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Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2311 | Dec 2014

Flat tyre: Low production volumes and growing import penetration have driven major exits

IBISWorld’s Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 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.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$10bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-1.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
14,650
Businesses
472
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Motor vehicle manufacturers have been completely defeated by import competition over the past five years. Production volumes have plummeted as consumer demand shifts away from locally manufactured vehicles, due to the greater fuel-efficiency of many imported vehicles. Importers have benefited from a high Australian dollar and tariff reductions over the past five years. New car sales declined in 2009-10 due to the global financial crisis, and though this trend has been reversed over the past five years, the subsequent growth was all in imported vehicle sales. Industry revenue is forecast to fall by a compound annual 1.5% over the five years through 2014-15, to reach $10.3 billion.

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Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry is in the decline stage of its life cycle. Demand for motor vehicles manufactured in Australia has declined significantly over the past five years, due to consumer preferences shifting towards more fuel-efficient vehicles that are not manufactured in Australia, along with the strong Australian dollar making imported vehicles less expensive than their Australian counterparts. The impending exit from the industry of the three major players over the next five years will intensify the decline before the industry reaches a new normal.

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What is the Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture motor vehicles. These vehicles include cars, sport utility vehicles (SUVs), light commercial vehicles, buses and vans, along with medium, heavy and special-purpose highway trucks. Vehicles produced in this industry are used for private and commercial purposes. Automotive engine manufacturing is also included in this industry.

Industry Products
SUVsUtesTrucksMedium-size carsLarge carsSmall cars
 
Industry Activities
CarSUVEngineBusVanHeavy truck


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