Oil Change Services in Canada: Market Research Report

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Oil Change Services in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 81119bCA | Jan 2015

Changing times: Increasing fuel economy mandates will threaten growth from rising disposable income

IBISWorld’s Oil Change Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the five years to 2015, the Oil Change Services industry encountered a few bumps in the road because of the global recession. As economic conditions deteriorated and disposable income levels decreased, consumers delayed purchasing new vehicles, which adversely affected the growth of motor vehicle registrations. Over the five years to 2020, industry revenue is projected to trend higher as disposable income continues to improve and the automotive sector is continues its revival. Despite these positive trends, potential threats exist that could hamper growth prospects. Volatile gas prices, in addition to stricter fuel-economy mandates, are leading automakers to manufacture vehicles powered by sources other than internal combustion engines... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry has moderate barriers to entry. Minimal start-up costs are needed to enter the industry, as the industry is heavily reliant on labour. Most independent operators lease facilities, while large chains buy property. In addition to a minimal level of capital expenses associated with entering the industry, there is also a low level of regulatory standards. However, once operations commence, new entrants must ensure that they adhere to strict regulations and environmental laws. For example, industry operators are subject to laws governing the discharge of materials into the environment, including emissions and discharge of air and water pollutants... purchase to read more


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What is the Oil Change Services Industry?

Operators in this industry change motor oil, lubricate automotive vehicle chassis and provide other automotive repair and maintenance services, such as tire rotations and liquid flushes. Unlike operators in the Auto Mechanics industry (IBISWorld report 81111CA), companies in this industry do not provide mechanical or electrical repair and maintenance. Oil change service operators are also not involved in body, paint, interior or glass repair, nor do they offer car wash services.

Industry Products
Oil changesTire rotationsCabin air filtersTransmission flush services
Industry Activities
Providing automotive emissions testing servicesProviding automotive rustproofing and undercoating servicesProviding automotive safety inspection servicesProviding automotive tire repair services (except retreading)Providing diagnostic testing services without repair servicesProviding emissions testing services without repair services

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