International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 12, Part F (2015)
Dynamics of Business in Automobile Service Industry with Special Reference to Tambaram
Automobile repairing and servicing is a most commonly known activity in almost all urban areas where all types of motor vehicles like cars, buses, lorries, jeeps, etc are given for service and repairs. Regular maintenance and servicing of vehicles is required for safe driving and durability of the vehicles. Improper maintenance of vehicles, present conditions of roads, irresponsible driving, using cheaper spare parts, etc are the main reasons to send the vehicles for repairs and maintenance. Service station is the most essential unit to vehicle users. This unit can be established in urban, semi-urban and village areas to meet the local requirement. Candidates having good experience or qualified persons can start this unit with low investment. There is good demand for automobile service centre due to increase in the number of vehicles day to day. After implementation of globalization and Privatisation, many multi-national companies competing with each other and introduced many models of 4-wheelers and 2-wheelers. Besides, the purchasing power of the people also increasing considerably and it becomes fall under necessary item in the cities/urban areas especially for business persons and salaried persons.