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 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 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 Investment Chapter

The Automotive industry exhibits low capital intensity, although it varies significantly between different industries. Overall, the industry is estimated to spend $9.28 on wages for every dollar invested in capital. Capital intensity is much higher in manufacturing industries, such as the Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry and the Automotive Electrical Component Manufacturing industry. These industries use sophisticated equipment to manufacture their products, with motor vehicle manufacturing particularly requiring strong capital investment in automation and large-scale production facilities. Other industries that contribute to low capital intensity are primarily service-based, involved in either selling ready-made vehicles or providing repair and maintenance services for vehicles... 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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