaks Candidly with U.S. Automotive Shop Owners

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11-Nov-2008
REGION
North America
Research Code: N51E-01-00-00-00
SKU: AU00773-EU-MR_09373
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This study summarizes the opinions of U.S. Shop owners on issues impacting their businesses in 2008. Issues examined include part choices, parts accessibility, the economy, fuel prices, and consumer behavior changes.

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Frost & Sullivan Speaks Candidly with U.S. Automotive Shop Owners

  • Frost & Sullivan Speaks Candidly with U.S. Automotive Shop Owners

Transcripts Group 1: Five Shops or Less

  • Note to the Reader
  • Introductions
  • Individual Owners versus Small Fleets?
  • What do Customers Want?
  • Rising Fuel Prices
  • Repair Work
  • Maintenance Work
  • Comparative Shopping
  • Changes in Customer Behavior
  • Impact of Rising Fuel Prices on Business Operations
  • Changing Customer Demands
  • Long Term Trends
  • OE vs. Aftermarket Parts
  • General Trends Regarding Parts
  • Equipment Purchases
  • Bays
  • Technicians
  • Technician Change
  • Hybrids
  • Other Important Changes
  • Vehicle Brands
  • Vehicle Mix
  • Private Label
  • Premium Private Label Products
  • Program Group/WD Private Label Products

Transcripts Group 1: Five Shops or Less Continued

  • Budget Private Label Products
  • Scoring of Private Label Products
  • OE Brands in the Aftermarket
  • Vendors and Suppliers
  • Vendors and Suppliers: What Should They Know?
  • Wrap Up

Transcripts Group 2: Greater than Six Shops

  • Note to the Reader
  • Introductions
  • Individual Owners versus Small Fleets?
  • What do Customers Want?
  • Rising Fuel Prices
  • Repair Work
  • Maintenance Work
  • Comparative Shopping
  • Changes in Customer Behavior
  • Fuel Efficiency
  • Impact of Rising Fuel Costs on Business Operations
  • Changing Customer Demands
  • Long Term Trends
  • OE vs. Aftermarket Parts
  • General Trends Regarding Parts
  • Equipment Purchases
  • Bays
  • Technicians
  • Technician Change
  • Hybrids
  • Other Important Changes
  • Economic Conditions
  • Vehicle Brands
  • Vehicle Mix
  • Private Label

Transcripts Group 2: Greater than Six Shops Continued

  • Premium Private Label Products
  • Program Group/WD Private Label Products
  • Budget Private Label Products
  • Scoring of Private Label Products
  • OE Brands in the Aftermarket
  • Vendors and Suppliers
  • Vendors and Suppliers: What should they Know?
  • Wrap Up
Related Research
This study summarizes the opinions of U.S. Shop owners on issues impacting their businesses in 2008. Issues examined include part choices, parts accessibility, the economy, fuel prices, and consumer behavior changes.
More Information
No Index Yes
Podcast No
Industries Automotive
WIP Number N51E-01-00-00-00
Is Prebook No
GPS Codes 9800-A6,9813-A6,9801-A6,9AF6-A6