Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Trading down: Consumers and businesses are moving towards fuel-efficient small cars

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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 main reason for the industry's revenue decline, as consumers have shifted their preference towards more fuel-efficient small cars, which 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. 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... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Capital intensity is moderate within the Motor Vehicle Dealers industry. The ratio of labour to capital is used to determine the amount of labour used for every unit of capital in the industry. For every dollar industry operators spend on wages, $0.16 is invested in capital.

Retail industries are typically labour-intensive. Businesses in the industry require staff to make sales and carry out administrative work. Skilled salespeople can generate significant business activity for dealers, and are often remunerated in proportion to the level of business they bring. However, due to high demand for new cars over the past five years, industry operators have reinvested in their facilities, resulting in increased capital intensity... 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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