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Automotive Industry in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Automotive Industry Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0014 | Jun 2016

Hit the brakes: The end of local vehicle manufacturing will reduce demand for parts

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 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Automotive industry comprises a range of smaller industries, with performances varying across different stages of the supply chain. Overall, the industry has grown slowly but steadily over the past five years. 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 petrol prices over the four years through 2013-14 drove consumers towards smaller and more fuel-efficient imported vehicles rather than locally manufactured cars. As a result of these trends offsetting each other, industry revenue is forecast to rise at an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $162.1... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Automotive industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle, although different areas within the industry are performing at different levels. Motor vehicle manufacturers and parts manufacturers are projected to decline significantly over the 10 years through 2020-21. A strong Australian dollar over the majority of the past five years and a lack of economies of scale in the domestic market pushed Toyota, GM Holden and Ford towards their anticipated exit from local manufacturing operations. The loss of these manufacturing will reverberate across multiple levels of the supply chain, particularly for upstream parts manufacturers that rely on demand from these major local motor vehicle manufacturers... 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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