United Kingdom (UK) Interior Car Accessories Market Research Report, 2028

United Kingdom (UK) Interior Car Accessories Market Research Report, 2028

Actual Market Research 28-02-2023 54 Pages Figures : 4 Tables : 18 Region : Europe Country : United Kingdom Category : Automotive & Transport Automotive Parts

Car interior accessories are a popular way for drivers to personalize their vehicles and make them more comfortable and convenient. In the United Kingdom, consumers are increasingly looking for ways to personalize their cars, and interior accessories are an easy and relatively affordable way to do so. Customization options such as seat covers, floor mats, and steering wheel covers allow drivers to add a personal touch to their vehicles. Furthermore, many car interior accessories are now focused on high-tech features such as infotainment systems, smartphone integration, and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). These features are becoming increasingly important to consumers and are often included as standard or optional features in new cars. The first car radio was invented in the United Kingdom in 1929 by Paul and Joseph Galvin of the Motorola Corporation. Furthermore, the first seat belt law in the United Kingdom was introduced in 1983, requiring drivers and front-seat passengers to wear seat belts. In addition to Leather seats are a popular choice for car interiors in the UK, but they can be expensive to maintain and repair. According to the research report "United Kingdom Interior Car Accessories Market Research Report, 2028," published by Actual Market Research, the market is expected to add USD 3.06 Billion in the upcoming period, 2023–2028. Based on the report, the market is segmented into electronics accessories, consoles and organizers, mats, interior covers, central locking systems, armrests, communication systems, dash kits, sunshades, interior lighting, air fresheners, interior chrome accessories, and others. Among them, nearly half of the market is occupied by electronics accessories, which include car audio, car video, car chargers, mobile holders, car vacuum cleaners, inflators and compressors, car Bluetooth accessories, car GPS tracker and navigation, reverse parking systems, etc. Many electronic accessories, such as backup cameras, blind spot monitors, and parking sensors, can enhance driver safety and reduce the risk of accidents. As safety becomes an increasingly important consideration for car buyers, the demand for these accessories may be growing. The interior lighting industry is expected to expand at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Many car owners like to customize their vehicles to reflect their personal styles and preferences. Interior lighting can be an easy and relatively inexpensive way for consumers to add a personalized touch to their vehicle. With a wide range of colors and styles available, consumers may be drawn to interior lighting upgrades as a way to make their car interior stand out. The United Kingdom has regulations in place to ensure that car interior accessories meet certain safety and quality standards. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is the UK government agency in charge of regulating the safety of car interior accessories (DVSA).The Construction and Use Regulations are one of the most important regulations that car interior accessories must follow. The requirements for the construction and use of motor vehicles and their components, including interior accessories, are outlined in these regulations. Seat belts, child car seats, and airbags are examples of accessories that must meet specific safety standards. Furthermore, the General Product Safety Regulations also apply to car interior accessories sold in the United Kingdom. These regulations require that all consumer products, including car accessories, be safe to use and meet certain quality standards. There are many manufacturers and retailers of car interior accessories in the UK, ranging from large multinational companies to small independent businesses. Some of the major manufacturers and retailers of car interior accessories in the UK include Halfords, Amazon, Auto Finesse, Richbrook, Car Mats UK, Half Leather, and Auto Styling UK. Based on distribution channel, the market is divided into two types: OEM and aftermarket. The aftermarket is anticipated to maintain a dominant share of the United Kingdom interior car accessories market over the forecast period. Aftermarket products are typically less expensive than original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products, making them more accessible to a wider range of consumers. As a result, the aftermarket segment may be more appealing to price-sensitive customers who are looking for cost-effective solutions to upgrade their car interiors. The OEM segment has the largest CAGR in the car interior market in United Kingdom. OEM products often come with warranties and service agreements, which can offer consumers greater peace of mind and protection against defects or issues with the product. This may be a factor in the decision-making process for consumers considering OEM products over aftermarket products. SUVs and crossovers are becoming increasingly popular in the UK, and this trend is driving the demand for car interior accessories such as floor mats, cargo liners, and roof racks. These accessories help to protect the interior of the vehicle from dirt, mud, and other debris, as well as provide additional storage space for outdoor activities. Furthermore, as the popularity of EVs continues to grow in the UK, there is a corresponding increase in the demand for car interior accessories that are specific to these vehicles. For example, EV owners may require charging cable organizers, custom-fit floor mats, and battery-powered air purifiers to keep the cabin fresh and clean. Moreover, sports cars and high-performance vehicles are popular among car enthusiasts in the UK, and this market segment is driving the demand for accessories such as racing seats, steering wheels, and carbon fiber interior trim. In the United Kingdom, there are several popular brands