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Motor Vehicle Parts Wholesaling in the UK: Market Research Report

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Motor Vehicle Parts Wholesaling Market Research Report | SIC G45.310 | Sep 2016

Rough road: Recent growth is expected to be somewhat curtailed by economic uncertainty

The Motor Vehicle Parts Wholesaling market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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 Parts Wholesaling industry has exhibited recent recovery after a poor start to the five-year period through 2016-17. When economic conditions deteriorated, consumers delayed purchasing any non-essential car parts and only carried out necessary repairs, which weighed on industry performance at the start of the five-year period. Recent improvements in the general economy are expected to result in the growth of industry revenue at a compound annual rate of 0.6% over the five years through 2016-17.

In the early part of the period, growth was fuelled by improved demand from the aftermarket segment. More recently, demand has been sustained by rising discretionary spending and the upward surge in retail sales of new motor vehicle parts... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Companies in the industry wholesale a wide variety of car parts, including suspension systems, tyres, brake pads, batteries and engine parts. Some parts are more popular in some markets than others. For example, engine parts are generally sold to mechanics, car dealership service centres and engine rebuilders. Interior accessories such as stereos and satnavs are more popular in consumer retail stores. Meanwhile, spark plugs and vehicle bulbs are commonly sold to most markets. Manufacturers typically purchase original equipment for use in new vehicles but also for sale in the replacement market through their dealerships.

Gearboxes, steering wheels and related parts

The largest product segment includes gearboxes, steering wheels and all other related products. Thi.. purchase to read more


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What is the Motor Vehicle Parts Wholesaling Industry?

Companies in this industry wholesale a wide variety of motor vehicle parts and accessories, including tyres, spark plugs, engines and batteries. Retail sales direct to the public are not included in the industry.

Industry Products
EnginesTyresBatteriesElectrical and electronic componentsBody partsBrakes and brake partsGearboxes, steering wheels and related partsOther parts and accessories
Industry Activities
Wholesaling motor vehicle body partsWholesaling engines and gearboxesWholesaling other motor partsWholesaling motor vehicle accessories

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