US online automotive aftermarket small, but growing

Port Washington, New York — The share of automotive aftermarket business transacted online has doubled in the US in the past three years, market research firm NPD Group Inc. contends, although at 14% penetration it ranks among the lowest industry sectors tracked.

“E-commerce is the hottest topic in the aftermarket today, and the most frequent thing I get asked about,” said Nathan Shipley, executive director and automotive industry analyst of NPD Group.

“Looking forward over the next three to five years, I expect its penetration to grow…

To read more,please login or register below.

This is the first step to more free
content, user offers, subscriptions
and more.
Log in here using the Email Address
and Password you signed up with