Automotive Industry in Australia: Market Research Report

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Automotive Industry Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0014 | Jul 2014

Written off: Some segments will suffer as domestic manufacturing ceases

IBISWorld’s Automotive Industry market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Automotive industry encompasses a range of smaller industries that have performed variably over the past five years. A recovery in new car sales following the global financial crisis has defined the five years through 2014-15. Consumer sentiment and business confidence have strengthened, stimulating demand for new cars. Demand grew, especially for imported vehicles. Wholesalers and retailers benefited from growth in imported vehicle sales, but this was to the detriment of domestic motor vehicle manufacturers and upstream parts manufacturers. Industry revenue is forecast to rise by a compound annual 1.5% over the five years through 2014-15, to be worth $170.8 billion... purchase to read more

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The Automotive industry has a low level of concentration as it covers the entire automotive supply chain, which spans from parts manufacturers to the car dealer. As a result, there is a wide range of companies operating at various level of the automotive supply chain. Concentration differs across different levels of the supply chain.

Most companies in the industry are small or medium-sized enterprises that only account for a small percentage of revenue. The smallest ones are mechanics, which are often owner-operators. At the other end of the scale, there are only three motor vehicle manufacturers in Australia and they each account for a large part of the Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry... purchase to read more


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What is the Automotive Industry Industry?

The industry includes car manufacturers, parts suppliers, car dealers and mechanics. These companies are generally engaged in the design, research, development, manufacture, sale and maintenance of motor vehicles and parts. Motor vehicles refer to cars, utes, station wagons, SUVs and people movers sold to the public, businesses or the government. The report does not cover vans, motorcycles, buses or heavy commercial vehicles such as trucks.

Industry Products
Locally manufactured motor vehiclesImported motor vehiclesParts and accessoriesRepair and maintenance
Industry Activities
Designing motor vehiclesMotor vehicle research and developmentManufacturing motor vehiclesSelling motor vehiclesMaintaining and repairing motor vehicles

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