The automotive specialty-equipment market experienced an eighth straight year of post-recession growth, reaching $43 billion in 2017. That’s just one of the many important takeaways from the newly released “2018 SEMA Market Report.” Filled with insights about the state of the specialty-equipment industry, the 82-page report also includes detailed profiles of aftermarket consumers, comprehensive industry and economic trend data, and key statistics surrounding the vehicles currently in operation on the roads. The annual report was prepared by SEMA’s market research department and is now available for free download at www.sema.org/research.
2018 SEMA Market Report
Despite uncertainty over tariffs, the United States enters the back half of 2018 on solid footing.
SEMA projects that the market will continue to grow through the end of 2018 and bring retail sales close to $45 billion.