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Jim Lang on Carl Icahn, Dealerships' Market Share, Impact of Ride-Sharing

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Jim Lang on Industry Trends

Jim Lang, industry guru, and president of Lang Marketing, joins the show to discuss three major issues that will impact the independent repair industry in 2018 and beyond.

1:20: Lang discusses Tenneco purchasing Carl Icahn’s Federal Mogul in a $5.4 billion deal. What does this mean for Icahn’s empire, and where do independent shops fit in?

6:00: Several months ago, Lang put out a report dissecting how dealerships have steadily been gaining a larger share of the repair market. Lang details why dealerships have been taking more of this market share, and where independent repair shops still have the upper hand.

11:00: Lang discusses the future of ride-sharing and autonomous vehicles, and how it will impact the automotive repair industry. 


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