China’s Automotive Distribution & Aftermarket Industry 2019-2025 – China is Expected to See a Steady Growth in Number of Used Cars Traded in the Market, Up to Estimated 32.46 Million Units in 2025 –

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    Spurred by downstream demand, China’s automobile production and sales
    sustained solid growth during 2011-2017, making a new high record in
    2017. As the car sharing market is expanding apace, China just produced
    27.81 million automobiles and sold 28.08 million units in 2018, both
    declining from the year before, by 4.2% and 2.8%, respectively.

    In the meantime, the trading volume of used cars in the Chinese market
    has been rising over the years, reaching 13.82 million units in 2018,
    11.5% more than in the previous year.

    China’s automotive distribution and aftermarket industry features
    intense competition and a scattered pattern. In 2017, the top 100 auto
    dealers in China sold a total of 8.48 million units, occupying a mere
    20.5% of the total automobile sales (including the used cars). By the
    end of 2017, they had run 6,267 4S outlets, or 27.8% of the country’s

    Flocks of Chinese auto dealers turn to the aftermarket to reap benefits
    in recent years, arising from vehicle distribution gross margin of less
    than 5% and after-sale services’ whopping 40%.

    China’s distribution and aftermarket industry shows the trends
    as follows:

    1. Frequent mergers and acquisitions: while building
    some of their own outlets, large auto dealers also expand their
    distribution network by way of mergers and acquisitions, as they did in
    the first half of 2018 when China Yongda Automobile Services Holdings
    Limited bought 2 Lynk&Co 4S shops and Grand Baoxin Auto Group Limited
    acquired 1 Jaguar Land Rover 4S shop, 3 BMW 4S outlets and 1 BMW used
    car store.

    2. Online distribution: the prospering internet is
    disrupting the way people live and consume, and automotive ecommerce
    then springs up. Currently, traditional auto dealers are not the only
    one setting about deploying internet +; some other players are also
    launching their own internet + automotive distribution modes for a slice
    of the market. Take examples for SOUCHE,, Uxin and Gome, all
    of which have online offerings for buyers.

    3. Stimulus of Auto finance: the booming auto finance
    makes cars more affordable. New financial modes such as “zero deposit or
    10% deposit” by SOUCHE and among others, have aroused desire
    in buyers by virtue of simpler purchase process, giving automotive
    distribution a boost.

    4. Increase in used car sales: more new cars in the
    market favors higher ownership of automobile, which leaves room for used
    cars. As all local policies that restrict sales of non-local second-hand
    vehicles are rescinded and the used car ecommerce mode grows mature,
    China is expected to see a steady growth in number of used cars traded
    in the market, up to estimated 32.46 million units in 2025.

    China Automotive Distribution and Aftermarket Industry Report,
    2019-2025 highlights the following:

    • China automotive distribution industry (distribution modes, profit
      models, competitive pattern and development trends);
    • China new car sales, used car sales, automotive finance, car
      maintenance & beauty and automotive insurance markets (status quo,
      market size, competitive landscape, development trends, etc.);
    • 14 auto dealers (operation, revenue structure, gross margin, and
      automotive distribution and aftermarket business).

