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Global Automotive Aftermarket Industry

  • February 2015
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Aftermarket in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Mechanical Products, Electrical Products, Electronic Products, Exterior and Structural Products, Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives, and Appearance Chemicals. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 424 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M Company
ACDElco
Affinia Group Inc.
Akebono Brake Corporation
American Axle & Manufacturing Inc.

Table Of Contents

Global Automotive Aftermarket Industry



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Mechanical Products I-3
Electrical Products I-5
Electronic Products I-5
Exterior and Structural Products I-6
Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives I-6
Appearance Chemicals I-7


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
Market Overview II-1
Replacement Cycles - Key Factor Influencing Demand for
Aftermarket Parts II-2
Maximizing Efficiency of Automobiles - Business Case for Parts II-3
Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession on the Automotive Industry
in Retrospect II-3
Auto Aftermarket Drawn Into the Vortex of the Recession II-3
Market Stages Quick Recovery in 2010 II-4
Economic Uncertainty in Europe and the United States Slow Down
Market Growth Once Again Between 2012-2014 II-5
Cautious Optimism Prevails for 2015 and Beyond II-7
Table 1: World GDP (2012-2015): Breakdown of Percentage GDP
Growth by Select Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 2: EU Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2014 and 2015):
Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 3: US Revisions of Debt Ceiling Limit (in US$ Billion)
for the Years 2002-2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11
Opportunities in Store and Outlook II-11
Noteworthy Trends and Growth Drivers II-12
Large Global Base of Vehicle Fleet Offers Potential for
Replacements II-12
Demand for Aftermarket Parts Grow as Consumers Retain their
Vehicles Longer II-12
Table 4: Average Age of Light Vehicles (includes Car and Light
Commercial Vehicles) in the United States in the Year 2010 and
2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14
Table 5: Average Age of Cars in the EU (2014): Breakdown by
Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14
Table 6: EU Passenger Cars Market (2014): Percentage
Breakdown of Passenger Car Fleet by Age (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15
Projected Rise in New Car Sales to Shore Up Demand for
Aftermarket Enhancements in Coming Years II-15
Opportunity Indicators II-16
Table 7: Global Passenger Car Sales (2012, 2015 and 2018) in
Thousand Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

Table 8: Global Commercial Vehicle Sales (2012, 2015 and 2018)
in Thousand Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Developing Markets - Still Remain Hot Spots for Growth II-16
Table 9: Global Passenger Car Sales (2012, 2015 and 2018):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Region/Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17

Table 10: Global Commercial Vehicle Sales (2012, 2015 and
2018): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by
Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18
Non-BRIC Emerging Markets to Supplement Projected Growth
Decline in BRICs in the Coming Decade II-18
Pre-Owned Cars and Auto Leasing Drives Growth II-19
Rise in Automotive Accidents Generate Demand for “Crash Parts” II-20
Table 11: World Collision Replacement Products (2013):
Percentage Market Share Breakdown for OEM Manufacturers and
Independent Aftermarket Component Manufacturers (Alternative
Products) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20

Table 12: World Mechanical Replacement Products Market
(2013): Percentage Market Share Breakdown for OEM
Manufacturers and Independent Aftermarket Component
Manufacturers (Alternative Products) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-21
Educating Consumer - The Key to Growth in Aftermarket II-21
Timely Reminders for Replacements Boosting Aftermarket Sales II-22
DIY Customers Lending Traction to the Market II-22
Market Attributes for Auto Parts in DIY Segment II-23
Growing Demand for DIFM Services Turn ‘Service Providers'
into Target Customers for Aftermarket Products II-25
Asian-Make Products Gaining Importance in Global market II-25
Price Represents Main Influencing Factor for Purchases in
Aftermarket - A Case in Point for Cheaper Asian Products II-25
Aftermarket Manufacturers Step Up Investments on Product
Innovation and Development II-26
Remanufactured Aftermarket Parts and Components Gain Prominence II-26
Remanufactured Starters and Alternators Continue to Find
Significant Demand - A Case in Point II-27
Table 13: Environmental Impact of Automotive Component
Production: A Comparison of Green House Gas Emitted (in
kgCO2-eq) by Type of Manufacturing Activity -
Remanufacturing with Secondary Material, New Production
with Secondary Material, Remanufacturing with Primary
Material and New Production with Primary Material (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28

