The Transmission Digest Annual Survey of Retail Shops has served as benchmark and planning tool for the industry now for the past 36 years. Charts and tables in this section are based on a survey that was conducted early this year.
Where differences are obvious, we separate the responses of transmission specialty shops from general repair shops that perform powertrain work in an attempt to create a more accurate picture of the information.
Conversely, when we depict more general information concerning the industry as represented by readership of the magazine, we combine the segments of transmission specialty and general repair shops. In most cases, the information is the result of calculating an arithmetic (or weighted arithmetic) mean of the answers we received. Click the story above to read our findings.
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