The automotive specialty and aftermarket industry is no longer an afterthought for automakers, according to Detroit News.
The Detroit automakers and others are using the more than $30 billion industry as inspiration for styling as well as gauging interest in parts and accessories for production cars and trucks, the newspaper reported.
“They’re paying a lot more attention,” said Hanno Lorenzl, EY Global Automotive & Transportation Center senior manager. “They’re looking at, what are the trends in the aftermarket? What are people putting on their vehicle after they purchase it at a dealership and how can we profit off of it?”
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