No quick fix: Industry firms are struggling to fill vacancies due to a shortage of workers

The Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair industry includes firms that provide vehicle chassis and body smash repairs, window repairs, panel beating, and aesthetic paint and interior re-upholstery and improvements. Car wash or cleaning operators are also included in the industry, but make up a relatively small share of operations. Industry repairers have faced challenging operating conditions over the past five years. Although the increasing number of registered vehicles has expanded the potential market for repairers, drink-driving reduction initiatives and the growing prevalence of automotive features like anti-lock brakes have enhanced road safety. IBISWorld estimates that the number of vehicle crashes causing injury or fatality has decreased over the past five years...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 13-18
1.1%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
7,211
Businesses
2,125
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Consolidation of insurers' repairer networks has strengthened industry competition
  • The higher costs of repairing new vehicles has hampered industry profitability
  • Industry price competition is expected to strengthen over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair industry has low barriers to entry, although these have increased over the past five years. Gaining the skills and experience to provide a quality and timely service is one of the key barriers to entry in the industry. Most owner-operators have a national qualification, such as the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Body) (Collision Repair or Refinishing) Level 3, and gained some work experience before opening their own shop. The ability to conduct high-quality and timely work is vital in the industry, which means that employing companies tend to also hire staff with relevant qualifications and experience. However, there has been a shortage of qualified employees over the past five years. In ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of motor vehicles and Number of vehicle accident deaths in the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators primarily repair, panel beat or spray paint smashed or damaged motor vehicles. The industry also includes firms that primarily replace, repair or tint automotive glass, as well as companies that perform interior repairs, car wash or vehicle cleaning services.

    Industry Products
  • Motor vehicle body repair
  • Motor vehicle painting
  • Motor vehicle glass repair and replacement
  • Car wash, cleaning and detailing
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Automotive body repair services
  • Automotive interior repair services
  • Automotive spray paint services
  • Automotive re-upholstery services
  • Smash repair services
  • Panel beating services
  • Windscreen replacement and repair services
  • Car wash or vehicle cleaning services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of motor vehicles
  • Number of vehicle accident deaths
  • Average age of vehicle fleet
  • Population aged between 18 and 25

  • Current Performance
  • Competitive pressures
  • Vehicles
  • Road safety
  • Industry participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Repairer networks
  • Labour shortage
  • Opportunities
  • Participation and profit
  • Table: Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • General Insurance in New Zealand
  • Consumers in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Hardware Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Motor Vehicle New Parts Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Motor vehicle body repair
  • Motor vehicle painting
  • Other services
  • Motor vehicle glass repair and replacement
  • Car wash, cleaning and detailing
  • Chart: Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Insurers using preferred collision repairers
  • Households
  • Insurers using independent collision repairers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Chassis
  • The base frame and wheels of a motor vehicle, on which the vehicle body sits.
  • Panel Beating
  • Beating the bodywork of a motor vehicle into shape.
  • Rustproofing
  • The act of making something resistant to corrosion by rust.
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