Automotive Service Business Grows in Guatemala

Excel Automotriz opened a new service center of 2 thousand square meters, at kilometer 126.5 of the highway to the Atlantic in Rio Hondo, Zacapa.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Company executives informed that in the new service center there will be maintenance and repair of vehicles, and also sell different types of spare parts.

You may be interested in "Automotive business in Central America"

María Andrea Ríos, Excel's workshop marketing manager, told that "... In Excel Taller Express Teculután, we have the capacity to receive 300 vehicles per month, where we will attend all vehicle brands."

The article adds that currently Excel "... has 15 workshops and 9 branches in the country, where it attends an average of 80 thousand vehicles per year of the brands Nissan, Mitsubishi, Kia, Ford, Fuso and BMW."

Also see "Car Brands: Figures at the Beginning of 2019"

CentralAmericaData reports state that in the entire region there are approximately 15 thousand establishments dedicated to providing repair services, car maintenance and sale of auto parts and spare parts. Almost 31% is concentrated in Costa Rica, followed by Guatemala, where it is around 20%.

¿Busca soluciones de inteligencia comercial para su empresa?

Do you need more information about your business sector?

Request more information:

this site is protected by reCAPTCHA and Google's privacy policy and terms of service.
Need assistance? Contact us
(506) 4001-6423

More on this topic

Automotive Repair Centers: Location Potential

May 2021

Honda Center, a service shop located in Guatemala City's Zone 10, has a potential market of 93 thousand consumers between the ages of 25 and 60 years old, of which 66% are interested in vehicle-related topics, within a 15-minute drive.

Using the Geomarketing solutions we have developed for our clients, CentralAmericaData's Business Intelligence team analyzed the environment of some of the main automotive repair shop locations operating in Central American countries. Below is an excerpt of the study's findings.

Automotive Service Centers: Operation Becomes More Difficult

May 2020

In Panama, social distancing measures have been applied and vehicle repair shops are allowed to have only 10 employees, which makes the provision of most services unfeasible.

For the Association of Car Dealers (ADAP), the decision of the Panamanian authorities to approve the reopening of vehicle workshops is positive; however, the restrictions applied in the context of the covid-19 outbreak complicate their operation.

Vehicles: New Service Center in Guatemala

February 2020

The business group Excel Automotriz opened a new service center of 7,600 square meters, which is located in zone 10 of the country's capital.

Company representatives reported that the facility has exhibition space, offices, workshop, sales area for new vehicles and spare parts, and a parking lot with capacity for more than 30 cars.

Nicaragua: Investment in the Automotive Sector

November 2015

Grupo Q is investing $5 million in the construction of an automotive center of 4 thousand square meters, including an exhibition area and vehicle sales, parts and maintenance service area.

Representatives of the distributor of Nissan and Chevrolet, whose headquarters are in El Salvador, believe that the economic growth seen in Nicaragua in recent years has led to the arrival of new investments in different productive sectors.