U.S. auto body repair prices in September were up both month-on-month and year-on-year.
The most recent government figures on inflation through September 2018 indicate the rate of growth of auto body repair prices is increasing after slowing somewhat during the first several months of the year. Both general inflation and auto body repair prices have increased at greater annual rates than earlier this year.
Comparing the most recent 12-month period to the previous 12-month period continues to show a decline in the rate of increase.
The average monthly increase over the previous year for the most recent 12-month period is