Stalled: Local manufacturer exits severely constrain industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Automotive Industry market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Automotive industry comprises a range of smaller industries, whose performances vary across the supply chain. Overall, the industry is expected to grow slowly over the five years through 2016-17. Strong sales of new cars have 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 struggled, as high petrol prices over the four years through 2013-14 shifted consumer preference from locally manufactured cars to smaller, more fuel-efficient imported vehicles. As these trends have offset each other, industry revenue has only risen at an annualised 0.8% over the past five years, to $171.8 billion...

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Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Companies in the Automotive industry tend to be located in population hubs. This is particularly true for motor vehicle dealers and repair service providers, due to their need to be close to their markets. Most establishments are therefore located in New South Wales and Victoria, with a particularly significant over-representation compared with the population occurring in Victoria. Many parts and accessories manufacturers are located close to their largest markets, as Toyota and Ford's domestic manufacturing facilities are located in Victoria. A similar situation occurs in South Australia, due to GM Holden's manufacturing plant being located in the state. Many parts suppliers are located in South Australia to be close to GM Holden's manufacturing facilities. The..

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Industry Products

What is the Automotive Industry Industry?

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 are passenger moving cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles, and other recreational motorised vehicles sold to households, businesses and governments.

Industry Products
Locally manufactured automotive products
Imported motor vehicles sales
Parts and accessories sales
Repair and maintenance services
Industry Activities
Designing motor vehicles
Motor vehicle research and development
Manufacturing motor vehicles
Selling motor vehicles
Maintaining and repairing motor vehicles

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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