Table 14: Environmental Impact of Automotive Component
Production: A Comparison of Waste Generated (in Kgs) by
Type of Manufacturing Activity - Remanufacturing and New
Product Manufacturing (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28

Table 15: Value of New and Remanufactured Automotive
Components: Percentage Breakdown of the Real and Resorted
Value of Material, Labor, Energy and Plant and Equipment for
New Product and Remanufactured Product (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 16: Material Consumption Pattern in the Production of
Automotive Components: Breakdown of the Volume of Material
Consumed (in Kgs) by Type of Manufacturing Activity -
Remanufacturing and New Product Manufacturing (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 17: Energy Consumption in Production of Automotive
Components: Breakdown of the Volume of Energy Consumed (in
Megajoule (MJ)) by Type of Manufacturing Activity -
Remanufacturing (with Primary and Secondary Material) and
New Production (with Primary and Secondary Material)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30
Key Challenges II-30
Customers' Casual Attitude Towards Replacement of Parts II-30
Extended Life of Original Equipment Engines and Transmissions
Hampers Growth II-31
New OEM Fittings Threaten Aftermarket Opportunities II-31
Increase in Car Safety Features and Resulting Reduction in
Accident Related Damages to Parts Reduce Aftermarket
Potential II-32
Table 18: Declining Number of Accidents in Developed
Countries - The United States as a Case In Point: Breakdown
of Number of Accidents (in 000s) by Severity (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32
Counterfeit Parts: A Growing Concern for OEMs II-32
Longer Drain Times Quell Demand for Lubricant Refills . II-33
Lower Crankcase Capacities too Reduce Quantity of Lubricants
and Oil Consumption II-33
Competitive Scenario II-33
OEMs Pose a Challenge to Aftermarket Players II-33
Manufacturers in Emerging Markets Intensify Competition II-34
Private Label Brands Establish a Stronghold on the
Aftermarket Brake Friction Products Segment II-34
Discounters Hurt Business Prospects for Small Retailers and
Branded Suppliers II-34
Entry Barriers High in the Aftermarket Vehicular Lighting
Segment II-35
Independent Aftermarket Suppliers Better Placed in Comparison
to Original Equipment Suppliers in the Aftermarket Vehicular
Lighting Segment II-35
Efficient Customer Service - A Key Competitive Variable II-35
Internet - Transforming Distribution of Automotive Aftermarket
Parts II-36

