Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia: Market Research Report

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

A bumpy road: Rising fuel costs constrain growth in traditional vehicle segments

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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The past five years have been tumultuous for the Motor Vehicle Dealers industry. In the aftermath of the global economic downturn, consumer confidence wavered and Australians put off spending on big-ticket purchases such as cars. As a result, demand for motor vehicles slid into a ditch. Motor vehicle sales have since recovered on the back of pent-up demand and strong consumer confidence. High fuel costs over the period also hurt motor vehicle sales. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 4.3% over the five years through 2013-14 to reach $74.0 billion. This includes expected revenue growth of 1.0% over 2013-14. The solid growth over the five-year period will be due to stronger consumer sentiment and higher real household disposable income... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The largest metropolitan dealers dominate the new car dealership segment, with 10% of dealerships estimated to account for over 50% of units sold. This relates to the higher proportion of fleet sales by the larger dealerships. In the used car dealership segment, it is estimated that the largest 20 enterprise groups account for only 16% of revenue.

The big get bigger

In aggregate, market share concentration is low within the industry. The industry has a large number of dealerships servicing the new and used car market in Australia. The top four enterprises account for an estimated 10.2% of industry revenue. Market share concentration remained steady over the past five years. However, the industry's largest players did engage in merger and acquisition activity... purchase to read more


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What is the Motor Vehicle Dealers Industry?

The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry consists of dealerships that sell new and used cars, utes and SUVs to companies, the government and the public.

Industry Products
Light passenger carsSmall passenger carsMedium passenger carsLarge passenger carsPeople movers and sport carsCompact SUVsSUVsUtility vehicles
Industry Activities
New motor vehicle retailingUsed motor vehicle retailing

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