Automotive Market Research Reports Services & Data

Articles covering automotive market research reports, research analysis, automotive industry trends and vehicle registration reporting.

Automotive Market Research Services

We can help with automotive focus groups, brand awareness research, consumer surveys, B2B surveys, competitor analysis and more.

Automotive Market Research Reports

Hedges & Company is a leading author and publisher of syndicated automotive market research. Here are articles we authored showing various auto market research projects we’ve worked on. We specialize in automotive focus groups (in-person and online), market research surveys, consumer surveys, brand research and brand perception studies, and more.

Data Used in Automotive Market Research

Do you need to know how many licensed drivers there are in the US? The popularity of certain vehicles by geographic region? Demographics of vehicle owners? Vehicles in operation (VIO) data including the number of vehicles in the US? Sales trends or ecommerce trends? Look no further, we have you covered in the latest market research data.

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

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[Webinar] Manufacturers direct to consumer (DTC) marketing, build your brand Auto parts manufacturers can increase sales through all channels of distribution, as well as build brand awareness, by building their online presence. We presented…

Guide for Dealers: Automobile SEO Services are Different Than Auto Parts SEO

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Automobile SEO services are significantly different than for auto parts. Shoppers search for parts differently than they search for automobiles. "Front of the house" marketing uses different search terms and a different path to purchase than…
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Manufacturer-to-Consumer, Direct to Consumer (DTC) eCommerce On The Rise in Automotive Industry

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.Note: this direct to consumer article is updated for 2019. Manufacturer-to-consumer on the rise: The case for direct to consumer (DTC) eCommerce The growth of the Internet has opened the door for manufacturer to consumer, or direct to consumer…

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…

Car Parts Industry Trends: Online Parts Sales to Reach $8.9 Billion in 2017

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Note: this article dates from 2017. For a more recent article click here. Our annual ecommerce automotive aftermarket industry size forecast for vehicle parts puts online retail sales at $8.89 billion in 2017, posting a 16% increase over…

VIO Big Data Shootout: Performance V8 Sedans

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For our latest Vehicles in Operation (VIO) Big Data Shootout we put seven Euro and American premium performance sedans to the test: the Audi RS 7, BMW M5, Cadillac CTS-V, Chevrolet SS, Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E63…
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Big Data Shootout: Vehicles In Operation (VIO) Stats for New Mustang, Challenger and Camaro

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Who's winning the new vehicle registration race for late model muscle cars in 2016? We wanted to see which car had the most total new vehicle registrations, as well as the biggest increase or decrease for the first half of 2016 vs. last year.…

Automotive SEO Case Study: How We Grew Organic Traffic 30% in 30 Days

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In this automotive SEO study we show you how organic traffic increased 30% in 30 days (read down to the bottom for the before/after stats). We're always looking for better ways to use data to analyze and optimize for SEO, paid search or email…

Mobile Is Driving Online Tire & Wheel Search Growth

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If you are looking for online search statistics for tires and related accessories, Google has released the latest stats for the tire market. Searches done on mobile devices are driving the rapid growth in tire, tire parts and wheel online search…
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The Millennial Impact on The Auto Industry: Ways Millennials Are Changing the Industry

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Note: To get a true Generation Y/millennial impact on the automotive industry, our Gen-Y marketing intern, Brad, researched and wrote this article. It talks about millennial car preferences and dispels a lot of myths about marketing to the millennial…
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How Lifetime Value (LTV) Helps Your Online Marketing | Database Marketing Part 2

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Learn to calculate customer lifetime value (LTV or CLTV) We'll show you how to calculate customer lifetime value (LTV or CLTV) in this article, which is essential for database marketing. Customer lifetime value defines how much money to…

4 Ways to Increase Sales With Customer Retention Strategies | Database Marketing Part 1

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If you're looking for ways to increase sales, here are four ideas that can increase sales from your existing customers. Sales from existing customers are much more profitable than sales from new customers and we'll show you why in this article. Marketing…