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Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia: Market Research Report

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Motor Vehicle Dealers Market Research Report | ANZSIC G3911 | Feb 2015

Stuck in first gear: Consumer preferences for small cars have reduced revenue

IBISWorld’s Motor Vehicle Dealers 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
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$62bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-0.4%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
68,395
Businesses
4,598
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry has driven along a bumpy road over the past five years, despite rebounding strongly following the global financial crisis. Industry revenue has declined, largely due to high fuel prices encouraging consumers to purchase smaller, cheaper and more fuel-efficient cars. As a result, dealerships have been selling higher volumes of cheaper small cars and lower volumes of more expensive large cars, resulting in per-unit revenue declining. Additionally, the combination of strong price competition, improved production efficiencies overseas, a reduction in the motor vehicle tariff and a high Australian dollar has forced overall prices down... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

In general, industry enterprises are distributed across Australia in line with the distribution of the population. Most industry enterprises are therefore located in New South Wales, which also holds the largest population. Victoria houses the second-highest number of enterprises, also in line with population balance.

IBISWorld estimates that Victoria and New South Wales represent approximately 56% of motor vehicle dealer enterprises in Australia. However, these states are slowly losing market share to regions such as Queensland and Western Australia. Both states underwent strong population growth due to the boom in the mining and commodities sector, which provided the impetus for dealers to establish operations in these growth corridors... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Motor Vehicle Dealers Industry?

The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry includes dealerships primarily engaged in selling new or used motor vehicles to consumers, companies and government entities.

Industry Products
Light passenger carsSmall passenger carsMedium passenger carsLarge passenger carsOther vehiclesCompact SUVsSports utility vehiclesUtility vehicles
 
Industry Activities
New motor vehicle retailingUsed motor vehicle retailing


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