scope & impact

Auto care by the numbers

The Auto Care Association has more than 3,000 member companies representing approximately 150,000 independent businesses that  manufacture, distribute and sell motor vehicle parts, accessories, tools, equipment, materials and supplies, and perform vehicle service and repair. 

  • Our industry employs more than four million people.
  • Industry sales in 2013 totaled $318.2 billion—a 3.4% increase over the previous year—contributing more than 2.3 percent to the U.S. GDP.

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