It is noted that the jump occurred against the backdrop of an increase in demand for the services of independent service stations (STOs), which, for example, are increasingly being chosen by insurers’ clients.
Most often, this kind of business was acquired in Yekaterinburg (14 times), Krasnodar (17 times), Kazan, Perm, Saratov and Krasnoyarsk (10 times). In addition, we were actively looking for proposals for the sale of a ready-made car service business and in St. Petersburg (an increase of 9.6 times).
According to the publication, in 2022, owners of warranty cars began to turn to official dealers less often — 77.3 percent of the car owners surveyed did so, compared to 87.1 percent according to the previous survey in 2018. However, the use of independent service stations has become more frequent: 11 percent and 6.8 percent four years earlier.
In September became knownthat the prices for a number of popular car parts in Russia have soared one and a half times – by 45-65 percent, depending on the product. The sharp rise in prices is caused by a shortage – many automakers and suppliers have stopped working in the country.