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Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Market Research Report | SIC G45.200 | Feb 2017

Driving ahead: Subdued economic conditions are expected to support demand for repairs

IBISWorld’s Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair industry has performed reasonably well in recent years. Low levels of consumer and business confidence in the few years following the economic downturn discouraged people from purchasing new vehicles, with many instead opting to repair and maintain existing vehicles. This stimulated strong industry growth immediately prior to the five years through 2016-17, placing the industry on a high base at the start of the five-year period. Since then, the number of registered cars in the United Kingdom has increased, driven primarily by an increase in new car sales. Although new cars tend to require fewer repairs, the greater number of cars on the road has nevertheless stimulated demand for industry services... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair industry is highly fragmented, with the top four players only accounting for an estimated 4.3% of industry revenue in the current year. The industry is primarily composed of smaller, privately owned independent businesses operating from a single location. This is illustrated by the fact that 92.6% of industry operators employed fewer than 10 people in 2016 and just 0.3% employed 100 or more, according to the Office for National Statistics. The industry's level of market share concentration level has increased in recent years and is likely to continue rising as the larger players consolidate. Kwi.. purchase to read more


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What is the Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Industry?

Companies in the industry maintain and repair motor vehicles. They carry out general mechanical and electrical repairs as well as maintenance and servicing. The industry only includes companies that specialise in maintenance and repair activities. Car washes are also included in the industry. Car washes operated by petrol stations and firms that retread and rebuild tyres are not covered.

Industry Products
RepairsServicing and MOT testsBodyworkCar washes
Industry Activities
Repairing mechanical problemsRepairing electrical componentsServicing motor vehiclesRepairing bodyworkPainting motor vehiclesRepairing windscreensRepairing tyresWashing and polishing carsRepairing motor vehicle parts

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