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. 01 Dec 2022  |  North America

    United States Automotive Technicians’ Choice Survey, 2021

    Competitive Intensity to Become the Second-most Preferred Auto Tool Brand is Expected to Increase as Snap-on Remains the Segment Leader

    The study covers the following key tool categories: • Power tool • Hand tool • Handheld diagnostic tool • Pneumatic or air tool Qualitative areas covered as part of this research include the following: • Quality: Relates to original equipment (OE) fit, form, and function; the closer something matches the original part, the higher...

  2. 10 May 2017  |  North America

    US Automotive Technicians’ Choice Survey of Replacement Parts, 2016

    Technicians Shifting to Digital Platforms

    The importance of technicians as customers for part suppliers continues to grow with the continued expansion of the Do-It-For-Me (DIFM) channel in the US automotive aftermarket. Although the aftermarket is a mature and stable channel in the United States, market trends such as digitization and private labeling are steadily transforming how technici...