Automotive Aftermarket News

Automotive aftermarket news, aftermarket trends and industry analysis from our own in-depth research plus SEMA, AASA, MEMA, and the Auto Care Association.

We cover aftermarket news as well as our own news and research. Learn what drives the industry from dozens of articles as well as our own case studies and market research. We also cover marketing trends and statistics, including online search trends and sales trends, too.

Auto aftermarket news and automotive market research

We also uncover the latest news and trends in automotive market research, choose from dozens of articles. Learn about automotive parts research findings in addition to aftermarketnews.

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Registered vehicles by state: fun facts

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Looking at registered vehicles by state in the US we found some interesting things that you can use for your next trivia contest for categories like "registered vehicles by state" or "number of vehicles in US." Most popular vehicle by state The…

Automotive Industry Trends: Light Trucks Outselling Automobiles

Light trucks in the US continue their upward growth, and are now beating cars by more than 2 to 1. Through April 2018, 3.69 million light trucks were sold in the US according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, compared to 1.75 million automobiles.…
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Auto Parts Ecommerce Trend: Shoppers Searching for Manufacturer Websites

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We reveal 7 facts why auto parts shoppers feel the need to search for manufacturer websites before making a purchase Enthusiast auto parts shoppers are actively searching for manufacturers' websites before making a purchase, whether buying online…

Digital Influence on Retail Auto Parts Sales

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Digital influence is driving billions of dollars in retail sales and it's not stopping. Our latest auto aftermarket trends forecast shows that digital will influence nearly $152 billion in parts and accessory sales through all retail channels…

What To Expect From An Auto Parts SEO Company: A Guide

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Are you looking for an auto parts SEO company for your parts website (manufacturer or retailer)? How do you know what you should expect in terms of experience, services and results? If you need SEO services, how do you know what to even…
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5 Automotive Parts SEO Secrets Revealed

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We're going against our better judgement to publicly reveal some of our best secrets for auto parts SEO. As you may already know we do extensive testing and experimenting on what works best for SEO and we do our own case studies. Here,…
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Online Parts Sales to Top $10 Billion in 2018

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Annual automotive aftermarket trends forecast of auto parts ecommerce summary: • Auto parts ecommerce sales will break $10B for the first time, excluding auctions and used parts; a key automotive aftermarket industry trend for 2018. •…

Auto Parts & Accessories Manufacturers: Increase Your Sales and Build Your Brand

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Auto parts manufacturers can increase sales through all channels of distribution, as well as build brand awareness, by building their online presence. We presented a webinar on this important marketing topic and the slide presentation is available…

Drive Auto Parts Sales with Remarketing and Google Shopping

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Free Webinar Presented by Google and Hedges & Company Sept. 20, 2017 Hedges & Company is holding an exclusive webinar in conjunction with Google. The webinar is designed specifically for OEM or aftermarket parts & accessories retailers…

Guide for Dealers: Automobile SEO is Different Than Auto Parts SEO

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Auto parts SEO is significantly different than marketing automobiles, because shoppers search for parts differently. "Front of the house" marketing involves different search terms and a different path to purchase than "back of the house" marketing. For…
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Manufacturers: 3 Ways to Re-Tool Your Marketing for Today's Digital Consumer

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New market research on consumers' car parts buying behavior shows 3 big marketing opportunities for manufacturers The growth of the Internet has opened the door for parts and accessories manufacturers to market direct-to-consumers (DTC) and…

SEO Case Study: Clickthrough Rate Influences Organic Rankings

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There has been a debate among SEO pros over the past year or two about the importance of clickthrough rate (CTR) as a factor in organic rankings. In this SEO case study, you will see the results for two auto parts clients and the positive impact…