Automotive Industry in Australia - Market Research Report

Automotive Industry industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 0.5%

The Automotive industry is made up of a range of smaller industries. The performances of these smaller industries have varied over the period. Rising demand for smaller, fuel-efficient cars and SUVs has supported motor vehicle wholesalers and dealers, while service agents have benefited from the increasing number of registered motor vehicles on Australian roads. However, local motor vehicle manufacturers have exited Australia, as consumer preferences have shifted from locally manufactured large cars towards smaller imported vehicles. Several issues have contributed to the cessation of domestic passenger vehicle manufacturing over the past five years. Shifting consumer preferences, a strong Australian dollar at the start of the period and reduced imp...
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Automotive Industry industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Revenue for the Automotive industry is projected to rise over the next five years, partly due to forecast growth in new car sales and Australia's increasing domestic freight task. The closure of local motor vehicle manufacturing operations is anticipated to transform automotive manufacturing in Australia. While passenger vehicle manufacturing operations have ceased, truck manufacturing firms, such as Volvo and PACCAR, are likely to increase their market share in the Automotive industry. Downstream wholesalers and retailers are projected to benefit from greater demand for imports, offsetting the revenue lost due to the exit of the industry's major passenger vehicle manufacturers. Overall, industry revenue is forecast to rise at an annualised X.X% over...
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Automotive Industry industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $166bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 85,989
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 287,896

Biggest companies in the Automotive Industry industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Automotive Industry in Australia industry include Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited, Automotive Holdings Group Limited, Mazda Australia Pty Limited and GM Holden Ltd.

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What is Automotive Industry industry?

Industry Definition

The industry comprises motor vehicle manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, parts suppliers and mechanics that design, research, develop, manufacture, sell and maintain motor vehicles and parts. Motor vehicles encompass passenger vehicles, trucks, buses, motorcycles, and other recreational motorised vehicles.

Industry Products and Services

  • Locally manufactured vehicles, parts, accessories and other products
  • Imported motor vehicles
  • Parts and accessories
  • Repair and maintenance services
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Motor vehicle manufacturing
  • Motor vehicle parts and accessories manufacturing
  • Motor vehicle wholesaling and retailing
  • Motor vehicle parts and accessories wholesaling and retailing
  • Motor vehicle maintenance, servicing and repair
  • Motor vehicle design and engineering
  • Motor vehicle research and development

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Industry Definition

The industry comprises motor vehicle manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, parts suppliers and mechanics that design, research, develop, manufacture, sell and maintain motor vehicles and parts. Motor vehicles encompass passenger vehicles, trucks, buses, motorcycles, and other recreational motorised vehicles.

Main Activities

  • Motor vehicle manufacturing
  • Motor vehicle parts and accessories manufacturing
  • Motor vehicle wholesaling and retailing
  • Motor vehicle parts and accessories wholesaling and retailing
  • Motor vehicle maintenance, servicing and repair
  • Motor vehicle design and engineering
  • Motor vehicle research and development

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

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Consumer sentiment index
Trade-weighted index
Domestic freight task
Real household discretionary income

Current Performance

Breaking down
Import growth
Repair and maintenance
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Moving forward
Import growth
Repair and maintenance
 Table: Automotive Industry in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Automotive Industry in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Construction in Australia
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Key Selling Industries

Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing in Australia
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia
Iron Smelting and Steel Manufacturing in Australia




Products & Services

The Automotive industry provides three main types of products and services: motor vehicles, parts and accessories, and repair and maintenance services. Mo...
Private businesses
Government entities and public enterprises
Export markets



Demand Determinants

The Automotive industry's major source of revenue is consumers that purchase new vehicles. Vehicle sales are influenced by a range of factors including re...
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Major Markets

Private businesses
Government entities and public enterprises
Export markets




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Automotive Industry in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Automotive industry is characterised by low market share concentration as it covers the entire automotive supply chain, which spans from parts and com...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Automotive Industry in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Automotive Industry in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan-based Toyota Motor Corporation. In Australia, Toyota operates as a vehicl...
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Toyota Motor Corporation

 Table: Toyota Motor Corporation - financial performance

Automotive Holdings Group

 Table: Automotive Holdings Group - financial performance

Mazda Australia

 Table: Mazda Australia - financial performance

GM Holden

 Table: GM Holden - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Automotive industry exhibits low capital intensity, although this varies significantly between different industries. For every dollar paid as wages, a...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Automotive Industry in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Automotive Industry in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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