2. A REVIEW OF ON SELECT PRODUCT SEGMENTS II-37
Mechanical Products Continue to Remain Largest Revenue
Contributors for Automotive Aftermarket Segment II-37
Aftermarket Radiators - A Major Revenue Contributor II-37
Extreme Weather Conditions Boost Market Prospects for
Aftermarket Radiators II-37
Production of Parts in Abundance Increases Unit Demand II-37
Innovative Material Being Used for Production of Aftermarket
Automotive Radiators II-38
Aftermarket Brake Shoes and Brake Pads Market - A Review II-38
Regulatory Guidelines Dictate Choice of Material used for
Production of Brake Friction Products II-39
Focus on Light-Weight and Non-Toxic Friction Material II-39
Ceramic Brake Pads Continues to Grow in Prominence II-40
Aftermarket Air Filters - Primary Beneficiary of Growing
Consumer Awareness on Automotive Environmental Pollution II-40
Cabin Air Filters Replacement Demand Also Means Easy Money
for Service Providers II-41
Technological Advancements: Spearheading Growth II-41
Capaceon™ and Nanoweb® Media Offers Finer Separation with
Reduced Energy Consumption II-41
Nanotechnology Powered Air Filters to Gain Attention II-42
A Look into Aftermarket Fuel Pumps Market II-42
Stringent Emission Regulations Drive Regular Electric Fuel
Pumps Replacements II-43
Gear Shifters and Drives Find Considerable Demand in
Automotive Aftermarket II-43
CVT: A Long Term Threat to Gear Market? II-43
Aftermarket Electronic Products - High Growth Sector II-44
Table 19: Increasing Electronic Content in Automobiles: A
Comparative Analysis of Electronic Component and Software Value
as a Percentage of Total Vehicle Value for Years 1975, 2000 and
2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45
Dynamics of Business Opportunities for Aftermarket Automobile
Entertainment Systems II-45
Desire to Replace Obsolete Audio Systems Driving Demand for
New Age Replacements II-46
Integrated Entertainment Devices Growing in Popularity II-46
In-Car Streaming Radio: A Promising Segment II-46
Table 20: Consumer Radio Listening Habits: Percentage Share
Breakdown of Radio Listening Hours by Preferred Location
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47
Entertainment Becomes Punchier With Aftermarket Infotainment
Systems II-47
Table 21: Global Automotive Infotainment Systems Market
(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of OEM and Aftermarket
Segments (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48
Telematics - The Next Generation Revolution II-48
Aftermarket Automobile Navigation Systems Gain Popularity II-48
Aftermarket GPS Systems Commands Increasing Usage in Fleet
Management II-49
Aftermarket GPS Car Security Systems: Getting Smaller and
Simpler II-49
Driverless Cars - A Bright Prospect for High-End GPS Based
In-Vehicle Navigation Systems II-49
Vehicle Security Market II-50
Auto Producers Storm into Vehicle Security Market II-50
Technology Developments II-50
Aftermarket Exterior and Structural Products II-50
A Review of Aftermarket Tires Segment II-50
Retreaded Tires Grows in Popularity in Aftermarket II-50
Aftermarket CUV Tires with Large Rim Diameters in Demand II-51
Vehicular Wiper Systems II-51
Wiper Blades - Main Replacement Component II-51
Universal Fit Equipment - Growing Popularity in Aftermarket
Segment II-52
Growing Demand in DIY Segment II-52
Pricing - The Main Competitive Variable for Aftermarket
Wiper Systems II-52
Factors Influencing Wiper Purchases in Aftermarket - on a
Scale of 1 to 10 II-52
Growing Preference for Integrated Systems II-53
Aftermarket Rear Wiper Systems - Untapped Opportunity in Low
Cost Car Segment II-53
Rise in Demand for Quieter, Lighter and Cleaner Windshield
Systems II-53
Aftermarket Electrical Products II-53
Automotive Batteries II-53
Lead Acid Batteries - A Dominant Battery Technology for
Automobiles II-54
New Age Cars to Drive Replacement Demand II-55
Vehicular Lighting Systems II-55
Product Developments and Technology Innovations II-56
Customization of High Powered LED Motorcycle Lights: A
Lucrative Opportunity in the Aftermarket II-56
Government Road Safety Regulations Boosts Market Demand II-57
Aftermarket Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives II-57
Automotive Aftermarket - A Major Application Area for
Automotive Lubricants II-57
Environmental Regulations Accelerate Adoption of Lubricants
in the Automotive Aftermarket Segment II-58
Do-It-For-Me Sector Scores Over Do-It-Yourself Segment II-58
Engine Oils - Major Revenue Generators II-58
Recycling - Making a Killing Over Virgin Oils II-59
Products Specifically Developed for and Used by Specific End
Users II-59
Additives - The Harbinger of Performance II-59
Demand for Appearance Chemicals in the Aftermarket Poised to Rise II-59
Luxury Car Owners - A Premier Market Segment for Appearance
Chemicals II-60
Growing Investments on Vintage and Classic Cars Augurs Well for
the Market II-60

