Automotive Industry in Australia: Market Research Report

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Automotive Industry Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0014 | Apr 2015

Idling: Wholesalers are expected to offset manufacturer exits, keeping industry revenue stable

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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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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The Automotive industry encompasses a range of smaller industries that have performed variably over the five years through 2014-15. New car sales spiked in 2009-10, as the pent-up demand stemming from delayed purchases during the global financial crisis was released. Although falling since then, the continued strength of new car sales has led to growth for motor vehicle wholesalers and service agents, as they have been servicing an increasing number of vehicles on the road. However, local motor vehicle manufacturers have struggled, as consumers have 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 an annualised 0.3%... 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 takes into account repair and maintenance operators. Local manufacturers have struggled over the past five years due to the high Australian dollar for much of the period, lowered import protections and consumers’ shifting demand towards smaller imported cars. This has not been detrimental to all segments of the industry though, as sales growth for imported vehicles has enabled wholesalers and some dealers to offset much of the manufacturing decline. Over the five years through 2014-15, overall industry revenue is forecast to reach $162.0 billion, following annualised growth of 0.3%... 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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