No quick fix: Better vehicle safety has reduced accident numbers, stalling industry growth

Operators in the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair industry tend to rely on vehicle accident repairs to generate the bulk of their revenue. Operators also provide elective services such as paintwork, upholstery and interior repairs. Increased vehicle and road safety has reduced the number of vehicle accidents over the past five years, constraining industry revenue growth and demand. The average age of the vehicle fleet has remained stable over the five-year period. Vehicles on the road have better safety features than five years ago, which has reduced the frequency and severity of road accidents. Despite these trends, growth in the number of vehicles on Australian roads, along with higher discretionary incomes, have increased demand for industry services...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 13-18
0.1%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
34,713
Businesses
11,219
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Greater vehicle and road safety have reduced accidents, constraining industry revenue growth
  • Insurance companies have contributed to strong industry competition based on price
  • Vehicle safety technology is forecast to reduce the frequency and severity of collisions
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair industry relies on vehicle accidents to generate most of its revenue from consumers and insurance companies. Because motor vehicle accidents are difficult to anticipate, the industry is limited in its ability to project or control demand for its services. Despite this, the number of road collisions has declined over the long-term due to factors such as crash-avoidance technology in new vehicles, road safety awareness campaigns and increased speeding and drink-driving monitoring. However, the overall decline in collision numbers is occurring slowly, and the rising number of motor vehicles on the road is increasing demand for non-crash related services, such as car washes and prestige paintwork. Fur...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair are:

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of vehicle accident deaths and Number of motor vehicles in the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry?

    Industry companies are primarily engaged in repairing, panelbeating or spray painting damaged or smashed motor vehicles. The industry also includes companies that replace, repair or tint motor vehicle glass, and companies that perform interior or exterior repairs, car wash or cleaning services.

    Industry Products
  • Motor vehicle body repair services
  • Motor vehicle painting services
  • Glass repair and replacement services
  • Car wash, cleaning and detailing services
  • Upholstery and interior repair services
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Automotive body repair
  • Automotive trimming and interior repair
  • Panelbeating (motor body repairing) and smash repair
  • Automotive rustproofing and undercoating
  • Automotive spray painting and car detailing
  • Car wash and cleaning services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of vehicle accident deaths
  • Number of motor vehicles
  • Average age of vehicle fleet
  • Population aged between 18 and 25

  • Current Performance
  • Participation and profit
  • Vehicle safety
  • Demographics
  • Insurer dominance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Safer roads
  • Participation and profit
  • Insurance companies
  • Table: Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • General Insurance
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Motor Vehicle Dismantling and Used Parts Wholesaling
  • Motor Vehicle New Parts Wholesaling
  • Paint and Coatings Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Motor vehicle body repair services
  • Motor vehicle painting services
  • Glass repair and replacement services
  • Car wash, cleaning and detailing services
  • Upholstery and interior repair services
  • Other services
  • Chart: Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Insurers using preferred repairer agreements
  • Households
  • Insurers using independent repairers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation and other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    AMA Group Limited,
  • Table: AMA Group Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Chassis
  • The frame of a motor vehicle on which the body sits, including the wheels and machinery.
  • Genuine Parts
  • Also known as original equipment, these parts are made or certified by motor vehicle manufacturers.
  • Panelbeating
  • The process of repairing vehicle bodies that have been damaged, usually in a collision.
  • Preferred Repairer Agreement
  • A preferential work agreement between a motor vehicle repairer and insurer. These agreements typically involve insurers providing work to a particular repairer to minimise overall costs.
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