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-61
Market Structure and Overview II-61
The Distinct Characteristics of the Auto Parts and Accessories
Industry II-61
The Players II-61
Distribution System in the Aftermarket at Product Level II-61
Table 22: Gross Profit Margins (in %) of OES, OEM, IAM
Suppliers in Developed Countries II-61
The Competitive Factors II-62
A Strategic Insight II-62
Strategic Analysis of the Auto Parts Industry II-62
Drivers in the Automotive Industry II-62
Effects on the Auto Parts and Accessories industry II-62
Auto Parts and Accessories Strategies II-62
Opportunities in the Emerging Markets for Auto Parts and
Accessories Industry II-62
Economic Benefits of Outsourcing Auto Parts and Accessories II-63
Automotive Manufacturers II-63
Sub-Contractors II-63
The Transformation of Auto Parts and Accessories Supplier II-63
Drivers for New Technology Applications in Auto Parts and
Accessories Industry II-63
Drivers for Alternate Materials in Auto Parts and Accessories
Industry II-64
Drivers for Material Usage in Auto Parts and Accessories
Industry II-64
Automotive Aftermarket: A Definition II-64
Key Channels of Distribution II-64
Company-Owned Outlets (Automakers or Suppliers) II-64
Company-Authorized Outlets (Dealers) II-65
Independent Aftermarket Stores II-65
Automotive Aftermarket Product Segments II-65
Mechanical Products II-65
Electrical Products II-67
Electronic Products II-67
Exterior and Structural Products II-68
Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives II-68
Appearance Chemicals II-69
Auto Parts Glossary II-69

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-76
ZF Friedrichshafen Set to Acquire TRW Automotive II-76
ASIMCO Inks Agreement with Delphi to Supply Fuel Systems
Component II-76
Volkswagen AG Designates ASIMCO as a Supplier for Conventional
Starter II-76
Honeywell Friction Materials Expands Aftermarket Product
Catalogue to Encompass Latest Automotive Models II-76
Transtar Industries Takes Over ETX II-76
Advance Auto Parts Acquires General Parts International II-76
Luminus Devices and Vision X Lighting Ink a Pact II-76
Myers Tire Supply and TVS Automobile Enter into a Joint Venture II-77
LKQ to Take Over Keystone Automotive Operations II-77
Advance Auto Parts to Take Over General Parts International II-77
Apax to Acquire Rhiag Inter Auto Parts II-77
LINE-X Acquires American Aftermarket Group II-77
Hahn Automotive Takes Over EandL Battery and Ignition II-77
Federal-Mogul Inks Agreement BorgWarner BERU Systems II-77

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-78
Federal-Mogul Motorparts Launches Wagner TruView® PLUS LED
Miniature Lamps II-78
MOOG® Unveils New Range of Tools and Replacement Parts for
Vehicles in North America II-78
Uni-Select Introduces Auto-Plus® Brand II-78
Yusa Introduces its Latest GS Range of Automotive Batteries at
2014 Automechanika Exhibition Held in Germany II-78
Escon International Launches New Range of V-Belts II-78
Veyance Technologies Releases New Part Numbers II-78
Epicor Launches Vehicle Service Market Information Tools and
Automotive Repair Chain Analytics II-78
Gates Releases New Range of Automotive Aftermarket Components II-79
The Gates Corporation Introduces New Range of Automotive
Components II-79
Valeo Introduces New Range of Lighting Products II-79
King Engine Releases Enhanced Electronic Catalogue II-79

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-80
3M Company (USA) II-80
ACDElco (USA) II-80
Affinia Group Inc. (USA) II-81
Akebono Brake Corporation (USA) II-81
American Axle and Manufacturing Inc (USA) II-81
ASIMCO Technologies Limited (China) II-82
Bridgestone Corp. (Japan) II-82
Continental AG (Germany) II-82
Cooper Tire and Rubber Company (USA) II-82
Delphi Automotive PLC (USA) II-83
Denso Corporation (Japan) II-83
Federal-Mogul Corporation (USA) II-83
Gates Corporation (USA) II-84
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company (USA) II-84
Grupo Kuo, S.A.B. de C.V. (Mexico) II-84
Honeywell International, Inc. (USA) II-85
Johnson Controls (USA) II-85
Kumho Tires Co. Inc. (South Korea) II-85
Lear Corp. (USA) II-86
Meritor Inc. (USA) II-86
Magneti Marelli S.p.A (Italy) II-86
Michelin (France) II-87
Pirelli and C. S.p.A. (Italy) II-87
Prestone Products Corporation (USA) II-87
Robert Bosch GmbH (Germany) II-87
Shell (The Netherlands) II-88
TRW Automotive (USA) II-88
Visteon Corp. (USA) II-89
Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-89

