Automotive Industry in Australia: Market Research Report

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Automotive Industry Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0014 | Dec 2014

Moving on: Ceasing local manufacturing will hurt some segments, but benefit wholesalers

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. New car sales have remained relatively strong since pent-up demand after the global financial crisis led to a spike in 2009-10. The strength of new car sales has resulted in growth for motor vehicle dealerships, motor vehicle wholesalers and service agents that are servicing a greater number of vehicles on the road. However, growth for dealerships and wholesalers was often to the detriment of motor vehicle manufacturers, as consumers 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 a compound annual 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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