Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Running low: A weaker Australian dollar pushes up the price of imports, subdues revenue

IBISWorld’s Motor Vehicle Dealers 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry has had a bumpy ride over the past five years, despite rebounding strongly following the global financial crisis and the 2010-11 Japanese tsunami. High fuel prices early in the period encouraged consumers to purchase smaller, cheaper and more fuel-efficient cars. Dealerships have therefore 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 for much of the period has forced overall prices down... purchase to read more

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The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry has moderate barriers to entry. Many dealerships are operated under franchise agreements. These can act as a barrier to entry in the industry, as franchisors are able to decide when, where and if further franchise agreements will be granted. Franchise agreements may also specify expected sales targets and performance measures. These factors can make it difficult for prospective franchisees to enter the industry.

The costs of entry into franchises, which can be substantial, can also constrain entry into new vehicle dealerships. 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 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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