Based on current trends and statistics, in the coming years, there will be a number of opportunities of which independent repair facilities can truly take advantage. Most are based on the premise that people are owning their domestic vehicles longer. Here’s a breakdown … by the numbers.
The number of years (over the past 10 years) that the average age of light vehicles on the road has climbed.
How many years older, on average, domestic cars were than foreign cars in 2017.
The percentage increase of vehicles per service bay in 2016 over the past five years.
The amount of increase in sales per light vehicle service bay between 2011 and 2016.
The number of service bays repairing cars and light trucks has decreased by 8,000 since 2011.