Auto Service World

Topic
Market Research & Statistics

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Market Research & StatisticsSupplier News & Announcements

‘Sharp and accelerated improvement’ for Canadian manufacturing: survey
October 2, 2020 by Allan Janssen

September data signalled a sharp and accelerated improvement in overall operating conditions across the Canadian manufacturing sector. A robust rise in new work helped to boost output levels further and stimulate job creation. As a result, panel members reported a

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Market Research & StatisticsOE news

ScotiaBank, Cox, IHS revise light vehicle sales forecast for 2020
October 1, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Analysts at ScotiaBank have adjusted their forecast for light vehicle sales in Canada. In light of the impact of Covid-19, the research arm of the Canadian bank predicts light vehicle sales will hit 1.6 million units for 2020. That would

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Consumer trendsLead StoryMarket Research & Statistics

Canadian tipping point for EV adoption: gas at $2.45 a liter
September 29, 2020 by Allan Janssen

A new report from Deloitte suggests more than 50% of Canadians will embrace electric vehicles if gasoline prices rise above $2.45 a liter. The North American edition of its Global Automotive Consumer Study offers a wealth of insights about Canadian,

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Market Research & StatisticsOE news

‘Mixed and unstable’ new vehicle sales in August: DesRosiers
September 24, 2020 by Allan Janssen

DesRosiers Automotive Consultants (DAC) estimates 165,837 new light vehicle sold in Canada during the month of August. It was a month, says DAC managing partner Andrew King, that saw “mixed and unstable provincial performance across the country.” The same could

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Market Research & Statistics

Repair and service surged in July, August: DesRosiers
September 17, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Automotive repair and service shops in Ontario report business starting to return to normal levels this summer, with pent-up demand starting to be released in July. A new study by DesRosiers Automotive Consulting (DAC) found a significant portion of respondents

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Lead StoryMarket Research & Statistics

Tech shortage continues to worsen: new study
September 16, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The U.S. will be short approximately 642,000 automotive, diesel, and collision technicians by 2024 if current trends hold, according to a new study by TechForce Foundation. The Phoenix, Ariz.-based non-profit group has just released its 2020 Transportation Technician Supply &

CARS_Magazine   Feature Market Research & Statistics

By the Numbers: Aging technicians
September 15, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  11.8 years Average age of U.S. cars and light trucks on the road in 2019. IHS Markit   9.71 years Average age of Canadian cars and light trucks on the road in 2017 (most recent data). AIA Outlook Study

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Lead StoryMarket Research & Statistics

By the Numbers: Average age of U.S. / Canadian fleets
September 9, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  11.8 years Average age of U.S. cars and light trucks on the road in 2019. IHS Markit   9.71 years Average age of Canadian cars and light trucks on the road in 2017 (most recent data). AIA Outlook Study

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Consumer trendsMarket Research & Statistics

Tight supply, strong demand, for used vehicles: Cdn Black Book
September 4, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Canadian Black Book says used-vehicle supply levels remain tight. The average days to turn for used-car inventory stands at 47 days, which is much lower than typical levels. The situation is a concern, according to Canadian Black Book, because the demand

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Market Research & StatisticsSupplier News & Announcements

PMI signals fastest growth since August 2018
September 2, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  The latest data in the IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index pointed to another positive month overall for the Canadian manufacturing industry as it extended its recovery. New orders and output both increased solidly in August, with firms

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Jobbers & WDsMarket Research & Statistics

Private label parts growing due to ‘pandemic uncertainty’
September 2, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Illinois-based research firm IMR Inc. says pandemic uncertainty has led to a rise in the sale of private-label and store-brand parts. According to a new report from IMR, independent automotive repair shops have significantly increased their purchases of private-label and

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Market Research & StatisticsOE news

‘Measure of stability’ returns to auto industry: DesRosiers
September 1, 2020 by Allan Janssen

New light vehicle sales in August, as estimated by DesRosiers Automotive Consultants, were down 8.9% from August 2019 levels. Sales reached an estimated total of 165,837 units sold in August 2020, down from the estimated 182,040 units sold in the