According to the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada) the Canadian aftermarket reached a record C$21 billion/US$16.5 in 2015. This represents a 2.6% increase over 2014, when the aftermarket was C$20.4 billion/US$16 billion. There are over 4,600 auto parts & accessories retailers and over 23,000 auto repair and maintenance business locations in Canada. Most…

The automotive aftermarket is the auto industry’s after-sale market. “Aftermarket” includes vehicle parts, equipment, replacement tires, service repair, collision repair and accessories, sold after the sale of the original vehicle. The aftermarket includes companies in manufacturing, re-manufacturing, distribution, retailing, and installation of replacement vehicle parts, equipment, service repair and automotive accessories. Automotive aftermarket market segments…

Total U.S. aftermarket size The U.S. automotive aftermarket is a $287 billion industry (2017) with a compound annual growth rate of 3.6% projected through 2020. The entire aftermarket, including medium and heavy-duty vehicles, is projected at $381 billion in 2017 and is projected to reach $421.2 billion in 2020.* It includes 535,000 individual businesses consisting…