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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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 - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Oil Change Services industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Industry value added, which measures the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 1.5% over the 10 years to 2020. By contrast, GDP is anticipated to grow at an annualized rate of 2.2% over the same period. Additionally, the number of industry operators is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 1.4% to 712 over the 10-year period. The industry has suffered from external competition due to major retailers offering oil changes at discounted rates. Additionally, the growing trend toward battery-powered engines is expected to pose an ongoing threat for industry operators, as these engines do not demand oil change services... 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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