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

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 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

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Companies in the Automotive industry are located in population hubs. This is particularly true for motor vehicle dealers and repair service providers, because they need to be close to their major markets. The majority of industry enterprises are therefore located in Victoria and New South Wales, with a particularly significant over-representation compared with the population occurring in Victoria. Many parts and accessories manufacturers are located close to their largest markets, as Toyota and Ford's domestic 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 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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