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Vehicle Breakdown Services Market Report 2014

  • ID: 2977468
  • August 2014
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 98 Pages
  • Key Note Ltd
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The market for vehicle breakdown services in the UK is forecast grow by 15.6% over the next 5 years, assisted by a growing economy and accelerating disposable incomes, which in turn will benefit the wider automotive services sector.

This report forecasts that in 2013, the value of the UK market for vehicle breakdown services grew by 1.5%, and that growth over the 5-year review period between 2009 and 2013 amounted to 8.3%. At present, the market continues to be dominated by The Automobile Association (The AA), the RAC and Green Flag, which, between them, are estimated to represent a market share of 90.8% in terms of revenue.

Although the vehicle breakdown services market, and the wider automotive services industry in general, suffered as a result of the 2008/2009 recession, with car sales and consumer expenditure both falling, the market has since exhibited a noticeable recovery. Data contained in this report highlight the buoyant nature of car sales in the UK at present, a predicament that will boost the prospects of enterprises engaged in automotive services and vehicle breakdown recovery. The market is also being assisted by a general upwards movement in the UK’s economic fortunes, with the size of the economy having now surpassed its pre-recession peak, with signs of continuing growth for the foreseeable future. Indeed, the UK is forecast to be the fastest-growing economy in the Group of 7 (G7) nations in 2014, and one of the better performing countries in Europe.

Some of the various issues covered in this report — in the context of the vehicle breakdown services market — include the high cost of fuel, various taxes on the industry and governmental actions impacting the market. The report also considers the various trends evident in the market, such as the rising cost READ MORE >

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1. Foreword

2. Introduction and Definition
REPORT COVERAGE

3. Executive Summary

4. What's KEY in the Market?

KEY DRIVERS

MARKET TRENDS
Cars Require Less Servicing
Cost of Motoring
New Cars Favoured Over Used Cars

ECONOMIC TRENDS

HOW ROBUST IS THE MARKET?

5. Market Size, Segmentation and Forecasts

MARKET SIZE AND SEGMENTATION
Vehicle Breakdown Services
Vehicle Distribution
Road Traffic in Great Britain
Public Roads
Driving License Holders
Travelling
MOT Testing
Household Car Availability
Road Traffic Accidents

MARKET POSITION
The UK
International Perspective

FORECASTS
Future Trends
Future Fuel Price Rises
Forecast Total Market
Market Growth

6. Competitor Analysis

MARKET LEADERS
The Automobile Association
Green Flag Ltd
RAC Ltd

OTHER COMPANIES
Europ Assistance Holdings Ltd
Mondial Assistance (UK) Ltd

MARKETING ACTIVITY

KEY TRADE ASSOCIATIONS

EXHIBITIONS/TRADE SHOWS

7.Buying Behaviour

CONSUMER PENETRATION

8. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats

STRENGTHS

WEAKNESSES

OPPORTUNITIES

THREATS

9. PESTEL

POLITICAL
Fuel Duty Frozen
Government Investment in Transport
MOT Test Frequency

ECONOMIC
Cost of Fuel
New Vehicle Sales

SOCIAL
Popularity of Car-Sharing

TECHNOLOGICAL
Vehicle Breakdown Services Apps
Vehicles Lasting Longer

ENVIRONMENTAL
Vehicles
General Environmental Concerns

LEGISLATIVE
General Legislation
Self-Regulation

10. Further Sources

Associations

Publications

General Sources

Government Publications

Other Sources

11. Understanding Consumer Survey Data

Number, Profile, Penetration

Social Grade

Standard Region

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- Europ Assistance Holdings Ltd
- Green Flag Ltd
- Mondial Assistance (UK) Ltd
- RAC Ltd
- The Automobile Association

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