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-90
Table 23: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Aftermarket by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 24: World Historic Review for Automotive Aftermarket by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 25: World 14-Year Perspective for Automotive Aftermarket
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-92
Automotive Aftermarket Market by Product Segment II-93
Table 26: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis of
Automotive Aftermarket for Mechanical Products by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years
2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 27: World Historic Review of Automotive Aftermarket for
Mechanical Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 28: World 14-Year Perspective of Automotive Aftermarket
for Mechanical Products by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 29: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis of
Automotive Aftermarket for Electrical Products by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years
2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-96

Table 30: World Historic Review of Automotive Aftermarket for
Electrical Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-97

Table 31: World 14-Year Perspective of Automotive Aftermarket
for Electrical Products by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98

Table 32: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis of
Automotive Aftermarket for Electronic Products by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years
2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 33: World Historic Review of Automotive Aftermarket for
Electronic Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100

Table 34: World 14-Year Perspective of Automotive Aftermarket
for Electronic Products by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-101

Table 35: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis of
Automotive Aftermarket for Exterior and Structural Products
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 36: World Historic Review of Automotive Aftermarket for
Exterior and Structural Products by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-103

Table 37: World 14-Year Perspective of Automotive Aftermarket
for Exterior and Structural Products by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-104

Table 38: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis of
Automotive Aftermarket for Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-105

Table 39: World Historic Review of Automotive Aftermarket for
Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-106

Table 40: World 14-Year Perspective of Automotive Aftermarket
for Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-107

Table 41: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis of
Automotive Aftermarket for Appearance Chemicals by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years
2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-108

Table 42: World Historic Review of Automotive Aftermarket for
Appearance Chemicals by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East
and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-109

Table 43: World 14-Year Perspective of Automotive Aftermarket
for Appearance Chemicals by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-110