    Key Topics Covered

    1. Overview

    1.1 Development History

    1.2 Distribution Pattern

    1.2.1 Main Marketing Models

    1.2.2 Characteristics of Marketing Models

    1.2.3 Imported Car Distribution Pattern

    1.3 Automotive Aftermarket

    1.3.1 Market Situation

    1.3.2 Main Channels

    1.3.3 Status Quo

    2. Overview of Automotive Distribution Industry in China

    2.1 Distribution Model

    2.1.1 Passenger Car Distribution Model

    2.1.2 Commercial Vehicle Distribution Model

    2.2 Profit Model

    2.3 Competitive Landscape

    2.3.1 Revenue of Top 100 Companies

    2.3.2 Comparison by Enterprises’ Operation

    2.3.3 Comparison by Distribution Channels

    2.4 Development Trends

    2.4.1 Continuous Industrial M&As Further Raise Market Concentration

    2.4.2 More Efforts to Expand Automotive Aftermarket

    2.4.3 Automotive Distribution Heads towards “Internet +”

    2.4.4 Second Child Policy Promotes the Development of the Industry

    2.4.5 Used Car Sales Volume Grows

    2.4.6 The Rapid Development of Automotive Finance Boosts the Development
    of Automotive Distribution Industry

    2.4.7 4S Stores Decline Gradually

    3 Sales Market of New Vehicle in China

    3.1 Automobile Market

    3.1.1 Output

    3.1.2 Sales Structure

    3.2 Passenger Car Market

    3.2.1 Output & Sales Volume

    3.2.2 Sales Structure

    3.3 Commercial Vehicle Market

    3.3.1 Output & Sales Volume

    3.3.2 Sales Structure

    3.4 New Energy Vehicles

    3.4.1 Output and Sales Volume

    3.4.2 Prospects

    4 Chinese Used Car Sales Market

    4.1 Market Situation

    4.2 Distribution Model

    4.3 Transaction

    4.3.1 Overall Market

    4.3.2 Market Structure

    4.3.3 Regional Market

    4.4 Competitive Landscape

    4.5 Prospects

    5 Chinese Automotive Finance Market

    5.1 Status Quo

    5.2 Market Size

    5.3 Competitive Landscape

    5.4 Operation of Auto Finance Companies

    5.5 Development Trends

    5.5.1 Market Share of Auto Finance Companies Grows Further

    5.5.2 Used Car Financial Business Grows Rapidly

    5.5.3 Cyberization of Used Car Trade

    5.5.4 Auto Financial Products Becomes More Diversified

    5.5.5 Improved Credit System Pushes the Development of Auto Finance

    5.5.6 Internet Auto Finance Has Developed into a Trend

    5.5.7 Cooperation between Banks and Enterprises Drives Auto Finance

    5.5.8 Competition in Auto Finance Industry Intensifies

    6 Chinese Auto Repair & Beauty Market

    6.1 Market Size

    6.2 Investment and Financing

    6.3 Competitive Landscape

    6.4 Analysis of Channels

    6.5 Regional Analysis

    6.6 Development Trend

    6.6.1 Overall

    6.6.2 Channels

    6.7 Internet + Auto Repair & Beauty

    6.7.1 Status Quo

    6.7.2 Business Model

    6.7.3 Competitive Landscape

    7 Chinese Auto Insurance Market

    7.1 Development Background

    7.2 Status Quo

    7.3 Market Size

    7.4 Competitive Landscape

    8 Majors Car Dealers in China

    8.1 PANGDA Automobile Trade Group Co. Ltd.

    8.1.1 Profile

    8.1.2 Business Model and Profit Model

    8.1.3 Operation

    8.1.4 Revenue Structure

    8.1.5 Gross Margin

    8.1.6 Layout

    8.1.7 Sales Volume

    8.1.8 Customers

    8.1.9 New Energy Vehicle Business

    8.1.10 Auto Finance Business

    8.1.11 Other Automotive Aftermarket Business

    8.2 Sinomach Automobile Co., Ltd.

    8.2.1 Profile

    8.2.2 Operation

    8.2.3 Revenue Structure

    8.2.4 Gross Margin

    8.2.5 Sales Volume

    8.2.6 Imported Car Business

    8.2.7 Auto Retail Business

    8.2.8 Auto Aftermarket Business

    8.3 Zhongsheng Group Holdings Limited

    8.3.1 Profile

    8.3.2 Operation

    8.3.3 Revenue Structure

    8.3.4 Gross Margin

    8.3.5 Sales Volume

    8.3.6 Layout

    8.3.7 Automotive Aftermarket

    8.3.8 Development Strategy

    8.4 Dah Chong Hong Holdings Limited

    8.4.1 Profile

    8.4.2 Operation

    8.4.3 Revenue Structure

    8.4.4 Gross Margin

    8.4.5 Automotive Distribution Business

    8.4.6 Layout

    8.4.7 Automotive Aftermarket

    8.4.8 Development Strategy

    8.5 China Grand Automotive Services Co., Ltd.

    8.5.1 Profile

    8.5.2 Operation

    8.5.3 Revenue Structure

    8.5.4 Gross Margin

    8.5.5 Layout

    8.5.6 Automotive Distribution Business

    8.5.7 Used Car Business

    8.5.8 Other Auto Aftermarket Business

    8.5.9 Development Strategy

    8.6 China ZhengTong Auto Services Holdings Limited

    8.6.1 Profile

    8.6.2 Operation

    8.6.3 Revenue Structure

    8.6.4 Gross Margin

    8.6.5 Layout

    8.6.6 Automotive Distribution Business

    8.6.7 Auto Aftermarket Business

    8.6.8 Development Strategy

    8.7 China Yongda Automobile Services Holdings Limited

    8.7.1 Profile

    8.7.2 Operation

    8.7.3 Revenue Structure

    8.7.4 Gross Margin

    8.7.5 Layout

    8.7.6 Automotive Distribution Business

    8.7.7 Auto Aftermarket Business

    8.7.8 Development Strategy

    8.8 Wuxi Commercial Mansion Grand Orient Co., Ltd.

    8.8.1 Profile

    8.8.2 Operation

    8.8.3 Revenue Structure

    8.8.4 Gross Margin

    8.8.5 Automotive Distribution Business

    8.8.6 Auto Aftermarket Business

    8.8.7 Development Strategy

    8.9 Baoxin Auto Group

    8.9.1 Profile

    8.9.2 Operation

    8.9.3 Revenue Structure

    8.9.4 Gross Margin

    8.9.5 Layout

    8.9.6 Automotive Distribution Business

    8.9.7 Auto Aftermarket Business

    8.9.8 Development Strategy

    8.10 Harmony Auto

    8.10.1 Profile

    8.10.2 Operation

    8.10.3 Revenue Structure

    8.10.4 Gross Margin

    8.10.5 Layout

    8.10.6 Automotive Distribution Business

    8.10.7 Auto Aftermarket Business

    8.10.8 Development Strategy

    8.11 Yaxia Automobile

    8.11.1 Profile

    8.11.2 Operation

    8.11.3 Revenue Structure

    8.11.4 Gross Margin

    8.11.5 Automotive Distribution Business

    8.11.6 Auto Finance Business

    8.11.7 Other Auto Aftermarket Business

    8.12 Materials Industry Zhongda Group Co., Ltd.

    8.12.1 Profile

    8.12.2 Operation

    8.12.3 Automotive Distribution Business

    8.13 Lei Shing Hong Limited (LSH)

    8.13.1 Profile

    8.13.2 Automotive Distribution Business

    8.14 Hengxin Automotive

    8.14.1 Profile

    8.14.2 Automotive Distribution Business

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