While remote work spurred a decrease in commuting, survey results showed people did not part with their vehicles; stats revealed crash fatalities rose.
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Some patterns of daily life that were disrupted by the pandemic are returning to previous trends, but not all — here are the key findings.
What’s changing is product handling for automotive service and repair shops, which means regulations, care and treatment are about to become more expensive.
An additional 5% growth is expected for 2023 and growth will average more than 3% in 2024, bringing the light-duty aftermarket to $401.5 billion by 2025.
"It is unlikely that we will make up all of the production lost during the shutdowns, but vehicle manufacturers are working through previously schedule summer vacation shutdowns to try and catch up," NADA reports.
New-to-industry independent shop owners of Autosport Collision combat pandemic slowdown with new shop processes, blueprinting implementation and factory certifications.
Between May 4-29, 500 independent automotive repair shops were surveyed to provide new perspective on the challenges that shops and technicians anticipate facing for the duration of the year.