Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2311 | Aug 2015

Out of gas: Industry outlook bleak due to impending exits of major players

IBISWorld’s Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 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 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Motor vehicle manufacturers have been overwhelmed by import competition over the past five years. Production volumes have plummeted as consumer demand shifted 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 changes over the past five years. New car sales have steadily risen over the past five years, with growth attributable to imported vehicle sales. Industry revenue is forecast to fall by a compound annual rate of 2.9% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $9.6 billion.

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Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry is characterised by a highly cyclical growth pattern, high fixed costs, tight profit levels and an excessive number of participants for the size of the market. Barriers to entry into the Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry are formidable. Some barriers that need to be overcome by a new entrant include the cost of developing high-volume production facilities (to benefit from economies of scale) and a company's ability to gain access to technology from major global operators. Present incumbents include large multinationals that have considerable claims to new technology. With major global companies supplying vehicles with highly advanced technology, new entrants would require significant capital backing and engineering expertise to compete... purchase to read more


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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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