During the five years to 2015, steadily improving per capita disposable income has enabled consumers to spend more on discretionary services, such as car washes. In the five years to 2020, industry operators will continue to benefit from rising per capita disposable income, aiding industry revenue. Furthermore, local regulations prohibiting residential car washing are expected to become more common, generating a larger client base for industry operators. Moreover, the number of vehicles in use in the United States is projected to rise steadily over the next five years, expanding the industry's customer base.
Operators in this industry clean, wash and wax automotive vehicles, such as passenger cars, trucks, vans and trailers. This industry also includes self-service car wash establishments. The Car Wash and Auto Detailing industry does not include companies that predominantly change motor oil or provide automotive repair and maintenance services.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.