Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Automotive Electrical Services industry consists mainly of small businesses providing general electrical repair services to more than 16 million motor vehicles. Over the past five years, the industry's revenue growth has been volatile. Positive economic conditions have created greater demand for electronic servicing. However, the industry has been negatively affected by rising competition and poor consumer confidence. The economic crisis in late 2008 negatively affected household morale and drivers postponed non-urgent repairs. Although demand has since returned to growth, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 0.3% over the five years through 2012-13, to reach $1.91 billion. Industry revenue is forecast to grow by a solid 4.7%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Automotive electricians diagnose, service and repair electrical faults that occur in electronic-controlled vehicle systems. They also replace faulty electrical parts (such as alternators) and replace and sell batteries. Auto electrician businesses carry out other activities such as technical assistance programs, personnel training and general vehicle servicing.
The industry's core services involve electrical repairs and maintenance. These services account for about 90.4% of the industry's activities, and typically incorporate general electrical services, air conditioning services and electronic fuel injection systems repairs and diagnostics. A number of simple electrical faults (e.g... purchase to read more