State of the Auto Care Industry Report 2017-2018 - 51
membership your industry.
The Auto Care Association is the voice of the $381 billion auto care industry. Members of the association include
manufacturers and distributors, parts stores and service and repair shops, importers, business services, manufacturers' reps
and more. Our membership truly represents the entire auto care market channel. Members also represent all major product
segments of the aftermarket industry including automotive, heavy duty, engine rebuilding, trim, paint and body, electrical, tools
and equipment and other specialized sectors.
Individual businesses in 2017
*Auto parts stores, hardware stores, warehouse clubs, superstores, convenience stores
Source: 2018 Digital Auto Care Factbook
Source: 2018 Digital
Auto Care Factbook
Sources: 2018 Digital Auto Care Factbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The majority (70%) of DIFM vehicle owners
choose independent shops over car dealers
for service and repair.
Source: IMR, Inc.
Vehicles in the
Source: IHS Markit