Automotive Industry in Australia: Market Research Report

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Automotive Industry Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0014 | Mar 2014

Next exit: The manufacturing-related segments will suffer as major players cease production

IBISWorld’s Automotive Industry market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Different parts of the Automotive industry have undergone a variety of changes in fortune over the past five years. While the entire industry felt the shock of the global financial crisis, its aftermath has involved the manufacturing side breaking down while the wholesale and retail arms accelerate ahead. The global financial crisis shattered new car sales, negatively affecting all industries up the automotive supply chain, but benefiting repair and maintenance operators as consumers held on to ageing vehicles. A recovery in new car sales has driven revenue growth of an estimated 2.0% annualised over the five years through 2013-14, to reach $181.1 billion. Growth of 0.6% is projected for the current year... purchase to read more

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Barriers to entry vary significantly depending on the type of firm. Manufacturers (of vehicles and parts) have very high barriers to entry. Car producers require a very significant level of investment into large-scale production and machinery to support this. They also need to invest into costly R&D projects. New entrants could struggle to carry out such a level of investment and have trouble having access to the latest technology. Component manufacturers require strong relationships and contracts with car producers, something that a new entrant will not have.

Retailers have medium barriers to entry. Their main hurdle is being able to enter into franchises with manufacturers to carry brands that consumers want to buy... 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
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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