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On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) Aftermarket Size - By Vehicle Type (Passenger Vehicles, Light Commercial Vehicles, Heavy Commercial Vehicles), Application (Consumer Telematics, Fleet Management, Car Sharing, Usage-based Insurance), Component & Forecast 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI2839
  • Published Date: Aug 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) Aftermarket Market Size

On-Board Diagnostics Aftermarket size was valued at USD 2.1 billion in 2022 and is projected to register a CAGR of 20.5% between 2023 and 2032. The extensive adoption of remote vehicle diagnostic systems using data-based technology is a prominent driving factor for business expansion. The remote diagnostic technology delivers a safety mechanism that enables the control & monitoring of vehicles using a remote operator. It is utilized to make service cycle schedules for vehicles and limit vehicle downtime & breakdowns.

On-Board Diagnostics Aftermarket

The ongoing trend of keeping vehicles running seamlessly on the road for longer periods has increased the demand for the market solutions. As vehicles accumulate mileage and age, their performance may degrade, leading to potential issues. OBD aftermarket products & services offer a cost-effective means to diagnose and address these issues. They allow vehicle owners to extend vehicle lifespan by maintaining optimal performance, efficiency, and safety over an extended period.

The availability of counterfeit OBD aftermarket products poses a significant challenge to the market. With the increasing demand for cost-effective solutions, subpar and counterfeit products can flood the market, undermining consumer confidence. These products lack accurate diagnostics, do not adhere to the safety standards, and can potentially damage vehicles. The presence of such products makes it necessary for consumers to exercise caution and for industry stakeholders to address this issue through quality control measures & regulatory enforcement.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had significant impacts on the on-board diagnostics aftermarket. Initially, lockdowns and economic uncertainties led to a decline in vehicle usage and related spending, affecting the demand for aftermarket solutions. However, the focus on personal transportation, remote diagnostics, and online sales of OBD products boosted market growth. As people sought to maintain their vehicles and access diagnostics remotely, the market witnessed a shift toward digitization and e-commerce, building a renewed interest in aftermarket solutions.

On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) Aftermarket Market Trends

The IoT technology is promoting a highly profitable growth trajectory for the on-board diagnostics (OBD) aftermarket industry. The integration of IoT in OBD systems enables real-time data collection & transmission, enhancing remote diagnostics, vehicle tracking, and predictive maintenance. This connectivity facilitates advanced monitoring & analysis, leading to improved vehicle performance, efficient maintenance, and personalized services. As IoT-driven OBD solutions gain traction, the market is expected to witness high demand for enhanced diagnostics and vehicle management capabilities.

On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) Aftermarket Market Analysis

On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) Aftermarket Size, By Component, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

The hardware segment generated highest on-board diagnostics aftermarket revenue in 2022. The introduction of new diagnostics tablets is propelling the hardware segment growth. These advanced tablets offer enhanced capabilities for reading & interpreting vehicle data, conducting comprehensive diagnostics, and providing real-time insights. For instance, in July 2023, Innova Electronics Corporation unveiled the Smart Diagnostic System (SDS) Tablets and the RepairSolutionsPRO app for professional use. As part of Innova's innovative range of automotive solutions, these smart tablet tools and app offer advanced features that enhance diagnostics, streamline the process for automotive technicians, and facilitate better communication between repair shops & customers.

OBD Aftermarket Share, By Application , 2022

The fleet management segment held a dominant share in on-board diagnostics aftermarket revenue in 2022. Fleet management relies on OBD solutions to offer real-time vehicle tracking and monitoring capabilities. OBD-equipped vehicles can be tracked on digital maps, enabling fleet managers to monitor their locations, routes, and stoppages. This data assists in optimizing routes, ensuring drivers follow designated paths, and minimizing unauthorized detours. Accurate tracking enhances efficiency, enables timely adjustments & provides valuable insights into driver behavior, leading to better resource allocation and improved operational performance in fleet management.

U.S. On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) Aftermarket Size, 2021 -2032, (USD Million)

North America on-board diagnostics (OBD) aftermarket accounted for 46% of revenue share in 2022, due to factors such as its robust automotive industry, technological advancements, and strong emphasis on vehicle diagnostics and maintenance. The region's extensive fleet operations, regulatory compliance requirements, and a high awareness of automotive technology drive the adoption of aftermarket OBD solutions. Additionally, the presence of major automotive manufacturers and a mature aftermarket ecosystem further solidify North America's leadership in the market.

On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) Aftermarket Market Share

Major companies operating in the on-board diagnostics aftermarket are:

  • Autel Intelligent Technology Corp
  •  AVL DiTEST GmbH
  •  Azuga  (Bridgestone)
  •  Bosch Diagnostic (Robert Bosch GmbH)
  •  CalAmp Corporation
  • Continental AG
  •  Danlaw Inc.
  • ERM Electronic System LTD (Ituran)
  •  Geotab Inc
  •  Hella GmbH & Co
  •  KGaA, Innova Electronics Corporation
  •  Intel Corporation,Magneti Marelli S.p.A. and

On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) Aftermarket Industry News:

  • In January 2023, Innova Electronics Corporation, a prominent provider of diagnostic reporting & testing equipment for the automotive aftermarket, introduced its most recent software and firmware update for its OBD2 scanner tools & dongles in the current generation.
  • In January 2023, Bartec USA launched the most recent software update for its TPMS tool, featuring substantial coverage enhancements for the Rite-Sensor. This update also introduced expanded model year tool coverage and augmented Bartec's OBD II capabilities.

This On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) aftermarket research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Million) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Aftermarket, By Vehicle Type

  • Passenger Vehicles
  • Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV)
  • Heavy Commercial Vehicles (HCV)

Aftermarket, By Component

  • Hardware
    • OBD scanners
    • OBD dongles
  • Software
    • PC-based OBD scanning tools
    • Apps (OBD telematics platforms)
  • Service
    • Training and consulting
    • Integration and management
    • Managed service

Aftermarket, By Application

  • Consumer telematics
  • Fleet management
  • Car sharing
  • Usage-based Insurance (UBI)

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Netherlands
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Australia & New Zealand
    • Singapore 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

OBD aftermarket industry size reached USD 2.1 billion in 2022 and will record 20.5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, due to the increasing adoption of remote vehicle diagnostic systems worldwide.

The hardware segment held a dominant share in 2022 and will witness significant CAGR from 2023-2032, on account of the introduction of new diagnostics tablets.

North America market recorded 46% of revenue share in 2022, owing to the robust automotive industry, technological advancements, and strong emphasis on vehicle diagnostics and maintenance in the region.

Autel Intelligent Technology Corp., Ltd., AVL DiTEST GmbH, Azuga Inc. (Bridgestone), Bosch Diagnostic (Robert Bosch GmbH), and CalAmp Corporation, are some of the major companies worldwide.

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