GVR Report cover Heavy-duty Automotive Aftermarket Report

Heavy-duty Automotive Aftermarket Analysis Report By Vehicle Type, By Replacement Part (Tires, Brake Parts, Turbochargers), By Service Channel (DIFM, DIY), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

  • Report ID: GVR-2-68038-566-3
  • Number of Pages: 100
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Range: 2014 - 2016
  • Industry: Technology

Industry Insights

The global heavy-duty automotive aftermarket size was valued at USD 109.5 billion in 2017 and is anticipated to exhibit a CAGR of 4.5% from 2018 to 2025. Rising technological advancements such as development of connected and autonomous trucks are expected to boost demand over the forecast period.

The market is increasingly witnessing strategic alliances and collaborations between automobile manufacturers and exhaust component OEMs. Most of these strategic alliances and collaborations are aimed at gaining a competitive edge and capturing a significant share in the industry.

North America heavy-duty automotive aftermarket

Remanufacturing truck replacement components are on a steady rise, a trend that is expected to grow more popular over the forecast period. Moreover, rising use of e-commerce platforms for the supply of automotive aftermarket heavy-duty products has particularly boosted their sale.

The digitalization of automotive component supply services is enabling OEMs to deliver products directly to customers from any part of the globe. This, coupled with evolving IoT technologies in tracking the life of components, is expected to have a significant impact on market growth.

Replacement Parts Insights

Based on replacement parts, the market has been segmented into tires, batteries, brake parts, filters, body parts, lighting and electronic components, wheels, and exhaust components, turbochargers, and others. The exhaust components segment is expected to exhibit the highest growth over the forecast period.

There is a growing demand for remanufacturing of mechanical and electrical components since it assists in minimizing expenses and enabling old vehicles to function longer. This, in turn, is expected to drive the market. Retrofitting of components and parts reduces emissions of old heavy-duty vehicles, thus enhancing their life and subsequently driving demand for aftermarket components.

Vehicle Type Insights

Based on vehicle type, the heavy-duty automotive aftermarket has been segmented into medium-duty (Class 4 to Class 6) and heavy-duty (Class 7 & Class 8). The heavy-duty segment dominated the market with a share of 65.1% in 2017 and is expected to retain its dominance through 2025. There is higher demand for class 7 and 8 aftermarket products in nations such as South Africa and Brazil, where road infrastructure is in its developing stage and transportation fleets require frequent maintenance.

In developed nations such as U.S., U.K., and Canada, rising technological advancements in heavy-duty vehicles have resulted in several fleet management companies and heavy-duty vehicle manufacturers adopting telematics technology in their fleets. Moreover, use of this technology is anticipated to become mandatory in the future.

Service Channel Insights

On the basis of service channel, the market has been segmented into Do It Yourself (DIY), do it for me (DIFM), and original equipment (OE) seller. The DIFM segment dominated the market with a share of 73.9% in 2017 and is expected hold a majority share over the forecast period.

The e-commerce platform is becoming increasingly popular for sale of aftermarket truck components and parts owing to the competitive pricing of these components online and increasing acceptance of digital platforms by consumers.

Global heavy-duty automotive aftermarket

With the development of connected trucks, fleet management companies can obtain real-time data on the condition of the replacement parts in the trucks and schedule preventive maintenance. Thus, the rising trend of digitization and IoT in trucks is expected to support the growth of the automotive aftermarket heavy-duty components.

Regional Insights

Asia Pacific emerged as the leading regional market in terms of revenue in 2017. Rise in the number of trucks in developing nations such as China and India is expected to drive demand for aftermarket components over the forecast period. The DIFM segment is expected to dominate the regional market over the forecast period.

In South America, the market is expected to witness significant growth in revenue through 2025. This can be attributed to increasing demand for heavy-duty trucks and rising economic development of the transportation sector across the region. This, in turn, is expected to drive demand for the aftermarket for heavy-duty components over the forecast period.

Favorable regulatory framework in the European Union is expected to play a crucial role in the growth of the market in Europe. U.S. and U.K. are both expected to witness greater technological advancements in heavy-duty automotive components over duration of the forecast period.

Heavy-duty Automotive Aftermarket Share Insights

3M Company; ATC Technology Corp; Continental AG; Denso Corporation; Detroit Diesel Corporation; Dorian Drake International Inc.; Dorman Products; Federal-Mogul LLC; Instrument Sales & Service, Inc.; Remy International Inc.; and UCI International Inc. are some of the key players in this market.

Key industry participants promote their products and services using various outdoor promotional marketing strategies, such as events, roadshows, and awareness campaigns. For instance, in January 2018, the 3M Transportation Safety Division initiated an organized roadshow in more than 50 cities across the U.S. and Canada, which showcased innovations in road safety technologies developed by the company. Such promotional events help in increasing awareness among consumers and also assist in increasing adoption of such technologies.

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2014 - 2016

Forecast period

2018 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Billion & CAGR from 2018 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa.

Country scope

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, China, Japan, India, and Brazil

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends and opportunities in each of the sub-segments from 2014 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global heavy-duty automotive aftermarket report on the basis of replacement parts, vehicle type, service channel, and region:

  • Replacement Parts Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2014 - 2025)

    • Tires

    • Batteries

    • Brake parts

    • Filters

    • Body parts

    • Lighting & electronic components

    • Wheels

    • Exhaust components

    • Turbochargers

    • Others

  • Vehicle Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2014 - 2025)

    • Class 4 to Class 6

    • Class 7 & Class 8

  • Service Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2014 - 2025)

    • DIY

    • OE seller

    • DIFM

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2014 - 2025)

    • North America

      • The U.S.

      • Canada

      • Mexico

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • The U.K.

      • France

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • Japan

      • India

    • South America

      • Brazil

    • Middle East & Africa

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