"The service (DIFM) foreign nameplate vehicle aftermarket will surge more than $11 billion in products and purchased service during 2013 through 2017. Foreign nameplate cars and light trucks will generate over 46% of light vehicle aftermarket product sales by 2017. Not all major groups of repair outlets will equally share in this flood of foreign DIFM business. Independent (non-dealer) repair outlets must recognize the dramatic changes underway in the repair market and position themselves to effectively battle for this foreign nameplate DIFM growth." View Lang Aftermarket Insight for a complete analysis.

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