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Automotive Industry in Australia: Market Research Report

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Automotive Industry Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0014 | Jun 2016

Hit the brakes: The end of local vehicle manufacturing will reduce demand for parts

The Automotive Industry market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Automotive industry comprises a range of smaller industries, with performances varying across different stages of the supply chain. Overall, the industry has grown slowly but steadily over the past five years. Strong sales of new cars have supported motor vehicle wholesalers and dealers, while service agents have benefited from the increasing number of motor vehicles registered on Australian roads. However, local motor vehicle manufacturers have struggled, as high petrol prices over the four years through 2013-14 drove consumers towards smaller and more fuel-efficient imported vehicles rather than locally manufactured cars. As a result of these trends offsetting each other, industry revenue is forecast to rise at an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $162.1... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Automotive industry is characterised by a low level of concentration as it covers the entire automotive supply chain, which spans from parts manufacturers to car dealerships. As a result, there is a wide range of companies operating at various levels of the automotive supply chain. Concentration differs across each level 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 operators are mechanics, which are often owner-operators. At the other end of the scale, there are the three major passenger 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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