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Industry Activity

2016-17 Industry snapshot: Motor vehicle electrical services in Australia

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The automotive electrical industry is growing due to an increasing fleet of Australian registered vehicles that require specialist electrical and electronic servicing. Higher disposable incomes have also made motor electrical services more affordable. However, greater accessibility to electrical service repair information by manufacturer aligned dealerships has limited competition. (Source: Johnson, S. IBISworld. Sep 2016)

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2016-17 Industry snapshot: Motor vehicle body, paint and interior repair in Australia

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As the Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair industry tend to rely on vehicle accident repairs to generate revenue, new automobile safety systems and reduced vehicle accident rates have negatively impacted revenue creation. These negative impacts for industry are offset by the growing fleet of Australian registered vehicles and the higher discretionary income of consumers. Profitability is often reliant on business arrangements with insurance companies. (Source: Johnson, S. IBISworld. Dec 2016)

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2016-17 Industry snapshot: Motor vehicle engine and parts repair and maintenance in Australia

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Continuing growth in the motor vehicle engine and parts repair and maintenance industry is largely due to consistent growth in the number of motor vehicles and increases in real household disposable income. New technology introduced into vehicles will require specialist skills and training and non-manufacturer aligned workshops will be disadvantaged if government policy does not ensure access to repair information. (Source: Johnson, S. IBISworld, Mar 2017).

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2016-17 Industry snapshot: Motor vehicle parts retailing in Australia

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The motor vehicle parts retailing sector is continuing to grow steadily as disposable incomes rise and consumers have the choice of purchasing new vehicles and maintaining their current vehicle. As the number of Australian registered cars increase the demand for specialised motor vehicle parts also rises. (Source: Thomson, J. IBISworld. Aug 2017)

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2016-17 Industry snapshot: Motor vehicle dealers in Australia

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The motor vehicle dealer industry in Australia continues to grow as the demand for and affordability of smaller, lower priced and fuel efficient vehicles are on the rise. However, dealers often receive a lower margin of profitability from these vehicles and are pressured by manufacturers to clear cars, often at a reduced price. (Source: Windle, P. IBISworld, Feb 2017)

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