- Published: April 2008
- Region: Great Britain, United Kingdom
MFBI UK Car Service and Repair Market 2005
- Published: January 2005
- Region: United Kingdom, Great Britain
- 170 Pages
- Trend Tracker Limited
This latest, 2005 edition of the benchmark mfbi study covers the structure and future development of the car service and mechanical repair market from 1994 to 2004, with forecasts to 2010. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of trends in the car service and mechanical repair market for private cars and cars operated by businesses and fleet operators. The report provides detailed analysis of the market for franchised dealers and independent garages, fast-fit and autocentre operators, car manufacturers, fleet companies and suppliers of parts and services to the garage trade.
The report analyses all aspects of the service and repair market including market size and trends and the garage supply structure in Britain. In addition to analysing the main elements of the market, the report also provides a comprehensive analysis of the factors that influence demand in the market.
Quantitative data originating from primary 'b2b' research carried out for this 2005 edition includes detail of workshops by size (staff, number of bays) and type (franchised or independent); types of work carried out; main sources of work; no. of cars serviced/repaired; labour charge-out rates and servicing costs; gross profits from parts and labour; and the percentage of OE and non-OE parts used, by service/repair sub-sector.
Market Background 1994-2004
The UK economy; car ownership trends; UK demand for new cars; size and structure of the car parc.
The Mechanical Service and Repair Market: 1994-2004
Market size and trends by value and volume - retail and fleet service and repair; labour and parts expenditure; factors influencing the market; block exemption and competition legislation.
The Service and Repair Supply Structure: 1994-2004
Number of outlets; independent garage workshops and garage chains; franchised dealers; fast-fit chains; non-franchised garage chains and auto centres; franchised dealer and independent garage comparisons;l fast-fit chains; market penetration.
Strategic Outlook and Recommendations
The service and repair market - opportunities and threats; supplier SWOT analyses - franchised dealers, independent garages, fast-fit chains, auto centres; Main strategic considerations - Franchised dealers, independent garages.
The Future and Conclusions: 2004-2010
The UK economy; demographics and car ownership; market size and trends; the supply structure. SHOW LESS READ MORE >