Automotive Industry in Australia: Market Research Report

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Automotive Industry Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0014 | Apr 2015

Idling: Wholesalers are expected to offset manufacturer exits, keeping industry revenue stable

IBISWorld’s Automotive Industry market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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 five years through 2014-15. New car sales spiked in 2009-10, as the pent-up demand stemming from delayed purchases during the global financial crisis was released. Although falling since then, the continued strength of new car sales has led to growth for motor vehicle wholesalers and service agents, as they have been servicing an increasing number of vehicles on the road. However, local motor vehicle manufacturers have struggled, as consumers have looked to more affordable, fuel-efficient imported vehicles rather than petrol-guzzling locally manufactured cars. Due to these contrasting effects, industry revenue is expected to rise by an annualised 0.3%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Companies in the Automotive industry are located in population hubs. This is particularly true for car repairers and retailers, because they need to be close to their market. As a result, the majority of establishments are located in Victoria and New South Wales.

A significant over-representation compared with the population occurs in Victoria as many parts manufacturers are located close to their largest markets, as Toyota and Ford's manufacturing facilities are located in Victoria. A similar situation occurs in South Australia, due to GM Holden's manufacturing plant being located in the state. Many parts suppliers are located in South Australia in order to be close to GM Holden's manufacturing facilities... 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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