Automotive E-retail Market by Product and Geography - Global Forecast & Analysis 2019-2023

Global Automotive E-retail Market: About this market

Technavio’s automotive e-retail market analysis considers sales from both passenger cars and two-wheelers products. Our analysis also considers finds the sales of automotive e-retail in APAC, Europe, North America, South America, and MEA. In 2018, the passenger car segment had a significant market share, and this trend is expected to continue over the forecast period. Factors such as rising demand for passenger cars across the globe will play a significant role in the passenger car segment to maintain its market position. Also, our global automotive e-retail market report looks at factors such as ease and convenience of buying cars and two-wheelers online, intense competition leading to competitive pricing, and wide wide availability of vehicle models online. However, cost pressure on vendors due to price sensitivity, growth of global used car market, and global the worldwide decline in automobile sales may hamper the growth of the automotive e-retail industry over the forecast period.

Global Automotive E-retail Market: Overview

Wide availability of vehicle models online

The global automotive market is experiencing a paradigm shift toward e-retail platforms, which is evident from the rising sales of vehicles online. For instance, in 2018, the sales of new vehicles online were estimated to be one-tenth of global new vehicle sales. The increasing online sales of vehicles is attributed to the wide availability of new models of vehicles online, which enables companies to cater to diverse groups of customers and generate new sales. This demand for low-calorie chocolate will lead to the expansion of the global automotive e-retail market at a CAGR of over 12% during the forecast period.

Virtual reality and vehicle tours

The automotive e-retail market is witnessing the emergence of innovative methods by vendors, which includes the introduction of virtual reality tours of new vehicles. Virtual reality tours provide a comprehensive view of vehicles for customers. For instance, CarSaver Management, which is a Walmart Inc. company, offers virtual reality tours of vehicles to provide provide a comprehensive and holistic view of vehicles. This helps the users to take a 360-degree virtual tour of the exterior and interior of vehicles. This development is expected to have a positive impact on the overall market growth.

For the detailed list of factors that will drive the global automotive e-retail market during the forecast period 2019-2023, click here.

Competitive Landscape

With the presence of several major players, the global automotive e-retail market is moderately fragmented. Technavio’s robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients improve their market position, and in line with this, this report provides a detailed analysis of several leading automotive e-retail manufacturers, that include Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Asbury Automotive Group Inc., AutoNation Inc., eBay Inc., Group 1 Automotive, Inc., Hendrick Automotive Group, Lithia Motors, Inc., Penske Corp. Inc., Scout24 AG, TrueCar Inc.

Also, the automotive e-retail market analysis report includes information on upcoming trends and challenges that will influence market growth. This is to help companies strategize and leverage on all forthcoming growth opportunities.


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Preface
      • Table Vendor: Key product offerings
    • Currency conversion rates for US$
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Global automotive market
      • Table Segments of global automotive market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2018
      • Table Market size 2018
    • Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Global market: Size and forecast 2018-2023 (thousand units)
      • Table Global market: Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2018
    • Table Five forces analysis 2023
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2018
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Table Product - Market share 2018-2023 (%)
    • Comparison by product
      • Table Comparison by product
    • Passenger cars - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Passenger cars - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (thousand units)
      • Table Passenger cars - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Two-wheelers - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Two-wheelers - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (thousand units)
      • Table Two-wheelers - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Market opportunity by product
      • Table Market opportunity by product
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Geographic landscape
    • Geographic segmentation
      • Table Market share by geography 2018-2023 (%)
    • Geographic comparison
      • Table Geographic comparison
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (thousand units)
      • Table APAC - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (thousand units)
      • Table North America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (thousand units)
      • Table Europe - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (thousand units)
      • Table South America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (thousand units)
      • Table MEA - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Popularity of automotive e-retail in APAC
    • Virtual reality vehicle tours
    • Availability of vehicle leasing and subscription services
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Competitive scenario
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
      • Table Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. - Vendor overview
      • Table Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. - Business segments
      • Table Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. - Organizational developments
      • Table Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. - Segment focus
      • Table Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. - Key offerings
    • Asbury Automotive Group Inc.
      • Table Asbury Automotive Group Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table Asbury Automotive Group Inc. - Business segments
      • Table Asbury Automotive Group Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table Asbury Automotive Group Inc. - Segment focus
      • Table Asbury Automotive Group Inc. - Key offerings
    • AutoNation Inc.
      • Table AutoNation Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table AutoNation Inc. - Business segments
      • Table AutoNation Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table AutoNation Inc. - Segment focus
      • Table AutoNation Inc. - Key offerings
    • eBay Inc.
      • Table eBay Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table eBay Inc. - Business segments
      • Table eBay Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table eBay Inc. - Geographic focus
      • Table eBay Inc. - Key offerings
    • Group 1 Automotive Inc.
      • Table Group 1 Automotive Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table Group 1 Automotive Inc. - Business segments
      • Table Group 1 Automotive Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table Group 1 Automotive Inc. - Geographic focus
      • Table Group 1 Automotive Inc. - Segment focus
      • Table Group 1 Automotive Inc. - Key offerings
    • Hendrick Automotive Group
      • Table Hendrick Automotive Group - Vendor overview
      • Table Hendrick Automotive Group - Organizational developments
      • Table Hendrick Automotive Group - Key offerings
    • Lithia Motors Inc.
      • Table Lithia Motors Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table Lithia Motors Inc. - Business segments
      • Table Lithia Motors Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table Lithia Motors Inc. - Segment focus
      • Table Lithia Motors Inc. - Key offerings
    • Penske Corp. Inc.
      • Table Penske Corp. Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table Penske Corp. Inc. - Business segments
      • Table Penske Corp. Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table Penske Corp. Inc. - Key offerings
    • Scout24 AG
      • Table Scout24 AG - Vendor overview
      • Table Scout24 AG - Business segments
      • Table Scout24 AG - Organizational developments
      • Table Scout24 AG - Geographic focus
      • Table Scout24 AG - Segment focus
      • Table Scout24 AG - Key offerings
    • TrueCar Inc.
      • Table TrueCar Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table TrueCar Inc. - Business segments
      • Table TrueCar Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table TrueCar Inc. - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • Research methodology
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing
    • List of abbreviations
    • Definition of market positioning of vendors
      • Table Definition of market positioning of vendors
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