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Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia: Market Research Report

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Motor Vehicle Dealers Market Research Report | ANZSIC G3911 | Jul 2014

A bumpy road: An increase in new car sales is being offset by falling prices

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.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$62bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-0.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
61,433
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. High fuel prices have been the major cause of the industry's revenue decline, as consumers have shifted their demand towards more fuel-efficient small cars that have cheaper price tags. Dealerships have been selling higher volumes of cheaper small cars and lower volumes of more expensive large cars, resulting in per-unit revenue declining. Strong price competition, improved production efficiencies overseas, a reduction in the motor vehicle tariff and a high Australian dollar have forced overall prices down. While lower prices have benefited the industry by increasing demand, they are expected to result in a 0.5%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry has moderate barriers to entry. The franchise agreement is a barrier to entry in the industry, as franchisors are able to decide when, where, and if further franchise agreements will be let. The franchise agreement also specifies expected sales targets and performance measures. These factors can make it difficult for prospective franchisees to enter the industry.

Entry into new vehicle dealerships is also constrained by the costs of entry into franchises, which can be substantial. Larger dealerships can cost up to an estimated $2 million, just for the franchise fee... 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 and/or used motor vehicles to consumers, companies and government entities.

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


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