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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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$171bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
298,225
Businesses
51,482
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

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Automotive industry exhibits low capital intensity, although it varies significantly between different industries. Overall, the industry is estimated to spend $8.18 on wages for every dollar invested in capital. Capital intensity is much higher in manufacturing industries, such as the Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry and the Automotive Electrical Component Manufacturing industry. These industries use sophisticated equipment to manufacture their products, with motor vehicle manufacturing particularly requiring strong capital investment in automation and large-scale production facilities. Other industries that contribute to low capital intensity are primarily service-based, involved in either selling ready-made vehicles or providing repair and maintenance services for vehicles... 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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