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Volatile Economy in 2012 and 2013 Bring Back Focus on Longer
Vehicle Retention - To Drive Opportunities for Aftermarket
Parts in Coming Years III-1
Increasing Average Life of Vehicle Drives Demand for US
Automotive Appearance Chemicals US Aftermarket Parts III-2
Table 44: US Motor Vehicle Aftermarket Industry (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Market Segment
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Asian Products Gain Traction in US Automotive Aftermarket III-3
Focus on Premium Components Sale and Better Product
Differentiation: Key Growth Drivers for the Aftermarket III-3
Trends and Issues III-4
Mandated Extended Warranties III-4
Renewed Interest for Extended Drain Oils III-4
Right To Repair Bill III-5
Women - ‘Target Customers' for Auto Parts Stores III-5
The Fashionable Accents Gain Popularity III-6
Extreme Weather Conditions Add to Aftermarket Sales of
Automotive Parts III-6
Do-It-For-Me Segment Continues to be Major Revenue
Contributor But Do-It-Yourself Customers too on the Rise III-6
Table 45: US Automotive Aftermarket Industry (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Do-It-For-Me
(DIFM) and Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Market Segments (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 46: US Automotive Do-It-For-Me Market (2013):
Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Outlet Type (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 47: US Automotive DIY Aftermarket (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Number of Stores by Retailer (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8
Soaring Demand for Aftermarket Automotive Entertainment
Systems Adds Growth in the Aftermarket Electronics Segment III-8
Brake Systems Parts Market in the US - A Review III-8
Demand Drivers in the US Brake Parts Aftermarket III-8
Impact of Demand Drivers on the US Brake Parts Aftermarket III-9
Challenges and Factors Limiting Growth in the US Brake
Parts Aftermarket III-9
Impact of Market Restraints on the US Brake Parts Aftermarket III-9
Distribution Channel of US Brakes Aftermarket III-10
Automotive Gauge Aftermarket III-10
Challenging Factors in the US Automotive Gauge Aftermarket III-10
Impact of Market Drivers on the US Automotive Gauge
Aftermarket III-11
Impact of Market Restraints on the US Automotive Gauge
Aftermarket III-11
Distribution Channels of Automotive Gauge III-11
Ride Control Equipment Aftermarket III-12
Competitive Scenario in the Ride Control Equipment Market III-12
Challenging Factors in the US Ride Control Equipment
Aftermarket III-12
Impact of Market Drivers on the US Ride Control Equipment
Aftermarket III-12
Impact of Market Restraints on the US Ride Control
Equipment Aftermarket III-13
Strut Aftermarket III-13
Impact of Market Drivers on the US Strut Aftermarket III-13
Impact of Market Restraints on the US Strut Aftermarket III-13
Replacement Tires- An Important Segment in Automotive
Aftermarket III-13
Table 48: US Passenger Tire Market (2013): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Volume Sales by Distribution Channel (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 49: US Replacement Tire Market (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Segment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 50: US Replacement Passenger/Light Truck Tires Market
(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments by
Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 51: North America Steering and Suspension Aftermarket
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by
Product Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 52: North America Automotive Lighting Equipment
Aftermarket (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value
Sales by Product Segment (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 53: US Automotive Aftermarket Sector (2013):
Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Distribution Channel
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 54: US Heavy Duty Truck Aftermarket (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Final Point of
Sale (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 55: Antifreeze Sales in the US (2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Value Sales by Type of Retail Channel(includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 56: Brakes Aftermarket in the US (2013): Percentage
Breakdown by Value Sales by Type of Retail Chain (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 57: Auxiliary Lighting Aftermarket in the US (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Type of Retail
Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 58: Automotive Battery Aftermarket in the US (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Type of Retail
Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 59: Touchup Paint Sales in the US (2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Value Sales by Type of Retail Channel
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19
Strategic Corporate Developments III-19
Product Launches III-21
Focus on Leading Retailers III-22
B.Market Analytics III-30
Table 60: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Aftermarket by Category - Mechanical Products;
Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior and
Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives; and
Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 61: US Historic Review for Automotive Aftermarket by
Category - Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;
Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor
Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 62: US 14-Year Perspective for Automotive Aftermarket
by Category - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Mechanical Products; Electrical Products; Electronic
Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids
and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

2. CANADA III-33
A.Market Analysis III-33
Current and Future Analysis III-33
Canadian Automotive and Automotive Aftermarket Perspective III-34
Canadian Vs American Automotive Aftermarket III-34
Canadian Brake Pads Aftermarket: Growing Faster than the US III-35
Table 63: Percentage Share Breakdown of Aftermarket Dollar
Sales by Vehicles Age for the Year 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35
B.Market Analytics III-36
Table 64: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Automotive Aftermarket by Category - Mechanical
Products; Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior and
Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives; and
Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 65: Canadian Historic Review for Automotive
Aftermarket by Category - Mechanical Products; Electrical
Products; Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural
Products; Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance
Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 66: Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Automotive
Aftermarket by Category - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;
Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor
Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets
for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-38

3. JAPAN III-39
A.Market Analysis III-39
Current and Future Analysis III-39
Japan: An Open Market III-39
Premium Placed on Quality III-39
Distribution Dynamics III-40
Demand for Independent Auto Garages III-40
Growth Inhibiting Factors III-40
Average Vehicle Mileage III-40
Quality of Vehicle III-40
Market Evolution Over the Years - Historic Perspective III-41
Key Players III-41
B.Market Analytics III-43
Table 67: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Automotive Aftermarket by Category - Mechanical
Products; Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior and
Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives; and
Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 68: Japanese Historic Review for Automotive
Aftermarket by Category - Mechanical Products; Electrical
Products; Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural
Products; Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance
Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 69: Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Automotive
Aftermarket by Category - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;
Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor
Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets
for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-45

