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 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
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

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

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 2015-16. 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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