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Automotive Industry in Australia: Market Research Report

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Automotive Industry Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0014 | Jan 2017

Stalled: Local manufacturer exits severely constrain industry revenue growth

The Automotive Industry market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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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... purchase to read more

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... purchase to read more


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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 productsImported motor vehicles salesParts and accessories salesRepair and maintenance services
Industry Activities
Designing motor vehiclesMotor vehicle research and developmentManufacturing motor vehiclesSelling motor vehiclesMaintaining and repairing motor vehicles

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