Increasing global vehicle population, connectivity trends and changing vehicle technology are creating strong disruptive forces within automotive aftermarket. As a result, this historically stable automotive vertical is rapidly transforming itself, creating both challenges and opportunities for existing and new stakeholders.

Frost & Sullivan’s Global Automotive Aftermarket program area takes a 360-view of the industry, examining and analyzing product, geographic, technological, and business trends covering the entirety of the market. Key areas that the program explores are:

  • OES and aftermarket distribution
  • Replacement product trends
  • Emerging business models such as eretailing, telematics, connected services etc.
  • Country and region level aftermarket trends
  • Competitive part pricing trends and analytics
  1. 25 Jul 2022  |  North America

    North American Class 1–3 Vehicles Engine Replacement Growth Opportunities

    Growth Strategies Focusing on Supply Chain Optimization and Electrification will be Vital for Suppliers

    This research service analyzes key trends in the engine replacement aftermarket for vehicles in classes 1, 2, and 3 (Class 1–3 vehicles) in North America, providing forecasts for the market size between 2022 and 2028. The engine replacement segments covered are new, used, rebuilt, and remanufactured products. Market forecasts are derived from the...

  2. 29 Apr 2022  |  North America

    North American Medium- and Heavy-duty Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Parts eRetailing Growth Opportunities

    Traditional Distributors with Existing Physical Locations will Dominate the Online Parts Market while being Challenged by Pure Players

    This Frost & Sullivan research service analyzes the impact of eRetailing on the North American (the United States and Canada) commercial vehicle aftermarket, with a focus on medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, and it provides an overview of current and future prospects for commercial vehicle aftermarket eRetail participants. Potential trends and th...

  3. 08 Feb 2022  |  North America

    Global 2-Wheeler Aftermarket Growth Opportunities

    The Shift toward Electric Vehicles and Digitization will Compress the Industry Life Cycle and Create Numerous Possibilities

    The global 2-wheeler aftermarket is growing at a steady pace with demand for the vehicles as a mode of personal transportation and for leisure riding. Aftermarket service providers have begun redefining their business models in order to bring products and customized services directly to the customer. This analysis considers tires, brake pads, ignit...

  4. 07 Jan 2022  |  Europe

    Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Sensors and Related Services Growth Opportunities in the European Aftermarket

    Collision-repairs of ADAS Vehicles to Drive ADAS Sensor Replacement and Recalibration Demand in the Aftermarket

    Driven by regulation, consumer acceptance, and rapid strides in active safety system technology, the penetration of Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) in European new Light Vehicle sales has grown at a blistering pace. Even as increasing ADAS-equipped vehicle sales are anticipated to translate into lower crash rates and severity in the long term...

  5. 21 Dec 2021  |  North America

    Growth Opportunities for European Class 1–3 Replacement Tire Pressure Monitoring System Sensors Aftermarket, Category Management

    Government Mandates on TPMS Sensors for Passenger Vehicles across Europe Drive Product Demand

    This report explores the aftermarket for passenger car and light truck tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) sensors. The overall market is divided into direct fit, pre-programmed, and universal sensors based on the TPMS type. The research covers unit shipment, revenue, average price, distribution channel share, and major participants. The base ye...

  6. 10 Dec 2021  |  North America

    Frost Radar™: Workshop Management Systems for Passenger Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Services in North America, 2021

    A Benchmarking System to Spark Companies to Action—Innovation that Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines

    Vehicle maintenance and repair is a multibillion-dollar industry in North America. With new vehicles still in short supply during the COVID-19 pandemic, more drivers are keeping their current cars and light trucks. Proper maintenance, cosmetic care, and other services help keep them in top shape and on the road longer. Auto repair shops, detaile...

  7. 24 Nov 2021  |  Global

    Key North American Aftermarket Distributors and Retailers in Medium and Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Strategic Profiling and Growth Opportunities

    Private Labeling, Digitization, and Supply Chain Optimization are top Growth Strategies

    Frost & Sullivan's research service profiling key distributors and retailers in the North American medium and heavy-duty independent aftermarket benchmarks the top competitors in the industry. It analyzes and compares the key competitors across 5 main factors including: core operations, supply chain, financials, digitization, and product portfolio ...

  8. 09 Sep 2021  |  Global

    Global Medium/Heavy Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Outlook, 2021

    Average Miles Driven and Spend Per Vehicle to Rise Sharply, Resulting in Transformational Growth

    The COVID-19 pandemic has affected industries worldwide, but few felt it as directly as the global commercial vehicles aftermarket. The collapse of economic activity in many regions reduced the number of trucks on the road and average miles driven. It also has caused a skilled labor shortage of truck drivers, repair technicians, and other workers n...

  9. 06 Sep 2021  |  North America

    North American Wiper Blades Aftermarket Growth Opportunities

    Premium Wiper Blades Drive the Aftermarket’s Growth Strategies With Beam Blades Emerging as the Industry Standard

    The North American wiper blades aftermarket is experiencing a major shift in demand from conventional to beam and hybrid product types. This offers significant growth potential for suppliers that can properly position their products with distributors and consumers. The total revenue of the wiper blades aftermarket is expected to rise from approxima...

  10. 23 Aug 2021  |  North America

    2020 United States Automotive Technicians’ Choice Survey

    Opportunities in the Automotive Tools Market

    This study covers the independent automotive aftermarket vehicle service technicians’ choice of tools. The survey was conducted using a computer-assisted telephone interview methodology in 2020. In total, 523 automotive technicians were surveyed for this research. To qualify as a respondent, an automotive technician has to be working at least 32 ...