of car interior accessories, each offering a diverse range of products to meet a variety of customer needs and preferences. Here are a few examples of well-known brands: Halfords, Autoglym, WeatherTech, MaxLiner, Gledring, and many more Eurocar Parts, CarParts4Less, and Car Accessories Plus are some of the popular online retailers of car interiors in the United Kingdom. Furthermore, there are several specialized retailers of car interiors in the UK, including Car Audio Centre, Cover World, Dashboard Camera Shop, Car Mats UK, Van Demon, and many more. Throughout the year, several events and shows related to the car interior accessories market take place in the United Kingdom. The Performance Car Show is an annual event held at the NEC in Birmingham, showcasing the latest performance cars and accessories. The show features a dedicated section for car interior accessories and customization. Furthermore, the International Autojumble is a large autojumble event that takes place twice a year at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu, Hampshire. It is a popular event for collectors and enthusiasts looking for rare car interior accessories and parts. Moreover, the Classic Car Show is an annual event held in November at the NEC in Birmingham. It features a range of classic cars as well as car interior accessories and customization products. In addition to The Classic Car Show is an annual event held in November at the NEC in Birmingham. It features a range of classic cars as well as car interior accessories and customization products. Several startups in the United Kingdom are developing innovative car interior accessories. Here are a couple of examples: TRIM-IT is a London-based startup that specializes in creating custom car interiors. They offer a range of interior customization services, including upholstery, stitching, and trimming. Their services are aimed at car enthusiasts who want to personalize their vehicles. Furthermore, Kanvas is a UK-based startup that creates custom car mats using sustainable materials. They offer a range of mat designs that can be customized with different colors and patterns. The mats are made from recycled materials and are designed to be durable and easy to clean. Moreover, T-Lab is a startup that specializes in creating innovative car accessories, including interior lighting and audio systems. They offer a range of products that can be customized to fit different car models and preferences. Their products are designed to enhance the driving experience and provide a unique look and feel to the car interior. In addition to Dock & Bay, there is a company that specializes in creating eco-friendly car accessories, including towels and seat covers. Their products are made from recycled materials and are designed to be lightweight, absorbent, and quick-drying. Their seat covers are designed to protect car interiors from spills, stains, and wear and tear. Developments: • In 2021, the Halfords Company launched a new range of car interior cleaning products, including upholstery cleaners and air fresheners. Halfords also expanded its range of car mats and seat covers, with a focus on eco-friendly and sustainable materials. • In 2021, the Auto Finesse company launched a new range of interior detailing products, including leather cleaners and protectants, fabric cleaners, and dashboard dressings. Auto Finesse also introduced a new range of air fresheners with unique scents. • In 2021, the Richbrook Company launched a new range of car seat covers, including a range of licensed designs featuring popular characters and brands. Richbrook also introduced a new range of steering wheel covers and gear knob covers. • In 2021, the Meguiar’s company launched a new range of interior cleaning products, including all-purpose cleaners, leather cleaners, and air fresheners. Meguiar's also introduced a new range of microfiber towels and applicator pads for interior detailing. Considered in this report • Geography: United Kingdom • Historic year: 2017 • Base year: 2022 • Estimated year: 2023 • Forecast year: 2028 Aspects covered in this report • United Kingdom Interior Car Accessories market with its value and forecast along with its segments • Various drivers and challenges • On-going trends and developments • Top profiled companies • Strategic recommendation By Accessories Type: • Electronics Accessories (Car Audio, Car Video, Car Chargers, Mobile Holders, Car Vacuum Cleaners, Inflator and compressor, Car Bluetooth Accessories, Car GPS Tracker & Navigation, Reverse Parking System, etc.) • consoles and organizers • Mats • Interior Covers • Central Locking Systems • Armrest • Communication System • Dash Kits • Sunshades • Interior Lighting • Air Freshener • Interior Chrome Accessories • Others (Seat Neck Cushion, Gear Knobs, etc.) By Distribution Channel: • OEM • Aftermarket The approach of the report: This report consists of a combined approach of primary as well as secondary research. Initially, secondary research was used to get an understanding of the market and list out the companies that are present in the market. The secondary research consists of third-party sources such as press releases, and annual reports of companies, analyzing the government-generated reports and databases. After gathering the data from secondary sources primary research was conducted by making telephonic interviews with the leading players about how the market is functioning and then conducting trade calls with dealers and distributors of the market. Post this we have started doing primary calls to consumers by equally segmenting consumers into regional aspects, tier aspects, age groups, and gender. Once we have primary data with us we started verifying the details obtained from secondary sources. Intended audience This report can be useful to industry consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, associations & organizations related to the Interior Car Accessories industry, government bodies, and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing & presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry.

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