Direct and indirect effects on households’ intentions to replace the old car
Marell, Agneta, Davidsson, Per, Gärling, Tommy, & Laitila, Thomas (2004) Direct and indirect effects on households’ intentions to replace the old car. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 11(1), pp. 1-8.
With the purpose of testing the hypothesis that households’ intentions to replace their old car have a direct negative relationship to its perceived quality (‘current level’) and a direct positive relationship to their aspirations for a new car (‘aspiration level’), a rotating panel of car owners were interviewed every fourth month during 2 years. In this data set the hypothesis received support. In addition the results showed that the age of the car, the total number of miles driven, and the number of anticipated repairs affected the current level, whereas marital status, the number of children, consumer confidence, and environmental concern affected the aspiration level.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Car owners, Replacement decision, Purchase intention|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT SERVICES (150700) > Road Transportation and Freight Services (150703)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > DEMOGRAPHY (160300) > Family and Household Studies (160301)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Deposited On:||11 May 2010 15:59|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:19|
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