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AAIA Reports Collision Shops In Decline


Joe Marconi

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In a recent report by the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), there were 45,341 collision repair shops in 2006. In 2011 that number dropped to 40,279, a decline of more than 5,000 shops. Independent collision shops are in the majority, with a total of 34,438.

 

Is this a sign and indicator for the future of collision repair shops?

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