4. EUROPE III-46
A.Market Analysis III-46
Outlook III-46
After Significant Slowdown during 2012-2014, Demand for
Automotive Aftermarket Parts to Recover in 2015 and Beyond III-46
Regulatory Overview III-47
Factors Affecting the European Automotive Aftermarket III-47
Rising Commodity Prices III-47
Emission Standards in the European Union III-47
Table 70: European Union Emission Standards for Vehicles
(In gm/km) III-48

Table 71: European Union Emission Standards for Vehicles
(In gm/km) III-49
Extreme Weather III-49
Key Statistical Findings III-49
Table 72: Europe Automotive Battery Aftermarket (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49
Older Car Parc III-50
B.Market Analytics III-50
Table 73: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Automotive Aftermarket by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 74: European Historic Review for Automotive
Aftermarket by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 75: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Automotive Aftermarket by Category - Mechanical
Products; Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior and
Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives; and
Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 76: European Historic Review for Automotive
Aftermarket by Category - Mechanical Products; Electrical
Products; Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural
Products; Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance
Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 77: European 14-Year Perspective for Automotive
Aftermarket by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia
and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 78: European 14-Year Perspective for Automotive
Aftermarket by Category - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;
Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor
Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets
for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-55

4a. FRANCE III-56
A.Market Analysis III-56
Outlook III-56
Michelin - A Key Player III-56
B.Market Analytics III-57
Table 79: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Aftermarket by Category - Mechanical Products;
Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior and
Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives; and
Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 80: French Historic Review for Automotive Aftermarket
by Category - Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;
Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor
Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 81: French 15-Year Perspective for Automotive
Aftermarket by Category - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;
Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor
Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets
for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-59

4b. GERMANY III-60
A.Market Analysis III-60
Outlook III-60
Market Overview III-60
Strategic Corporate Development III-60
Product Launch III-60
Key Players III-61
B.Market Analytics III-62
Table 82: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Aftermarket by Category - Mechanical Products;
Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior and
Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives; and
Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 83: German Historic Review for Automotive Aftermarket
by Category - Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;
Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor
Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 84: German 14-Year Perspective for Automotive
Aftermarket by Category - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;
Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor
Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets
for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-64

4c. ITALY III-65
A.Market Analysis III-65
Outlook III-65
Overview III-65
Strategic Corporate Development III-65
Key Players III-66
B.Market Analytics III-67
Table 85: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Aftermarket by Category - Mechanical Products;
Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior and
Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives; and
Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 86: Italian Historic Review for Automotive Aftermarket
by Category - Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;
Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor
Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 87: Italian 14-Year Perspective for Automotive
Aftermarket by Category - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;
Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor
Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets
for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-69

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-70
A.Market Analysis III-70
Outlook III-70
Market Scenario III-70
Table 88: UK Automotive Aftermarket Sector (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Distribution
Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70
B.Market Analytics III-71
Table 89: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Aftermarket by Category - Mechanical Products;
Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior and
Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives; and
Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 90: UK Historic Review for Automotive Aftermarket by
Category - Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;
Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor
Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 91: UK 14-Year Perspective for Automotive Aftermarket
by Category - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Mechanical Products; Electrical Products; Electronic
Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids
and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

4e. SPAIN III-74
A.Market Analysis III-74
Outlook III-74
Drivers for Automotive Aftermarket III-74
Repair and Maintenance III-74
New Distribution Frontiers III-74
B.Market Analytics III-75
Table 92: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Aftermarket by Category - Mechanical Products;
Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior and
Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives; and
Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 93: Spanish Historic Review for Automotive Aftermarket
by Category - Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;
Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor
Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 94: Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Automotive
Aftermarket by Category - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Mechanical Products; Electrical Products;
Electronic Products; Exterior and Structural Products; Motor
Oil, Fluids and Additives; and Appearance Chemicals Markets
for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-77

4f. RUSSIA III-78
A.Market Analysis III-78
Outlook III-78
Market Overview III-78
B.Market Analytics III-79
Table 95: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Aftermarket by Category - Mechanical Products;
Electrical Products; Electronic Products; Exterior and
Structural Products; Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives; and
Appearance Chemicals Markets Independently Analyzed with

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