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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 offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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 Investment Chapter

Manufacturing motor vehicles is a highly automated process, although labour is required on the assembly line. A large amount of capital investment is required for production line equipment and machinery. Most manufacturing processes involve repetitive activities that are automated to increase production speed and cost efficiency. Capital requirements for the industry have increased slightly over the past five years. There has been significant investment into plant and equipment upgrades, and in processing and product development. IBISWorld estimates that the industry spends 3.06 on wages for every dollar invested in capital... 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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