Automotive Industry in Australia: Market Research Report

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Automotive Industry Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0014 | Nov 2015

In reverse: The end of local vehicle manufacturing will reduce demand for parts and accessories

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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Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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The Automotive industry encompasses a range of smaller industries that have performed variably over the five years through 2015-16. 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 fuel prices for the majority of the past five-year period drove consumers to prefer affordable, fuel-efficient imported vehicles rather than petrol-guzzling locally manufactured cars. As a result of these opposing trends, industry revenue is forecast to rise at a sluggish compound annual rate of 1.1% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $161.9 billion... purchase to read more

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The Automotive industry encompasses each level of the passenger vehicle supply chain, from manufacturing through to wholesaling and retailing. The industry also includes repair and maintenance operators. Local manufacturers have struggled over the past five years due to the high Australian dollar for much of the period, reduced import protections and consumers' shifting preference towards smaller fuel-efficient imported cars. These trends have not been detrimental to all segments of the industry, as sales growth for imported vehicles has enabled wholesalers and some dealers to offset much of the decline from manufacturers.

Industry revenue is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.1% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $161.9 billion... 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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