Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Hitting a speed bump: Consumer preferences for small cars have reduced revenue

IBISWorld’s Motor Vehicle Dealers market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry has had a bumpy ride for the past five years, despite rebounding strongly after 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. While lower prices have benefited the industry by supporting demand, industry revenue is forecast to decline at an annualised 0.6%... purchase to read more

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The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry exhibits low market share concentration. The industry has a large number of dealerships servicing the new and used car markets in Australia, and the largest four players are expected to account for far less than 40% of industry revenue in 2014-15. Market share concentration has remained steady over the past five years, but is expected to increase over the next five years. As the largest industry players continue to acquire competitors over the next five years, their rate of expansion is expected to exceed that of the industry, causing their market share to rise. However, concentration growth is expected to be limited by the large number of small, independent dealers that compete primarily in a limited geographic market... 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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